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 per hour.

Photo by Julien & Lambert Photography

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.