Wedding & Special Event Services
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
The Walled Garden lawn at the Reflection Pool provides 1,750 sq ft of open space. The Walled Garden
is an incredible setting for a small intimate wedding ceremony. The Lakeside Pavilion offers a beautiful
setting with Lake Hall in the background.
Lavish landscaping surrounds the Gardener’s Cottage. For evening events, the grounds are
highlighted with landscape lighting. The inside occupancy of the Cottage is limited to 57 guests. Tents
may be erected on the lawn area outside the Cottage to accommodate additional guests. The Cottage
kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, small chest freezer and double ovens. The Cottage has two
restrooms and a bridal dressing room.
In addition to the reservation and rental operations at Maclay Gardens, Fairytales offers additional
services to plan and carry out a wedding or special event. Check out our rental items and services on
On September 1, 2009, Fairytales Wedding & Special
Event Services entered into an Agreement with Alfred B.
Maclay Gardens State Park to provide Wedding/Memorial
Service reservations and Gardener's Cottage rental
The beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923
by Alfred B. and Louise Maclay. A masterpiece of floral
architecture, the gardens feature a picturesque brick
walkway, a secret garden, a reflection pool, a walled garden,
and hundreds of azaleas and camellias. Many sites are
available for weddings at Maclay, excluding the Maclay
House, its terrace or lawn.