Enjoy your next memorable event in the peaceful, natural setting of Rutgers Gardens. With the festivities centered at the rustic log cabin and pavilion, you and your guests will also have direct access to the adjoining gardens and woodlands to wander and enjoy. Whether an intimate baby shower with the charm of the historic log cabin, or a birthday or corporate event with lawn games and walking trails, our unique venue is perfect for your next party or gathering.
Due to the seasonal nature of Rutgers Gardens, facility rentals are only available May through October. We are not accepting facility rental requests at this time as we are fully booked for the 2022 season.
We will begin accepting rental requests for the 2023 season after January 1st.
Please check back for more information, including pricing, at that time.
Please note that requests are processed in the order they are received. Therefore, preferred dates may not be available.
Weekend events are scheduled for the afternoon, generally from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. If you would like to plan your event earlier in the day, please contact us for details. Events held Tuesday through Friday can begin as early as 8:00am. *No events can be booked on Mondays when the Gardens are closed.
Rental Fee Includes
- Use of the log cabin and pavilion for designated event hours.
- In case of inclement weather, tent-like sides for the pavilion can be rented for $250.
You may choose from one of our experienced caterers, who will provide full service and staffing for your event. Please contact them directly for information on food selections, pricing and décor. If you have religious or cultural dietary restrictions, please contact us to discuss options.