Facility Rentals

Planning Your Event

The Wyatt Visitors Pavilion Complex at Cape Fear Botanical Garden is the premier rental space for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate and military functions, special occasions, and holiday celebrations – small and large, intimate and grand. Exquisite facilities paired with superb cuisine provide the perfect location for your event.

Dinner Party
Great Lawn Gazebo


A stunning setting with exquisite backdrops and natural beauty, Cape Fear Botanical Garden sets the stage for your wedding day.

Our sites are ideal for the ceremony, wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. Wedding packages are available for the Grand Hall or the Orangery.

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Business Functions

Cape Fear Botanical Garden is the perfect venue to host a half-day, all-day or multi-day business meeting, retreat or workshop. Bringing your function to the Garden creates an atmosphere that encourages teamwork while revitalizing and re-energizing employees and business associates. The facilities paired with superb cuisine provide the perfect location for your event.

All rental sites within Wyatt Visitors Pavilion Complex have free Wi-Fi. A set number of tables and chairs are included in the rental fee and may be arranged for banquet, classroom or audience seating. A screen for projections, microphone, podium and sound system are available; please inquiry about details.

During a meeting break, we invite your attendees to take a walk through the Garden. Numerous quiet spots for private conversations can be found a step or two off the path, many with a bench for seating.

Grand Hall Meeting
Birthday Party

Children’s Birthday Parties

At Cape Fear Botanical Garden, we are passionate about Connecting Children with Nature.

If you are looking for an amazing, educational, and unique experience for your child’s birthday party, the Garden is the natural choice. Fun and easy, too! Birthday parties in the Garden allow you to leave behind the stress of planning and picking up after a party.  Our staff sets up, cleans up, and facilitates all of the activities- allowing you to simply show up and enjoy the celebration!

Multiple themes are available for ages 3-12. Our packages include party space, guided activities and crafts, gift bags, and admission to the Garden for all invited guests.

For full details on party packages and themes download our information flyer 


Walk With a View

Schedule Your Event Today

Please contact an Event Coordinator for rental availability and pricing:

Marissa Freshley, Event Coordinator

[email protected]

910.486.0221 x 30

Samantha Roelofs, Event Coordinator

[email protected]

910.486.0221 x 39

At your appointment you will:

  • Secure your date
  • Receive facilities rental information and rates
  • Visit possible ceremony/event sites
  • Review guidelines
  • Review contracts
  • Book a follow-up session
  • View our event photo album
  • To book a rental space you must first make an appointment.

To maintain the beauty and integrity of the Garden established Terms and Conditions are enforced for facility rentals and all rental clients must abide by these guidelines. The Terms and Conditions will be reviewed at your appointment.

Photo Policy

With countless exquisite backdrops, the Garden is a beautiful place for taking photographs. While guests are welcome to take photos there is a Garden Photography Policy. Please download and read before planning your photo shoot. A fee applies and a reservation is required. To schedule a photo shoot or for additional questions, please call the Event Department office at (910) 486-0221 Ext. 30 or Ext. 39.

Dinner Party