Make your event memorable with a beautiful outdoor venue at VanDusen Botanical Garden

With an outdoor wedding rental, you and your guests have the opportunity to explore all 55 acres of VanDusen Garden.

We offer three beautiful outdoor wedding locations to choose from.

The Great Lawn

This location can accommodate everything from small intimate ceremonies all the way up to large tented receptions.

Heron Lake

This location can accommodate everything from small intimate ceremonies all the way up to large tented receptions.

Meadow Pond

This beautiful stand up wedding ceremony location is the perfect spot for a small intimate gathering.

Wedding photographs

The Garden is an exceptional setting for wedding photographs. For groups with more than 15 people, each additional person will be required to pay regular Garden admission. Your wedding photographer enters free of charge.

Size of group Rate
Up to 4 people $88
5 to 8 people  $170
9 to 15 people $241

 For wedding ceremonies of 20 or less, the wedding photography fees listed above apply. One person must pay for the group and no chairs or equipment is allowed. The ceremony cannot obstruct any main attractions in the garden. The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, including drones, is not permitted in the garden.

Filming and commercial photography 

Item Rate
Film production, per day $4,080
Level 1: No on-site vehicles, limited props and equipment. Maximum three people including photographer.
Maximum shoot time: 3 hours.
$600
Level 2: Allows props, lighting and equipment. More than 3 people including photographer.
No maximum or minimum shoot times.
$1,000

Other fees

Your event may be subject to additional fees or staffing charges. Please contact VanDusen Rentals department for additional details.

Indoor event rentals

Rent one of VanDusen's elegant facilities for your next private event or special occasion.

Outdoor rental brochure (1.33 MB)

Download more information on VanDusen Botanical Garden outdoor wedding rentals.

Contact us about rental bookings

Phone: 604-257-6915

Fax: 604-257-8679

vandusenrentals@vancouver.ca

Outdoor rental brochure