Weddings & Events

Historic Oakland’s manor offers three levels of entertaining space that can fit up to 180 throughout the manor house with free parking and exclusive personal service. Our main level ballroom can accommodate up to 80 guests.  The sprawling landscape provides several options for an outdoor ceremony.  On the back lawn sits an open patio that is covered with a beautiful tent, which can accommodate up to 180 guests, from March to mid-November – great for large receptions.

Have your wedding your way. You have the freedom to hire any caterer you choose to make your event extra special. Your caterer may be your favorite restaurant or a few of your favorite dishes from a local market.  Hire a band, a DJ, or string quartet.  Decorate with fresh flowers, lanterns, candles, and more.

Complimentary Features
  • Wedding rehearsal time
  • Private lounge for getting ready for your special day
  • No ceremony fee
  • Table and chair set up within the house
  • Banquet, rounds, cocktail tables and indoor chairs
  • On-site facility assistant
  • Off-street free parking
  • Ice machine
  • Commercial warming kitchen (Convection Oven, Refrigerator/Freezer, 3 Tier Sink)
  • In-house sound system
  • Stunning indoor or outdoor options
  • Covered outdoor veranda
  • Intimate, stone walled outdoor ceremony area (Bishop’s Garden)
  • Choose your own caterer

Optional Rental Items

  • Gold Chiavari chairs for indoor events or ceremonies
  • White Lawn chairs for outdoor ceremonies or indoor events

Corporate Receptions, Quinceañeras, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Parties, Showers…

This venue has hosted corporate affairs, non-profit fundraisers, family reunions, baby blessings, memorial services, craft shows and many other celebrations.

  • Decorate for the holiday!
  • Line the front porch steps with red carpet or lanterns.
  • Set the Ballroom with cocktail tables and colorful lighting.
  • Bring in couches or rent our Chiavari chairs to add to the ambiance.

Please Note:

Restrooms are located on the upper level with one handicap accessible restroom on the main level.

Upper level rooms are not handicap accessible.

Town Center Community Association, who manages Historic Oakland, requires an addendum to be signed when parties for ages 1-21 are held at Historic Oakland. 

Ask about our discounts …  Columbia Association Assessed residents, Active Military, Non-Profit business and discounted Winter Months.

Call for pricing of individual rooms on the weekends if within 8 weeks of event.

2018 Resource Listing

photo-camera (1)Main Ballroom

Our most elegant room on the main level can accommodate approximately 80 guests seated banquet style. The Ballroom receives natural lighting from four glass doors that lead out to an enclosed Veranda–a perfect spot for cocktails, bar or dessert. Using the Veranda brings your total guest seating capacity to over 100 and utilizing the foyer will add even more.  Ballroom Floor Plan for 80, Ballroom Floor Plan for 60 Family-style, Ballroom Floor Plan for 56.

photo-camera (1)Foyer

This stunning space is perfect for appetizers, buffet, bar, dancing, or extra seating.

photo-camera (1)Magnolia Room on Second Floor

Located on the upper level, this room can accommodate approximately 60 guests seated banquet style with room for a buffet. Five large windows provide dazzling natural light. A recessed screen and ceiling-mounted projector add to the amenities. Magnolica Floor Plan Setup

photo-camera (1)Back Patio Tent

In the warmer months, from March to mid-November, we have a beautiful tent on our back patio that is separately rented from our exclusive vendor. Call and speak with one of our Event Coordinators for more detail.  When renting the tent, all items needed under the tent to make your vision a reality must be rented through our tent vendor at an additional cost.  (Note that the tables and chairs in the floor plan appear larger then they really are and many other options are available from our vendor. Tent Floorplan for 150)

photo-camera (1)Veranda

Our lovely covered Veranda can hold up to 32 guests seated or more people when it is used as a  social space for a bar, appetizer or dessert space. It can be enclosed in case of rain or cold weather and offers a beautiful view of our wooded back yard.

photo-camera (1)Bishop’s Garden

A beautiful secluded garden adjacent to the Manor’s east side is a lovely hideaway for your ceremony.  About 80 guests can watch you say your I do’s in perfect harmony.

photo-camera (1)Sterrett Room

This is a comfortable meeting and social space which offers a warm and welcoming feel perfect for bridal or baby showers or smaller meetings. It can also be used for an attendant’s room offering ample space to dress, socialize and unwind before the ceremony. It is located on the upper level, is not handicap accessible and accommodates up to 49 guests. Sterrett Floorplan

photo-camera (1)The Library

The library is an intimate gathering spot for small groups, ideal for the bar, coffee service or even a photo booth.  This room nicely accommodates small meetings.  Can also be used as a dressing room, for a photo booth, food and beverage service.  You name it!

photo-camera (1)The Ridgely

An executive style conference room has a stationary 12-foot glass top conference table with 12 comfortable chairs surrounding it.  Perfect for meetings, a groomsman dressing area, gift table or vendor break room.

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