Mikoshi Deck

The Mikoshi Deck is located in the Japanese Garden on the upper koi pond. It is the most popular small venue in the Japanese Garden because of its close proximity to the large waterfall.


2-hour rental, a photo pass (included during your contracted rental time and garden), admission for guests, rain backup venue, and a wedding rehearsal.

Photo by Melissa Claire Photography. 

Hours include set-up and clean-up time.

9:00 am - 11:00 am, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, and 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (during summer hours only).

Early Summer in the Garden.


$450 + $150 refundable deposit (both are due at time of booking).

View from the Mikoshi Deck

Maximum Capacity

30 (including bride groom, wedding party, officiant, and all guests).

Photo by Melissa Claire Photography


Chairs must be rented through the Botanic Garden at $5 a chair (chairs will be set up by contracted start time).

The Garden Center Brides Room may be rented for an additional $50 for two hours and $25 for every hour after.

Late November in the Garden

To check availability for the next six months click HERE, to check availability for the next two years please contact the Booking Office.

To Book please contact the Botanic Garden Booking Office at 817-392-5510 or BotanicGardenInfo@FortWorthTexas.gov. The Booking Office is open Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturdays 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Venue Tours are available Wednesday’s from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, please call the Booking office to schedule a tour. You are welcome to take a self-guided tour anytime during regular business hours.

Photo by Julien & Lambert Photography

For a copy of the rental guidelines please click HERE.