Private Events

Looking for the perfect venue for your Scout troop meeting, garden club activity, community gathering or special event? Blue Heron is a great venue for all kinds of events!

Outdoor Space Reservation

Enjoy an event surrounded by the native wildlife at a picnic table or at a pavilion! The Preserve is a public park space, but we have a busy calendar of events around which we are happy to accommodate your group.

Please email our Communications Coordinator, Miranda Swaim (, to schedule your event.


Birthday Parties

Let us host your birthday party! We have a range of activities and options for you to celebrate an unforgettable birthday.

Birthday parties are $150.00 and include a nature-based program with a naturalist and room rental. 

Please call Amy Zvonar, our Education Director, at 404-946-6394 (ext. 1) to book a birthday party.



Imagine getting married in the oasis of Buckhead- your special day amongst the native wildflowers! Blue Heron is a perfect backdrop for any small, outdoor wedding. 

Please email our Communications Coordinator, Miranda Swaim (, with booking inquiries.


Garden Clubs

Add a new experience to your garden club’s schedule! Blue Heron speakers are available for presentations on site or at a place of your choosing. Garden club events can include lunch or a tour for your group.

Donation requested. Please contact Kevin McCauley, our Executive Director, at 404-455-3650 for inquiries. 


Building Rental for Meeting Space

Small groups, community organizations, neighborhood clubs, Scouting troops and more are invited to use the building space and learn about the Preserve from one of our staff members.

Building rentals must occur outside of business hours, Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm. Please contact Kevin McCauley, our Executive Director, at 404-455-3650 for inquiries.


Forest Bathing Walks

Forest Bathing, known as Shinrin-Yoku, focuses on "taking in the forest atmosphere" during a gentle paced walk.

Phyllis Abramson, RN, PhD, and certified Forest Therapy Guide, offers private walks and are popular for celebrating special events, birthdays, and other occasions. Learn how you can create your own walk on her website.  

The Preserve also offers public Forest Bathing sessions led by Phyllis Abramson, RN, PhD. Visit our calendar to view any upcoming events.