Weddings

Surround your guests with natural beauty at Hershey Gardens. From a charming, intimate outdoor wedding to an indoor reception in the Conservatory’s Educational & Horticultural Wing, Hershey Gardens is the perfect setting. Our 23 acres will be the perfect backdrop for your wedding and an ideal experience for your guests.

All wedding rentals include: 

  • Access to Hershey Gardens for your ceremony and/or reception 
  • One hour of rehearsal time
  • One hour in the Gardens for photographs on the wedding day
  • Admission for all your guests on the wedding day
  • A bridal dressing area for bride and attendants
  • A tent (April – October), which holds up to 120 guests for a seated reception
  • Choice of five outdoor wedding ceremony locations (listed below)

Ceremony & Reception Sites

A variety of ceremony and reception sites are available in the Gardens and inside the new Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory.  You are welcome to pair any ceremony site with your reception location. Please note that both the event tent and Educational & Horticultural Wing have a maximum capacity of 120 guests for a seated reception.  

Ceremony Sites

Gazebo, Oak Grove, Perennial Garden, & Seasonal Garden (April – October) Up to 200 Guests
Japanese Garden (April – October) Up to 75 Guests

Reception Sites

Tent (April – October) Up to 120 Guests
Educational & Horticultural Wing (April – October) Up to 120 Guests

Rental Fee

Facility rental fees include the booking of the selected space for your ceremony and/or reception.  Fees do not include catering costs. All pricing is subject to change.

Ceremony Only (January - December)

Available Times: Friday – Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (all ceremonies must conclude by 3:00 p.m.)

Up to 75 Guests $1,200
76 - 200 Guests $2,500

Reception Only (April – October)

Available Times: Friday – Sunday, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (all receptions must conclude by 10:00 p.m.)

Up to 75 Guests $2,500
76-120 Guests

$3,000

Ceremony & Reception Combination (April – October)

Available Times: Friday – Sunday, 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (all receptions must conclude by 10:00 p.m.)

Up to 75 Guests $3,000
76-120 Guests

$4,000

 

Learn more about weddings

Submit a weddings event form to receive more information and to schedule a site visit.