Work, celebrate, and mark life's important moments and passages surrounded by nature in a year-round garden when you rent a JC Raulston Arboretum 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 dedicated to making your event a memorable one.
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 venues all located in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, and each with stunning views of our acclaimed four-season garden. Floor to ceiling windows open onto a garden terrace, making our indoor venues 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).
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.
Looking for a specific date, check our garden availability calendar.
For more details on the indoor, outdoor, or wedding rental spaces in Raleigh please review our Rental Overview Information Pack or the JCRA's rental coordinator at (919) 513-7457.
Check our venue availability calendar to see if your date is free.