Get Married at Klehm
Each year more and more couples select Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden as the setting for their wedding. Whether you have 25 or 300 guests, Klehm Arboretum is the ideal place to celebrate your new life together. Klehm offers a unique, elegant location with a variety of natural settings for ceremonies, reception or photography on your special day.
Our wedding advisory staff is ready to assist couples in planning with an assortment of packages to fit your budget. In any season, the backdrop of Klehm Arboretum will make your event, a special occasion to remember.
Couples are encouraged to reserve well in advance, as dates fill quickly. For wedding, photography, rental details and availability, call 815-965-8146 or email Dawn at [email protected]
Fountain Garden Ceremony
Klehm’s most popular wedding site, the Fountain Garden can seat up to 300 guests. The pavilion and vine-covered trellis, surrounded by lush flowers and gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your special ceremony and picture taking. A cascading fountain adds to the ambiance and elegance of your day.
Bridge & Pond Intimate Wedding
Even a small family wedding can be elegant when celebrated in our shaded Bridge and Pond Garden. This location has room for seating 48 guests nestled next to a beautiful pond filled with lily pods and surrounded by flowers. The bridal couple will hear the gentle flow of a trickling stream in the background.
Located inside the Visitor’s Center, this 3500 sf. banquet room has the perfect mix of indoor elegance and outdoor garden wedding party ambiance to provide a unique dining and dancing experience for you and up to 225 guests. Six glass sliding doors lead to an outdoor patio, overlooking one of Klehm’s famous wildflower areas. All of this is just a few steps away from the arboretum’s main walking path and beautiful Fountain Garden. Our grounds and amenities make Klehm the perfect wedding venue for your special day.
The gardens of Klehm provide a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photography. The Bridge and Pond Garden, Fountain Garden and the Children’s Garden maze are our bride’s most popular choices for unforgettable images capturing your wedding day!