From weddings and holiday parties to business luncheons, Brookgreen offers an impressive variety of locations for any special gathering. There are several facility rental options available that include the rental fees as well as a membership to Brookgreen. Click on the membership alternatives below for a complete description of rental fees.
President's Council package may host an event at the Holliday Cottage, the Lowcountry Center and Courtyard, or Welcome Center.
Chairman's Council package offers all the locations available to President's Council package plus the Pavilion Restaurant.
Huntington Society package may host an event at all locations available to the Chairman's Council package plus the Huntington Sculpture Garden.
View a video of locations of garden weddings.
View images on our Pintrest page.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can we have bridal portraits made in the gardens if we are not having the wedding or other private event at Brookgreen? Answer: We offer a limited number of one-hour professional portraiture photography appointments (including bridal, prom, family, engagement, or other special events). To have a professional portraiture session at Brookgreen Gardens you need to be a Household member. Appointments are scheduled at least one week in advance by calling (843) 235-6017. The site fee for portraiture appointment is $200 in addition to the cost of your membership. Portraits are only allowed in the lawn and area surrounding the Holliday Cottage. As a courtesy to our visitors, portraits are not allowed in the sculpture garden or other highly visible and visited areas of Brookgreen.
2. Is it necessary to be or to become a member of Brookgreen Gardens to rent the facilities for a wedding? Answer: A one-year membership at the appropriate level is required and is included in our site location fee.
3. How much does it cost to rent the facilities for a wedding at Brookgreen? Answer: The site rental fee, which includes a one-year membership, ranges from $1,500 to $7,500 and depends upon the anticipated number of guests, the section of the gardens chosen, and date selected.
4. Can we provide our own catering? Answer: Only Brookgreen’s food services department or Austin’s of Pawleys Island are allowed to provide catering on-site at Brookgreen.
Brookgreen food services may accommodate parties up to 150 people and Austin's of Pawleys Island may accommodate parties of 20 - 400 guests. Brookgreen Catering Menu. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the menu.
For rental or wedding inquiries, call 843-235-6017 or 1-800-849-1931 ext. 6017, or email Special Events for information on rental facilities and Weddings for information on receptions and other wedding related events.