Renfrew is a beautiful location for an outdoor wedding. The backyard of the 1812 Royer House is shaded and overlooks our scenic historic Pennsylvania German farmstead. A stone wall along the back of the museum yard creates an intimate space for your celebration. Make your special day a truly historic occasion – book today!
Morning or afternoon simple Walk-
up Ceremonies on designated areas of the Museum Grounds. No accessories. No pavilion. Rental group parking in lower lot only.
Morning or afternoon simple Walk-
up Ceremonies on designated areas of the Museum Grounds. Limited accessories. No pavilion. Rental group parking in lower lot only.
Full Day use of the pavilion and Walk-
up Ceremony. This rental affords a full day use of the pavilion area and a walk- up ceremony or gathering. This walk- up gathering would involve the rental group walking up from the pavilion area for the ceremony. The renter may set up tables, chairs, and/or tents on the museum grounds, after requesting these in writing. The rental group may only park in the lower pavilion lot.
Wedding Rental Notes:
Limited Assistance: In order to maintain affordable rental rates, weddings at Renfrew Museum and Park are designed to be self-serve. No day-of event coordinator, institutional equipment, decorations, or assistance with set up/tear down is included with your rental fee. Please note that you are reserving the designated space only. Renfrew staff will available prior to the event to coordinate drop off of any accessories ($400 package only) during regular business hours, open and close restrooms on the day of your event, and coordinate with you or your vendors for pick up afterward.
All proceeds from your wedding rental help to support our mission and operations, including keeping our 107-acre park beautiful for your special event. We thank you for considering Renfrew as your wedding venue and appreciate your support.
Security Deposits: Security deposits are required and are equal to the amount of each rental. Security deposit must be paid when reservation is made to secure your event date. Renfrew cannot pencil in or otherwise reserve a reservation until tender is exchanged. The second amount due, which is for the rental fee itself, must be paid within thirty (30) days of your event. Failure to observe Renfrew’s Park Use Policy will result in forfeit of this security deposit. After your event, we will promptly refund your initial security deposit within two (2) weeks, pending an inspection by a Renfrew staff person of the pavilion and grounds. Any damage or cost of clean-up will be deducted from the security deposit.
Ceremony Location: The ceremony must take place in the Museum House back yard on the lawn in the area between the house and wall. (Areas of the patio or behind the stone wall are not available for ceremony). No staples may be used for decorations in any areas. Removal of picnic tables from pavilion area only for reception-
all tables must be replaced in pavilion after event. The term “wedding” shall also include renewal of vows.
Reception Location: Applicable to $400 wedding package only. Receptions may be held in the Lions Club Pavilion on picnic tables provided or in the back yard of the Museum House with renter’s own equipment. Renfrew does not supply tables, chairs, tent, etc. (See Equipment & Accessories section for further information.) Pavilion receptions may grill on adjacent grass area provided that grills are no less than 6′-0″ from the structure. Food trucks or other outside vendors must be approved by Renfrew staff with locations identified prior to the event.
Sound: Please keep the sound level of any electronic equipment such as speakers, public announcement (PA) systems, etc. at the lowest level possible for your event, so as not to disturb other people using the park. Your assistance in keeping noise to a minimum is greatly appreciated.
Equipment & Accessories: Renfrew does not rent wedding equipment and/or accessories such as chairs, arbor, runner, tent, etc. Scheduling for delivery of any accessories by renter or vendor(s) shall be coordinated with Renfrew staff. Renfrew also is not responsible for securing accessories left on site before or after event. Pick-up/drop off locations of accessory must be coordinated with staff.
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