The Amazing Orangerie Wedding Venue

bride's bouquet at the orangerie wedding venue by adrian wayment photo

If you’re wanting to have your wedding at the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West, the Orangerie is your place. This wedding venue is stunning. An Orangerie wedding is a good (fantastic) idea for multiple reasons. If you’re an outdoor lover or a plant lover, you’ll fall in love with the Orangerie at Red Butte Garden. Lots of plant collections (obviously), display gardens and 450,000 springtime blooming bulbs makes this wedding venue a lovely floral paradise in Salt Lake City. Your Orangerie wedding will take place in a spacious indoor garden, with the feel of alfresco with none of the weather worries. Exotic flowering plants, as well as citrus trees and lush exotic plants, are framed by mountain and valley views, making the indoor Orangerie a beautifully scenic and seasonally dependable location for a fantasy wedding. During splendid, sunny weather, it is a bright, storybook garden. When it rains, it appears even more magical as raindrops hit the glass walls and add a mood to the soft, romantic glow of the indoor lights. Can you tell I love this venue?!

 

Orangerie Wedding Details

I wrote a blog post here with in-depth details about the Orangerie and the other venues at Red Butte Garden. I will highlight some details specific to your Orangerie wedding in this post here.

  1. How many people can the Orangerie accommodate?
    • The Orangerie can seat up to 150 for dining and hold up to 400 for a reception.
  2. What is the rental fee, and what’s included in that price?
    • Orangerie Prices: April through December
      • Monday through Thursday
        • Morning (9am-2pm) $1500
        • Evening (5pm-10pm) $3000
      • Friday or Sunday
        • Morning (9am-2pm) $2000
        • Evening (5pm-10pm) $3800
      • Saturday
        • Morning (9am-2pm) $2700
        • Evening (5pm-10pm) $4200
  3. Do you have an in-house caterer or a list of “preferred” caterers, or does the couple need to provide their own? If there is an in-house caterer, does the couple have the option of using an outside caterer instead? 
    • For all food and beverage, you’ll select from one of the eight exclusive caterers on the list, and their cost is in addition to the rental. More information about pricing and catering options can be found here.
  4. Can the couple hire their own vendors or is there a preferred vendor list they need to stick to? 
    • The couple can hire their own vendors aside from food and beverage.
  5. Are tables, linens, chairs, plates, silverware and glassware provided or does the couple need to rent them on their own?
    • Tables and chairs are provided, everything else must be brought in by other vendors.
  6. Are there changing areas for the bride, groom, and/or wedding party? 
    • Yes, we have beautiful private dressing rooms!
  7. Do you have a sound system and/or microphones for speeches?
    • Yes, we do!
  8. Is there parking on site and if so, is it complimentary? If not, where will guests park? 
    • Yes, parking is available and it’s complimentary!

 

Your Red Butte Wedding Photographer

As a plant lover and photographer, I would love nothing more than to be your photographer on your big day for your Orangerie wedding. Fill out this form and let’s chat about details of your wedding day! I hope this information was helpful as you’re navigating the planning process. I want to be a resource for you and would love to answer any other questions that you have relating to anything wedding related, venues or photography! If you’re looking for a different venue, though, check out these other resources linked below. They will be helpful if you’re planning a wedding in Salt Lake! Thanks for being here and happy venue shopping 🙂

 

*Please note that venue capacities at The Red Butte Garden are dependent on current event policies approved by the University of Utah in light of the coronavirus pandemic and are subject to change.