Events at Longwood

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Our Spaces

The Fountain Room

Nestled in the heart of our Gardens, the Fountain Room overlooks our iconic Main Fountain Garden, marrying a European-inspired masterpiece with an airy, inviting new venue designed for the finest entertaining. Inside, from its thoughtful architectural elements that echo the design of the Main Fountain Garden, to its bespoke furniture crafted with reclaimed wood from Longwood trees, every detail of this remarkable space is designed to delight and astonish.

Seated: 200–300 Guests
Reception-Style: 500 Guests
Square Footage: 5,184

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Our Spaces

The Conservatory

For larger events, look to our historic Conservatory, a lush place of perpetual bloom and lavish attention to detail that has thrilled our guests since 1921. Here, gather amid ever-changing color, texture, and fragrance with our artful displays of horticulture, imaginatively designed to complement this soaring space’s grand walkways, columns, patio, sunken marble floor, and much more.

Seated: 300–400 Guests
Reception-Style: 1,000 Guests

The Conservatory is offered exclusively for larger events and available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and select Sundays. Events in the Conservatory can include the Main Fountain Garden for an enhanced experience, available during the fountain season.

Our Team

  • Floral Artistry

    Our in-house floral designers use their boundless creativity and expertise—and gather inspiration from our magnificent garden spaces—when creating spectacular works of art for Events at Longwood. Incorporating expert design and innovative techniques and styled in ways that highlight their connections to our Gardens, our floral designs are visions in and of themselves, and tailored for your needs.

  • Culinary Artistry

    Our culinary artisans curate a fresh perspective of seasonal menus grounded in exceptional flavors, sustainable practices, and bold style. Our talented team is part of the Restaurant Associates family, innovators in dining and catering for more than 70 years. Consistently delivering an unparalleled culinary and hospitality experience with talent, expertise, and imagination, our team will customize your event and craft the perfect menu tailored to your vision.

Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for considering Longwood Gardens as your venue. We know your guests will enjoy experiencing the beauty of our Gardens. Your event supports our mission to bring joy and inspiration to all through the beauty of nature, conservation, and learning.