Rent the “Garden Cottage” at Hershey Gardens!
Whether it’s a child’s birthday or a special event, celebrate it surrounded by beauty at Hershey Gardens! Bring your group to enjoy the picturesque Garden Cottage and its quaint patio, which sits on a hill overlooking the gardens.
- Recommended maximum capacity is 30 people.
- A $300 rental fee ($275 for members) includes admission for 10 guests. Additional guests are $11.50 for juniors (ages 12 and under) and $14.50 for adults/seniors.
- $75 deposit required to reserve. Deposit is refundable if reservation is canceled at least 48 hours in advance.
- The rental fee includes use of the Cottage from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Tables and chairs are provided: five 5-ft round tables and one 6-ft rectangular table. Renter may bring table coverings.
- Event guests are welcome to visit the Butterfly Atrium and explore the Gardens during and after the event, during normal operating hours.
- Renters may bring their own desserts, snacks and beverages.
- A variety of catering options are available through our exclusive caterer, Lisa’s Cafe on Chocolate. Please contact them directly at 717.508.1729. Please note that all food items must stay inside the Garden Cottage.
- Optional Add-On: Invite a Zoology Zone animal or insect to your Garden Cottage event! Our animal handler may bring frogs, snakes, lizards or tarantulas for a 30-minute information session. Also includes optional guest handling of Madagascar hissing cockroaches. $75 fee.
The following items are not permitted:
- Balloons and glitter
- Sports equipment and toys
- Alcoholic beverages
Email or call Vera Kolstrom for more information or to check availability:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.508.5970.