ruby’s Garden events

Ruby’s Garden provides an enchanting setting for your wedding ceremony. Nestled behind the historic Booth House on the grounds of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery in Spearfish, SD, the garden features an oval lawn bordered by a rustic flagstone walkway and landscaped flowerbeds. The Booth House balcony provides shade to the back porch that leads out on to the lawn, which stretches towards a vine-covered pergola on the opposite end. Private garden space available May through September.

Rental Fee Information:

  • The rental fee for a three-hour use of the garden May 1 through September 30 on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (weekends and holidays) is (See our contracts button. NOTE: 2024 contracts have updated fees).
  • The rental fee weekdays, Monday to Thursday (non-holidays) is (See our contracts button. NOTE: 2024 contracts have updated fees).).
  • A $200 security/damage deposit to be paid  either by check,  cash or credit card payable to the Booth Society, along with your signed contract form, will reserve your date.
  • The rental fee must be paid in full, one month prior to your wedding date.  Additional costs (chairs, golf cart, etc.) will be reflected in the final invoice.

Maximum seating in the garden is 200. Up to 200  wooden folding chairs are available to rent at the cost of $2.00 each. Set-up and tear-down by the Booth Society is included.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Visit our Facebook page for a glance at previous weddings held in Ruby’s Garden!

PLEASE NOTE: The use of alcohol is strictly forbidden in Ruby’s Garden and on the grounds of the D. C. Booth National Historic Fish Hatchery. Any violation of this policy will result in loss of your deposit and may result in a fine.

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