Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

Your Wedding at Fairchild

Imagine yourself saying “I Do” surrounded by lush gardens and romantic vistas.  That’s what you can expect when you have your wedding at Fairchild.  What better way for your family and friends to experience the captivating beauty and romance of this unique paradise as you and your partner set off to start forever.

Choose from wedding packages and options curated to make your special day uniquely your own. The Fairchild team of wedding professionals is committed to making your special day at Fairchild a dream come true.


Ceremony Sites
For daytime and evening ceremonies. Restrictions may apply.

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Bailey Palm Glade

This uniquely beautiful setting is a majestic location overlooking Glade and Royal Palm Lakes. The formality in the design of the Oolitic limestone staircases and lily pond, provides a timelessness that you’re sure to remember forever. The 100-foot aisle is a couple’s dream come true!

Capacity: 275 guests

Available in all wedding packages

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Garden Club of America Amphitheater

The Garden Club of America Amphitheater is a timeless, iconic, intimate space, shaded by coconut palm trees and framed by beautiful Oolitic limestone. It is a space unlike any other!

Capacity: 250 guests

Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only and Premier Marquee Wedding Packages

Pandanus Lake Lawn

Pandanus Lake is both dreamy and the perfect location for a garden wedding. The glistening reflection of majestic palms and pandans on Pandanus Lake will surely make your night unforgettable. Step out onto the lake’s edge and share a special kiss as newly-weds under the stars!

Capacity: 150 guests

Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package Only

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Tropical Arboretum

A ceremony in the Tropical Arboretum ensures a magical, intimate experience as you and your special someone are surrounded by over 700 species of flowering trees from around the world. It’s what we call a canopy of love!

Capacity: 250 guests

Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only and Premier Marquee Wedding Packages  

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Allée & Overlook Vista

The journey down the tree-lined Allée, which culminates at the Overlook Vista — a magnificent keyhole setting that overlooks the entire Garden — is an experience unlike any other. It is equal parts romantic and awe-inspiring. It’s the perfect way to start forever.

Capacity: 80 guests

Available in the Timeless Love, Love is in the Air, Ceremony Only, Virtual and Premier Marquee Wedding Packages. Also available for Cocktail Hour in the Premier Marquee Package only

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Amazonica Pool Lawn

The Amazonica Pool is a uniquely beautiful location for your wedding ceremony. Here, as you share your vows, you’ll hear the gentle trickle of water falling onto the water garden, which features some of the rarest aquatic plants in the world. You’ll also be surrounded by our arid and succulent gardens, exotic vines and our Tropical Arboretum. It’s where the tropics and love come together!

Capacity: 200 guests

Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package for both Ceremony and/or Cocktail Hour

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Cycad Vista Lawn

Cycad Vista is one of our most beautiful views in the Garden, and it culminates at the stunning Bailey Palm Glade. Listen as the Southeasterly winds rustle through the adjoining Rainforest’s canopy to create the epitome of a tropical soundscape. And, as you commence your journey as a couple, you’ll do so among our cycads, whose beauty and other-worldliness represent billions of years of botanical wonder.

Capacity: 250 Guests

Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package for both Ceremony and/or Cocktail Hour

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Moos Sunken Garden

A secret garden, this little gem is a natural Florida solution hole filled with cycads, aroids and magic. You’ll share your vows in front of a charming waterfall and, as you step out of the Sunken Garden, you’ll emerge a married couple!

Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

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Tropical Plant Conservatory & Rare Plant House

Step inside the Tropical Plant Conservatory and Rare Plant House and enjoy an intimate space filled with some of the rarest plants in the world. At the center, you’ll find Dale Chihuly’s End of Day Tower, an exuberant sculpture to match the exuberance of your special day. 

Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

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‘Entrance’ in the Palmetum 

Aptly named, ‘Entrance’, this beautiful sculpture by artist Ilan Averbuch, sits on the Palmetum’s longest vista and is the perfect backdrop as you enter married life together. 

Available in the Virtual Wedding Package Only

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Ellipse Mosaic Patio & Staircase

Your friends and family will gather in the Ellipse Mosaic Patio to watch you say your “I Do’s” while flanked by a glorious coral rock staircase. A stairway to love, indeed!

Capacity: 125 guests

Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package. Also available for Cocktail Hour in the Premier Marquee Package only


Reception Sites
For daytime and evening rental. Restrictions may apply. 

Adam R. Rose & Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center (Indoors)

The Adam R. Rose & Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center is inspired by the Garden’s classic Florida vernacular architecture. Tall ceilings, gallery windows and beautiful wood paneling create an intimate and dramatic space.

Capacity: 200 guests

Available in the Love is in the Air Wedding Package

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Garden House & Lawn

The Garden House envelops the Garden and flows beautifully into the outdoors. Original terrazzo flooring and French doors and windows provide an open view of the expansive, manicured lawn flanked by our iconic Bismarckia palms and vibrant foliage beds.

Capacity: 250 guests

Available in the Love is in the Air Wedding Package

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Phillips Courtyard

Named after the Garden’s landscape architect, Phillips Courtyard is a charming area featuring beautiful coral rock and surrounded by lush foliage and moss-laden oak trees that frame our Gatehouse, a stunning and classic Florida stone house. The site was the original 1938 entrance to Fairchild and anchors the stately Allée & Overlook.  

Capacity: 40 guests

Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package only 

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Glasshouse Café & Patio

The beautiful Glasshouse Café has a breathtaking panoramic view of butterflies and hummingbirds in flight. Look up and you’ll see a stunning Dale Chihuly glass chandelier. French doors connect you to the lush foliage outdoors, charming bistro and nearby Rainforest.

Capacity: 85 guests

Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package. It is also the rain plan (Plan B) for the Timeless Love Wedding Packages.

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Lakeside Marquee & Pandanus Lake Lawn

The Lakeside Marquee and Pandanus Lake reception site is both dreamy and the perfect location for a fab garden wedding. The glistening reflection of towering palms and exotic pandans on Pandanus Lake will surely make your night unforgettable. Be sure to step out onto the lake’s edge and share a special kiss as newly-weds under the stars!

Capacity: 400 guests

Available in the Premier Marquee Wedding Package only

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Adam R. Rose & Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center Courtyard (Outdoors)

Enjoy your reception al fresco within the beautiful coral rock courtyard of the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center. You’ll be surrounded by the lush foliage of the neighboring Tropical Arboretum while enjoying the romantic restraint of the Japanese water garden at the center.

Capacity: 80 guests

Available in the Timeless Love Wedding Package only

Wedding Packages

We’ve curated wedding packages to fit every couple’s dream. Select from the following collections to learn more. Each package

 includes upgrades and add-ons to make your experience uniquely your own, and our Wedding Guidelines and Regulations

round-out all that you need to ensure you have the best day of our life at Fairchild!

Timeless Love Wedding Package
Designed for ceremonies and receptions with fewer than 40 guests.

Love is in the Air Wedding Package 
Designed for ceremonies and receptions with more than 40 guests.

Wedding Ceremony Only Package 
For couples who wish to have only their wedding ceremony at Fairchild (up to 250 guests; no reception).

Garden of Love Virtual Wedding Package
For couples who wish to have a live, virtual wedding experience.

Please read our Wedding Guidelines and Regulations.

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