Say “I do”

Walk down the flagstone path aisle to the alter, enveloped by flowering cherries and witch hazels, beds of daffodils and tulips. A romantic locale for your big day, our Spring Prelude Indoor Garden plays host to intimate gatherings to say “I do” or renew your vows from January 15 – March 17.

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Ceremony Package

$695–1195

  • What it includes:
  • Stand-up ceremony
  • Exclusive use of the Spring Prelude Indoor Garden for 2 hours, from 4:00 p.m.
  • Your choice of one of two ceremony locations within the Spring Prelude Indoor Garden
  • Wedding photography location: Spring Prelude Indoor Garden
  • Use of the wedding party prep area for up to one hour before the ceremony
  • Parking for all guests

Ceremony & Reception Package

$1,600 + Food and Beverage

  • What it includes:
  • Stand-up ceremony and reception for 60 or fewer, including the wedding couple
  • Exclusive use of the Spring Prelude Indoor Garden from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Wedding photography locations: Spring Prelude Indoor Garden and outdoors
  • Use of the wedding party prep area before the ceremony
  • One-hour rehearsal for the wedding party
  • Parking for all guests
  • A 12 Month Pass for each of the wedding couple

Ceremony & Dinner Package

$1,750 + Food and Beverage

  • What it includes:
  • Stand-up ceremony and reception for 60 or fewer, including the wedding couple
  • Exclusive use of the Spring Prelude Indoor Garden from 4:00 PM
  • Sit-down dinner or reception in The Dining Room restaurant
  • Wedding photography locations: Spring Prelude Indoor Garden and outdoors
  • Use of the wedding party prep area before the ceremony
  • One-hour rehearsal for the wedding party
  • Parking for all guests
  • A 12 Month Pass for each of the wedding couple

Your wedding venues

  • Spring Prelude Indoor Garden

    The perfect setting for intimate ceremonies and champagne receptions, the Spring Prelude is bursting with colourful blossoms and warmth.

  • The Dining Room

    Located in the Butchart family’s former home, The Dining Room is lined with windows, overlooking Jennie Butchart’s private garden.

Your wedding keepsakes

Professional Photography

For more intimate weddings, we offer to assist you and your wedding photographer capture your day in full colour, from the Spring Prelude blooms to your “I dos.” We’ll walk you through The Gardens before your big day to scout locations, and a designated assistant will support you day-of for hassle-free photography from beginning to end.

Photography Location Rates

  • Spring Prelude Indoor Garden $400
  • Outdoor Gardens $600
  • Spring Prelude & Outdoor Gardens $800

What our newlyweds are saying

“Our wedding day was everything we hoped it would be. What a beautiful venue! We plan to visit the Spring Prelude Garden every year on our anniversary and reminisce about our special day.”

“Thanks again for your help in the process. Every guest enjoyed visiting The Gardens so much! It was our pleasure to have the wedding there. I'll recommend The Gardens to all our friends thinking about wedding venues.”

“Having our wedding at the Butchart Gardens made the best memories we could have ever had! Sarah and her team were so friendly and fun to work with, and accommodated our every whim.”

“We had to plan our wedding from Drumheller, AB. Sarah was in communication with us at every stage, and she managed the coordination with all of our outside vendors impeccably!”

“A special thank you and compliments to the chef, culinary and service staff—everything from the service to the presentation to the deliciousness! Every appetizer and entrée wasn’t just food, it was an experience!”

Set the date!

Are you ready to book your venue? Simply fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch to coordinate all of the details.

  • Please enter a value less than or equal to 60.