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Wedding ceremonies at Tankersley Gardens are performed within garden setting outdoors or indoors. Lush foliage creates a magical atmosphere for your ceremony and reception. Coordination is included to ensure that the events of the day go smoothly. Tankersley Gardens is not open to the public; all events are private. The garden chapel, heated and air-conditioned for use year ’round. Packages provide all the basic elements needed for your ceremony and reception. Please refer to the list below for some of the services we offer. Please call us for date availability.

Tankersley Gardens
518 Tankersley Road, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

2015 Pricing

The Wedding Basic Package

Three hours wedding and reception, up to one hour for rehearsal
(You may arrive 1 1/2 hours prior to the wedding to dress)

Rental of the garden facilities for the wedding & reception, set up and clean up by Tankersley Gardens staff
Up to 2 hours at the gardens for photography purposes (bride, groom and photographer by appointment only)
Up to one hour rehearsal (time and date based on availability)
Wedding Coordinator (assistance during ceremony and reception as needed)
Decorations inside the chapel or outside wedding area to your taste – Includes flowers on the arch or gazebo and four pew markers. Additional aisle decorations are available at an extra fee.
Outdoors ceremony $100.00 extra
High quality, customed designed bride & groom cakes (size of the cake is determined by the number of guests, toppers and flowers can be provided at an extra charge)
Decorated bride’s table with punch, nuts, mints and napkins. We provide silver or glass punch bowl, glass cups and plates, cake forks, cake knife and toasting glasses (plates, forks and cups are for cake only, please refer to additional options below if catering food)
Decorated groom’s table including coffee service, napkins, glass plates and cups and cake knife.
Decorated gift table
Decorated register table (you supply your own book and pen)
Ceremony Music and background music during the reception
Reception guest tables with tablecloths, overlays and wood white chairs (table seating for approximately ½ of the quests)
Centerpieces for guest tables (combination of candle centerpieces and flower arrangements)
Planning and coordinating session - up to two hours to plan and detail your reception
(All of the above decorations are custom created to your taste using silk flowers (except for personal flowers), tulle, ivy, ribbons, etc. – we can also incorporate fresh flowers for an additional charge)
up to 50 Guests $3,049.00
up to 75 Guests $3,249.00
up to 100 Guests $3,449.00
up to 125 Guests $3,649.00
up to 150 Guests $3,849.00
up to 175 Guests $4,099.00
up to 200 Guests $4,299.00

Discount of $250.00 from total price on Friday and Sunday weddings
(Discount doesn’t apply to holiday weekends or the Economical package)

Economical Package - 50 Guests or less - $
(Available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays only)
Includes the same items found in the basic package.

Intimate Package - 10 guests or less – $250.00
One and a half hours site rental for ceremony and pictures only
Paid in full at time of scheduling.

Additional Options Not included in the basic package

Personal Flowers Package $299.00 (Fresh Flowers are provided with this package) includes the Bride’s bouquet (round), bride’s throwaway bouquet and one Attendant’s Bouquet. Boutonnieres for the Groom and Best Man, and two corsages. Additional flowers available a la carte. Special flowers such as callas, oriental lillies, peonies and some tropicals may have an additional charge. Additional charge during Valentine’s and mother’s day weekends.
Fresh flowers for centerpieces and registry table $35.00 per centerpiece (includes roses and fillers about 12 stems)Special flowers such as callas, oriental lillies, peonies and some tropicals may have an additional charge. Additional charge during Valentine’s and mother’s day weekends.
Large Fresh flowers arrangement for center of the room $150.00 (includes roses and fillers) Special flowers such as callas, oriental lillies, peonies and some tropicals may have an additional charge. Additional charge during Valentine’s and mother’s day weekends.

Appetizer fee - Includes Food Tables, table cloths, decoration, 8′ clear plates, forks, napkins, we set it up and provide the staff to bus tables during reception (This add-on is needed when catering appetizers, no food included)

up to 50 guests $100.00
75 guests $150.00
100 guests $200.00
125 guests $225.00
150 guests $250.00
175 guests $275.00
200 guests $300.00
Meal Fee – $3.00 / person - Includes Food Tables, decoration, 10” dinner plate, dinner fork and knife, cloth napkins, set up & clean up (this add on is needed when catering a meal) (No food included.)
Candy Table – $100.00 - Includes Table, Table cloth, Overlay, up to 10 Containers and scoops, set-up and clean-up (you provide the candy)
Iced Tea service $1.00 a person (includes gobblet rental)
Decorated walk-in entrance $75.00
Dance area Decorations $125.00 -Includes White, Ivory or Green Fabric draped across with white paper lanters. (For other colors add $130.00.)
Tulle around the 2nd pavilion columns $100.00
Candle package - Includes candles in the trees, Hurricane Lamps lining walk way,
additional lanterns and torches in reception area, floating candles on pond $125.00
Front of chapel decorations $75.00
Additional tables -(Guest tables, Drink tables, Unity Candle table.) Includes tablecloths and overlays $15.00 each (extra tables are needed when having appetizers or a sit-down dinner)
Additional Centerpieces - Candle centerpiece – $15.00- Centerpiece with Silk Flowers $25.00
Alcohol use and clean up fee - $50.00 up to 100 guests, $75 for up to $200.00 (an 8′ or 6′ drink table with cloths included)(An additional 250.00 damage deposit may be required depending on the number of guests and alcohol being served. This deposit will be refunded if no damage is caused.)
Champagne flutes, wine glasses or tea gobblet rental .35 each
Additional time for pictures prior to ceremony $25.00/half hour $45.00/hour
Additional time beyond allotted time for reception $200.00 /hour scheduled in advance /$250.00 if requested the day of the activity
Punch or champagne fountain rental $60.00
Chocolate Fountain rental $100.00
Margarita Machine rental $100.00 Includes set-up

Rental of the facilites ONLY (Includes – tables, chairs and white or ivory tablecloths)

April – October up to 150 guests
November – December and March up to 125 guests
January – February up to 125 guests

Reservation Fee
A non-refundable reservation fee and a copy of the signed contract will be required to hold your date.

Saturday weddings $1050.00 - January- February $750.00
Friday and Sunday weddings $525.00
Weekday weddings $300.00

The balance is due two weeks prior to the wedding date. If you wish to exceed the allotted time for your selected package, additional time may be purchased and arranged.
After your personally selected package is set with us, we will take care of further planning with our staff and professionals for your special day. We welcome your input, feedback, and follow-up arrangements. It is our desire at Tankersley Gardens to meet your individual needs to help make your day, a memorable and exceptional occassion.

Prices subject to change without notice
(All minor children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is needed to book a wedding and/or reception at Tankesley Gardens?
A.non-refundable reservation fee and a contract are necessary to reserve a date; other fees are not due until two weeks before the wedding. For weekday weddings, the reservation fee is $300. For Friday and Sunday weddings, the reservation fee is $525. For Saturday weddings, the reservation fee is $1050 April thru October or $750 November thru March.

Q.Is the deposit applied to the total price of the package?
A.Yes, the deposit goes toward the total price of the package.

Q.Does the bridal party need to be included in the total number of guests?
Yes. Every guest 2 years and older should be counted.

Q.How many guests does Tankerlsey Gardens accommodate for a wedding ceremony?
Tankersley Gardens can accomodate up to 200 seated guests in the main lawn, up to 150 guests in the chapel.

Q.What happens if it rains?
A.If the ceremony has been planned for outside, it can be moved indoors in case of inclement weather.

Q.Are wedding rehearsals provided?
Yes. Advance rehearsals are available with the basic package.

Q.Is there a dressing room for the bride?
Yes. The bride’s room is open an hour and 1/2 before the session begins.

Q.Is parking available?
A.Yes. Plenty of parking for guests is available on the lawn by the entrance.

Q.Is an officiate provided?
Tankersley Gardens does not provide an officiate. The officiate of your choice is welcome.

Q.Do I need to have an appointment to tour the facility?
A.Yes, appointments are needed to tour the facility and are available during our weekday business hours.

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