We want you to enjoy the wedding experience at Rip Van Winkle Gardens; therefore, we treat your wedding as though it were our own. Experience has taught us that special attention to all of the details is the best way to ensure customer satisfaction. Our staff can assist you with all your bridal needs: rehearsal dinners, receptions, and a romantic nights at one of our Acadian style Bed and Breakfast Cottages. Call today to tour our newly renovated reception hall!

Facility Rentals

Facility rentals for weddings/receptions at Rip Van Winkle Gardens include the use of the newly renovated Bayless Center or the Orangerie Facility, a specified garden area and kitchen for a four hour period unless otherwise provided in your contract. For set-up, you are guaranteed access to these facilities from 9:00AM until time of your scheduled four-hour rental.

A 50% deposit on rental fees is required in order to confirm your date. All deposits are non-refundable. The remaining balance of the facility rental charge, beverage charges, and all equipment rentals is due thirty days prior to your function.

Bar Services

Wine and Beer Bar Includes a Red Wine, White Wine, and Rose'.

Open Bar Includes premium brand liquor, wine, champagne, two choices of beer and all mixes for a standard bar, bartender service, ice, high ball glasses, wine glasses, champagne flutes, and drink napkins.

Non-Alcohol Service Includes bottled water, beverage servers, ice, beverage glasses, and drink napkins.

Additional Rentals

The Bayless Center Venue rental for INDOOR use includes:

  • Up to 16 - 6 ft. rectangle tables with linens
  • Up to 13 - 48 in. round tables with linens (seats 6-8 per table)
  • Up to 300 chrome chairs with dark gray seats
  • 1 16x18 ft. Parquet style floor installed
Additional items available to rent:
  • White plastic chairs with padded seats for OUTDOOR events
  • Mahogony or Champagne Chivari chairs with ivory padded seats for INDOOR setups
  • INDOOR/OUTDOOR chandeliers
  • String lighting over cafe tables and dance floor
  • Tree uplighting
  • Antiquated whiskey barrels
  • Dance floor:
    • 20x21 Parquet style installed
    • 24x24 Parquet style installed
    • 21x21 Black and White OUTDOOR dance floor
      • Custom made tents
      • 24x22 Peak Style
      • 20x30 Stag Tents for live music