Imagine cocktails in the Modernist Garden or canapés in the Italian Renaissance Garden, there is an option for every occasion at Hamilton Gardens.

Transport your guests to a different world, with just a few footsteps. Our themed gardens are available for your special occasion such as pre-dinner drinks, afternoon teas, lunches or dinners.

You're only limited by your imagination of what's possible in the Enclosed Gardens at Hamilton Gardens. 

Event Hire Options

Open Use

  • Your chosen Enclosed Garden is reserved for your event. Public are still able to access the garden

Exclusive Use

  • Enclosed Garden of your choice is closed to the public for your exclusive use.

Evening Use

  • After-hours access and use of the Enclosed Gardens
  • Pricing and quote available on request, contact us to discuss your requirements.

Summerhouse Venue Hire

The Summerhouse at Hamilton Gardens next to the Ancient Egyptian Garden, overlooks the Tennis Court at Mansfield Garden. It is the perfect setting for an intimate event in an outdoor setting.

Standing capacity



Theatre capacity



Banquet capacity



The Maaori Strategy Launch held at Hamilton Gardens in Feb 2021

General Information about Hosting an Event in the Enclosed Gardens

  • Chairs and tables available (additional costs apply)
  • Hire cost includes guests’ entry to the Enclosed Gardens
  • After-hours prices available on demand
  • All catering and alcohol must be booked through one of our preferred caterers. Please get in touch with our team to discuss available catering options
Sun umbrellas set up in the Surrealist Garden at Hamilton Gardens