Book your special occasion outdoors at VanDusen Garden

Celebrate your special occasion outdoors in VanDusen's beautiful gardens

With an outdoor wedding rental, you and your guests have the opportunity to explore all 55 acres of VanDusen Garden. We offer three beautiful outdoor wedding locations to choose from:

  • The Great Lawn
  • Heron Lake
  • Meadow Pond 

The Great Lawn

This location can accommodate everything from small intimate ceremonies all the way up to large tented receptions.

All rates subject to GST. Rates are subject to change. Proof of non-profit status is required for the non-profit rate.

Event type Rate
Wedding ceremony $1,895.00
Wedding ceremony and reception $3,690.00
Special event $2,430.00
Special event - non-profit $1,530.00
Garden consumer show $2,530.00
Garden consumer show including the fairway $5,050.00

The Great Lawn wedding ceremony rental details:

  • Capacity is 40 to 800 people
  • It is the responsibility of the renter to supply tent, chairs, and décor
  • One power outlet available by request
  • No food or beverages allowed unless booked as a reception

 Contact VanDusen Rentals department for additional details if you're planning an outdoor special event.

Heron Lake

This location can accommodate everything from small intimate ceremonies all the way up to large tented receptions.

All rates subject to GST. Rates are subject to change. 

Event type Rate
Wedding ceremony $1,895.00

Heron Lake wedding ceremony rental details:

  • Capacity is 120 people maximum
  • It is the responsibility of the renter to supply tent, chairs, and décor
  • One power outlet available by request
  • No food or beverages allowed

Meadow Pond

This beautiful stand up wedding ceremony location is the perfect spot for a small intimate gathering.

All rates subject to GST. Rates are subject to change. 

Event type Rate
Wedding ceremony $675.00

Meadow Pond wedding ceremony rental details:

  • Capacity is 30 people maximum
  • No food or beverages, chairs, tent, or decor allowed
  • ‚ÄčNo power outlet available

Wedding photographs

The Garden is an exceptional setting for wedding photographs. For groups with more than 15 people, each additional person will be required to pay regular Garden admission. Your wedding photographer enters free of charge.

Size of group Rate
Up to 4 people $83.50
5 to 8 people  $161.50
9 to 15 people $228.75

 For wedding ceremonies of 20 or less, the wedding photography fees listed above apply. One person must pay for the group and no chairs or equipment is allowed. The ceremony cannot obstruct any main attractions in the garden.

Filming and commercial photography 

Item Rate
Film production, per day $4,000.00
Level 1: No on-site vehicles, limited props and equipment. Maximum three people including photographer.
Maximum shoot time: 3 hours.
$600.00
Level 2: Allows props, lighting and equipment. More than 3 people including photographer.
No maximum or minimum shoot times.
$1,000.00

Other fees

Your event may be subject to additional fees or staffing charges. Please contact VanDusen Rentals department for additional details.

Learn more about rentals and filming at VanDusen Garden

Indoor event rentals

Rent one of VanDusen's elegant facilities for your next private event or special occasion.

Contact us about rental bookings

Phone: 604-257-6915

Fax: 604-257-8679

vandusenrentals@vancouver.ca