Evening Receptions
Evening Receptions (Outdoors)

Outdoor receptionAvailability

  • May to Mid-October
  • 5 ½ hour time frame
    • Start and end times vary by season

Rental Fee

  • Price will be:
    • Sunday-Friday is $1,700 (Reception Only)
    • Sunday-Friday is $2,100 (Ceremony & Reception)
  • Price will be:
    • Saturdays and Holiday Weekends are $2,500 (Reception Only)
    • Saturdays and Holiday Weekends are $2,900 (Ceremony & Reception)


  • Private use of the facility
  • Bride’s Room
  • Dining tables and chairs for up to 150 seated guests *
  • One hour of guest access to the Conservatory
  • Choice of Monsanto Pavilion or Butterfly Garden Deck for wedding ceremony
*Notice: Beginning in 2017, capacity for receptions will be a maximum of 80 guests (Buffet) or 100 guests (Plated Dinner) or 120 guests (cocktail style)


For every event hosted at the Butterfly House, we provide a choice of caterers for your selection: 

• Artistic Affairs Catering  
• Balaban’s     
• Hendri’s Catering    
• Local Harvest    
• Noodles & Company        
• Russo’s Gourmet Catering     

     Catered food

    • Caterer must provide and serve all alcohol (Noodles and Company offer beer and wine only)
    • Must use china for dinner service
    • Caterer must provide linens and china

Inquire about hosting your event by completing our event information request form

For more information, please contact us at (636) 530-0076 ext. 27 or butterflyhouse@mobot.org