Weddings

Ceremonies and Receptions at Fairlawn Mansion

Share this special occasion with your family and friends in the elegant surroundings of Fairlawn Mansion.

FairlawnBrideChoose the formal parlor for a small, romantic ceremony seating 20 guests, or the bride may wish to make her entrance down the Grand Staircase to the spacious landing, where we can accommodate 65 seated guests in the main hallway with full view of the ceremony.

Receptions for up to 125 guests and formal dinners for up to 65 can be held in the beautifully restored formal rooms on the first floor of the mansion.

Rental fees are based on number of invited guests and combination of ceremony, reception or seated dinner. Fees range from $200 for a small ceremony only, up to $580 for a ceremony and reception accommodating up to 125 guests.

______Grace's Parlor. Photo courtesy of Misty Pine Photagraphy

 

*Catering costs are separate from rental fees and paid directly to your caterer. China, stainless steel place setting, and stemware are available for groups up to 65 for an additional fee. Your event may be extended at a cost of $100 per hour.
We require a down payment of one-half the fee to reserve your date. In the event of a cancellation, there is a $50 non-refundable administrative fee.

  Ceremony includes:

  • Two-hour use of the first floor and/or lawn for the event
  • A one hour rehearsal
  • Set-up and use of folding chairs
  • An optional tour of the mansion for your guests
  • Use of a private, second floor dressing room
  • Time for set-up and photos before your guests arrive

Ceremony & Seated Dinner or Reception fee includes:

  • Three-hour use of the first floor and/or lawn for the event
  • A one hour rehearsal
  • Set-up and use of folding chairs, banquet tables and table cloths
  • An optional tour of the mansion for your guests
  • Use of a private, second floor dressing room
  • Use of the kitchen and butler’s pantry
  • Time for set-up and photos before your guests arrive

Considerations:
The first floor is fully handicap accessible. White or blush wine only (no reds or dark colored punch). No smoking is allowed inside the mansion. No open flames with the exception of unity candles and Sterno with permission. Photography is allowed only with permission. Items on display and furnishings in the museum must be respected. Guests are not allowed in “Staff Only” areas.

Contact the museum administrator
for further information or to reserve a date.