Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225  

Arboretum Site Rentals 

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is a 126-acre, beautiful picturesque property. Centered around a gorgeous, gleaming lake, it offers natural trails with creeks and 13 different eco-systems. Only 10 mins from downtown, this ideal venue is in Arlington, just off of 295 on the east side of the city.

About Birthday Party & Baby Showers

Picnic Area

The picnic area is available on a first come, first served basis only. We ask for a $5 per person donation at the time of the event and we appreciate advanced notice. Please see the guidelines for use. Please reach out to info@jacksonvillearboretum.org if you will have a party of more than 50.

Pavilion

For small parties up to 50, Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens offers the rental rate schedule below for use for this type event.

Corporate Outings & Community Events

For small parties up to 50, Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens offers offers the rental rate schedule below for use for this type event. Please reach out to info@jacksonvillearboretum.org for more details

About Weddings

We want your special day to be perfect!  If you are imagining a more elaborate ceremony or an elegant reception, please reach out to our events coordinator for a multitude of beautiful options. We offer the rental options below.

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Rental Rate Schedule

Special Notes and FAQs

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is not responsible for “Acts of God”, including, but not limited to inclement weather, tree falls, lightning, wind, rain, etc. Outdoor rentals are “fair weather” affairs, and it is the responsibility of the renting party to make alternative arrangements in the event of inclement weather.

Q. Is my non-refundable fee refundable if I cancel my event?

A. No, under no circumstance would we refund your non-refundable fee.

Q. At what time can we enter?

A. Activities related to the rental (including those of caterers, decoration arrival, etc.) begin during your scheduled rental time.

Q. When must rental site be vacated?

A. At the end of the bloc of rental time. Activities related to the rental (including those of the caterers, decoration removal etc.)

Q. What about clean-up?

A. All decorations should be removed, and the site left as you found it (or better). All trash and recyclables should be packed out by the rental party or the caterer. Soiled surfaces should be cleaned.

Contact us for more information and to start your planning for the event of your dreams!

Arboretum Site Rental Guidelines

Download the site rental guidelines here (.pdf)

Arboretum Site Rental Reservation Application

Download the site rental application here (.pdf)

How to Apply

Please mail or email these documents to or contact by email or phone our event coordinator:

Email:
Send your completed rental documents

Mail:
Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
1445 Millcoe Road
Jacksonville FL 32225

Phone:
904-318-4342

Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens