Whether you’re planning an intimate in-house ceremony or an upbeat outdoor celebration, The 1898 provides couples with an abundance of ornate spaces to beautifully craft the wedding of your dreams. From the Grand Staircase featuring an elevated courting bench to the beautifully manicured Wedding Garden, you are able to carefully curate a setting that matches your unique style – whatever that may be. Our grounds overflow with elegance and poise, making the perfect backdrop to capture long lasting memories.
The 1898 is honored to fulfill our promise to create a truly memorable experience for you and your loved ones.
We also offer hosting for bridal showers. Inquire here to learn more.
- Five formal entertainment rooms – all beautifully decorated
- Grand Staircase with elevated “courting bench” and landing perfect for interior wedding stage
- Elegant Bar
- Numerous breathtakingly beautiful architectural
backdrop settings for photos
- Glam Room for hair and makeup prep with three
- Two spacious dressing rooms/bedrooms with access to a full bathroom
- Interior event capacity of 65 guests
- Day of Event Host
- Outdoor Wedding Garden with seating capacity for
- Total outdoor capacity for 300 guests. If tents are required, the maximum number of guests would be 250. This is due to seating capacity of the tents
- Outdoor dining & dance plaza
- Outdoor elevated stage
- Outdoor dance floor
- Large front porch for cocktails and social hour
- Side porch for cocktails or small band
- Outdoor lawn area for flexible entertaining
- Outdoor areas, including Wedding Garden, can be tented
- Onsite and nearby offsite parking
- Prep kitchen
Corporate and Special Events
THE 1898 is a perfect setting for small corporate and special events. We have five formal rooms which are ideal for a multitude of functions.
- Officer’s meetings
- Corporate daytime retreats
- Private meetings away from the office
- Holiday parties
- Awards banquets
- Charity events
- Team building
- Club meetings
- Three (of five) formal rooms can be closed off for privacy via sliding pocket doors or other doors. This is
a perfect environment for private meetings.
- Catered brunch, lunch and dinner options are available.
- Mesh Wi-Fi system for seamless internet connection.
- Indoor Sonos sound system for music throughout the first floor.
THE 1898 can assist with procuring vendor services with our list of pre-qualified vendors.
- Valet Parking
- Honeymoon Suite at THE 1898
- Tent Rental
- White Garden Chairs and Tables, if over 200 guests.
- Rentals for premium linens, napkins, dishes, glasses & silverware
- Vintage 1957 Thunderbird for Bride and Groom “Drive off”
- Executive Restroom trailers with A/C or heat
- Photo sessions pre and post event
- Additional security officers for over 200 guests if alcohol is served
- Bartending Services not covered in Base Services
- DJ, florist, caterer, lighting specialist, photographer, videographer.
- Photo booths
- Yard games
Pricing will vary dependent upon:
- Type of event
- Seasons as noted to the right
- Time of day and duration of event
- Whether the event is indoor only, outdoor only or
both indoor and outdoor
- Number of guests
Please fill out the brief questionnaire here so we can quote pricing based on these criteria.
May – 2nd Weekend in October
Friday – Sunday
January – April
3rd Weekend in October-November
Monday – Thursday
- An insured bartender is required at weddings when alcohol is served.
- Bartending services will be provided by THE 1898.
- You are permitted to bring your own liquor, but the alcohol must be served by THE 1898 bartender.
- A security officer is required when alcohol is served. An additional security officer is required for each 100 guests.
- Event Liability Insurance is required for all weddings and event functions when alcohol is served.
- A wedding coordinator is required for weddings exceeding
- A security deposit is required for all events.
- Liability Insurance is required for all vendors. Refer to the Sample Vendor Contracts.