Private Events and Rentals
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Wedding Ceremonies

Three outdoor ceremony sites are offered throughout the vivid Butterfly Garden and one indoor site is offered in our tropical Conservatory. Among the garden, our sites include Monsanto PavilionEmerson Lakeside Terrace, and the Butterfly Garden Deck. Following your ceremony, all guests are given the opportunity to enter the Conservatory and experience our elegant butterflies. For smaller ceremonies, the Conservatory is the perfect indoor option.

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Wedding Receptions

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Following your ceremony, host your reception in our Emerson Lakeside Terrace. This location offers a lakeside view, twinkling lights, and flexibility for a variety of weather conditions. For your reception, approved caterers are available to select from.

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Celebration of Life

Whether you are remembering a loved one or celebrating new life, have your special occasion in our peaceful Butterfly Conservatory.

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Private Facility Rentals

Host your next private event at The Butterfly House. Locations may include use of our outdoor Emerson Lakeside Terrace, the indoor Exhibit Hall, and/or the indoor Lopata Learning Lab.

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