Work, celebrate, and mark life's important moments and passages surrounded by nature when you rent at the JC Raulston Arboretum. A venue with a view! The Arboretum is a memorable gathering spot for groups of all sizes with both indoor and outdoor settings. Whether you are hosting a wedding, conference, meeting, party, or other occasion, the Arboretum is sure to be a hit with your guests. Click on the categories below to see our event rental options.

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Event Rooms (Indoor)

Indoor venues at the JC Raulston Arboretum bring the outdoors in for your next meeting, conference, reception, or special dinner. The JCRA offers a variety of indoor options in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center. Party with a stunning view of our acclaimed four-season garden. Floor to ceiling windows open onto a garden terrace, making our indoor venue as delightful and memorable as our gardens. Indoor venues are available to rent seven days a week from 7:00 am to midnight (later upon request).

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Gardens (Outdoor)

Gardens at the JC Raulston Arboretum offer stunning settings with world-famous plant collections as a backdrop for your special event. Each outdoor event location offers its own unique ambiance and features. Outdoor garden venues are available to rent seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.

Please reach out via email or call the JCRA's rental team at (919) 513-7457 if you have any questions or if you would like to set up a site visit to view the various event rental options.

Looking for a specific date? Check our venue availability calendar.