Welcome

When you need an “exceptional” rental option for a party, a meeting or simply a place for celebration, book your corporate or private event at Green Bay Botanical Garden. With acres of amazing beauty, the Garden offers an experience beyond the traditional venue, whether you’re looking to have it indoors or outdoors, that transforms your event into an occasion guaranteed to impress and inspire.

For your safety and the safety of the Garden team, all policies regarding COVID-19 are determined based on guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health ServicesBrown County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

GARDEN MISSION

Green Bay Botanical Garden is a 100% community supported 501(c) 3 non-profit organization with a mission to connect people with plants in an environment that engages, inspires and refreshes. By choosing the Garden for your event, your rental fees directly support and maintain our beautiful gardens and natural areas as well as help us offer free educational, recreational and cultural programming for our northeast Wisconsin community and beyond.

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Garden tours by appointment only. For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please complete our request form.

Corporate Events

Celebrate milestones, engage employees and inspire clients by holding an array of events at our unique venue. Stimulate free-thinking and creativity at team retreats as you escape from day-to-day business. Kick off your multi-day workshop with an award ceremony to excite your guests about future goals. Take a relaxing walk through our pristine grounds during an elegant client appreciation party. You and your guests will be energized by our gardens overflowing with stunning beauty.

The Garden’s unique setting offers an experience beyond the traditional corporate value!

With our variety of spaces, both indoors and outdoors, you’re sure to find the perfect location for any occasion, including:

  • Experience workshops
  • Company picnics
  • Business dinners
  • Team retreats
  • Networking sessions
  • Client appreciation events
  • Holiday parties
  • Company anniversary parties

For your safety and the safety of the Garden team, all policies regarding COVID-19 are determined based on guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health ServicesBrown County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

CONTACT US

Garden tours by appointment only. For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please complete our request form.

Private Events

Celebrate milestones by holding an array of events at our unique venue, with a number of rental spaces to fit your needs.

Take a relaxing walk through our pristine grounds while creating memories at your family reunion. Reminisce about years of love and laughter with a one-of-a-kind celebration of life or memorial. Whether an intimate gathering or a soiree, in any season, delight your guests in gardens overflowing with stunning beauty.

With our variety of spaces available to rent, you’re sure to find the perfect location for any occasion, whether indoors or outdoors, including:

  • Wedding showers
  • Baby showers
  • Anniversary celebrations
  • Graduation parties
  • Quinceaneras
  • Birthday parties
  • Gender reveal parties
  • Family reunions
  • Celebration of Life or memorial service

For your safety and the safety of the Garden team, all policies regarding COVID-19 are determined based on guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health ServicesBrown County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

CONTACT US

Garden tours by appointment only. For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please complete our request form.

Facilities

Schneider Family Grand Garden

For an extraordinary outdoor event, look no further than Schneider Family Grand Garden. This expansive and beautifully paved space, Cowles Terrace, provides a spectacular view of the entire Schneider Family Grand Garden and is a must for large staff and client appreciation events, company picnics, graduations, and other occasions. Your guests can explore the Magnolia Collection, the Matthew Schmidt Garden, and numerous native flowers in bloom, experiencing it all underneath the sun or stars.

Capacity up to 500 with theater seating (300 chairs provided with rental), 175 plated or family – style, 150 for a buffet. Possible options for higher guest counts. Please discuss with the Garden’s Events Team.

Cornerstone Foundation Hall

With plenty of space for your guests, Cornerstone Foundation Hall is the ideal option for a variety of events including conferences, workshops, meetings, networking sessions, and more. It features stunning high ceilings and large windows that overlook the Schneider Family Grand Garden. This spacious hall also provides two convenient drop-down screens and LCD projectors for all your audio-visual needs.

Capacity up to 200 with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).

Cornerstone Foundation Hall can be divided into East and West spaces accommodating up to 100 guests with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).

George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms (ABC)

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, refreshing natural light fills the George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms. The suite can be offered as one, in a combination, or can be split up into three different rooms: Fred & Jeanne Parish Board Room (A), the Patricia Baer Classroom (B), and the Nancy Gustavson Classroom (C).

Guests can experience the outdoor Garden by simply walking out onto the adjoining Mabel Thome Patio. This space provides a convenient drop-down screen and LCD projector for all your audio-visual needs. This lower level area also features extensive counter spaces and three sinks, and it’s accessible via stairs or the elevator.

Capacities for George Kress Foundation Suite of Classrooms

  • (ABC) up to 88 guests with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).
  • Fred & Jeanne Parish Board Room (A) up to 32 guests with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).
  • Patricia Baer & Nancy Gustavson Classrooms (BC) up to 56 guests with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).

Kaftan Lusthaus

Perfect for May through September events, the Kaftan Lusthaus is an exquisite gazebo with a Scandinavian design. Located near the Lux Foundation Upper Rose Garden, this venue provides a refreshing backdrop for brainstorming workshops, team bonding, or an intimate party. Its elegance and charming design will help spark new ideas, transform old ones, or simply give your guests a chance to be invigorated in nature.

Capacity up to 36 guests with seating at banquet rounds (based on setup).

**Additional outdoor rental spaces available by request. Please discuss with our Garden Events Team.

For your safety and the safety of the Garden team, all policies regarding COVID-19 are determined based on guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health ServicesBrown County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

AMENITIES

  • Complimentary, high-speed internet
  • Audio-visual capabilities (available in Schneider Education Center)
  • Complimentary directional signs (11×8.5”) for your guests from the Fischer Visitor Center to your rental space
  • Tables and chairs are provided. Customized layouts available.
  • Endless photo opportunities. Photography permit applies for licensed photographer.
  • Complimentary admission for your guests the day of the event with a paid rental.
  • Site accessible to all guests
  • Complimentary wheelchairs and scooters for guests (based on availability)
  • Convenient, free parking
  • A wide array of off-site catering choices for food service
  • Dedicated Garden Event Lead on site during your event.

You will have an Event Lead the day of the event, who will be at your venue to oversee load-in, setup, be a point of contact during the event, and close the venue at the end of the event. The Event Lead is not an event planner.

Food & Beverage

Our off-site catering partners offer a wide variety of seasonally-inspired menus that can be customized to fit any palette and to meet the needs of your event. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a lavish celebration, you will find the Garden to be a distinctive and imaginative choice.

*Food and/or non-alcoholic beverages prepared by sources other than authorized catering firms are not allowed at the Garden unless pre-authorized by Garden staff (groups under 50 guests).

CONTACT US

Garden tours by appointment only. For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please complete our request form.

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Thank you for your interest in Green Bay Botanical Garden. The Garden offers breathtaking beauty and memorable experiences for guests of all ages. Enjoy being refreshed by gardens overflowing with beauty and serenity.

Garden tours by appointment only. For rental rates, availability or to set an appointment to see the venues at the Garden, please complete our request form.