The Summer House

The Summer House is nestled among Japanese maples on the edge of the pond, giving it a private and intimate feel. It is located in the Japanese Garden and has a wonderful view of the Moon Bridge.


1-hour rental, a photo pass (for the reserved garden during the rental period), admission for guests, and a wedding rehearsal.

Hours include set-up and clean-up time.

9:00 am - 10:00 am, 10:30 am - 11:30 am, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (during summer hours only), and 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (during summer hours only).


$250 + $300 refundable deposit (both are due at time of booking).

Maximum Capacity

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


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 per hour.

The Garden in early December

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 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 by appointment, 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