Gardiner Hall & Event Deck

Make your special day perfect by celebrating at the Delaplaine! You want something creative, something different that says “you.” We’re an arts center, so, yeah, we get it! 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 your special day.

All Gardiner Hall rentals include
  • Climate-controlled and ADA accessible 1,800-square-foot event space
  • Use of 1,000-square-foot Event Deck (weather permitting)
  • Round and/or rectangular tables and white padded folding chairs
  • Accommodation of up to 90 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 Wedding Receptions
Friday & Saturday Evening Receptions • $5,000

For up to 90 guests, ceremony offsite

Please Note: Public gallery and lobby hours end at 5 pm

  • 3 pm • Access to Gardiner Hall
  • 6 pm • Cocktail Hour
    • On the Event Deck (weather permitting) – one bar in Gardiner Hall
    • In the Main Galleries (artwork permitting) – requires additional bar setup
  • 7–11 pm Dinner and dancing reception in Gardiner Hall
  • 11 pm–12 am • Cleanup and depart by midnight
Saturday & Sunday Daytime Receptions • $4,600

For up to 90 guests, ceremony offsite

Please Note: Main galleries and lobby are open to the public

  • 10 am • Access to Gardiner Hall
  • 1–4 pm • Dinner and dancing reception in Gardiner Hall (also includes Event Deck, weather permitting)
  • 4–5 pm Cleanup and depart by 5 pm when building closes for the day

All prices are subject to change

Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, and Other Wedding-Related Events

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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!