Host your wedding or event amidst live plants and flowers in this beautiful glass-walled atrium nestled in the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. The Atrium at Meadowlark features exposed brick walls, a glass-enclosed cathedral ceiling, and a large terrace overlooking the botanical gardens. This remarkable space will seat up to 230 guests, with standing room for 300. Take advantage of the gazebos, Bell Garden, and Lilac Pavilion for photography and other event options at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. Great Blue Heron provides full on-site catering for any event at The Atrium.


Meadowlark Wedding Gazebos

Settled within Meadowlark Botanical Gardens are three gazebos that serve as perfect locations for a private and intimate wedding ceremony. Each wedding gazebo accommodates varying capacities and are located throughout the garden. Maximum capacities range between 50 to 120 standing guests in and around the gazebos. The Lake Caroline Gazebo is the most commonly used gazebo for wedding ceremonies as it is located at the end of a dock in the middle of Lake Caroline. With a 360 degree view of the gardens, this gazebo is perfect for an outdoor ceremony. 

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Lilac Pavilion

Our newest pavilion is located on one of Meadowlark’s beautiful open fields just before you enter the garden. Available for reservations seven days a week, this is the perfect location for a casual celebration or gathering. The Lilac Pavilion can accommodate up to 80 seated guests underneath the pavilion roof, and  200+ guests can be seated in the open field (additional tenting may be required and subject to rental fee.)

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Korean Bell Garden

The Korean Bell Garden of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is a beautiful backdrop for any wedding or private event. Created via a joint effort between NOVA Parks and the Korean American Cultural Committee (KACC), this great endeavor began with a proposal in 2007. Since then, the Garden continued to take shape, adding key elements and forever changing the landscape on an otherwise unused hill.

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Opening Hours


The Atrium is now open during normal office hours. Tours are by appointment only.

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The Atrium at Meadowlark
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Vienna, VA 22182
United States

T 703-255-3631, ext. 105

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Elegant venue

This venue is so beautiful to begin with. My son's wedding was at night and the setting was so elegant. The staff was outstanding and the food from their caterer was wonderful. It rained that day so we had to move the wedding indoors. They set it up without any issues. review - 03/04/2019 by Hilary

We had our ceremony and reception at the Atrium in February and it was beautiful!

The transition between the 2 events was quick and flawless. They have a bridal "lilac room" which was helpful and served as a quiet place to touch down. The bathrooms are able to accommodate multiple guests and, most importantly, clean. They clearly do this all of the time, total pros, so trust them. They are also very responsive via email. Review - 02/22/2019 by Katherine R.

Absolutely beautiful venue!

Absolutely beautiful venue! The staff was nice and responsive, the atrium is well-maintained and the in-house catering is absolutely phenomenal. The outdoor pictures spots are perfect and the indoor reception atmosphere is formal, romantic and still enough space to have fun. We had 175 guests. It was cozy but still enough space to dance. Review - 02/13/2019 by Nicole A.

The most beautiful venue and great catering service

I can’t say enough about how amazing Meadowlark gardens was to work with! Great Blue Heron is the on-site catering company and they offered so many options and lots of flexibility. The food was amazing, the venue was GORGEOUS, we couldn’t be happier. Everything was perfect!!! review - 12/08/2018 by Lindsay

Meadowlark was even better than I imagined!

We scheduled our wedding to take advantage of their holiday decorations and Walk of Lights, and I am so glad we did. The extra holiday decor in the Atrium was beautiful, and our guests really enjoyed taking a break to view the Walk of Lights. Day-of went incredibly smoothly, as did planning prior to our event. Wayne the Atrium manager and Kelli the new catering manager were wonderful and really easy to work with. Review - 12/03/2018 by Claire B.