The Widener Visitor Center, a historic stone carriage house, is available for indoor rentals and a wonderful selection of outdoor settings are also available among our 92-acre garden oasis.
Weddings, receptions, showers, and birthdays and corporate parties are just a few of the social events that take place here. Morris Arboretum is also the perfect place to escape Center City for a business meeting or retreat, without having to leave the city itself.
Imagine saying "I do" among the towering trees and lovely vistas of our 92 acres.
Impress your guests with a memorable gathering at one of the most beautiful settings in Philadelphia.
Enjoy flexible room layouts and rustic ambience in our historic stone carriage house.
2019 Evening Event Special
Celebrate in a special place. Book your evening party for July, August, September, or October 2019 and receive 15% off of the rental fee.
For a limited time, book three meetings at once and receive at 20% discount.
Non-profit organizations receive 10% off rental rates.
For more information about these specials or to book, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the heat, Grist Mill Demonstration Day, on July 21st, has been cancelled.
The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.
The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.
Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.
Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.
Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.