For events after hours, we have a parking lot near the Manor House near the creek. The parking lot near the entrance of the gardens is also open during garden hours. However, parking is limited and we encourage car-pooling and ride-sharing.
Leach Botanical Garden rents the indoor Manor House Fireplace Room and adjacent outdoor East Terrace as a combined, single venue.
The Manor House Fireplace Room can accommodate up to 40 people comfortably at a seated reception or up to 24 people for a business retreat. Our outdoor East Terrace can seat up to 80 people comfortably at a seated reception.
Our newest event space is the Upper Arbor. This outdoor space can fit 40-50 guests for a seated reception.
Our maximum capacity for both indoor and outdoor spaces is 80 people.
Leach Botanical Garden can be rented for weddings and private social events from 2:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, and 4:00pm-10:00pm on weekdays. Music must be turned off at 9:00pm.
The Garden welcomes all event rental inquires and evaluates special event rental times on a case-by-case basis.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for day time rental information and currents covid restrictions.
Leach Botanical Garden requires a Rental Agreement with a Non-Refundable Rental Fee Deposit (25% of Rental Fee) to secure your event date. We do not hold dates without a Rental Agreement and Rental Deposit, but are glad to advise if another party is interested in the same date.
Yes, Leach Botanical Garden requires Event Insurance for all event rentals at the Garden. Insurance certificate of liability is due 30-days prior to your event. Email email@example.com for more information.
No, the Garden does not provide Wedding Planner or Day-of Coordinator, though we highly recommend hiring one.
Leach Botanical Garden does not currently charge admission (though it may in the future) and is open to the public Tuesday-Friday between 10:00am-5:00pm and Saturday/Sunday between 10:00am-4:00pm. Holiday closures may apply.
Manor House viewings need to be pre arranged. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Leach Garden highly recommends all guests be up to date with vaccinations and boosters. This policy is subject to change based on Multnomah County guidelines.
Our East Terrace is open to the elements and Rain Plans are recommended for guest counts above 40. Rain Plans typically include reserving a tent option through The Party Place and creating alternate floor layouts in case of rainy weather.
Leach Botanical Garden has an amazing preferred list of full-service caterers who look forward to creating a custom menu for your special event. We do not allow self-catering. Drop-off catering is subject to Garden approval. We do have a Catering Buy-Out fee; all outside vendors are subject to Garden approval. Dessert and beverage vendors are not subject to Catering Buy-Out fees, but are subject to Garden approval. Email email@example.com for more details.
Yes, a Garden-approved caterer or vendor with an OLCC license may serve all alcoholic beverages at Wedding Receptions and Private Event rentals, and Host Liquor Liability Insurance is required. Please note that not all rental packages allow alcohol service.
Leach Garden is located in a residential Neighborhood. Music must be turned off by 9:00pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
All outdoor candles must be dripless and enclosed in glass chimneys – no open flames allowed. Sparklers are not permitted. All indoor candles must be battery-powered.
No balloons, glitter, bubbles, or noisemakers that can disturb wildlife are allowed.
No, Leach Botanical Garden is a smoke-free/vape-free property, and smoking/vaping is not allowed in the Garden.
Yes. There is a $150 fee per animal with approval for ceremony and photos only. Service animals are permitted; service animals must remain in control at all times.
Your access to the rental space is determined by your Rental Agreement start time and end time. Your rental start time is the earliest time that you, your representatives or your vendors can access the rental space. Your rental end time is the latest time that you, your representatives or your vendors can access the rental space.