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STANDARD OUTDOOR WEDDING

The best place to say I Do in Central Florida! Garden weddings have been a tradition at Leu Gardens for many years. This beautiful venue serves as a backdrop for celebrating new beginnings. Weddings, vow renewals and commitment ceremonies are held year round.

 
Rose Garden
 
Floral Clock
 
Leu House Lawn Landing

        

Standard Wedding Rate
Wedding venue up to two hours in the gardens.
 

Attendees Fee Deposit
26 - 180 guests $750 $375

Ceremony Times
10:00 am (location hours 9:00 am until 11:00 am)
4:00 pm (location hours 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm)

Standard Wedding Sites
Rose Garden, Leu House Museum Lawn, Landing or Floral Clock

The City of Orlando requires all private events obtain a “Certificate of Insurance” reflecting coverage for bodily injury and property damage. This may be obtained through Harry P. Leu Gardens and the fee is based on the number of event attendees.

Insurance rates are based on the number of attendees:
1-75 attendees $31.92      76-175 attendees $53.20      over 175 attendees $79.80

Q & A FOR STANDARD WEDDING

1. Do I need an appointment to view the gardens’ wedding sites?
You may view the gardens during regular operating hours, garden admission fees apply, no appointments.

2. How far in advance do you take reservations?
Leu Gardens will reserve your date up to one year in advance. There are dates that will not be available due to special garden events. Please call the rental office 407.246.3681 to check availability.

3. How much is a Standard Wedding, Reception and Insurance?
Standard Wedding $750.00 Reception $750.00 Insurance is required for receptions.
Insurance rates are based on the number of attendees:
      1-75 attendees $31.92     76-175 attendees $53.20     over 175 attendees $79.80

4. I am having 40 to 60 guests, how much is a wedding for that amount of people?
The Standard Wedding is $750.00 if you have over 25 people.

5. What is provided with the Standard Wedding?
The Standard Wedding comes with use of the bride and groom dressing rooms, white plastic chairs for the ceremony, electrical outlet and extension cords, and a one hour rehearsal. The Gardens offer four ceremony sites. Wedding times are 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. All weddings are held in the gardens.

6. Can we throw Rose Petals?
Leu Gardens permits bio-degradable rice, bubbles, or butterflies. Your bridal party may carry flowers or a basket of flowers. Rose Petals, (real or silk), rice and sparklers are not permitted.

7. Can we use a tent?
Tents are not permitted.
In case of inclement weather, the Lantern Room in Garden House will be used as the wedding site. The Lantern Room can accommodate 100 seated guests, others remain standing.

8. Can I bring my own caterer or do I have to use one on your list?
You must use one of Leu Gardens selected caterers. The caterers will handle your entire reception. Leu Gardens provides the tables and chairs. The tables are 72’’rounds, which seat 8 to 10 people. The caterers are able to provide linens, the dance floor, china, chair covers, and more. Alcohol (beer, wine and liquor) is permitted.

9. May I bring in my own chairs?
No, rental chairs are not permitted in the gardens.

10. Can I extend my hours of rental? Can I arrive before my rental time?
Rental hours for receptions are very specific and are 4 hours only. Wedding times are 2 hours only. The Gardens' has scheduled back to back events, and the staff needs time to break down and set up for each event. Your contract will specify the rental hours and cannot vary from those hours.

11. Do you have equipment for an outside wedding?
The Gardens provide chairs, electrical outlets and dressing rooms for the bride and groom. There is no storage for your equipment or rental items. You will need to have your service provider set-up and breakdown during your rental times specified on your contract.

For services and equipment (such as: an officiator, arches, runners, etc.), you may contract with an outside vendor. Set-up, delivery, and breakdown must be within your scheduled rental times specified on your contract.

Standard Wedding Rehearsals
Rehearsals are for one hour, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. There is no extra charge for rehearsal time. Due to events held in the Gardens, rehearsal times are reserved a month in advance. During your scheduled rehearsal, our staff will go over the chair set-up, location of the bride and groom’s rooms, and the location of the electrical outlets. During rehearsal, special requests for transportation should be made for those who are unable to walk to the wedding site.