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For weddings and receptions the garden is divided into the East and West Side. Venue options include a variety of gardens, lawns, pavilions, a beautiful sandstone chapel, and two permanent reception tents that feature a stage and dance floor.

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Channel Gardens

Channel Garden

The Channel Garden has majestic fountains, tiered walkways and two 700 square foot covered and furnished pavilions. Chairs may be placed along the tiers for seating up to 400 guests. photo credit: Mikka Hill Photography


East Tent

East Tent

This spacious 6,000 square foot permanent facility is a supreme reception space at Clark Gardens. Surrounded by antique roses, this beautiful facility has views overlooking the Channel Gardens. The East Tent includes chandelier lighting, a permanent stage, dance floor and bar area which can accommodates up to 300 guests. photo credit: Victoria Liu


Bowling Green

Bowling Green

This Bowling Green serves as a classic lawn setting and is beautiful for any occasion. The lush, grassy area is bordered by a rose covered arbor. At approximately 5,000 square feet this spacious and open site can easily accommodate up to 400 guests. photo credit: Sara Kate Photography




Natural light streams through the windows and beautiful stained glass of our picturesque sandstone chapel. The pews accommodate 80 guests and chairs can be added to seat up to 100. Photo credit: Grant Daniels Photography


Chapel Lawn

Chapel Lawn

Multiple pathways and lawns create an enchanting atmosphere for any event. Surroundings include the serpentine wall of the Meditation Garden, Lions Head Fountain and White Garden. This location accommodates up to 300 guests. photo credit: Ben Q Photography



Summer House Lawn

Summer House Lawn

Enjoy the serene setting of Summer House- a large open top gazebo with tables and seating amidst a large, treed lawn. A featured fountain and colorful hanging baskets are what make this location picture perfect. Receptions on Summer House Lawn include a dance floor and café lights. This location can accommodate up to 150 guests. photo credit: Ben Q Photograph


Rose Pavilion Photo

Rose Pavilion

Surrounded by the scent of roses, the covered arbor leads up to a 1,000 square foot pavilion. The facility’s waterfall is the perfect backdrop for any event. The lighted pavilion has tables and chairs, ceiling fans, large countertop and sink. There is ample room for additional seating on the lawn surrounding the pavilion. The location can accommodate up to 115 guests or 150 guests on the lawn.


Ashley Monogue Photography, West Tent

West Tent

The west tent is a 5,000 square foot permanent tent amidst the Iris and rose beds. It includes chandelier lighting, a stage, a dance floor and bar area: which accommodates up to 150 guests. photo credit: Ashley Monogue



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Oxbow Overlook & Lake Pavilion

Enjoy the intimate feel of Oxbow Overlook or Lake Pavilion. Water fountains add an elegant feel to the covered roof structures. A built-in buffet area for convenience along with iron tables and chairs makes these locations ideal for intimate events. Colorful hanging baskets and water lilies add to the ambience. Oxbow Overlook and Lake Pavilion can accommodate up to 75 guests for a ceremony and/or a reception. The wild life of ducks and turtles add a fun sight to see for all ages as well. photo credit: ee Photography


What's Included

Clark Gardens Features:  East West Pavilions
Twelve hours of access on the day-of pink heart e pink heart w  
Six hours of access on the day-of
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White wood garden ceremony chairs (set-up and removal) pink heart e pink heart w pink heart p
Iron tables and chairs     pink heart p
Bridal dressing room pink heart e pink heart w  
Groom's dressing room pink heart e pink heart w  
Clark Gardens staff member on site pink heart e pink heart w  
Shuttle guests to and from venue location from the main parking lot
(shuttle starts 30 minutes prior to ceremony)
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Trash removal pink heart e pink heart w pink heart p
One hour rehersal (during Garden business hours) pink heart e pink heart w pink heart p
Access to gardens for engagement and/or bridal portrait session pink heart e pink heart w