Idaho Botanical Garden

Boise's only Botanical Garden

4.3/5 rating (4 votes)


The Idaho Botanical Garden is one of Idaho’s premier destinations, and offers a naturally beautiful setting for outdoor weddings and private events year round. From small intimate gatherings to large celebrations, the Garden has a variety of inspirational outdoor spaces to choose from. Nestled at the base of the Boise foothills, the Garden provides a stunning backdrop for your special day.


Ceremonies/Receptions: 10 - 150


Hourly or Full Day rental available. Prices range from $1100 - $3,250 depending on contracted time. A 50% deposit is required for reservation, and the remainder of site lease fee 30 days before private event. Early morning hours until dusk - call for availability.


  • Catering: Self catering, or choose your favorite caterer if serving alcohol.
  • Alcohol: We require a caterer or bartender with insurance, a license to serve alcohol, and a permit to serve alcohol from the Boise City Clerk's office.
  • Decorations: Create your own setting following garden policies.
  • Set up & Clean up: Event Crew is included,  upgraded services available for shorter events.
  • Parking: Ample free parking.
  • Music Allowed
  • Rehearsal Time: included in site rental fee.
  • Bride/Groom's Dressing Room: Included.
  • Private Event Staff: on site during rehearsal and wedding day.
  • Wheelchair accessible.


  • Availability: Events must conclude at dusk based on seasonal hours.
  • Insurance: Additional Insurance is required.
  • Smoking: There is no-smoking in the Garden, with limited access in selected parking area.
  • Catering Kitchen: There is no kitchen available, caterers must be self-contained.
  • Other: No rice, birdseed, or confetti - prefer rose petals or bubbles.


  • Street: 2355 Old Penitentiary Rd.
  • City: Boise
  • State: Idaho
  • Postcode: 83712


  • Telephone: (208) 343-8649
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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