Weddings at Dyck Arboretum

With such a beautiful backdrop, don't worry too much about decorating outside. Just let nature do its thing. Here are some elegant and creative touches past…
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Simple and elegant -- a few strands of lights and coordinated table decorations are all that's needed to give the Prairie Pavilion a little extra something for your reception.
Small flower pots dressed up with gauze and lace ribbon are the perfect container for these simple lavender/baby's breath centerpieces.
A unity plant is a great, garden-appropriate substitute for the unity candle.  This peony was purchased by the couple, used in their ceremony, and then donated back to the arboretum to be planted and enjoyed for years to come!

Spring Weddings

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We love how this couple used plant material, as well as wheat and milo for their fall decor!  Very fitting for a prairie garden wedding!
Find unique lanterns like these to give your ceremony a #bohemian vibe. #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding #bohemianwedding #outdoorwedding
The ceremony took place next to the bridge and small pond. This was a September wedding. #prariegardenwedding #dyckarboretum #kansaswedding

Fall Weddings

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Though we like the natural canopy of the willow tree at this ceremony site, wedding parties are welcome to bring their own arbor to enhance the ceremony backdrop.
"Sign our globe!" is a great way to remember your wedding guests. #kansaswedding #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding

Summer Weddings

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Lovely vintage mismatched china, test tube centerpieces and floral arrangements. Great tablescape!
Doors to a new beginning...for an indoor wedding, using old rustic doors is a great way to frame the bride and groom. Ornamental grasses in vases tie into the prairie scene outside.  #rusticwedding #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding
Lovely vintage-inspired details!

Decorations DIY

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Awesome photo in front of our rustic arbor, by Krystal Hague Photography!
An elegant January brunch table setting in the Prairie Pavilion.  The wintertime is GREAT for stunning natural light! Photo by Justin Lister Photography.
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Wedding Photography

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Home-made arbor, accentuated with vintage lace table runner on top.  Looks great! #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding
A ceremony on the buffalo grass lawn gives your guests a great view of the pond, and a dramatic reveal of the bride as she appears over the hill behind them.
Ceremony in the amphitheater! #ceremonylocation #julywedding #kansaswedding #prairiegardenwedding #dyckarboretum #amphitheater

Ceremony Locations

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an outdoor wedding ceremony setup with white linen draped over the arch and chairs in the background
Home-made arbor, accentuated with vintage lace table runner on top. Looks great! #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding
a long table set with place settings and flowers in vases on the sidelines
Lovely vintage mismatched china, test tube centerpieces and floral arrangements. Great tablescape!
there are two vases with flowers in them on the floor next to an old door
Doors to a new beginning...for an indoor wedding, using old rustic doors is a great way to frame the bride and groom. Ornamental grasses in vases tie into the prairie scene outside. #rusticwedding #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding
the menu and flowers are sitting on the table next to the glass vase with greenery in it
Emily Brensing Photography
Lovely vintage-inspired details!
an empty banquet room with tables and chairs
Simple and elegant -- a few strands of lights and coordinated table decorations are all that's needed to give the Prairie Pavilion a little extra something for your reception.
an outdoor garden area with white trelliss and flowers on the ground next to a pond
Though we like the natural canopy of the willow tree at this ceremony site, wedding parties are welcome to bring their own arbor to enhance the ceremony backdrop.
white flowers in a purple basket on a table with other tables and chairs behind it
Small flower pots dressed up with gauze and lace ribbon are the perfect container for these simple lavender/baby's breath centerpieces.
a potted plant sitting on top of a white bench next to a tree and water
A unity plant is a great, garden-appropriate substitute for the unity candle. This peony was purchased by the couple, used in their ceremony, and then donated back to the arboretum to be planted and enjoyed for years to come!
an empty field with trees and water in the background
A ceremony on the buffalo grass lawn gives your guests a great view of the pond, and a dramatic reveal of the bride as she appears over the hill behind them.
a vase filled with dried flowers on top of a table
We love how this couple used plant material, as well as wheat and milo for their fall decor! Very fitting for a prairie garden wedding!
two pictures of tables with flowers in vases and plates on the table, one is empty
Emily Brensing Photography
Gorgeous tablescapes captured by the lovely Emily!
rows of chairs lined up on the side of a road with an old fashioned lantern hanging from it's back
Wedding Venue Information - Dyck Arboretum
Find unique lanterns like these to give your ceremony a #bohemian vibe. #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding #bohemianwedding #outdoorwedding
there is a bucket full of menus on top of a table with a globe in the background
"Sign our globe!" is a great way to remember your wedding guests. #kansaswedding #dyckarboretum #prairiegardenwedding
a wooden walkway with flowers and ribbons on it
The ceremony took place next to the bridge and small pond. This was a September wedding. #prariegardenwedding #dyckarboretum #kansaswedding