The Observatory is a lovely, unique, park like setting ideal for smaller, intimate wedding ceremonies, receptions, business meetings, dinners, cocktail parties, adult birthdays and reunions. Your rental fees directly support the Observatory’s educational programming.
Indoor Ceremony for 40 Guests
Building and Grounds Capacities
- Fewer than 50 for a sit-down dinner, or 70 for cocktails, is a comfortable number for your indoor event.
- 100 or fewer for an outdoor event. This is due to parking availability and limited number of restrooms.
- You are welcome to use our tables (12 @ six foot x 30") and chairs (60) for indoor events. Additional items can be rented (see Tent, Florist & Other Event Services tab on the left).
Set-Up / Decorating & Clean Up
- Observatory Staff or Volunteers will be available at a reasonable time prior to your event to open for set up.
- Decorations are welcome but are limited to table decorations and freestanding displays. Prior arrangements must be made for hanging signs, flags, etc. Nails, tape and confetti are not allowed.
- Tall taper candles are not allowed.
- Clean up is the responsibility of the Renters and/or Caterers.
- All personal items, decorations, etc must be removed at the end of
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