Wegerzyn Gardens Rentals

Surround your guests with natural beauty at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. It’s the picture perfect spot for an intimate wedding!

Outdoor Venues

Garden Green

This lush expanse of lawn, with an allee of Shawnee Brave bald cypress trees, is bordered by tall yew (Taxus) hedges. Flower beds and planted limestone walls provide seasonal color. It accommodates 100 guests.

Reception Lawn

This area behind the Arbor Garden is a quiet area bordered by beds mounded to give privacy and a place to relax and reflect on the wonderful gifts that nature has given us. It accommodates 100 guests.

Arbor Garden

An assortment of hardy, disease-resistant roses is the backbone of this bed with a mixture of annuals, perennials, shrubs and vines, all embraced by a traditional arbor of limestone and timber. It accommodates 100 guests.

Memory Garden

Many interesting and beautiful species can be found in this perennial, woodland shade garden, built in recognition of members of the Garden Club Federation - Dayton & Vicinity who have supported the development of the Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. It accommodates 100 guests.

English Garden

The design and plantings in this space are evocative of the English gardening style. The lovely wooden arch is the garden’s focal point and is typical of classic English garden architecture. It accommodates 40 guests.

Federal Garden

This garden features brick paths and parterres (beds that form a pattern) in a style reminiscent of the late 18th and early 19th century American gardens. The garden is planted with historic and modern plants to evoke the period. Of special interest are the arches of European beech trained over the walks at both ends. It accommodates 40 guests.

Victorian Garden

This garden echoes the gardening style popular at the end of the 19th century, when carpet bedding featured masses of plants set out in elaborate patterns. The focal point is a raised, pebble-walled bed in the shape of a star, modeled after one at the Dayton Soldier’s Home in the late 1800s. It accommodates 40 guests.

Woodland Garden

This shade garden is composed of spring bulbs, dozens of witch hazels, hostas, ferns and other shade-loving plants. Be sure to visit this garden as you stroll down the Marie Aull Trail. It accommodates 40 guests.

Rental Guidelines

General special permit guidelines apply. Outdoor spaces can be reserved for wedding ceremonies. Special guidelines apply.

View wedding contract.

Food & Beverage

Requests for serving food and drink as a part of special permits are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Food and drink are not allowed to be served during or after weddings.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the rental fee cover?
The rental fee includes access to the requested area. Keep in mind that Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark is open to the public; so you will not have exclusive use of the requested area.

How many guests will each area accommodate?
Please refer to the venue information, as each area will accommodate different group sizes.

Can I bring in tents, tables or chairs?
Due to limited access to the gardens, we do not allow tents, tables or chairs to be brought to the grounds. However, if special accommodations for guests with physical limitations are required please contact us.

Can I play music during my event?
Music is permitted but cannot be amplified over the entire grounds. Electricity is available in most areas upon request (applicant must provide extension cords).

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