Ainsley Garden Rental

Create your own storybook wedding at the Ainsley Gardens. Set against the backdrop of the historic 1925 Tudor Revival Ainsley House, these beautiful gardens are available for rental for your wedding or reception. The Ainsley House itself is not available for rent. We would be happy to schedule an appointment to discuss your wedding needs.

For more information, contact Museum Event Wedding Coordinator, Barbie Rosato (408) 866-2757 or
  Please note that our Museum Event Coordinator is not a wedding planner and will not be available for planning and decorating consultations.  You can view some of the recent celebrations at the Ainsley Garden online.
Ainsley House Rental procedures
 Ainsley House Rental Application
Ainsley House Special Event (non wedding) Rental application
 Ainsley Garden Map
The site includes:
  • Capacities
    • Ceremony and reception capacity to 200
    • Ceremony seating capacity to 200
    • Reception capacity to 200
  • Historic house interior for photography
  • Separate rehearsal date
  • Bridal dressing room
  • Attendant to facilitate your special day
  • Ample on-site parking

2017-18 Rental Requirements

Fees due at the time of application in order to secure the desired event date: 
  • Security deposit: $500 (Please note: If you cancel prior to your event, the $500 will not be refunded.)
  • Application fee: $25 (non-refundable)
  • Museum membership fee: $55 (non-refundable)
  • 50% of applicable rental fees (the remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the event)
 2017-18 Rental Fees 
 (Additional time may be purchased for $200 per hour. Events may take place between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.)

Ceremony and reception fee (10 hours): Saturday rental is $2650/ Friday or Sunday is $2400 

 Ceremony only fee (3 hours) : Saturday rental is $1250/ Friday or Sunday rental is $950 

Reception only fee (8 hours): Saturday rental is $2100/ Friday or Sunday rental is $1900