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A Boutique Flower Shop

Nectar is a full-service floral design studio in Charlotte, NC providing fresh cut floral arrangements for delivery, weddings, and events.

Visit us at one of our locations today!
1704 Shamrock Dr Charlotte NC 28205
329 S Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202

McGill Rose Garden Events:
940 N Davidson St Charlotte NC 28206

Events at The McGill Rose Garden 

The garden

is the perfect setting for your next celebration!

Bridal luncheons, Baby showers, Birthday parties?

Yes! Yes! and Yes!


Images above by BlueSky Photography


While we do host many weddings each year,

the garden is also a lovely venue for any other type of event.

Surprise and delight your guests with a garden full of rich history and a certain character unparraled in Charlotte. 

Along the pathways throughout the garden you will find many perennials

among the hundreds of rose bushes as well as herbs and structural art.

And of course you'll find us here willing and ready to assist you

in any floral needs you may have for your event.


In order to best assist you,

please fill out our Event Intake Form below. 

We'll get right back with you with a quote.


Please note this form is NOT for Weddings.

Please click here for information on

Weddings and Wedding Receptions .


Please do not hesitate to call with further questions

or to make an appointment to see the garden.

Or, feel free to visit anytime during our regular business hours.

The McGill Rose Garden Open Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 10-4 & Saturdays 10-3

We know you'll fall in love with the garden as soon as you walk through the gate.

Looking forward to meeting you! 


Today's Date *
Today's Date
Name *
Phone *
Address *
Preferred Rental Date *
Preferred Rental Date
Rain Date
Rain Date
Time of Guest Arrival
Time of Guest Arrival
Host/Coordinator will be allowed entrance 1 hour prior to event at no charge for set up. Please note: our party packages were built for daytime rentals. Evening rentals are allowed and will include a lighting fee.
Time of Guest Departure
Time of Guest Departure
Are you flexible with either your date or time? *
Do you prefer this event be private? *
If you are planning on bringing in alcohol, the event must be private.
Your caterer should be in charge of all food and beverages.
Which caterer will be providing for your event?
For guest count over 25, you must choose your caterer from our exclusive catering list. For guest count under 25 guests, you are allowed to bring in food ready to serve. Ask your event director for details. There are no prep areas, refrigeration, or heating elements on the premises nor may any be brought in except for coolers filled with ice. There is no drinking water on premises.
What kind of tables do you need?
Café tables (smaller round tables suitable for 3-4 people): Rounds (5’ event tables suitable for 6-8 people): Stretch (8’ long rectangular table suitable for 8-10 people): Cocktail (4’ tall bistro table suitable for cocktail service): Serving Tables (range is sizes 4'-8' long)
Note: We offer a 10 X 20 white canvas frame tent for $200 which is suitable for small gatherings or as a catering tent. All other sizes must be through a 3rd party provider. Ask your event director for details.
Would you like the lighting package?
(Includes an assortment of Café lights, Twinkle Lights and Spotlights; Our FULL lighting package is $1500 and covers all main areas of the garden. Custom lighting packages can be arranged according to your specific needs. Please note for evening events, a lighting package is necessary.
Table and Chair Set up and Clean up are provided by the garden staff including trash take-out. Host/Coordinator is responsible for placement of all decorative items.
Please list some dates and times for you to come visit the garden for a walk through. Please note: this is required prior to all rentals!


  Photo shoots at The McGill Rose Garden

Looking to have your Bridal Portrait or Family Portrait session here in

the beautiful McGill Rose Garden?

We are happy to have you! 


Here a few things you should know

  • The garden is a city park and is free to the public

Tuesday-Friday 10-4, and Saturdays 10-3. 

  • If you are wanting to do a simple photo shoot (typically 1-2 hours, minimal amount of models/clients) during the park's closed hour, the charge is $150.00 for 2 hours. Private rental times are allowed between 10am-8 pm on days park is normally closed. 
  • McGill, as a non-profit organization, graciously accepts any donations for any shoots taking place within public garden hours. 
  • We do rent the space out for private functions, so it is always a good idea to check in regarding a specific date even if it is during the free public hours mentioned above-- especially on Saturdays May-October!!!
  • If you are wanting to use the garden for a private function or shoot during normal public hours, we will need the form below filled out and returned. We will then reply with an event invoice and simple contract.  
  • This time must be reserved at least 7 days before and prepaid. 
  • Any shoots on a larger scale than this would be considered but some restrictions may apply.  
  • There is one public restroom available located in the community room.  
  • Please respect the flower shop as a separate business and restrict any indoor needs to the community room. You will not be allowed access to the flower shop.  The door into the community room will be unlocked for you to enter and to gain access to the restroom. 
  • The fixtures in the garden are not to be moved.  This includes but is not limited to: arches, tables, chairs, benches, lighting equipment, and gardening equipment. 
  • Please respect that McGill is a working garden and participates in community projects.  Please refrain from handling any artistic projects in process. 
  • There is a trash receptacle in the community room. 
  • There is no drinking water on the premises. 
  • Any lighting you see in the garden is part of our event lighting package and will incur extra charges. If you require lighting, you must refer to this upon booking.  



Please let us know if you have any questions at all!

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