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Marin Art & Garden Center

30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. PO Box 437
Ross, CA, CA
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(415) 454-1301

About Us

Located in Ross, California, Marin Art & Garden Center is a non-profit green cultural center that is a great location for your upcoming wedding ceremony and reception. The Garden Room and the Livermore Pavillion are the two gorgeous indoor venues that Marin Art & Garden Center offers. These two impressive locations provide an expansive garden patio, elegant interior, skylights, gas fireplaces, and spacious decks. Marin Art & Garden Center also has additional sites located on their property that include the Gazebo and Fountain Pond. Any one of these spots would be an ideal location for a stunning wedding ceremony and/or reception, as well as memorable pictures.

Facilities and Capacity
With 11 acres of beautiful, expertly-maintained gardens, Marin Art & Garden Center can accommodate up to 350 of your closest friends and family. The venue offers an endless amount of settings to choose from for your big day including indoor, covered outdoor and uncovered outdoor locations. Their historic banquet hall and gardens offer a classic, vintage, and outdoorsy style to any special occasion.

Services Offered
In addition to their beautiful venue and gardens, Marin Art & Garden Center also offers several services for their clients. The wedding events that they have hosted in the past include ceremonies, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, elopements, and receptions. Some of their services include:

Although Marin Art & Garden Center does not have an on-site chef or culinary team, the venue does provide a list of approved caterers that they have worked closely with throughout the years. This list offers practically any type of cuisine you could ever crave and all of the caterers on our list are certified Green businesses that practice sustainability.

Going Green MAGC was founded in 1945 by the head of the Bay Area Conservation League. Our mission since 1945 has been to perserve the natural environment. In 2019 MAGC won the Green business of the year award for sustainability practices.

Stephanie cherry

4 out of 5
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  • The beautiful gardens were the perfect setting for our wedding. One reason we chose MAGC was for its flexibility, as the grounds have so many areas that can be used for wedding space. Due to rain, we had our ceremony on the deck of the Livermore room which worked out great and didn't even feel like a backup plan. Another reason we chose it is because you can bring your own alcohol, including homebrew, which is not that easy to find in a venue. Here's some info about our experience: -Parking - If there are 2 events scheduled or if you guest count exceeds a certain amount, you have to show some sort of carpool plan. -Venue requires event insurance -The garden is nestled in close quarters in a neighborhood. So there is a curfew on outdoor music and a later curfew on indoor music, but it was nothing unusual, didn't have an impact. -The Livermore room is a little plain so needs decoration. (MAGC has lights and lanterns available to dress it up). -Bathrooms - there are two 1-person bath... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 2,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 30.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Garden, Park

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Pet Friendly, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Outside Alcohol, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November, December

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