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A Venue with a View

Our Garden Center buildings, nestled on over six acres of oak forest and stunning gardens, provide the perfect backdrop for weddings, corporate meetings or retreats and special events.

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The Main Building features a spacious room, with a stage and large catering kitchen. The floor to ceiling windows face patios and gardens on both the north and south sides of the building.

The smaller Laura Carmichael building also has floor to ceiling windows facing a patio to the south and the central courtyard to the east. The small kitchen includes a microwave and refrigerator.

You will find the buildings and grounds well suited to making your event memorable. You may use a caterer, decorator, photographer, musician, etc. of your own choice. In addition, our custodial services include basic set up of tables and chairs to your specifications. Parking is plentiful and free.

Our Main Building:
Capacity: .
Rental Includes: 4 hours for the event plus 2 hours prior to the event for preparations.
Set-up Includes: 12 tables (your choice of 72 inch conference tables or 60 inch rounds) with maximum of chairs and custodial services.
Features: Large catering kitchen with commercial refrigerator and freezer.
Terms: A deposit is required when a reservation is made. The balance of the fee and a refundable security deposit is due sixty (60) days prior to the scheduled event.
The Laura Carmichael Building:
Capacity: table seating or for row seating or standing.
Set-up Includes: 8 tables (your choice of 72 inch conference tables or 60 inch rounds) with chairs and custodial services.
Features: Kitchen area with refrigerator and microwave.
Terms: A deposit is required when a reservation is made. The balance of the fee and a refundable security deposit is due sixty (60) days prior to the scheduled event.
Garden Room:
Capacity: .
This room is often used in addition to one of the above rentals for a "Bride's Room" or a "Groom's Room" but may be rented independently as a small meeting space.
Terms: If rented along with one or both of the other buildings, there is no additional deposit fee. When renting independently, please call for fees, which are based on the number of hours rented.

For more information and to make a reservation:
Please call us at (352) 331-0426 or e-mail us and our rental chairman will contact you. Be sure to include your name, phone number and event date within your message.

If you wish to send a letter or return GGC rental forms, please use the following address:
   Gainesville Garden Club, Inc.
   PO Box 358313
   Gainesville, FL 32653-8313