Meetings & Small Gatherings

Event Space Rentals

Gather at the Arboretum

Looking for a great (budget friendly) location for your next event or gathering? Located in downtown Augusta, Viles Arboretum is the perfect location for your next meeting, conference, family reunion, or other special event. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces in a beautiful, yet convenient setting. Scroll to learn about each of our spaces, read our frequently asked questions, and to reserve a space for your event!

Education Center

Education Center

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Seats up to 50 at tables
  • Seats up to 50 theater style
  • Handicap accessible rest room
  • Pull-down projection screen available upon request.
  • LCD projector available
  • Wireless high speed internet access
  • Seasonal (May - October), not climate controlled. Restoom closed during off season.

Viles Room

Viles Room

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Two restrooms
  • Full commercial kitchen
  • Seats up to 80 with tables.
  • Seats up to 100 theater style
  • Two handicap accessible rest rooms
  • Wireless high speed internet access
  • Large projection screen
  • LCD projector available

Austin Wilkins Room

The Austin Wilkins Room

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Seats up to 20 at tables
  • Seats up to 30 theater style
  • Handicap accessible rest rooms
  • White board with erasable markers
  • Pull-down projection screen available upon request
  • Wireless high speed internet access

Reserve a space for your next event below!

1. Mark the box of the space you would like to reserve, and then select the number of hours from the drop down menu. Please include your setup and clean up in the hours your reserve. Click continue. 

2. Select the date and start time for your reservation. You will have access to the space starting at the time you select, for the number of hours your previously indicated. 

3. Enter your contact information and payment details. We require payment in full at the time of reservation. Please list any information or special requests in the "Appointment notes" section. Click book appointment.

A confirmation will be emailed to you from Square, at the address you provided. You will receive another email from Square containing your Facility Use Agreement. Please review carefully as this contains information on getting into the space you reserved, as well as important rules for our venue. Please click the "sign and review" button to sign this agreement electronically. Your reservation will be confirmed once you have signed the agreement. 

Outdoor Spaces

With over 20 botanical collections spread over 224 acres, you're bound to find an space for your next socially-distant gathering. Many of our spaces are great sites for an event tent, chairs, tables and are easily accessible from our indoor spaces. Contact our office for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions