Weddings & Celebrations

With its lakeside backdrop and charming Victorian ambiance, Camron-Stanford House is a distinctive setting for weddings, corporate entertaining or other special celebrations.  Whether you host an intimate dinner in our dining room or a grand wedding reception under a tent in the garden, you can be assured of our personal assistance every step of the way.

There are four distinct venues available for rent.

Victorian Dining Room  – Our formal entry hall with its grand staircase and the Victorian dining room are a lovely backdrop for your intimate dinner or wedding.  The dining room is suitable for groups of 10-12.

Crafts Revival Room – Perfect for corporate retreats, board meetings, or club meetings, the space can seat up to 50 guests at round tables or 75 with stadium seating.

Veranda & Garden  –  The veranda overlooking Lake Merritt can seat up to 100 at round tables while up to 250 guests can be seated on the lawn.  Tents can be used on the lawn for a weatherproof option.

Suggested Seating Layouts:
Garden Layout
Veranda Layout
Veranda Layout (Ceremony)

Museum Period Rooms – Although they cannot be used for entertaining, the museum rooms can be opened and staffed by Camron-Stanford docents during events for an additional fee. 

Resource List
Camron-Stanford House works with a variety of caterers, event planners, rental companies and photographers whose names are provided on our resource list.  However, we do not have exclusive service providers and you may choose anyone you wish to help with your special day . . . but why not choose a company that is familiar with our venue?  For a current list of resources, click here.

Rental Information
We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service and want to speak with each prospective couple or client personally. Our Event Coordinator, Ann Swift, will arrange a tour of the house for you and will help you make your day truly special.  Please call her at 510-874-7802 or contact her by email to schedule an appointment.  PLEASE NOTE – 2016 IS FULLY BOOKED.  Call for 2017 weddings now.

More Information:
2016 Rates
Rental Agreement
Use Restrictions
Caterer’s Agreement

Our Celebration Album
For ideas and inspiration in planning your event at Camron-Stanford House, check out the shots below: