Weddings & Rentals

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 (and the Butterfly Atrium, during normal business hours) 
  • 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 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) 200 guests seated
Japanese Garden (April – October) 15 guests seated

Reception Sites

Tent (April – October) 120 guests seated or    200+ standing
Educational & Horticultural Wing

120 guests seated or 200+ standing


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Rental Fees

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, two hours between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (all ceremonies must conclude by 2 p.m.)

Up to 125 Guests $2,500
125+ Guests $3,500
   

Reception Only 

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

Up to 120 Guests (seated) or 200+ (standing) $3,000

Ceremony & Reception Combination

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

Up to 120 Guests (seated) or 200+ (standing) $3,500
 

 

Learn more about weddings

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


Special Event/Corporate Rental Fees

Facility rental fees include the booking of the selected space for your special event. Fees do not include catering costs. 

For additional information please contact Lisa Sevret, Event Manager, at lmsevret@hersheypa.com or 717-520-5695.


(Optional) Butterfly Atrium open to event guests from 6 - 8 p.m.: $500


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