Winter Conservatory/Fountain Garden Wedding on the Rio Ruidoso River


  • 700 sq. ft. octagon Conservatory (Ceremony may take place at gazebo, weather permitting.)
  • 9 ft. wide French windows on six sides
  • 9 ft. tall French doors on two sides opening onto the Fountain Garden View of the Rio Ruidoso River and bridge
  • Romantically lighted center cupola with spotlights on dimmers
  • 3 sided glass gas fireplace


  • 2-hour initial wedding consultation, 2-hour preferred vendor coordination,
  • 2-hour event timeline and confirmation of final details
  • Custom day-of event hosting by trained staff (Event Coordinator billed separately)
  • Preferred professional list
  • 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
  • White padded garden wedding chairs (up to 65 – set-up church style in Conservatory)
  • Buffet table, skirted and draped
  • Tables and linens for cake, gifts, guestbook based on available space
  • Sterling silver or hammered copper/brass cake plateau, cake serving set, punch bowl
  • or champagne bucket and flutes
  • iPod sound system (you provide iPod and playlist)
  • 55” LCD HD TV and DVD player in the Conservatory to share your “Love Story”
  • 1 parking attendant



$4,400 + tax + 18% gratuity


Conservatory Capacity: 48 guests (Hollywood style; 6 60 in. round tables w/8 guests at each) is the ideal number with cake table and buffet reception or plate service (if dancing is desired, configuration will change). 65 guests is the maximum number for church-style seating in the Conservatory. A cocktail style stand up reception can be held in the Conservatory for weddings. Garden area in the spring/summer/fall expands the reception ability of this space.


Morning/Afternoon – 9:00 AM/5:00 PM

Afternoon/Evening – 4:00 PM/10:00 PM

Please refer to Planning a Ruidoso Winter Wedding – What to Expect

Call 575-630-1111 to arrange a site visit and check date availability.

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