Roger Williams Botanical Center is a greenhouse wedding venue located in Rhode Island, just minutes from downtown Providence. New England’s largest glasshouse display garden, the Botanical Center’s greenhouse is lush with vegetation and offers a unique indoor alternative to couples who envision their wedding day set in the beautiful surroundings of nature. The Botanical Center is home to hundreds of exotic plants. Imagine exchanging vows in front of a backdrop of towering Palm trees surrounded by colorful blooms, and the soothing sounds of nature—a setting that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

A bride and groom share a moment outside the Green House entrance at Roger Williams Botanical Center in Providence Rhode Island.

Event Spaces 

Most ceremonies are held in the beautiful Conservatory. This greenhouse space features 40’ tall Palms and ultra-high glass ceilings that allow for gorgeous light filtered by the lush vegetation, almost making it hard to believe you are under cover. Other alternatives for your ceremony locations are the Gazebo and Rose Maze. 

A bride and groom share a moment inside the lush gardens in the Roger Williams Botanical Center

The reception space also known as the Mediterranean Room comfortably holds 120 guests and showcases a tropical oasis complete with a large koi pond, water fountains, and a unique stucco wall dividing the cocktail space and the main ballroom, the courtyard style flooring is fully enveloped in the natural setting of verdant trees and lush blooms. Guests will enjoy strolling through the gardens and sipping a cocktail next to larger-than-life Aloe plants and flowering desert cacti. 

The Reception space at the Roger Williams Botanical Center offers natural light and a unique setting for wedding receptions in Providence.

With its abundance of picturesque landscapes, the Roger Williams Botanical Center offers countless opportunities for stunning wedding photos. From intimate shots within the intricately designed gardens to romantic captures beside the tranquil ponds or amidst the grand architecture of the conservatories, every corner of the venue presents a unique backdrop for your wedding album. The natural beauty of the surroundings ensures that every photo taken will be a cherished memory.

Bridal party photos at the Roger William Botanical Center offer a unique and colorful vibe.


Outside Catering is required at this venue. The events team at Roger Williams can provide you with a list of trusted recommended vendors. 

R. Morin Fine Catering, Pranzi, Blackstone Caterers, and Cozy Caterers are just a few options of the preferred caterers that work at Roger Williams. View the full selection here.


The Rental of the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center is rented on a five-hour basis. Caterers are allowed three additional hours for set-up and one hour for breakdown. An additional hour may be secured at a rate of $550.00 per hour with a maximum of six hours.  Chairs and tables are not included in the rental fee. Your licensed and insured caterer or vendor must provide all rentals. Investment varies depending on the day of the week and time of the year, to see the current investment fees associated with the rental of the botanical center please click here.

The Roger Williams Botanical Center glows with blue uplighting at night.

Contact Information 

Location: 1000 Elmwood Avenue Building B
Providence, RI 02907

Phone: (401) 680-7263



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