Experience the serenity and tranquility of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens for your special wedding day event. We encourage you to enjoy the breathtaking tropical plants and landscapes, historic Mansion, and stunning backdrop of our bayfront location. Whether you seek a simple garden wedding, a grand gala under the stars, an indoor nuptial or a combination, you can find your perfect one-ofa- kind setting here. Selby Gardens offers the added value of its close proximity to downtown Sarasota.

Marie Selby Botanical gardens can accommodate 2 weddings and receptions at the same time and has a wonderful Sarasota Bay front location.


Ceremony on site
Garden, patio, or outdoor area
Kosher menu available
Valet parking
Outside catering allowed by venue (approved list)
Water views
Handicap accessible


Schimmel Wedding Pavilion: 300 guests seated
Gazebo: 200 guests seated
Banyans: 200 guests seated
Oak Grove: 125 guests seated
Mansion/Christy Payne House: 55 guests seated