NOTE: Masks are required for all guests ages 2 and up, and all member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance. Learn more about how you can join us!

Inside or out, large group or small, events at Phipps can do it all!

Seeking a vibrant location for your next meeting, retreat or celebration? With state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment provided at no additional cost and a variety of exceptional spaces for corporate events of any size, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens provides a beautiful environment where inspiration can flourish. Phipps’ events team will handle the details from start-to-finish, with full catering services available, to ensure an inspiring, successful company event tailored to your needs.

Take your next meeting off-site to our tropical oasis. Explore exclusive opportunities Phipps has to offer, like beautiful event spaces, free Conservatory admission and delicious in-house catering provided by our award-winning Café Phipps.

Contact Us

To learn more about planning your special event at Phipps or to schedule a tour, contact the Phipps events team at and 412/315-0685.

Phipps Makes Events Easy!

  • Friendly, helpful event staff will ensure that all of your needs are met and the event runs smoothly
  • Purchase delicious catering packages provided by our awardwinning Café Phipps.
  • Same-day Phipps admission for your guests with purchase of food or beverages
  • State-of-the-art projector, screen and sound system are included with the rental of select spaces.
  • Phipps offers non-profit organizations a 20% discount on event space fees.

Event Enhancements*

Scavenger Hunt: Engage your guests with a team-building activity throughout the entire Conservatory. Follow our clues that lead you through Phipps in search of plants, fish and hand-blown glass to win a grand prize provided by The Shop at Phipps.

Pot-a-Plant: Take a break from your meeting agenda to pot a seasonal plant. A facilitator, pots, plants and soil are included to provide a take-home item for your guests. Prepotted plants are also available as a Phipps-style party favor.

Docent Tours: Explore the Conservatory and the rich history of Phipps with the guidance of an experienced docent. From the blooms to the architecture, there is so much to see and learn inside our glasshouse.

*Limitations may apply to event enhancements due to COVID-19 safety procedures.

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See a gallery of photos from a variety of special event spaces at Phipps.

Find more details on our pricing and policies for your upcoming special event.

Photo © Phil Johnson II, Lee Ann Marie Photography, Happy Out Photography