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About Marin Art & Garden Center

MAGC is a non-profit cultural center that sits on 11 acres of beautiful, expertly-maintained gardens. We offer two well-appointed indoor venues, the Garden Room and the Livermore Pavilion.
The Garden Room opens out to an expansive garden patio surrounded by flowers and flourishing shrubs, which features redwood trees, a water fountain, outdoor built-in bar, as well as an enclosed rear garden patio. The elegant interior is brightened by skylights and has a gas fireplace and separate Bride's Room. The space is sophisticated yet maintains a relaxed atmosphere with French doors leading to the lush garden setting. The indoor area is air-conditioned and heated, and includes a fully equipped commercial kitchen. The Garden Room can accommodate up to 70 guests and up to 120 with the outdoor courtyard.
Ideal for weddings and special occasions, the Livermore Pavilion is spacious and airy with a wall of sliding glass doors that open out onto the Livermore Deck and Stratford Gardens. Two gas-fired rustic stone fireplaces heighten the ambiance—one inside and the other on the deck. Just off the deck are the Stratford Gardens which include an ample green lawn, flowering gardens and outdoor dining area. The Livermore Pavilion has central heating and air conditioning; it can accommodate up to 175 guests indoors and with the outdoor lawn and gardens may accommodate up to 300.
We also offer additional sites on our property for ceremonies, such as the Gazebo and Fountain Pond. You may also choose to book the full space to ensure there is no other event and you are able to use all areas.

Please Contact us for more information or to schedule a site tour: (415) 454-1301 or stacey.kamp@magc.org

Categories: Wedding Venue, Rehearsal Dinner

Regions serviced: San Francisco

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Marin Art and Garden Center (MAGC) is absolutely breathtaking and exactly what my husband and I were looking for on our special day. Stacey and Gina from MAGC were very supportive and helpful leading up to and executing my wedding day.

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Profile Picture Alisha, 4/27/18, 3 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Event Rentals, Bridal Suite, Parking, Uncovered Outdoor, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables

My new husband and I couldn’t be any more thrilled about having just gotten married at MAGC! We knew from the moment we walked onto the property that we would get married there. We wanted a casual, intimate, romantic garden feel and MAGC far exceeded our expectations. We had our ceremony on the Garden Lawn, dinner on the Stratford gardens, and the last of our reception in the Livermore Pavilion. We originally felt that the space would be too large for what ended up being a smaller wedding of about 70 guests, but it was so perfect. Our guests had plenty of space to roam around and we received endless complements on the property’s gorgeous whimsical setting. The reception areas are full of string lighting, which pretty much sold me immediately, and we were able to hang lanterns inside the Livermore Pavilion as well. That small touch really took the whole space to an even more romantic and unique level. The events manager, Stacey Kamp, answered all of questions promptly and efficiently throughout the entire wedding planning process. We truly have no regrets and have nothing but wonderful things to say about MAGC, it is the PERFECT place to say I DO! And with never-ending picturesque backdrops, there is so much to fall in love with.

Profile Picture Anne, 9/15/17, 9 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location
Services Used: Uncovered Outdoor, Parking, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables, Bridal Suite, Event Rentals

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Starting from $2000
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Starting from $4800.00
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Starting from $4800.00
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Professional Network & Endorsements

The Marin Art & Garden is one of Marin's Premier Wedding Venues. The beautiful gardens are a perfect setting for a wedding ceremony. They offer so many options for the brides, indoor/outdoor ceremonies, cocktail hour and receptions. The Livermore room is a spacious well lite room with large windows that bring the outside indoors and the private, intimate Garden Room is unmatched in the Bay Area. We have catered 100's of wedding here over the years and we gladly recommend it to our brides. Stan & Gay Vail All Seasons Catering Mill Valley

The Marin Art and Garden Center is one of the most popular wedding sites in Marin County. It offers lovely gardens as well as an indoor area. There are 2 different areas for receptions, and both have kitchens. This should definitely be on the list of the best places for weddings and other parties in the North Bay.

We love Marin Art & Garden Center! QMEP has been performing here for over 15 years now and I think it is truly one of the best wedding venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. There are quite a few beautiful settings to choose from to host your ceremony and there are a couple of unique reception options as well. This place has indoor and outdoor options featuring a gazebo, fountain, courtyard setting, woodsy area, garden patio with a room and a nice reception hall called the Livermore Pavilion. The staff here has always been very helpful and really professional. We have always enjoyed working with them and the caterers that are recommended. It is out of the city but not too far in a small town called Ross. If you are looking around for a venue, do yourself a favor and check this place out. It is a real jewel!

I have worked at the Art & Garden Center as a Wedding Photographer, and I was also married there myself! It's a beautiful venue, with a top-notch staff.


30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., PO Box 437, Ross, CA 94957   See On Map
415-454-1301 (phone)
Office is open Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm
Marin Art & Garden Center is a wedding Venue from Marin County. We service weddings throughout the local area, including San Francisco, Berkeley, and Napa. Marin Art & Garden Center is a professional wedding Venue that has been part of the Bay Area wedding industry for 70 years years. We specialize in Garden Weddings.