Weddings and Receptions

From the Manito Park gardens to the 1909 Looff Carrousel at Riverfront Park, the City of Spokane has so many beautiful locations for your special day. Take a look at our fee structure and venue listing below and fill out our Wedding Reservation Request Form to get started on booking your perfect venue today!

Questions? Email parkopsreservations@spokanecity.org or Call 509.363.5455

Park Reservation Fee Structure

Online Reservations

up to 50 people

  • All Small shelters park wide-$50/4-hour block
  • Franklin Park, Manito Park North and Manito South Shelters-$60/4-hour block
  • Park Grounds & Picnic Areas - $50/4hr block

Park/Shelter Reservations

over 50 people

  • $80/4 hour block – All small shelters with additional services below
  • $100/4 hour block – Large shelters, Franklin Park, Manito Park North & South Shelter
  • Shelter includes up to 1 caterer, Electrical access, Amplified sound, 1 Structures or Pop-up tent
  • For reservations over 50 people up to the capacity of each park facility
  • Not Included: Special Events Groups

Special Event Park Grounds/Shelters

  • Special Events through My Spokane or over 200 people
  • $160/4 hour block
  • Includes up to 2 caterers, 4 structures - Inflatables/Tents/Canopies over 12’x12’, Amplified Sound and Electrical access

Add on fees À la carte

  • Amplified Sound - $25.00 per day
  • Catering/vendor - $50.00 per day per vendor
  • Tents/Inflatables/structures - $50.00 per day per structure
  • Electrical Access - $50.00 per day up to 2-110v outlets

Wedding & Reception Venues

Coeur d'Alene Park, Browne's Addition, 2195 W. 2nd Ave.

Spokane's first park – Anchored by its iconic colorful wooden gazebo with sprawling lawns and towering ponderosa pine trees, this park in the center of historic Browne’s Addition is flexible enough to host anything from an intimate ceremony to a large wedding celebration.

  • Gazebo - $400 per 4 hours - Capacity 125 people
  • Electrical & water connections available
  • Reception/Picnic Grounds - $160 per 4 hours (1-199 people) includes 2 caterers, amplified sound, 4 specialty structure/tents 10x10, and electrical.
  • Additional cost: Vendor $50 per day, Tents/Inflatables/Structures $50 per day
  • Street park
  • Restrooms on site

John A. Finch Arboretum, Southwest Spokane - 3404 West Woodland Blvd.

The Finch Arboretum is an expansive 65-acre botanical collection of trees and woody plants with a creek running through it. Located just west of downtown, you’ll feel miles away from the city. On the grounds, you’ll find the Woodland Center - perfect for indoor receptions with ample outdoor seating space, for mixed use and flexible event plans.

Corey Glen

$250 per 4 hour limit - Capacity 30 people, 8 chairs

Garden of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Hostas sheltered among native trees and shrubs. Best in late spring and June when in full color.

Finch Arboretum Wedding Grounds

$400 per 4 hour limit - Capacity 125 people

All locations in Finch Arboretum Wedding Grounds

  • No electricity & no running water
  • Customer will need to provides the chairs
  • No dogs allowed on the grounds

The magnificent Willow Tree brings a beautiful peacefulness for any outside ceremony along with the acres of lush grass and vegetation or the Maple collection nestled along the Garden Springs Creek, this canopy of Maples makes a soft tranquil setting in the Arboretum with fall colors and there is no comparison.

The Woodland Center

consists of 2 spaces, Ponderosa and Willow Rooms. These 2 space you will find a great place to have your reception. Also in the center we have a rentable kitchen space, restrooms and the rooms comes with tables and chairs.

  • Woodland Center Reception - $500 per 5 hour limit - Capacity 125 people
  • Wedding Ceremony backup for inclement weather - $200 per 2-hour
  • Additional set-up time - $100 per hour
  • Kitchen Rental - $50 per event
  • Includes electricity, water, WIFI, tables and chairs
  • Attendant on-site for all Woodland Center Events
  • Restrooms

Manito Park and Gardens, 1702 South Grand Ave.

Spokane's premier garden park – with over 70 acres of park space and 5 awe-inspiring gardens, Manito Park offers a grand variety of wedding locations to suit your needs, from the serene Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden, to the sprawling East Lawn, to the classical European Renaissance-style Duncan Garden. Wrap up your perfect wedding with a reception at the rustic Rotary Shelter with its with 6 center built-in BBQ Pits and picnic area.

Duncan Garden

European Renaissance style garden, $400 per 4-hour limit

  • Gazebo - Capacity 100 people w/ 30 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • Davenport Fountain - Capacity 50 people w/ 20 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
Ferris (Perennial) Garden

$400 per 4-hour limit

  • Southwest by Statue – Capacity 100 people w/ 10 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • North End with Bench - Capacity 100 people w/ 10 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden

$400 per 4-hour limit

  • Capacity 30 people w/16 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • No pets, restrooms are located in parking lot
  • No electricity, no amplified sound

These gardens Symbolizes the friendship of Spokane and its Sister city, Nishinomiya, Japan and provides an intimate reminder of nature, inspiring tranquility and peace.

Rose Hill Garden

Displays 150 varieties of hybrid tea, grandiflora, floribunda and miniature roses.

  • $400 per 4 hour limit
  • Erna Bert Nelson Pergola – North side of Rose Garden – Capacity of  125 w/50 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • Centennial Pergola – South end of Rose Garden – Capacity of 125 people w/30 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • Gazebo – West side of gardens - Capacity of 125 people w/100 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • Each of these gardens have parking access on either side.
  • Restrooms located at the north side of the conservatory
  • No electricity
Lilac Garden

Spokane is considered the Lilac city and because of this garden is where that name originated from. The garden is home to a varietal called the Syringa vulgaris “Spokane” a lovely new double pink lilac.

  • $400 per 4 hour limit
  • Capacity of 125 people w/25-30 chairs. (customers provide the chairs)
  • Best time for this garden would be late spring when in bloom
  • Restrooms located at the north side of the conservatory
  • No electricity

Wedding Photography in gardens without ceremony - $300 per 2.5 hours

Wedding Attendant: $125 per 4 hours - Our Park team member will be onsite to greet bridal party, direct guests and make sure all clean-up of gardens or venue. Additional hours are available.

Reception Venues in Manito Park

Manito East Lawn

Located on the east side of Duncan Garden with 96,000 square feet of natural beauty.

  • Wedding Ceremony Only - $400 4 hour limit - Capacity of 250 people
  • Reception/Special Event Rental $500 5 hours limit includes electric & water connections, Amplified sound, Catering/Food Trucks (2) and 3- 12x12 tents
  • Additional cost would be: Additional Food Trucks-Vendor $50 per day, Inflatables/Structures $50 per day. The City of Spokane Special Event Permit if tents are large then 12x12 and/or with sides. Will need to rent portable bathrooms for the event.
  • $100 per additional hour
  • Street parking along Tekoa Street
Rotary Club Shelter

(North) Reception with Picnic Area

  • 42x42 Shelter with 6 center built-in BBQ Pits/Grills
  • Picnic tables with benches
  • Capacity up to 300 people
  • Shelter only - $100 per 4 hours (1-199 people) includes 1 caterer, amplified sound, 2 specialty structure/tents 10x10 and electrical
  • Shelter with Picnic Area - $160 per 4 hours (200-300 people) includes 2 caterers, amplified sound, 4 specialty structure/tents 10x10, and electrical. Will need a Special Event Permit through My Spokane.

Moore–Turner Heritage Garden, 507 West 7th Ave

A hidden gem in Spokane’s Marycliff-Cliff Park Historic District on lowersouth hill neighborhood – the Heritage Gardens were established in 1889 and restored to period specifications following their redesign in 2011. This Victorian-influenced garden with its two-tiered pergola, arbor, tea house, and water features are a breathtaking back drop for a wedding ceremony.

  • Wedding Ceremony only - $400 per 4 hours – Capacity of 50 people w/8 chairs (customers provide the chairs)
  • Wedding Photos Only - $300 per 2.5 hours
  • No Electrical or water available, no dogs, no restrooms at the gardens
  • Reservations can be made at the D.C. Corbin Mansion for receptions or bathroom use

D.C. Corbin Mansion, 507 W 7th Ave

The D.C. Corbin House is located in the Marycliff-Cliff Park Historic District – an area rich in early-Spokane history and architecture. In the Colonial Revival style, the house was designed for Daniel Chase Corbin by his former son-in-law and famed architect Kirtland Cutter and completed in 1898. Serving as an Arts Center during most of the year and located right next to the Moore- Turner Heritage Gardens, this charming mansion overlooking downtown Spokane is a perfect location for the classiest of wedding receptions.

Please call 509.625.6677 for any Wedding/Bridal Rooms or Reception information.

Riverfront Park, Downtown Spokane

Spokane's crown jewel in the heart of downtown – this 100-acre park features 5 outstanding locations for your wedding ceremony and reception both outdoor and indoor. From the tranquil island of Snxw Meneɂ, to the historic 1909 Looff Carrousel, or the iconic Expo ‘74 Pavilion, there’s a perfect wedding location waiting for you.

Visit Riverfront's Weddings Page for more information.

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Don't see your perfect City of Spokane Parks & Recreation owned park or venue here? Contact us, we’d love to help you find the perfect location!

Email parkopsreservations@spokanecity.org, or Call 509.363.5455


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Annual Park Restroom Season

Due to weather limitations, the annual park restroom season runs from the first weekend in May through the third weekend in September. The Park Board approved and funded this extended season in 2017. This restroom season includes all parks except Riverfront Park, Manito Park, Finch Arboretum, the SE Sports Complex and the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.

Please Note: Early spring and later in the fall, portable toilets will be placed at youth sports sites and the more popular locations such as Mission Park, Audubon Park, Comstock Park and Franklin Park.