The Shelter House

The Shelter House is located at the top of the Rose Garden and gives a beautiful overview of the Rose Ramp and Lower Rose Garden. It is the perfect spot for a light cocktail hour or reception. This venue is the Rain backup for Rose Garden and Horseshoe weddings.


2-hour rental, a photo pass (for the reserved garden during the rental period), wedding attendant, and a wedding rehearsal.

The Shelter House

Hours include set-up and clean-up time.

10:30 am - 12:30 am, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (during summer hours only).

The Shelter House


$850 + $150 refundable deposit (both are due at time of booking).

Photo by Kassie Moore

Maximum Capacity


Photo by Julien & Lambert 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.

Photo by Julien & Lambert Photography

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 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 Saturday's 10:00 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.

For a copy of the rental guidelines please click HERE.

For a copy of our preferred caterer list please click HERE.