Facility Rentals

    Facility Rentals

    Wow your guests with a one-of-a-kind event!


    Taltree Arboretum & Gardens offers beautiful indoor and outdoor venues! Taltree is the premier setting for wedding ceremonies, corporate events and children’s birthday parties. Our planner will work to customize a package to meet your needs and wow your guests. Each location features a unique and stunning natural view. For more information,  call (219) 462-0025.

    NOTE: Prices are for four hours, including customer’s set-up and tear-down time. Prices vary based on the number of guests. All rentals require an additional security deposit. Unless otherwise noted, chairs, a Taltree host during the rental, custodial services and a golf cart shuttle at the beginning & end of the rental time (for the Pavilion only) are included. A 6-passenger golf cart with driver is available for an additional $50 per hour. Tables are available at a cost of $15 each. Call for tent pricing for the Pavilion and Rose Garden.


    Joseph E. Meyer Memorial Pavilion

    Capacity: 200 

    The Joseph E. Meyer Memorial Pavilion, constructed of natural materials, artfully blends into the surrounding gardens. Picture an expansive lawn surrounded by colorful plantings that curve around the pavilion. With its peaked, wood beam roof, fireplace and stone pillars, the pavilion is the ideal open-air site for creativity and imagination. Access to indoor restrooms and electricity is available.

    Price: Fri-Sun rentals: $800-$1,000, Mon-Thurs rentals: $300-$500

    Hitz Rose Garden

    The Audrey M. & Leonard J. Hitz Family Rose Garden

    Capacity: 100

    A popular venue for wedding ceremonies is the Hitz Family Rose Garden. This quiet setting with its fountains and scented plantings adds an air of elegance to any event. There is no protection from the elements in this venue. Electricity is available.

    Price: Fri-Sun rentals: $600-$800, Mon-Thurs: $300-$500


    depot eventThe Depot 

    Capacity: 60

    Taltree’s Depot offers a unique, old-fashioned train station setting ideally suited for wedding ceremonies, corporate and private events. This location has a great view of Taltree’s Signature Oak and of the Midwest’s largest G-scale railway garden. Hop aboard for a memorable time and let Taltree be the conductor for your event! Note: Does not include exclusive use of the Railway Garden or Sidetrack.

    Price: April-Oct. Mon-Fri rentals only: $300-$500, Nov-March, any day: $200-$400


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    Picnic Area behind Railway Garden (best for youth birthday parties)

    Capacity: 30

    Enjoy a day in nature in this wooded picnic grove behind the Railway Garden and adjacent to Taltree’s train-themed playground! No alcohol is allowed and there will be no Taltree host or golf carts available. Venue rental is valid rain or shine.

    Price: Any day April-October, $100




    Sidetrack for Employee Appreciation Dayssidetrack lawn

    This expansive lawn adjacent to our Railway Garden and Depot is the perfect spot to host a corporate event thanking your employees for all they do! Includes chairs and tables. Tents are not an option in this venue. Rescheduling due to rain available.

    Price: $5 per person