Ceremonies and Receptions at Fairlawn Mansion

Share this special occasion

Choose the formal parlor for a small, romantic ceremony seating 10 guests, or the bride may wish to make her entrance down the Grand Staircase to the spacious landing, where we can accommodate 35 seated guests in the main hallway with full view of the ceremony.

(Ceremony Includes)
  • Two-hour use of the first floor and/or lawn for the event
  • Set-up and use of folding chairs
  • Use of a private, second floor dressing room
  • Time for set-up and photos before your guests arrive


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. 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.


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