Gardiner Hall & Event Deck

Looking for a creative location to frame your memories? The Delaplaine’s Gardiner Hall is the perfect venue for whatever event you are planning: anniversary, milestone birthday, bridal or baby shower, awards banquet, corporate retreat, public program, or memorial. Roomy enough to accommodate large gatherings, Gardiner Hall’s atmosphere also makes small gatherings feel intimate. It opens up onto the covered Event Deck overlooking beautiful Carroll Creek Park, adding a delightful al fresco element to any event.

All Gardiner Hall rentals include
  • Climate-controlled and ADA accessible 1,800-square-foot event space
  • Use of 1,000-square-foot partially-covered Event Deck (weather permitting)
  • Round and/or rectangular tables and white padded folding chairs
  • Accommodation of up to 100 guests (depending on configuration and needs)
  • Caterer’s prep kitchen (we will work with the caterer of your choosing; orientation required)
  • Multi-user restrooms
Also available
  • A variety of table linens
  • Decor available for most occasions
  • Special lighting such as Starry Night lights and colored options
Other amenities
  • Audio-visual and projection capabilities
  • One block from downtown Frederick’s East Street with simple access to Route I-70
  • Convenient guest parking in the All Saints Street Parking Deck next door
  • Easy access to downtown shops, restaurants, and houses of worship

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Gardiner Hall & Event Deck Pricing for Private Events

All times listed below include set-up and clean-up times

Daytime Rental
  • Monday–Friday, 7 am–12 pm (morning) • $700*
  • Monday–Friday, 10 am–3 pm (luncheon) • $500*
  • Saturday, 11 am–5 pm (daytime) • $1,400
  • Sunday, 11 am–5 pm • $800 (up to 50 people), $1,000 (51–100 people)
Evening Rental
  • Monday–Wednesday, 4–10 pm • $700*
  • Thursday* & Friday, 3 pm–12 am • $1,400
  • Saturday, 3 pm–12 am • $2,000
All-Day Rental

Monday–Friday, 7 am–5 pm • $1,000 (up to 50 people), $1,400 (51–100 people)

All prices are subject to change

* 25% nonprofit organization discount available. Optional extras not included. No discounts on Saturday and Sundays.

More Helpful Information

Click here for some preliminary information about the rental process, space, and what is required.

To inquire about booking your event, contact us.

Every rental helps to impact the community. As a nonprofit arts center, facility rentals are an important source of income and further the Delaplaine’s mission to provide educational visual arts experiences and opportunities to everyone we can. Thank you!