Summer Pavilion/Conservatory/River Deck Wedding on the Ruidoso river


  • 2400  sq. ft. covered Pavilion
  • 700 sq. ft. octagon Conservatory
  • Evergreen  turf  for year-round beauty
  • Victorian Gazebo
  • 60 ft. grand entrance aisle-way
  • Covered River Deck for DJ/band/dancing/bar



• 2-hour wedding consultation,  2-hour preferred vendor coordination, 2-hour event timeline and
confirmation of final details
• Preferred  vendor  list
• Custom day-of event hosting by trained staff (Event Coordinator billed separately)
• 1-hour morning or afternoon rehearsal as available  (additional time  $125/hour)
• 1.5-hours for set-up and decorating (Event Coordinator décor & design available and billed separately)
• 1-hour ceremony
• 4-hour  reception
• 5’  Round tables with basic white, black, ecru 90 in. tablecloths; cloth  napkins in color choice
• White padded  garden wedding chairs  (up to 150)
• Buffet table, skirted and  draped
• Tables and  linens for cake, gifts,  guestbook,  DJ
• Sterling silver or hammered copper/brass cake plateau, cake serving set,  punch bowl or champagne bucket and flutes
• Dance floor area on River Deck
• PA system  (drop-down theater style);  mic for Bride/Groom vows
• 1  parking attendant
• 55”  LCD HD TV and DVD  player in the Conservatory to share your "Love Story”   



$7800 + tax + 18% gratuity*


Pavilion  Capacity: 150 seats; Ideal set up is with the front half of the pavilion setup church-style for 75 people facing the gazebo for the ceremony with the back  half setup with 5’ round tables and the remaining 75 white garden chairs for the reception.

*There is an additional charge of  $125.00 to reset the pavilion during an event.  For example: If you want 150 chairs church- style for the ceremony,  then you want the room reset for 150 for dinner with tables and chairs.  For weddings with over 100 guests, on-site security and an approved off-site parking plan/shuttle service to insure a safe and successful event may be  required.


Morning/Afternoon – 7:30 AM/2:00 PM
Afternoon/Evening – 3:30 PM/10:00 PM
Call 575-630-1111 to arrange a site visit and check date availability.  

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