Weddings and Private Events

Planning your event means finding the right location that will create a truly unique and memorable experience for you and your guests. Nestled on 3,500 acres in Lake and Geauga Counties, The Holden Arboretum’s magnificent gardens, flowing waterfalls and beautifully manicured grounds provide that perfect setting.

So, whether you are planning an intimate wedding, celebrating a milestone anniversary or searching for a relaxing location for a corporate meeting or employee retreat, the Arboretum offers the splendor and serenity of nature just 25 minutes from the heart of Cleveland.


Whether it’s a cocktail hour in the garden or a ceremony next to the courtyard, our long-standing relationship guarantees professional service and a quality product along with cutting edge technology and a passion for event planning.

No matter what the occasion, our list of approved caterers can meet your needs for any size party from four to 400. And to make your event stress-free, The Holden Arboretum holds a liquor license giving you the option of offering your guests full bar service. No Sunday alcohol service available.

To make travel for your guests effortless, we’ve included directions to the Corning Visitor Center and Lantern Court Estate. Get detailed directions.

Lantern Court Estate. Get detailed directions.
To arrange for a site tour or meet with the Arboretum’s Facility Rental Manager, please contact Paula Coakley at 216.707.2833 or by email at