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 Andrea Snyder, Museum Event Coordinator (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.

Garden Site 
The site includes:
  • Capacities
    • Ceremony and reception capacity to 150
    • Ceremony seating capacity to 200
    • Reception capacity to 175
  • Historic house interior for photography
  • Separate rehearsal date
  • Bridal dressing room
  • Attendant to facilitate your special day
  • Ample on-site parking
 2016-17 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)
 2016-17 Rental Fees (Please Note our Fees & Rental time have increased)
  • Ceremony and reception fee: $2400 for 10 hours, $2,265- for Saturday rental (Additional time may be purchased for $200 per hour. Events may take place between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.)
    • Ceremony fee: $950 for three hours, $1,250 for Saturday rental
    • Reception fee: $1900 for 8 hours, $2100 for Saturday rental