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2014 Wedding Ceremony & Reception Availability

Last updated April 11, 2014. Availability is subject to change. For the most current/accurate information, refresh your browser each time you check availability.

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March June September December

NOTE:  The Atrium is the primary/back-up wedding site, unless the Conservatory is noted. Sunday rentals are limited to 8-11 ceremonies only, no afternoons or receptions. 

For more information or to book a ceremony or reception, please contact:

Patti Jorenby, Rental Coordinator

(608) 246-4733

pjorenby@cityofmadison.com

JANUARY Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday January 3     Conservatory Commons
Saturday January 4     Conservatory

Commons

Sunday January 5        
Friday January 10   Atrium  

Commons

8 - 4 only

Saturday January 11        Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Common
Sunday January 12 Atrium      
Friday January 17   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday

January 18     Children of the Rainforest

     

Commons

5 - 11 only

Sunday January 19 Atrium      
Friday

January 24

  Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday

January 25

Atrium   Atrium or Conservatory

Commons 

5 - 11 only          

Sunday January 26 Atrium      
Friday

January 31

Cocktails in the Conservatory

       

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FEBRUARY Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Saturday February 1 Atrium   Atrium or Conservatory

   

Sunday February 2 Atrium      
Friday February 7   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory  
Saturday February 8        
Sunday February 9       Commons
Friday February 14     Atrium or Conservatory

Commons

5 - 11 only

Saturday

February 15

Children of the Rainforest

    Atrium  
Sunday February 16 Atrium      
Friday February 21   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory

Commons

5 - 11 only

Saturday February 22  Indulgence!  Wine & Chocolate  Tasting        
Sunday February 23 Atrium      
Friday February 28     Conservatory Commons

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MARCH Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Saturday March 1
    Conservatory

Commons         

Sunday March 2        
Friday March 7     Conservatory  
Saturday

March 8

Spring Show

  3/8-23

    Conservatory

Commons

2 - 11 only

Sunday March 9        
Friday March 14      

Commons

Saturday March 15      

Commons

5 - 11 only

Sunday March 16        
Friday

March 21

Cocktails in the Conservatory

       
Saturday March 22     Conservatory  
Sunday March 23        
Friday March 28     Conservatory Commons
Saturday March 29     Conservatory  
Sunday March 30 Atruim      

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APRIL Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday April 4   Atrium    
Saturday April 5      

Commons

5 - 11 only

Sunday April 6 Atrium      
Friday April 11     Conservatory

Commons

Saturday April 12         Gourd Festival        
Sunday April 13 Atrium      
Friday April 18   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday April 19     Conservatory Commons
Sunday

April 20

Easter

Atrium      
Friday April 25   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory

Commons

Saturday April 26        
Sunday April 27 Atrium      

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MAY Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday

May 2

    Conservatory  
Saturday

May 3

Atrium    

 

Sunday

May 4

Dahlia Sale

       
Friday

May 9                    Plant Sale

    Conservatory  
Saturday

May 10         

Plant Sale & Violet Sale

       
Sunday

May 11      

Violet Sale

       
Friday May 16     Conservatory

Commons

3 - 11 only    

Saturday

May 17

Bonsai Show        

       
Sunday

May 18

Bonsai Show

Atrium      
Friday May 23     Conservatory

Commons

3 - 11 only

Saturday May 24 Atrium    

Commons

Sunday

May 25     Iris Show

Atrium      
Friday May 30   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory

Commons

3 - 11 only

Saturday May 31        

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JUNE Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Sunday

June 1    Hosta Sale &

                 Herb Day

       
Friday June 6       Commons
Saturday June 7        
Sunday June 8 Atrium      
Friday June 13   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory

Commons

Saturday June 14   Atrium    
Sunday June 15
Father's Day/Rose Show
Atrium      
Friday June 20     Conservatory

Commons

Saturday

June 21

Closed
Rhapsody in Bloom

     

 

Sunday June 22        
Friday June 27        
Saturday June 28          
Sunday June 29 Atrium      

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JULY Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday July 4   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory  
Saturday July 5        
Sunday July 6 Atrium      
Friday July 11   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday July 12 Atrium      
Sunday July 13        
Friday

July 18       

Butterfly Exhibit
07/16 - 08/10

  Atrium    
Saturday July 19 Atrium      
Sunday July 20        
Friday July 25   Atrium Atrium  
Saturday July 26        
Sunday July 27 Atrium      

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AUGUST Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday August 1   Atrium    
Saturday August 2        
Sunday August 3        
Friday August 8        
Saturday

August 9

       
Sunday

August 10

Atrium      
Friday August 15       Commons
Saturday

August 16    

Dahlia Show & Daylily Sale

       
Sunday

August 17   

Dahlia Show & Daylily Sale

       
Friday August 22        
Saturday August 23 Atrium     Commons
Sunday

August 24

Ride the Drive

       
Friday August 29   Atrium   Commons
Saturday August 30 Atrium      
Sunday August 31 Atrium      

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SEPTEMBER Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday September 5   Atrium Conservatory Commons      8 - 5 only
Saturday September 6      

Commons

5 - 11 only

Sunday

September 7

Atrium      
Friday September 12     Conservatory

Commons      8 - 5 only

Saturday September 13         
Sunday

September 14

Thai Fest

       
Friday September 19   Atrium    
Saturday

September 20

Atrium    

 

Sunday September 21        
Friday

September 26

CRACKLE

       
Saturday September 27 Atrium    

 

Sunday September 28 Atrium      

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OCTOBER Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday

October 3

  Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday

October 4  

Atrium    

Commons      

8 - 4 only

Sunday

October 5  

Atrium      
Friday

October 10

  Atrium Atrium or Conservatory  
Saturday

October 11

Violet Show/Sale

    Atrium or Conservatory  
Sunday

October 12

Violet Show/Sale

       
Friday

October 17

  Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday

October 18

    Atrium or Conservatory  
Sunday October 19   Atrium      
Friday October 24   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday October 25 Atrium   Atrium or Conservatory

 

Sunday

October 26

Atrium      
Friday October 31   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons

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NOVEMBER Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Saturday

November 1

Herb Fair

    Conservatory

Commons    

5 - 11 only

Sunday November 2 Atrium      
Friday November 7     Atrium Atrium or Conservatory Commons
Saturday

November 8

Madison Weavers Guild - fine arts sale  

       
Sunday

November 9

Madison Weavers Guild - fine arts sale

       
Friday November 14   Atrium Atrium or Conservatory  
Saturday November 15      

Commons

Sunday November 16 Atrium      
Friday

November 21

Cocktails in Conservatory

     

Commons

8 - 5 only

Saturday November 22     Conservatory  
Sunday November 23        
Friday November 28        
Saturday November 29     Conservatory Commons
Sunday November 30        

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DECEMBER Empty boxes mean the spaces are not available for rental due to prior bookings.
Day of Week Date Ceremony
8 - 11 a.m.
Ceremony
Noon - 3 p.m.
Ceremony
4 - 7 p.m.
Reception
Friday December 5            
Saturday

December 6

Holiday Express 
thru 12/31

    Conservatory

Commons

5 - 11 only

Sunday December 7        
Friday December 12     Conservatory  
Saturday December 13     Conservatory  
Sunday December 14        
Friday December 19     Conservatory Commons
Saturday

December 20

    Conservatory Commons
Sunday

December 21  

       
Friday December 26     Conservatory Commons
Saturday December 27     Conservatory Commons
Sunday December 28        

 

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