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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

  • Overview

    Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays during the months of January and February. Open to the public.

    Consisting of 85 landscaped acres overlooking Cross Creek and the Cape Fear River, the grounds include a restored farmhouse, perennial gardens, a natural amphitheater, wildflowers, majestic oaks, nature trails, numerous species of native plants and a "water-wise" gardening exhibit. Displays of historical farming tools and techniques show how tobacco, cotton and other southern crops were grown in the southeastern United States.

  • Amenities

    Accommodations
    General
    Accommodations Amenities
    • Deposit: Yes
    • Distance to Airport: 8
    • Distance to Convention Center: 9
    • Group Capacity: 900
    • Handicap Accessible:
    • Internet-High Speed:
    • Lunch:
    • Management: Board of Directors
    • Onsite Security:
    • Outdoor Capacity: 200
    • Parking: Free
    • Total Capacity: 1869
    • Total Rooms: 7
    Discount
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      • Military: Ask for details.
    General
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    • Concessions:
  • Meeting Facility

    Meeting Facilities

    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Exhibits Space
    • Description Pricing, availability, tours of spaces and details are available by contacting an Events Coordinator. Tel: 910.486.0221 Ext.: 30 or x 39
    • Floorplan File Floorplan File
    • Largest Room 6685
    • Total Sq. Ft. 6685
    • Space Notes The octagonal Orangery includes a water feature, tile floors, and arched glass doors that lead to the terrace and garden. It also features a natural Southern pine deck ceiling and a bridal suite. It can accommodate 400 guests banquet style or 900 for a standing reception. (6,685 square feet) The Grand Hall can accomodate up to 120 guests banquet style, or as many as 300 guests for a cocktail reception. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors span the length of the back wall, offering panoramic views. Glass doors are leading the way to the Grand Hall Lawn, often used for ceremonies and cocktail hours. This venue may be divided into three smaller rooms or reserved in its entirety (2,292 square feet). It may also serve as a pre-function space for events taking place in the Orangery.
    • Banquet Capacity 400
    • Number of Rooms 8
    • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
    Board Room
    • Classroom Capacity: 12
    Chidren's Classroom
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 792
    • Classroom Capacity: 49
    Grand Hall
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2292
    • Theater Capacity: 212
    • Classroom Capacity: 120
    • Banquet Capacity: 120
    • Reception Capacity: 327
    Entry Pavillion
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2647
    • Reception Capacity: 378
    Orangery
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 6000
    • Theater Capacity: 380
    • Banquet Capacity: 400
    • Reception Capacity: 900
    Grand Hall 1
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Classroom Capacity: 33
    • Banquet Capacity: 48
    • Reception Capacity: 70
    Grand Hall II
    • Theater Capacity: 72
    • Classroom Capacity: 54
    • Banquet Capacity: 48
    • Reception Capacity: 72
    Grand Hall III
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Classroom Capacity: 33
    • Banquet Capacity: 48
    • Reception Capacity: 70