Weddings & Events

Weddings & Events

The Glacier Gardens Visitors Center is your venue of choice for beautiful weddings, informal and friendly parties, or educational retreats. The Garden Atrium is like a bride’s dream come true with photo opportunities as plentiful as the gorgeous displays of flowers. Hold your ceremony or occasion under hanging gardens of begonia, fuchsia, and petunias raining blossoms galore and take advantage of our unparalleled settings. Pair your venue rental with a guided tour through the rainforest to truly appreciate this marvelous botanical gardens set within the grasps of the Tongass National Forest. Ask us about how to get a discounted tour for your event attendees.


Find our Booking Information, contact us at (907) 790-3377, e-mail to inquire about your event date.

Day Rental

Available 9am -6pm Daily
Hold your meeting, luncheon or social gathering inside the Visitor’s Center during normal touring hours. In addition to the admission price, a private area of the Visitor’s Center is designated for your event. The Day Rental is available for groups up to 35 people for up to 6 hours of rental space. Please contact us for slower times of the day that will offer additional privacy.
Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more in order to facilitate organization.
**All setup and take down of Day Rental space to be arranged by Glacier Gardens’ staff.

Cruise Weddings

Getting married at Glacier Gardens while on a cruise to Alaska is an unforgettable experience that will bring memories to last a lifetime. Inquire with your cruise shore excursion representatives or contact Alaska Weddings and leave the organizing to these professional event planners.

Local Caterers

Glacier Gardens works with the following caterers to add an appetizing menu to your occasion:

  • Abby’s Kitchen and Catering (907) 500-7993
  • Baranof Hotel (907) 586-2660
  • El Sombrero Restaurant (907) 586-6770
  • Glacier Restaurant (907) 789-9538
  • Goldbelt Hotel (907) 586-5121
  • Hangar on the Wharf (907) 586-5018
  • Prospector Hotel (907) 586-3737
  • Silverbow Inn-Bakery (907) 586-4146