Seated: 300
Buffet Seated: 250
Buffet Cocktail: 450 (partial seating)


The capacities for seated and buffet seated events are calculated using 66-inch round tables with 8 guests at each. Any deviation (altering the number of guests at each table, adding a “head” table and/or changing the shape of a table from round to square and/or rectangle) will decrease capacity and may cause you to incur extra charges.


Day Facility Rental:

Monday – Friday: $2,000
Saturday: $4,000
Sunday: $4,000

Evening Facility Rental:

Monday – Thursday: $3,500
Friday – Sunday: $4,000*
*Includes entire venue plus a large outdoor patio for entertaining on the award-winning grounds.


Opens Spring 2023
Call for availability


All ceremonies at the Garden take place in the outdoor gardens. To view Missouri Botanical Garden ceremony sites, click here.


There is a $1,000 additional setup fee, which includes setup, breakdown and cleaning before and after the event. Events with a final guest count of 31-54 adults will incur a surcharge of $500. Events with 30 adults or fewer will incur a surcharge of $1,000.

  • Access to the entire venue plus large outdoor patio for entertaining.
  • Exclusive use of the event space
  • Technology capabilities and support staff available
  • Use of the entire garden for photographs
  • 66-inch round dining tables
  • Venue specific chairs
  • Floor-length ivory linens with white cotton overlays
  • Cloth napkins for seated dinners
  • All china, stemware and flatware
  • All bar glasses
  • Votive candles for tables
  • Landscape lighting
  • Well-lit, free and secured parking lot
  • Missouri Botanical Garden security guard on property
  • Directional parking sign
  • Private event signage

Large Elegant Event Space

Bayer Event Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden

A modern, elegant venue for your next event

Are you at the forefront of trends and always searching for the next hot thing? The Bayer Event Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a unique, modern space for your next wedding, family reunion or corporate event! With a unique blend of state-of-the-art technology and elegant finishes, the Bayer Event Center offers something for everyone from the creative with lofty, loud concepts all the way to the minimalist, looking for a sleek, refined event.

Sustainability is one of our main focuses at the Bayer Event Center—this venue was designed with intention and built for future growth using innovative practices in construction, design and operation to create minimal environmental impact. In addition to our commitment to the environment, the views the Bayer Event Center has to offer are unmatched—the stunning landscape provided by the Botanical Garden makes for an unbeatable backdrop for your wedding, private party, fundraiser or corporate event that is sure to impress all of your guests.

Planning for a large guest list? Not a problem! This venue offers ample space for your guests to mingle, while still maintaining an intimate feel that makes them feel comfortable and welcome at your event.

Ready to get started? Contact us today to plan your dream event at Bayer Event Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Dear Alaynne, thank you and your team for throwing a fabulous party and for all your efforts to make our 50th Gala so very special! Wonderful to work with you! The food was delicious and the staff was very accommodating all night long.

MO Coalition for Environment 50th Anniversary Gala Bayer Hall at Missouri Botanical Garden November 2019


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