University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignCollege of ACES
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Several special event lawns showcase the beautiful flowers and park setting to make your day memorable. Weddings are held from as early in the season as May and as late as October. Each season offers a beautiful background that sets the stage for that special day.

wedding brochure


Our wedding brochure highlights each of the event areas during the changing seasons, and defines their seating capacity. You may also wish to refer to the Frequently Asked Questions on the last page of this brochure.

The fee for use of the Arboretum is $850 with a 20% security deposit. Additionally, the University requires you to purchase a one-day use liability policy.

The Arboretum can book two weddings on the same day, if they are held in different locations. We make every effort to coordinate logistics to ensure that both events may be successful. Please refer to the event map on page two of the wedding brochure, to select your preferred site.