The UC Davis Arboretum is a lovely site for weddings, receptions, parties, commemorative and memorial services, and other special events. Space for these events may be reserved through Campus Event Services.
Carolee Shields White Flower Garden and Gazebo - Peter J. Shields Oak Grove
The Peter J. Shields Oak Grove and the nearby Carolee Shields White Flower Garden and Gazebo feature flower gardens, benches and a large grass area with plenty of shade provided by huge old oak trees. Although availability is limited and the setting is casual, the Gazebo is a popular place for weddings and other special events. For more information regarding facility reservations, contact Campus Events and Visitor Services.
Putah Creek Lodge
Putah Creek Lodge, located at the south edge of campus along the Arboretum Waterway, is a great place for barbecues, picnics, receptions, etc., with a large indoor room that accommodates 100-200 people, an accessible kitchen, and a spacious lawn area for outdoor events. Other features include barbeque capabilities, a picnic table area, and an outdoor amphitheater with seating for 75. An accessible restroom and convenient pay parking are also available. For more information regarding facility reservations, contact Campus Events and Visitor Services.