Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Weddings at Morris Arboretum

Rental Rates

Facilities Rental

Rentals includes:
Victorian Carriage House - holds up to 65 guests and includes tables and chairs. Tent - holds up to 175 guests; includes tables, chairs, lights, clear sides, and heaters. Grounds around building. Wedding pictures allowed in the garden. Cart and driver for 4 hours.

Rental Rates

May, June, September, October Evenings (6-11:00pm) 2015 2016 2017
Friday evening $3,100 $4,700 N/A
Saturday evening $3,900 $5,800 N/A
Sunday evening $2,900 $4,300 N/A
Monday - Thursday evening (6pm-10:30pm) $1,700 $2,200 N/A

April, July, August Evenings (6-11:00pm) 2015 2016 2017
Friday evening $2,900 $4,300 N/A
Saturday evening $3,400 $5,000 N/A
Sunday evening $2,700 $3,900 N/A
Monday - Thursday evening (6pm-10:30pm) $1,400 $1,800 N/A

November - March Evenings (6-11:00pm) Carriage House ONLY, no cart/driver. 2015 2016 2017
Friday evening $1,200 $1,600 N/A
Saturday evening $1,200 $1,600 N/A
Sunday evening $1,000 $1,300 N/A
Monday - Thursday evening (6pm-10:30pm) $800 $1,000 N/A

Additional Add-on Options

Option Rate
Rose Garden/Pennock Walk - Ceremony and/or Cocktails $900
Use of Out on a Limb $700
Rose Garden or Pennock Walk and Out on a Limb $1,300
Wedding Rehearsals (1 Hour, by appointment only) $100/hr
Additional Golf Cart and Driver (4:00pm - 8:00pm) $300

Meeting Rental 10:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

Space Capacity Rate
McLean Room 12 people $300
Gates Hall Conference Room 13 people $300
Classroom 22 people $400
Side Tent 50 people audience style $600
Upper Gallery 80 people audience style
65 at round tables
Early arrival/late departure: $75/additional hour. For evening or weekend meeting rentals, contact the Rentals Team at
*Receive a 20% discount when you book 3 meetings (at once).

Parties & Social Gatherings 3 Hours anytime between 10:00am - 3:00pm

Host your birthday party, baby shower, etc. at Morris Arboretum

Space Capacity Rate
Classroom 22 $450
Side Tent 50 $600
Upper Gallery 80/65 $600
Out on a Limb (6:00 - 10:00pm)
20/75 $1,200

Early arrival before 10:00am/late departure after 3:00pm: $75/additional hour

Prices are correct as of April 2015 and are subject to change. For more information contact Rentals and Information at 215.247.5777, x158 or email

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Rental Specials

Invite 400 Guests!
Saturday, June 4, 2016 use our big tent, which holds up to 400 people. It includes clear tops, stage, dance floor, and lighting. Available 6:00 - 11:00pm for $7,500. Available 6/4/16 only.

April Spring Special
For a limited time, receive 25% off of the rental fee for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday weddings in April 2016.

For more information about these specials or to book, contact:

Penn Sunday Special
Part of the Penn family? Come celebrate with us! We are happy to offer a 10% discount on rental fees for Sunday events to all those with a valid PennID (students, alumni, staff and faculty).

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Area Accomodiations

Unusual, exclusive, memorable...

Morris Arboretum's Out on a Limb is a striking walkway that soars 50 feet above the ground providing your guests with a bird’s eye view of the forest, for a truly memorable event.

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Weather Update:

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.