Plan Your Event
In addition to offering the gardens as a location for wedding photography, The Huntington also offers the opportunity for very special wedding celebrations. For more information, visit Weddings.
The Huntington offers full-service catering services as well as event design & décor assistance. Paired with the Special Events team, Estate Catering provides a one-stop shop to help you create the perfect menu, layout, and design for your meeting or special occasion, ensuring your guests will leave with a lasting impression. For more information and menus, visit Estate Catering.
Site Rental / Special Events
The Huntington is available for special events with beautiful venues located throughout the grounds. The Huntington staff will do everything possible to assist you in achieving your goals for the event. Due to the special nature of the institution, there may also be a need to work with a variety of Huntington-approved vendors. For date and space availability, please contact the Special Events Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 626-405-3448.
Who may hold events at The Huntington?
Individuals who currently support The Huntington with a membership in the Society of Fellows at a level of $2,500 or more annually. Individual Fellows may only host private functions at The Huntington and cannot host
Corporate events with their individual membership. More information on the Society of Fellows.
Corporations must currently support The Huntington as a Corporate Partner at the $5,000 level or higher. More information on becoming a Corporate Partner.
Non-profit groups may hold events at The Huntington without holding a Corporate membership. Such use is subject to the approval of The Huntington. Please note that The Huntington does not allow fund-raisers for any outside groups.
Special Event Fees
The Huntington charges a Use Fee for each space. Use fees vary on location, and prices range from $500 to $10,000. Actual charges incurred by The Huntington Library for security, maintenance, and event supervision are estimated separately in advance. Please note that there is a $10 charge for each guest in addition to the noted Facility Use Fee unless otherwise indicated. A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the Facility Use Fee is required. The balance and charges incurred will be billed following the event. The Huntington requires a signed contract and evidence of Liability Insurance for each event.
The Huntington does not currently host religious ceremonies, political events, or outside fund-raisers. All events are subject to The Huntington's prior approval.