Our beautiful outdoor wedding ceremonies are a great setting for your special day. The Native Butterfly Garden is a unique outdoor space, where you will be surrounded by beautiful flowers that blossom throughout the year.


  • The outdoor wedding season spans from May to Mid-October
  • Outdoor wedding ceremonies include a 45-minute rehearsal
  • Time availability for outdoor wedding  ceremonies in two hour increments:
    • 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
    • 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
    • 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Rental fee

The rental fee for an outdoor ceremony is $1,500

Bayer Pavilion

Our most popular site, the Bayer Pavilion, can seat up to 120 guests in and around its stone pillars.


  • Beautiful white draping trims the Pavilion
  • Six stone pillars with hooks for small décor swags or bows
  • Sconce lights on each pillar illuminate the Pavilion at night

Emerson Lakeside Terrace

The Emerson Lakeside Terrace seats up to 150 guests and sits adjacent to the nearby lake.

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  • Open air seating facing the lake and Conservatory
  • Edison bulb lights strung across the red bricked ceremony space for decorative lighting
  • Windowed walls on the permanent structure may be opened or closed for a variety of weather conditions (not pictured)
  • Ceiling fans and portable fans available for use
  • Twinkling lights and drapery decorate the ceiling of the permanent structure as a rain plan 


More information on hosting a Celebration

To inquire about hosting your event, please complete our event information request form. You may also contact us at (314) 577-0888 option 3 or