Beneath the peaks of majestic Mount Diablo, in the picturesque and thriving city of Walnut Creek, rests The Gardens at Heather Farm. With six acres of beautiful terrain and a variety of indoor and outdoor areas, this serene and stylish locale in the “Jewel of the East Bay” is an ideal place to host a wedding, party, meeting, memorial or other special event. Read more about our venue details below to find out if The Gardens is the right choice for your event!

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A year-round, working demonstration garden, the tree-lined property features lush, natural landscapes full of diverse plant life with pathways that wander beneath cherry blossoms, along waterfalls, and among thousands of colorful flowers. Full of rustic charm and earthy enchantment, The Gardens offers comfort and flexibility in intimate, customizable event spaces.

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Orbie Pullen Photography

Weddings

Against a stunning backdrop of lush garden scenes, wedding couples are front-and-center to enjoy their best day ever. Imagine exchanging vows at a gorgeous ceremony among thousands of roses, enjoying cocktails and conversation while wandering tree-lined garden paths, and dancing the night away in a spacious, hilltop reception hall overlooking acres of beautiful nature.

Julia Joy Photography

Parties

Baby or bridal shower, birthday milestone, baptism, graduation, or retirement party, your event at will be joyful and festive. Guests love the Camellia Room with its wrap-around deck perfect for taking in beautiful garden views. We’ve got a caterer’s warming kitchen on site, and we provide tables for you event (indoors only). All you need are decorations, food and cake, and you’re all set.

DC Photography Studios

Business/Corporate

When hosting a meeting, you want a place that’s quiet, comfortable and accommodating. Our venue offers large and small indoor meeting spaces perfect for training workshops, brainstorming sessions and board retreats. We offer furniture set-up, free wifi, limited A/V equipment and ample scenery to inspire great ideas.

Narcissus blooming in the afternoon sunlight

Memorial/Celebration of Life

Honor your loved one in a peaceful setting with a gathering inspired by the beauty of nature. The Gazebo is a serene, uplifting location for a touching tribute ceremony, and our light-filled banquet hall, with ample views of trees and sky is perfect for sharing memories while enjoying refreshments.

Summer Bear Photography

“Luscious natural beauty, a warm and inviting place for our family and friends to gather together, and the ability to create customized spaces and experiences. We can’t imagine a more special setting for our best day ever!”

– Claire & Doug, married July 2018

Photo by Vivian Chen Photography

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Services & Amenities

Our experienced team of event professionals will work directly with you throughout the planning process to ensure a successful event. We can arrange customized packages and floor plans, as well as assist in sourcing vendors. On your event day, your rental spaces will be set up according to plan before you arrive, and a member of our staff will be on hand to assist you throughout your event.

Venue Amenities Include:

Complimentary wedding ceremony rehearsal hour

Tables and chairs (includes set-up and take-down, some restrictions apply)

Capacity to accommodate up to 150 guests

Event attendant to assist with facility needs on event day

Complimentary on-site parking for up to 55 cars

Bridal dressing area

Hardwood-style floors indoors (perfect for dancing)

Free wireless internet (building area only)

Garden privacy for outdoor events

Projector screen (indoors only)

Caterer’s warming kitchen with ice machine

ADA accessible

Photo credits (clockwise from top left): Lancaster Photography, Elina Rose Photography, Stephanie Fishbein Photography, Erica Olsson Photography, Anna Hogan Photography, VID Studio Photography