Weddings and Social Gatherings


The spaces below are recommended for weddings and social gatherings. 

randolph h. deer Special Events Pavilion

DeerZink.jpgThis private enclosed pavilion is flanked by two walls of two-story windows with dramatic vistas of the Sutphin Fountain and surrounding gardens. Decorated in rich, natural colors, this large ballroom has a striking oval skylight, direct access from both parking areas, built-in check in desk, private coat room and separate foyer which make it perfect for meetings, dinners, receptions and more. This pavilion can hold 375 people for a seated dinner or 300 if a dance floor is to be included. For a cocktail reception, the capacity is 600 people.

Formal Garden

formalgarden.jpgOldfield’s' magnificent gardens and grounds were designed in the 1920s by Percival Gallagher of the landscape architecture firm Olmsted Brothers. Adjacent to Lilly House, the Formal Garden has a symmetrical layout with a fountain as its center. For a more intimate ceremony, the trellised entrance and wall of bush hedge around the Apple Orchard offer a wonderful backdrop. The capacity of this venue varies upon the party.