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WELCOME

Once you select your date and location a complimentary “hold” may be placed for a period of two weeks. A confirming reservation, accompanied by a $500/$1,000 non-refundable deposit, must be received within this time period to secure your date. If no deposit is received by the end of the two weeks, the “hold” will be cancelled and the date will be released. Fifty percent of the applicable rental fee must be paid six months prior to the event, or at the time of the reservation, whichever is later. The remaining fifty percent will be due 2 months out. Checks should be made payable to Descanso Gardens Guild and mailed to: The Wedding Office Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 The listed prices are subject to change and are for 2010 events. There may be changes in policy and pricing for future events.
With a variety of natural contrasts, Descanco Gardens has a setting to satisfy every taste. Whether you prefer the majesty of the Oak Forest, the grandeur of the Rose Garden, the serenity of Feather Falls, the simple beauty of the Main Lawn, or the charm of the Boddy House, Descanso Gardens provides the perfect setting for your event. A lifetime of memories awaits you here.

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WEDDINGS

Selecting Descanso Gardens for your wedding and/ or reception makes you a member of the Descanso family. You benefit from the vast experience of a staff that is genuinely interested in making your day as beautiful and harmonious as our Gardens. It is our pleasure to help you finalize your plans, sequence your time here and diagram your locations.

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RECEPTIONS

WEDDING OFFICE CONTACT

If you are interested in reserving a date or have additional questions, please contact the Wedding Office at: p hon e 818.949.4291 fa x 818.949.4216 e - ma i l Weddings@DescansoGardens.org

CEREMONY & RECEPTION HOURS

Ce re m o n y O n l y :
Morning
Ceremony begins at 8:30 am

7 - 9 am 5 - 7 pm

Evening

Re c e p ti o n O n l y :
THANK YOU

Van de Kamp; Rose Pavilion: Boddy House Locations

5 - 10 pm

Thank you for considering Descanso Gardens as the setting for your wedding celebration. We will be happy to provide any further information you may require, and we look forward to assisting you in planning your event.

Ce re m o n y & Re c e p ti o n :
East Side/Van de Kamp Morning 7 am - 1 pm

East Side/Van de Kamp; West Side/Rose Pavilion; Boddy House Locations Evening 5 - 10 pm

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1418 Descanso Drive La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 (818) 949-4200 www.descansogardens.org

WEST GARDEN LOCATIONS
E VE N T T YP E FEE SCHEDULE

EAST GARDEN LOCATIONS
EVEN T TYPE F EE SC H ED U L E

RENTAL FEES INCLUDE

REFRESHMENTS IN THE GARDEN

· Use of facility · One hour rehearsal at your location · Meetings with Wedding Office to finalize plans for your event · Security Guard · Space for Bridal Party to dress
also see Boddy House Locations at left*

Refreshments are only allowed in the area designated for your reception. Taking food or drinks into any other area of the Gardens is strictly prohibited. There is no food or beverage service allowed at the ceremony.

Ce remon y On l y
Oak Forest Rose Garden $3,700 $3,900

Ce re m ony O nl y
Feather Falls Japanese Garden Stage $4,400 Magnolia Lawn Main Lawn $3,100 $3,100 $3,600 $3,600 $3,600

Re cep ti on Onl y
Rose Garden Pavilion

Ce remon y & Re ce ption
Oak Forest / Pavilion Rose Garden / Pavilion
AR E A

· Couples 1-year membership · Early admission for photography · Free parking · Tables, chairs and dance floor · Insurance · Additional equipment may be rented through our exclusive rental company for additional fees.

$5,900 $5,900
CAPACITY

Re c e p t i on O nl y
Van de Kamp Hall $4,100

PHOTOGRAPHY

The splendor of Descanso Gardens provides the perfect setting for creating treasured photographs. We will waive filming and admission fees for your photographer and wedding party on the day of your wedding and/or reception. Photography on any other day is subject to a fee and may be done only with a reservation, Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Ce re m ony & Re c e p t i on
Feather Falls / Van de Kamp Hall Japanese Garden / Van de Kamp Hall Japanese Garden / Tea House Stage / Van de Kamp Hall Magnolia Lawn / Van de Kamp Hall Main Lawn / Van de Kamp Hall
A R EA

Oak Forest Rose Garden Gazebo Other Rose Garden nooks Rose Garden Pavilion

300 200 100 180

$5,200 $5,200 $5,200 $5,700 $5,700 $5,700
C A PA C ITY

ADDITIONAL FEES
ITEM F E E S CH E D U L E

Damage Deposit
refundable per terms and conditions

$500 inquire

Feather Falls
BODDY HOUSE LOCATIONS
E VE N T T YP E FEE SCHEDULE

50 25 200 200 400 200

MUSIC

Japanese Garden Stage Magnolia Lawn Main Lawn Van de Kamp Hall

Discount Friday and Sunday

You may have acoustic music to accompany your outdoor wedding and reception. We suggest using violin, harp, other strings, flute or acoustic guitar for ceremonies and jazz trios or swing bands for receptions. Amplified sound is only allowed at indoor events. Disc jockeys and CD players are considered amplified music.

Co o rd i n a t o r Fe e s
Ceremony Reception Ceremony & Reception Add’l Assistant (Oak Forest & Boddy House) $350 $350 $600 $100

Ce remon y On l y Re cep ti on Onl y Ce remon y & Re ce ption
AR E A

$4,100 $4,500 $6,000
CAPACITY

Indoor Outdoor

60 90

OTHER

East side ceremony w/West side reception West side ceremony w/East side reception

$8,800 $8,800

CATERING

SCHEDULING

Patina Catering is the exclusive caterer for Descanso Gardens and provides fine food with a flair for all occasions including showers, rehearsal dinners and receptions. The banquet menu features a wide selection of traditional favorites and creative cuisine for all tastes and budgets. The catering coordinator will also tailor a menu to meet specific ethnic or religious preference. For further information on catering or to schedule an appointment with the caterer, please call Patina Catering at 213.842.2934.

Transportation for guests to the Boddy House is included in site fee. *In addition to the regular Bridal Party dressing areas, the Bridal Suite at the Boddy House is available for $300, half day (9 am - 3 pm).

Your service contractors (florists, musicians, friends helping with set-up, etc.) may enter the Gardens for delivery and set-ups beginning at 7 am for morning weddings and at 3 pm for evening weddings. Earlier deliveries and arrivals are not permitted.

WINTER CEREMONY & RECEPTION

Discounts are available for all locations from November through February. Please contact the Wedding Office for more information.

All pri c e s a re s u b j e c t t o c ha n g e .
Cover photo: B&G Photography, www.BandGphotography.com


				
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