Weddings at Hollis Gardens

by Wedding Photographer Misty Miotto

Hollis Gardens Lakeland

Hollis Gardens

    Hollis Garden is a formal 1.2 acre botanical garden donated to the City by the Hollis Family. The garden is located on historic Lake Mirror accessible from the Lake Mirror Promenade or Orange Street. The garden contains several water features and displays thousands of flowering plants, ornamental shrubs, historic trees, herbs and vegetables. The garden may be rented for weddings.

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Wedding Photographer Misty Miotto

   Born in Lincoln, Nebraska Misty considers herself a "Floridian by choice," where she has resided since the age of 4 and a portion of her work depicts her love of the natural, tropical beauty that surrounds her in the Beautiful Sunshine State of Florida. Misty is a full time dedicated wedding photographer shooting as many as 200 weddings and engagements per year. Her photography has been exhibited all over the state of Florida and has been published in several magazines, brochures and Newspapers throughout the US.  To find out more about Misty go to

About Clayton Hollis

  Born and raised in Lakeland. Graduated from Santa Fe High School and Florida Southern College. Worked at Publix since the day he turned 16, 32 years ago! Began his career by bagging groceries at Grove Park. Worked in a variety of areas of the company, including construction, but spent most of his time in the store, including managing a store in New Port Richey. As Vice President of Public Affairs, he manages the Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Consumer Relations, as well as Media and Community Relations areas. Spent a year in a Rotary vocational exchange program with a Swiss supermarket. He has been active on federal industry boards, both the state and Lakeland Chamber boards, as well as various community boards including Florida Southern College. He is a past Chairman of the Florida Retail Federation. Clayton has been honored with various awards for his service both in the industry and the community, including the Glen Woodward Award and the Jere Annis Award. Married to Beverly, they have two children: Clay and Jill. Active, involved member at First United Methodist Church, he enjoys snow skiing, boating, playing golf, traveling and reading. But mostly, he enjoys spending time with his family! (Copied from )

Information and Hours of Operation

Hollis Gardens rental fee is $400

The garden has a 2 hour minimum and a 4 hour max

The Magnolia reception building located next door is also available for a rental fee of $450

There is a $250 refundable deposit due at booking.  If you have any questions contact the Hollis Garden number below.

Garden Hours Closed on Monday
Open Tuesday through Sunday
Rental information call  863-603-6280
Volunteering, call Bill Koen 863-499-2233
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Hollis Garden
702 E. Orange Street
(33801) Lakeland, Fl.
ph (863) 603-6280

Misty Miotto (Wedding Photographer) 
ph: 407-234-1033
fax: 352-227-4474
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