How to Plan an Allied Arts Guild Wedding

Ultimate Guide for Planning an Allied Arts Guild Wedding
(complete with pricing and photos)

If you are considering an Allied Arts Guild wedding, look no further! This is the ultimate planning guide for a wedding at this Menlo Park wedding venue that offers several event spaces to choose from, including the Sunset Room, which features a large fireplace and a private patio overlooking the gardens, and the Creekside Room, which offers views of the Guild’s creek and gardens.

Here, we will consider the uniqueness of this wedding venue, the cost of hosting a wedding ceremony here, restrictions, among several other details you need to know.

Why an Allied Arts Guild Wedding

One of the most popular traits of this venue are its stunning gardens, but the lesser known fact is that the mission of this venue is to raise funds to support uncompensated care at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, so you can feel better knowing your rental serves others as well.

Allied Arts Guild Wedding Cost

Rental Fee: starting at $4000
Capacity: up to 140 guests

Pricing for property rental only starts at $4,000 depending on the season and the location of the wedding on the property. Ceremony only weddings may take place between 10am-2pm with pricing starting at $3,000 again varying with the season and location on the property.

How to Book Allied Arts Guild Weddings

Phone: 650-322-2405
Email: events@alliedartsguild.org
Website: https://alliedartsguild.org/weddings/
Inquiry Form: https://alliedartsguild.org/allied-arts-guild-event-request/
Address: 75 Arbor Road at Cambridge Avenue • Menlo Park, CA 94025

Allied Arts Guild Wedding Locations

The different wedding locations at Allied Arts guild offer couples a variety of options to choose from, whether they prefer an indoor or outdoor setting. Here are some of the options available:

The Garden Courtyard

This outdoor space is perfect for couples who want to exchange their vows surrounded by the beauty of the Allied Arts Guild’s gardens. It can accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony.

The Sunset Room

The Sunset Room: This elegant indoor space features a large fireplace and a private patio overlooking the gardens. It can accommodate up to 160 guests for a seated dinner or up to 200 guests for a standing reception.

The Creekside Room

This intimate indoor space offers views of the Guild’s picturesque creek and gardens. It can accommodate up to 50 guests for a seated dinner or up to 75 guests for a standing reception.

The Redwood Grove

This peaceful outdoor space is tucked away in a secluded corner of the property and offers a serene setting for your ceremony. It can accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony.

The Salon

This charming indoor space is in the historic Carriage House and features beautiful wood paneling and antique furnishings. It can accommodate up to 40 guests for a seated dinner or up to 50 guests for a standing reception.

Best Times for a Wedding

What’s Included

  • In-House Catering
  • Tables + Chairs
  • Linens + Silverware
  • Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms
  • Dance Floor
  • Dressing Areas
  • AV/Meeting Equipment
  • Parking On-Site (100)
  • Outdoor Cooking Facilities

Venue Highlights

  • Garden of Delight
  • The Court of Abundance
  • Dining Room
  • Sunset Room
  • Gardens
  • Fountains
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Terrace
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Pool

Restrictions

Like many wedding venues, Allied Arts Guild has certain restrictions that couples need to be aware of when planning their wedding. Here are some of the most important restrictions to keep in mind:

  1. Noise restrictions: The venue is located in a residential neighborhood, so there are noise restrictions in place to ensure that events do not disturb the surrounding community. Music must end by 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings and by 9 p.m. on Sundays.
  2. Catering restrictions: Allied Arts Guild has an in-house catering service, and outside catering is not permitted. However, the venue can accommodate a range of dietary needs and preferences, so couples can work with their event coordinator to create a menu that fits their needs.
  3. Decorations: Couples are welcome to bring in their own decorations, but there are certain restrictions in place to protect the historic property. No open flames or sparklers are allowed, and all decorations must be approved by the venue prior to the wedding.
  4. Guest count: The maximum guest count for weddings at Allied Arts Guild varies depending on the location. The Sunset Room can accommodate up to 160 guests, while the Creekside Room can accommodate up to 50 guests.
  5. Smoking: Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property, including the outdoor areas.

Conclusion

I hope this blog helped you in imagining what a wedding at Allied Arts Guild can look like! With its location in the heart of the Peninsula you can be sure to have stunning backdrops for your wedding no matter which venue you decide on. 

If you are interested in other locations, please check out the best Palo Alto wedding venues

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