Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, Ohio 44601

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info@beechcreekgardens.org        (330) 829-7050

Congratulations on your engagement!


Find detailed information below to help you plan a beautiful and memorable wedding at our botanical garden.

Please download our Wedding Rental Agreement for specific information about our rental policies, refund policy, and applicable fees. We recommend scheduling a walk-through to better prepare for your special day.

Contact Us to Plan Your Special Day

Call: 330-829-7050

E-mail: info@beechcreekgardens.org

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Sites


Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve features a variety of unique outdoor settings, and one is sure to be perfect for your wedding. Each of these romantic settings creates a beautiful natural backdrop for your event and offers its own unique ambiance. Whether you are planning a wedding for 10 or 200, the Garden staff is happy to help you find the ceremony location that best suits your individual needs.

 
 

Secret Garden

Those who enjoy a quiet walk in the woods, surrounded by beautiful flowers and a trickling fountain, will love our Secret Garden. This quiet, peaceful area was designed to facilitate outdoor wedding ceremonies. Imagine a woodland trail enhanced with garden arbors, lush green plants and beautiful flowers. Along the trail discover a giant rock water fountain, and garden benches. Enter into the woodland sanctuary with a green lawn for seating guests, and a beautiful English-style garden pergola as a backdrop for your ceremony.

 

The seating capacity is approximately 200-250 people

Rental fee is $475

Secret Garden Walk Through

May - September

October-November

 

Wildlife Observation Deck

Step out, take a deep breath and enjoy being up amongst the trees. Located behind and attached to the Visitor Center, our Wildlife Deck is an ideal vantage point for viewing woodland wildlife. A perfect outdoor wedding spot for a small wedding! The trees create a beautiful backdrop for your ceremony.

 

The seating capacity is approximately 45-50 people
Rental fee is $150 ($175 for reception)

Outdoor Wedding Reception Areas


Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve offers two beautiful outdoor reception areas where guests will feel immersed in the forest while celebrating your new union. Each woodland setting allows guests to dine amongst the trees and be surrounded by nature while remaining close to amenities. Whether you are planning a wedding reception for 10 or 100, the Garden staff is happy to help you find the reception location that best suits your individual needs.

 
 

Woodland Pavilion

Celebrate and relax in our covered outdoor pavilion conveniently located beside the parking lot. This perfect party pavilion features natural wood beams to give your reception a rustic feel and has ample space to comfortably accommodate up to 100 guests. Enjoy being surrounded by the majestic woodland and forest nightlife as you dance the evening away!

 

The seating capacity is approximately 100 people at tables
Cost includes tables & chairs

Rental fee is $325

 

Wildlife Observation Deck

Unwind as your celebrate your marriage with a reception on this peaceful deck suspended amongst the trees. Located behind and attached to the Visitor Center, our Wildlife Deck is an ideal vantage point for viewing woodland wildlife. This charming open-air deck is the perfect outdoor spot for a small wedding reception!

 

The seating capacity is approximately 24-35 people at tables

Cost includes tables & chairs
Rental fee is $175 reception

 

Wedding Rental Policies

We want the focus of your special day to be on making memories and celebrating with your loved ones, and not on worrying about confusing rental rules.

Our wedding rental policies are simple and straightforward. Still, we understand every couple is different and every wedding is different and we strive to be accommodating and flexible within reason.

Please call us to discuss our rental policies if you require further clarification. You may also refer to our Wedding Rental Agreement which includes additional details about our rental policies, as well as a complete list of fees and optional amenities.

Rental Time

​You have access to your ceremony site for 4 hours & access to your  reception site for 6 hours. You may schedule additional time if the sites are not being used for another purpose or event before or after you wedding.

Food & Alcohol

You may choose any caterer you would like or you may cook your own food or set up a food truck. Alcohol is permitted, but you must have prior permission. You may stock your own bar. Alcohol must be kept in the rental areas at all times. 

Decorating

Temporary decorations are permitted & decorating must be completed the day of the wedding.

Tip: You can guarantee extra time to decorate by renting the sites the day before. Our Rental Policy for Any Occasion applies.

Post Ceremony

Permitted: Blowing bubbles and tossing bird seed or real flower petals. Not permitted: Tossing faux flower petals, confetti or rice, or lighting sparklers.

Guest Access

There is no general admission fee for your guests to attend the wedding, but general admission does apply if your guests explore the grounds. The wedding party has access to the entire grounds for photos.

Clean Up

All trash & litter from the event must be cleaned up the day of the wedding. Decorations may be scheduled for clean up the next day by 10 am if there are no events scheduled for your rental sites the day following the wedding.

​Lastly, please keep in mind that Beech Creek Gardens is a public facility and that other visitors 
are here and other events may also be scheduled at the same time as your wedding. Our staff
and volunteers will work hard to minimize any interference and ensure that you have an
enjoyable and memorable experience.

Payment Policies

 

Down Payment

25% of rental site fees due with reservation, balance due 6 weeks prior to event.

Security Deposit

We charge a $50 security deposit that will be refunded via mail 2 weeks after the wedding provided all trash & litter were cleaned up after the event & nothing was damaged.

Amenities

Optional amenity fees due 2 weeks prior to event.

Cancellations

For cancellations made 21 days before event, all payments will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 20 days of the event.

Please download our Wedding Rental Agreement for specific information about our rental policies, refund policy, and applicable fees. We recommend scheduling a walk-through to better prepare for your special day.

Contact Us to Plan Your Special Day

Call: 330-829-7050

E-mail: info@beechcreekgardens.org