Lakeside Rose Gardens
If you've always dreamt of an outdoor wedding in a beautiful setting of roses, the Lakeside Rose Garden at Lakeside Park is the ideal location for you! The Rose Garden can be reserved in two-hour increments beginning as early at 8 am (Saturday/Sunday) and at 2 pm (Monday-Friday) and up to one year in advance and cost $50. Call 427-6000 to make reservations or you may make reservations on-line
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Bridal Glen-Foster Park
The Bridal Glen, located in Foster Park, is the choice of many brides, with it's arches, trellises and gazebo all nestled among the colorful floral displays in Foster Garden. The Bridal Glen may be reserved in two-hour increments beginning as early at 8 am (Saturday/Sunday) and at 2 pm (Monday-Friday) and up to one year in advance and cost $50. Call 427-6000 to make your reservation or you may make your reservation on-line.
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The Botanical Conservatory, located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne at 1100 S. Calhoun St. is a popular site for wedding receptions, dances and other festivities as well as business meetings, conferences and seminars. The Friday/Saturday full facility rental includes three gardens, the Magnolia Room, the Orchid Room and a spacious lobby. Smaller space rentals are also available at off peak hours. Call 427-6444 for reservation information.
Promenade Park Rental Opportunities
In order to rent any space in Promenade Park, you must schedule an in-person meeting with the Program & Events Manager for Riverfront Fort Wayne, Megan Butler (260.427.6248). At the time of the meeting, you will sign your contract and put down your 50% deposit. No date is held without a signed contract and deposit. Learn more about how to rent Promenade Park
The Community Center at 233 W Main Street offers flexible space for receptions, reunions, meetings, performances, dances, office parties, seminars and more. The Center is audio-visually equipped. Alcohol is permitted at the Center and there are no restrictions on catering. Call Billy at 427-6463 for details and the full range of options.
The pavilions at Headwaters Park are available for public rental and makes a wonderful setting for weddings, receptions, company picnics and family reunions. For more information or to book Headwaters Park for your special event, please contact Geoff Paddock at 425-5745.
The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department rents Pavilions for your Wedding and/or Reception. For information on Pavilions check out the Pavilion page.
The Salomon Barn, originally built in the late 1800's, is newly renovated structure featuring a large seating area for up to 170 persons and a separate room for the catering operation. A separate but adjacent building houses the restrooms. The Old Barn may be reserved from Mid-May-Mid October. Check out the web page for pricing and other details. For more information or to reserve the Old Barn for your event, please call 260.427.6000.
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The Wolf Family Learning Center is NOW AVAILABLE for year around rentals (except for June/July). Check out the Salomon Rental link to learn more.
McMillen Park Community Center
The McMillen Park Community Center is the perfect place for your reunion, party, basketball tournament, conference, meeting, wedding reception or other event. We have a variety of room sizes depending on the needs of your group. Please contact McMillen Staff at 260.427.2420 for additional information or to tour the facility.