Garden & Glen Wedding Package

Package includes ceremony space in the Hummingbird-Butterfly Garden, with a Changing space (1), and inclement weather indoor plan. Reception  space provided inside the Visitor Center, with the adjacent Vista Deck, plus a kitchen staging area. Main Amphitheater may be used in place of Garden. 

The Hummingbird-Butterfly Garden provides an enchanting location for celebrations. Designed with native plantings and flowers that nurture and support wildlife, the beauty of the garden changes every week throughout the summer and fall so no two events will ever be alike. 

From the Visitor Center, the Glen Vista Gallery, Cooper’s Glen Auditorium and the Vista Deck provide views of the rich beech, maple forest and wildlife feeding station. 

$2,050 - Daytime: 6 hour rental period: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm 


$3,050 - Evening: 10 hour rental period: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

To learn what is included in your package, see amenities listing below. 

PLEASE NOTE: Capacity on our event spaces is reduced due to COVID-19 guidelines. Please contact Rose at RNorwood@NatureCenter.org for current capacity guidelines and details on how to reserve a safe and memorable event at KNC.


Amenities & Time Frame

Hummingbird Butterfly GardenAmenities:

8 - 6ft rectangle tables, indoor only    

10 - 8ft rectangle tables, indoor only    

6 - Bistro hi-top tables    

Up to 150 chairs, indoor only    

Includes furniture setup and take down, indoor only

Fully accessible restrooms    

Plenty of free parking    

Handicap accessible outdoor deck has electrical outlets and lighting    

Inclement weather space options    

Free admission for your guests    

Accessible trail to Garden    

Includes planning visits and consultation

Maintenance staff on duty throughout event

Gate attendant at entrance to KNC, April - October

Directional signage    

Changing Space (1) with mirror    

Rehearsal Time    


Our rental program is provided as a benefit of one’s membership at Kalamazoo Nature Center. Rental fees provide you with an extraordinary venue while supporting nature based programming. Membership at KNC gives you access to our visitor center, trails, exhibits, programs, and events with free admission for one year.  In turn, your membership supports the award-winning education, research, and conservation programs.  All rentals require membership to Kalamazoo Nature Center, a non-refundable 20% down payment and a refundable $500 damage deposit to hold your reservation. 

Contact Rental Coordinator Rose Norwood via email below, or at (269) 381-1574 ext. 37 to arrange a tour.