• Weddings: Say 'I do' at the Arboretum

    Choose magnificent  gardens, scenic landscapes and unique indoor spaces for wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. Special rates for winter weddings and weekday ceremonies.

  • Rental Spaces

    The Oswald Visitor Center serves as a formal entry and orientation point to the Arboretum's gardens, exhibits and displays. The historic Snyder Building combines massive wood timbers and cathedral ceilings with earth-tone colors to create warm, intimate settings. Choose from 10 locations or, linked by an enclosed skyway, both facilities may be combined to create a versatile site. The Margot Picnic Shelter area is conveniently located between the Oswald Visitor Center and Marion Andrus Learning Center.



  • Arboretum Catering

    The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's full catering service is available for a wide range of events. We pride ourselves on offering an outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet a variety of needs. Special menus are available that feature organic foods as well as produce from the Arboretum's own gardens. From a simple coffee break to extravagant receptions and dinners, you can count on us for quality preparation, professional service and outstanding presentation.


  • Photography Permits

    Professional photographers are required to obtain special-use permits to shoot photos on the Arboretum grounds. If you have your wedding ceremony and/or reception at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, you do not need a photography permit. We are only allowing a maximum of three (3) Daily Photography Permits on one day with no exceptions.  For further information, contact the Reservations Department at 612-301-7601 or by email at arb-reservations@lists.umn.edu.