• Are you still open if there is bad weather? We operate rain or shine and only in the most extreme of weather would our venue close. Notice of closure would be posted on our Facebook page and guests would be contacted by email.
  • Do you have indoor seating availability? Panola Valley Gardens is an outdoor only venue. Most events are held under our sheltered pavilion.
  • Do your pavilion and dressing rooms have air conditioning or fans? We have one ceiling fan in the brides room. Otherwise, no. There tends to be a nice breeze that flows through the pavilion as it is atop a large hill.
  • How many bathrooms do you have? At this time, Panola Valley Gardens and Tea in the Garden only has one single stall bathroom. It is handicap accessible.
  • Is your venue handicap accessible? There is handicap parking available near our pavilion and the surrounding structures are handicap accessible. To view the lower courtyard and other gardens, disabled guests can be dropped off near the main entrance.
  • Can I bring my dog? Pets are prohibited. Trained service dogs are welcome. Emotional Support Animals are not allowed. Service dogs must remained leashed and all waste must be picked up. Panola Valley Gardens reserves the right to dismiss any guests with dogs that are out of control and posing a risk or nuisance to other guests. Panola Valley Gardens may make exceptions for well-behaved dogs who are participating in a wedding ceremony.
  • Can I bring food for a picnic in the garden? Outside food and drink is prohibited. Alcohol is not allowed on the property.
  • Can I have a photoshoot in your garden? Professional photoshoots can be booked for $50 an hour. You must bring your own photographer. Wedding photos, for visitors who are not hosting a ceremony at PVG, will be charged $200 an hour.
  • What payment methods do you accept? Cash, check, ACH transfer, or credit/debit card are accepted. 3% surcharge added for card transactions.