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The UT Arboretum Auditorium and/or Sharp Program Shelter are beautiful locations to celebrate your wedding and/or reception. Several wedding package options are available to meet your needs for this special occasion. These packages include use of facilities, a scheduled rehearsal, and access for wedding pictures.

Available Times

The UT Arboretum Auditorium and Program Shelter are normally available for weddings Thursday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except for University of Tennessee holidays, administrative closings, and scheduled field days or arboretum programming.

Wedding Packages

1. Arboretum Auditorium (wedding only) 4 hour package - $1,500

2. Program Shelter (wedding only) 4 hour package - $1,000

3. Arboretum Auditorium (wedding and reception) 7 hour package - $1750

4. Program Shelter (wedding)/ Auditorium (reception) 7 hour package - $1250

5. Arboretum Auditorium (reception only, no rehearsal) 4 hour package - $500

6. No Facilities Outdoor Wedding 1 hour package - $250

More Information

Information about these available times and wedding packages as well as facilities, access to the wedding site, furniture set-up, and other stipulations is available in a printable format by viewing the Arboretum Wedding Rental Guidelines sheet.

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