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Point Defiance Rose Garden

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  • NATURAL FEATURES
    • Display Garden
  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    • Parking Stalls
    • Parking Stalls / ADA
    • Trail / Soft
  • BUILDINGS & PICNIC SITES
    • Weddings / Rentals
Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

5400 N. Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407

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Point Defiance Park has more than an acre of rose gardens, the oldest of which was established in 1895. The site includes a garden of miniature roses, arbors of climbing roses, a picturesque wishing well and quaint gazebos. 
Rentals: (253) 305-1090 • chrystalm@tacomaparks.com

The Rose Garden in Point Defiance Park offers two reservable wedding sites:

  • The Big Border
  • The Rose Garden Gazebo
Check availability online:

  

The Big Border

This beautiful formal garden features a grassy area. During the summer months it is surrounded with a colorful border of flowers. It is located between the Lodge and the Rose Garden Gazebo and provides a beautiful setting for weddings & ceremonies.

  • Available for rent from June 1 through Sept 30
  • 100 chairs are included with your rental (set-up and tear down of chairs is provided)
  • Rented in two hour blocks beginning at 11am, 2pm and 5pm (summer only)
  • Available Fri - Sun only
  • $450 per two-hour rental
  • Electricity available: $25

The Rose Garden Gazebo

Sits amidst a formal rose garden setting. The Gazebo holds 30-50 people (standing).

  • Available for rent from June 1 through Sept 30
  • No seating available, standing room only
  • Rented in two hour blocks beginning at 11am, 2pm and 5pm (summer only)
  • Available Fri - Sun only
  • $450 per two-hour rental

Rental Forms and Information:

More forms and documents (including versions in Spanish)

Overall facility appearance and condition at Metro Parks Tacoma facilities may change between venue viewing and the day of the scheduled event.
Events Happening Here:
  • 07 Aug
    Summer Rose Pruning
    Visit with Tacoma Rose Society members as they do summer pruning (deadheading) in the rose garden...
    04:00 pm
  • 14 Aug
    Summer Rose Pruning
    Visit with Tacoma Rose Society members as they do summer pruning (deadheading) in the rose garden...
    04:00 pm
  • 21 Aug
    Summer Rose Pruning
    Visit with Tacoma Rose Society members as they do summer pruning (deadheading) in the rose garden...
    04:00 pm

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