Rental Facilities at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Whether your event is indoors or out, one of our facilities or gardens may be perfect for your wedding, family reunion, society meeting or birthday party. Prices listed are effective September 1, 2016. Appointments are required to view rental facilities -- please call (912) 921-5460 to set up your appointment to tour our rental areas and buildings with a staff member.

Please note that all buildings and all outdoor spaces at CGBG are tobacco-free (no smoking, chewing tobacco or e-cigarettes).


Andrews Visitor & Education Center

The Great Hall may be separated to form two smaller venues

Completed in 2014, this elegant modern facility has a Southern feel in its entrance porch, foyer and back terrace. The Great Hall seats 200 for social events, such as wedding receptions or reunion dinners. The Great Hall may be partitioned into two smaller rooms for corporate events. Amenities include full caterer's kitchen, handicapped-accessible restroom and entrance, spacious brick terrace, modern A/V equipment (including wireless internet) and stately views over the parterres of the Formal Garden.
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Bethel Bur-Ton Conference Center

Includes the use of the covered Eck Plaza

A historic buidling from the 1930s, this is a large meeting hall with lecture-style seating for up to 100, or up to 75 if at banquet tables. Added charm comes from the wooden ceiling and exposed original rafter beams. Amenities include a pull-down projection screen, wireless internet, restrooms, lobby and vistas of palms, bamboo and into the Mediterranean Garden. More ->
Carolyn W. Bryan Lakeside Pavilion

Picturesque views across the lake

A large open-side structure with picnic tables, easy-access meadowparking, handicap-accessible restrooms and indoor kitchen appropriate for catering. It's ideal for events needing seating and room to accommodate 100 to 275 guests. More ->
Garden and Gazebo

Choose the serene Cottage Garden for your event

Particularly nice for small wedding ceremonies, exchange vows in a gazebo with guests seated nearby in the Cottage Garden. Or, rent the Rose, Water, Sun or Camellia Garden or an adjacent turf lawn area. More ->
Annex Classroom

Easy-access facility for large supper or lecture gathering.

Full kitchen, side kitchenette, handicap-accessible restroom, wireless internet are available in this space inside a historic 1930s building. The Annex seats 40 to 75 depending on table/chair set-up.
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Bridal Cottage

Perfect as a staging or dressing room for the bride.

This small building, once the historic office at the USDA Plant Introduction Station, is climate-controlled with a private bathroom. It's a short walk from both the Bethel Bur-Ton Conference Center and Cottage Garden. More ->
Elopement Package

Perfect for quick vows with a few witnesses

If you need no more than 1 hour for a brief and small elopment ceremony in any of our garden areas, this is your best option. It costs $100. No deposit is required, but be advised this package does not include any chairs or facilitation.

Lake Fishing at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Fishing is no longer permitted by the public in the lakes at CGBG.