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With over 7000 square feet of space, the River Garden is the perfect venue for your event.

Renting the River Garden

The 4500 sq. ft. River Garden has approximatley 2500 square feet available as an event space on a rental basis to community organizations, businesses and individuals.

What the River Garden offers: In a highly-visible crossroads location at High and Main Streets in Brattleboro, the River Garden is suitable for a wide variety of events. The iconic location has hosted large and small sit-down lunches and dinners, concerts, lectures, gala parties, weddings, conferences, cultural festivals, high school proms, food & beverage tastings and demonstrations, farmers’ markets, craft fairs, news conferences, focus groups, public forums, art exhibits and much more.

The River Garden is fully accessible to all levels of mobility. Its approximately 2,500 square foot, street level interior accommodates approximately 100 people in seated configurations, or approximately 200 for stand-up events. The open atrium, 10-foot ceilings and glass walls in the front and rear provide a bright, open feeling for daytime events. The rear deck offers a beautiful view of the Connecticut River and Mt. Wantastiquet. Our lower level offers private meeting or event space as well.

The River Garden is easy for area visitors to find, and there’s plenty of nearby parking. Front sidewalk table and signage space is available for events that rely on pulling in walk-by visitors. Available amenities include tables, chairs, gallery wall space. Catered food and drink are available from our Craft Beer Bar and Craft Kitchen.

Semi Private Space

Our ground-level area boasts ample natural light and a terrific view from our patio.  This space can seat 30 on the patio and 50 inside, with a comfortable combined standing capacity of 100.  This is a semi-private rental with the bar space open to the public.  

Fully Private Space

Our spacious and secluded downstairs area provides a fully-private experience, complete with a private bar.  This area seats 45, with a comfortable standing capacity of 75.