We want you to enjoy the wedding experience at Rip Van Winkle Gardens; therefore, we treat your wedding as though it were our own. Experience has taught us that special attention to all the details is the best way to ensure customer satisfaction. Our staff can assist you with all your bridal needs: bridal luncheon, rehearsal dinner, reception, and a romantic night at one of our Acadian style bed and breakfast cottages.
Beautiful venue, neutral backdrop for your event. We are conveniently located off of Johnston St. We have built in DJ and Karaoke if you desire. We also help with set up and do the clean-up. We also offer different types of art parties. When requesting info send a referral first & please check spam folder.
We're considered Lafayette, La's premier Bed and Breakfast who specialize in Small Weddings, Bridal & Baby Showers, Parties and Elopements. The venue comes "Wedding Ready" and is decorated. Linens included and packages are available.
The venue can hold up to 70 people comfortably while catering to the smaller venue options. We offer 1,800 sq ft of Beautiful Elegant VENUE space to host your event and impress your friends. Includes a HUGE Grand Living Room with 20' coffered ceilings, two walls of glass over looking the Sun room and beautiful backyard.
There is plenty of space to display your food in the stunning dining room, plus the over the top space for the cake table and there's lots of room for your guests to just hang out. No extra decorating needed!
The facility offers tons of parking and the parking is gated; therefore everyone can park safely and free!
The Evangeline Room banquet hall and patio & playground can accommodate up to 250 guests. Perfect for weddings, meetings, reunions, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, and more!
Large 4500 square foot facility holds up to 300 people. Self catering allowed. Tables and Chairs included. Central location.
We also have a smaller game room and playground area that rents for daytime picnics, crawfish boils and birthday parties. Rent for that facility is $350
The Mulberry Tree is available as a Full Service Facility or you can "Do It Yourself" and provide your own decorations and food. Our new 4500 square foot facility is filled with natural light and charm. Our main party space has an antique mantle, several antique buffets and 90 year old cypress windows.
Full Service: In keeping with the old fashioned theme of our events, we include fabric table linens, vintage china, and glassware for events. Not only is this style of entertaining charming and nostalgic, it is also consistent with today's efforts of making eco-friendly choices. Many of the place settings, decorative pieces, and linens are vintage or repurposed; all carefully chosen to create your one of a kind party experience.
Over the Top & Theme Intensive!
Your experience begins with the themed front door decoration and continues throughout the party space with window treatments, artwork and table settings - all that match the party theme. To add a personal touch, the guest of honor's name and age are included in the decor. We also provide frames for you to display photos of the birthday child/bride.
We would love to show you our space for your birthday and bridal needs by appointment!
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More