The Historic Bates Mansion is a vintage wedding venue situated in Tucson, Arizona. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife duo David and Allie Lazarus, this enchanting property provides celebrations of all shapes and sizes with a rustic hacienda-inspired backdrop. The mansion was once occupied by businessman C.T.R Bates and was the meeting place for the prestigious local institution, the Mountain Oyster Club. David and Allie first fell in love with it when looking for a venue to host their own wedding festivities. Upon purchasing the property, they began redesigning it to provide private events with an inviting old-pueblo-style atmosphere right in the heart of downtown Tucson. It has been fully renovated for a feeling of both comfort and convenience and features inviting event spaces, invaluable amenities, an in-house caterer, and more.
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Available for private events of all shapes and sizes, The Historic Bates Mansion can comfortably accommodate up to 250 guests in total. It is perfect for hosting every stage of your celebration, from your joyous engagement party to your fun-filled reception and everything in between. The entire space is fully-furnished to radiate a unique sense of character, with stunning views of the Tucson City skyline and the Catalina Mountain Range. For added convenience, get-ready rooms are also available, allowing you to prepare for your special day in secluded peace and privacy.
A seasoned event coordinator, Allie is ready to make planning your wedding at The Historic Bates Mansion a seamless and stress-free experience. She offers a selection of coordination services to choose from and will assist you in crafting a celebration package that aligns with your specific needs. Her planning services include event design, setup and cleanup, rentals, use of audiovisual equipment, and more. Catering services are also available, allowing you to design your dream wedding-day menu without needing to look for an outside vendor. Choose from a selection of dining options, including passed hors d’oeuvres, plated entrees, buffets, stations, and more, as well as full bartending services.
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“And so together, they built a life they loved”
-a random quote off the internet
But it really is true. David and Allie Lazarus started the marriage and their business journey together at the Historic Bates Mansion. Allie loved the venue so much she dragged David into starting their our special wedding and event space at the Bates. David with a Sales & Marketing Background & Allie with her amazing coordination skills and personality bring you a high level of customer service and trust. Let us handle the big stuff so all you have to do in the end is say "I DO."
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
- Historic Building
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Pet Friendly
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
- Photo booth