LKGP Gardens

Host your next event in a lush oasis in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. From conferences to filming, the UCLA Botanical Garden is a unique and memorable venue for your special occasion. Explore our spaces below, and please note that the largest event we can accommodate is ~150 guests.

To make a reservation request, please fill out this online form. You do not need to be affiliated with UCLA to utilize these spaces. Questions can be directed to LSSA_BGR@ad.ucla.edu

Requests for filming and photography permits can be directed to Evan Meyer evanpmeyer@ucla.edu

La Kretz Garden Pavilion

A stunning, bright space with furniture that can be configured for a variety of uses. Comes setup as two classrooms (100, 101) with 3 long tables and seating for 24.  Rooms can be rented individually or together. Additional tables and seats are available and can be setup for panel discussions, theater style for speakers, or any setup you like for parties or meetings (renter is responsible for returning furniture to original positions). Includes a projector and retractable screen as well as a large whiteboard wall. Glass exterior walls can be opened for a true pavilion style or combined with the Courtyard for a larger space. A divider wall can be contracted to connect Room 100 and Room 101 into a single, open, curved space. Includes a gender neutral, women’s, and men’s restroom. This area is ADA accessible.  Room 101 is required if interested in renting the Prep Kitchen. (table/seated capacity: 30, theater style capacity: 50)

La Kretz Garden Pavilion Courtyard

A large circular outdoor area that is encircled by the garden pavilion and adjacent to the garden patio and the garden itself.  The surrounding areas are beautifully landscaped with a variety of native plants and there is a tree that sits in the center of the space.  The majority of the space is gravel with some concrete hardscaping near the pavilion and nearby walkway areas for ADA accessibility. Due to gravel, this space is not recommended during the rainy season. Client needs to provide all rentals. Electrical outlets are available. Includes a gender neutral, women’s, and men’s restroom. Receives full sun during the day, and is pleasantly shaded ~2 hours before sunset. (capacity: 75 guests)

Park’s Patio

A naturally shaded outdoor space with gorgeous teak furniture. A lush location for a reception with no need for rental furniture. A wonderful addition to a larger reservation to enjoy an outdoor meal. Includes a gender neutral, women’s, and men’s restroom. ADA Accessible. (table/seated capacity: 50)

Nest Outdoor Amphitheater

An outdoor amphitheater in the garden with 3 rows of seating. A whiteboard is stored within a rock structure and is easily setup. A gorgeous space surrounded by plants beneath a Gingko biloba tree. This space is typically only available to rent during regular garden hours, though some exceptions may be made. Includes access to a gender neutral, women’s, and men’s restroom. (seated capacity: 50)