PRIVATE EVENT RENTALS

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, the hidden jewel within Pelham Bay Park, is the ideal location for a story-book wedding, engagement party, bridal or baby shower, reunion, or other special event. Dating back to 1836, the landmark-designated Greek-Revival mansion reflects the grandeur of a by-gone era. The formal gardens designed by Delano & Aldrich din 1916 a splendid backdrop for an outdoor event.

Schedule an appointment to discover how you can create a truly unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
Contact us at 718.885.1461 or e-mail info@bpmm.org.

RENTAL PACKAGES

The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately upset so many wedding plans. We are proud to offer an exciting solution for the bride and groom who don’t want to wait to tie the knot! This summer and fall, we have availability to host an intimate “minimony” in our exquisite English garden, followed by a champagne toast.

Right here in New York City’s backyard lies a 19th century hidden gem, the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. Located on 60-acres in a country setting, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum boasts the charm of yesteryear. From the splendid Greek Revival architecture to the formal garden centered around an impressive fountain pool, photographers will have a gorgeous backdrop to capture your day!

Features of the Minimony include:

  • Refundable cancellations if the Covid-19 guidelines change
  • A three-hour event, times available late morning or early evening
  • Up to 20 guests
  • Time allotted for “first look” wedding photographs before guests arrive
  • On-site wedding concierge
  • Champagne and sweet and savory bites following the ceremony
  • Undressed wedding arch
  • Chairs and serving tables
  • Access to a private bridal dressing area and the Conservatory in the museum as per Covid guidelines

At Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum we are carefully following the COVID-19 guidelines to ensure safety, while not sparing any detail to create a dream ceremony. We will happily work with each couple to tailor your vision for the day. With open grounds, the guests will be safely distanced.

Cost

The Minimony Package starts at $4,000, a portion of which includes a tax-deductible membership to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum.

Amenities

Tent with dance floor, twelve 60” round tables, five buffet-style tables (36 x 60 inches); caterer’s cook tent (10 x 10 feet); portable restroom, folding chairs.

To be arranged by host

Linens, china, silverware, glassware, catering, wait staff, valet service, table/floral arrangements, P/A system

Duration

Five hour event plus an additional two hours of prep time immediately preceding your event, and an additional hour of clean-up by your caterer, wait staff, or event-planner immediately following your event for a total of seven hours.

Set-up to be arranged during administrative hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost

$18,000

Amenities

Five 60 inch round tables, four buffet-style tables, 50 white folding chairs

To be arranged by host

Linens, china, silverware, glassware, catering, wait staff, valet service, table/floral arrangements, music, PA system

Duration

Four hours plus an additional two hours of prep time immediately preceding your event, and an additional hour of clean-up by your caterer, wait staff, or event-planner personnel immediately following your event.

Set-up to be arranged during administrative hours: Monday -Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost

$5,500

Amenities

Tables and Chairs for seated dining

To be arranged by host

Linens, china, silverware, glassware, catering, wait staff, valet service, table/floral arrangements, music, PA system

Duration

Three hours plus an additional two hours of prep time immediately preceding your event, and an additional hour of clean-up by your caterer, wait staff, or event-planner personnel immediately following your event.

Set-up to be determined and mutually agreed upon.

Cost

$2,500

As Seen on The Knot

GENERAL INFORMATION

For larger events with 50+ people, set-up must be done during administrative hours, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Caterers are allowed two hours of prep time immediately preceding your event, and one hour of clean-up time following your event. Additional time for your event is available at an hourly rate. We ask that your event end no later than 11 p.m. There is no smoking allowed anywhere on the grounds. The use of candles, sparklers, or open flames is strictly prohibited. Food and beverages are restricted to the conservatory. Drones are not permitted in Pelham Bay Park.

EVENT SET-UP

For events over three hours in duration, your package also includes up to six hours of set-up time, to be scheduled during administrative hours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the day of your event, the site will be available to you, your caterer, and other vendors two hours prior to your event for last minute prepping. Should you or your vendors require earlier access, or additional time to set up on the day of your event, an hourly fee of $500 will apply as per the contract. We are happy to work with you on all these details to ensure a smooth and stress-free event!

EVENT CLEAN-UP

You and your caterer are responsible for clean-up following the event. Tables must be broken down, chairs stacked, surfaces wiped clean, and trash removed to the designated area as part of clean-up.

ALCOHOL

If you wish to serve alcohol-beer, wine, champagne, hard liquor — you must make arrangements through a licensed and insured caterer, as mandated by NYSLA. You may also obtain a one-day beer and wine permit through NYSLA. Our staff is happy to provide you with additional information.

PARKING

Free on-site parking is available for up to 40 cars. Off-site parking is also available at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course with prior arrangement.

SECURITY/DAMAGE DEPOSIT

$500 (refundable) for event with 50 people or more. $250 (refundable) for smaller events.

SPECIAL EVENT INSURANCE

Bartow-Pell requires all individuals and organizations holding catered events at the mansion to obtain special event insurance and submit this to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ten days or more prior to the event. We can assist you with obtaining the proper documentation.

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