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Facilities and rates

GARDEN INFORMATION

The Garden facilities are an excellent choice for your next wedding, rehearsal dinners, celebrations, anniversaries, reunions, ceremonies, retirement dinners, memorials, meetings, conferences and retreats, clubs and societies.

To check availability or make reservations, please contact Margie Richardson, Rental Coordinator, at tel: (510) 642-3352, fax: (510) 642-5045.

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Sites
Maximum Occupancy
Hourly Rate: Sunday - Friday
Hourly Rate: Saturday
Conference Center ( Mirov, Ornduff Room, and Terrace)
103
$225.00
$275.00***
Mirov Room
71
$125.00
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Mirov Room and Terrace
71
$180.00
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Ornduff Room
32
$85.00
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Ornduff Room and Terrace
32
$115.00
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Oak Knoll Picnic Area (no receptions or ceremonies)
24 - 60
$75.00
$75.00
200*
$300.00**
$350.00**
70
$200.00
$225.00
Entrance Terrace (available after 5 pm)
75
$125.00
$150.00


For official UC Berkeley/LBNL Department events, please call for special lower rates!

Required Fees and Deposits

Two hour minimum rental for each site; six hour minimum for Conference Center on Saturdays.
Cleaning and Damage Deposit: equivalent to two-hour rental fee; refundable following rental; non-refundable if renter cancels.
Insurance: Proof of liability insurance required. Available from UC Risk Management as of January 2010, minimum $150.
Caterer buyout: $500 (if not using one of our recommended caterers)
Security staff: $25 per hour (for rental after Garden hours)
Rental Monitor: $25 per hour
UC Parking: Fee per car reserved by Rental Coordinator and billed to renter (UC parking attendants may be required)

Special Services

Complimentary Services: Free rehearsal and photograph time and locations; dressing room; Conference Center podium with microphone; high-speed internet access.
Conference Center chairs, round & rectangular tables included with rental, set-up fee $35-50
Seat cushions rental: $50
Conference Center Terrace umbrellas: $25 each, includes set-up

For a List of Approved Caterers please click here...

Each couple married in the Garden will receive a complimentary one year Family Membership – ask for details!

*Between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm parking for 50 cars maximum must be paid in advance. Rentals requiring additional parking must arrange off-site parking and shuttle transpotation to UCBG.
**$25/hr. Grove discount when booking Grove & Conference Center.
***Six hour minimum for Conference Center rentals on Saturday.