Weddings, Parties, Meetings & More

Now booking for 2025


Get started by completing our Private Event Inquiry Form and we will get back to you within two weeks to arrange a tour, discuss pricing, availability and other details about your special event, or email us at rentals@ruthbancroftgarden.org. Please note that events can’t start until 4PM when the Garden closes. Complete the form below and our Events Team will reach out to arrange an exclusive tour of the Garden.


Private Event Inquiry Form

Weddings at the Garden


The Ruth Bancroft Garden features 3.5 acres of succulents and drought-tolerant plants that make for stunning photos and a one-of-a-kind setting for your special day. Wedding receptions can be setup either outdoors or indoors in the Coit Visitor and Education Center. Voted “Best Wedding Venue in the East Bay” by Diablo Magazine editors and readers in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Wedding Gallery



  • Maximum capacity for an indoor seated event is 102
  • Maximum capacity for an indoor/outdoor event is 115
  • Private events start after 4PM
  • Events must end by 9PM on weekdays and 10PM on weekends
  • Catering prep kitchen is available on site
  • Free wifi available


Pricing is dependent on event type, day of the week, and guest count. View details below.

Book Your Wedding Here

Weekday Wedding



Weekend Wedding

Friday - Saturday


Micro Wedding

Sunday - Thursday


Rent our Space

Non Wedding

Sunday - Thursday


Wedding Proposal

Tuesday - Sunday


“My favorite local venue to capture magic in” – Kelly L.

Photography Sessions


Photo sessions must take place after Garden hours and need to be made at least two weeks in advance. No walk-up requests will be granted. Requests made less than 2 weeks in advance are subject to a $50 rush fee.

Photography Session Request Form


1 Hour: Members: $125/Non-member $165

2 Hour: Member: $250/Non- Member $330