The Carriage House

 PERFECT EVENT VENUE FOR WEDDING RECEPTIONS, Ceremonies, SEATED DINNERS, AND COCKTAIL PARTIES.

This six hour rental covers the use of the Carriage House and Patio including all of our available on-site tables and chairs. Wedding parties have the option of taking advantage of the grounds for a wedding photo session including the garden and mansion exterior.

The seated capacity inside the Carriage House is 72 guests. The inclusion of our outdoor patio space brings the total seated capacity up to 180 guests 

Wedding Package

Ceremony and Reception

The wedding package includes exclusive use of our ceremony sites and the carriage house for your wedding reception for up to eight hours. Other perks covered in this rental include a wedding photo session including the Garden and Mansion exterior, use of our available on-site tables and chairs and scheduled access for your rehearsal. 

WHEN YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THAT "JUST RIGHT" PLACE TO HAVE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT- A UNIQUE, INTIMATE SETTING THAT BLENDS ELEGANCE AND CHARM WITH HISTORY AND VICTORIAN AMBIANCE, THE CHATILLON-DEMENIL MANSION IS THE PERFECT SPOT.

Mansion

THE INTERIOR OF OUR MAGNIFICENT 1863 GREEK REVIVAL MANSION IS AVAILABLE FOR SMALL COCKTAIL EVENTS. 

The Formal Double Parlor, Drawing Room and Library can accommodate up to 45 guests for a cocktail party with limited seating. There are a few restrictions but most passed hors d’oeuvres should stay within the rules. A bar can be placed inside the Double Parlor or outside on either the east or west portico to give you a little more room inside.

Mansion rentals include use of up to 18 event chairs and use of small on-site folding tables. 

WEDDING RECEPTIONS, CEREMONIES, AND PRIVATE EVENTS HAVE BEEN PART OF OUR HISTORY SINCE 1964.

Gazebo

OUR BEAUTIFUL GAZEBO WAS DESIGNED BY GERHARDT KRAMER IN 1966 AS PART OF THE RESTORATION OF THE MANSION GROUNDS AND GARDEN. THE NEWLY RESTORED CEDAR SHINGLE ROOF IS HELD ALOFT BY EIGHT RESCUED CAST IRON GASLIGHT POSTS FROM OLD ST. LOUIS.

Image Courtesy of Lori Peterson Photography

Image Courtesy of Lori Peterson Photography

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It’s a unique setting for larger outdoor ceremonies of up to 140 seated guests. Gazebo ceremony rentals include exclusive use of the mansion’s gazebo and garden space for up to four hours and a wedding photo session including the garden and mansion exterior. The cost of this rental also includes use of our available on-site ceremony chairs and scheduled access for your rehearsal. 

Image Courtesy of Lori Peterson Photography

Image Courtesy of Lori Peterson Photography

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Parlor

THE FORMAL DOUBLE PARLOR WAS ADDED TO THE MANSION IN 1863 AS PART OF THE GREEK REVIVAL ADDITION COMMISSIONED BY NICOLAS AND EMILIE SOPHIE DEMENIL. THE ROOM IS FLANKED BY TWO BEAUTIFUL ITALIAN MARBLE FIREPLACES AND FURNISHED WITH SEVERAL ORIGINAL VICTORIAN PIECES BELONGING TO THE FAMILY.

It is an elegant space suited for intimate wedding ceremonies of up to 30 seated guests. Parlor ceremony rentals include exclusive use of the mansion’s Formal Double Parlor for up to three hours and a wedding photo session including the garden and mansion exterior. The cost of this rental also includes 30 ceremony chairs, special photography rights inside the mansion and scheduled access for your rehearsal.

 

Non Inclusive Options and Special Features

You can add several special features to your Carriage House rental including multiple tent rental options, Bridal Changing Suite tours of the museum for your guests and additional photography access.

Preferred Caterer's 

(not exclusive) 

Butler's Pantry

314-664-7680

www.butlerspantry.com

melody@butlerspantry.com

 

Callier's Catering

636-230-0019

www.callierscatering.com

sales@callierscatering.com

 

Ces & Judy's

314-991-6700

www.cesandjudys.com

rzaiser@cesandjudys.com

 

CHEF'S TABLE BY HIRO: 

314-241-4476

WWW.HIROASIANKITCHEN.COM

 INFO@HIROASIANKITCHEN.COM 

 

Concetta's

314-946-246

www.concettasstcharles.com

 

Hendri's Events

314-752-4084

www.HENDRis.com

catering@hendris.com

 

Kenrick's Meats & Catering

314-631-2440

www.kenricks.com

 

Mateker's Meats & Catering

314-842-4100

www.matekers.com

 

Orlando's

314-638-6660

www.orlandogardens.com

sorlandojr@orlandogardens.com

 

Patty Long Catering

314-621-9598

www.pattylongcatering.com

andrea@pattylongcatering.com

 

Russo's catering

314-427-6771

www.russosgourmet.com

 

Something Elegant

314- 781-7722

www.somethingelegantcatering.com

linda@somethingelegantcatering.com

PHOTOGRAPHY RENTAL

We offer several options for private photography rental services including our grounds and garden, the mansion’s beautiful nineteenth century interiors and the balcony of our newly restored 150 year old Greek Revival portico.

Our basic Mansion exterior and garden photography session starts at only $75 for two hours.

Add the elegance of a bygone era to your wedding, engagement, graduation or fashion photos.

Commercial photography and filming rates are also available. Contact us to book your photography session.