Rent the Observatory

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.

Outdoor Wedding for 50 Guests

Observatory's Hosts

  • Your hosts are volunteers from the Friends of the Observatory. They are here to make sure you and your guests have a wonderful event and are always willing to share their expertise in the history of the Observatory, our telescopes and astronomy in general.
  • They are charged with protection of the Observatory's buildings, property and grounds.
  • They have the final say in all decisions during your event.
  • Our volunteers make your event at the Observatory possible. Please consider them for refreshments and food.