Rentals & Parties

Rentals - Special Facilities

Airline Fairgrounds

Contact:Marc Palmer
mpalmer@brec.org
225-273-6401
Fees
Pavilion Only:$300 per day
Fairgrounds (commercial rental w/o admission):$1,200 per day
Fairgrounds (commercial rental w/ admission):$4,000 per day
Fairgrounds (non-profit w/ admission):$2,000 per day

Baton Rouge Gallery

Contact:Travis Munson
Bgallery@brec.org
225-383-1470
Fees
Standard Building Rental - 4 hours Commerical:$600
Building Rental - 4 hours Non-profit:$500
Standard Building & Lawn Rental - 4 hours Commercial:$1,200
Standard Building & Lawn Rental - 4 hours Non-profit:$1,100
Arty Party Painting Party:$150
Business Meeting Rental (weekdays 9-11a.m.):$300

Baton Rouge Zoo

Contact:Sarah Cardwell
scardwell@brzoo.org
225-775-3877 ext. 253
Fees
Capital One Pavilion - Daytime Events:$150 per hour or $350 per day
plus group rate admission for all guests
Capital One Pavilion - Evening Events(5pm or later):$1000
includes up to 200 guests
Education Building Rental:$75 per hour
BR Zoo reserves the right to provide catering services for all daytime event rentals. Pricing subject to menu selections and guest count. Entertainment rentals and educational programs also available. Contact Event Sales Manager for more info.

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center

Contact:Jessica Guthrie
jguthrie@brec.org
225-757-8905
Fees
Exhibit Building - After 5 p.m. & on Mondays:$150 per hour
Exhibit Building - After 5 p.m. & on Mondays (Non-Profit Rate for a 4 hour rental):$125 per hour
Duck (Conference) Room:$40 per hour
Luna Room:$30 per hour
Education Building - After 5 p.m. & on Mondays:$120 per hour
Cypress (Conference) Room:$60 per hour
Tupelo Room:$50 per hour
Swamp Pavilion on the Trails:$30 per hour
Full Site Rental - 4 hours:$1,500 per rental
Full Site Rental - Additional hour:$380 per hour
GPS Unit for Boy & Girl Scouts:$5 per day

*Set up and take down included in rental time
Room rentals are only available during operating hours

Baton Rouge Garden Center at Independence Botanical Gardens

Contact:Baton Rouge Garden Center
Monika Saxton
225-928-2270
Fees
6-hour Rental Contract for Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays
Up to 50 guests:$450
Up to 100 guests:$600
Up to 150 guests:$700
Up to 200 guests:$900
Extra hours (more than the 6 hour basic party):$40 per hour
Date Reservation Deposit*:$100
Large Wedding Damage Deposit:$200
For garden clubs, garden shows, meetings during the week, other hourly rates apply, depending upon the size of the meeting and other factors.

*A $100 deposit is required to hold a date; cancellation with more than two months notice is required to get $50 back from the deposit; less than two months notice forfeits the entire deposit. If the event is carried out, the $100 deposit acts are damage deposit, returned upon satisfactory cleaning and no damages to the Center.

Farr Park Equestrian Center & RV Park

Contact:Melissa Wood
mwood@brec.org
225-769-7805
Fees
Arena - Full day:$450
Arena - Half day:$250
Arena - Hourly:$30 per hour
RV Overnight Stay:$20 per night

Independence Park Theatre

Contact:Alvin Temple
atemple@brec.org
225-216-0660
Fees
Theatre - 4 hours (Commercial Rental):$950
Theatre - 8 hours (Commercial Rental):$1,350
Theatre - 4 hours (Non-profit Rental):$750
Theatre - 8 hours (Non-profit Rental):$950
Theatre - 4 hours (Government Rental):$500
Theatre - 8 hours (Government Rental):$750
Activity Room:$75 per hour
Art Room:$50 per hour

Staff and equipment rentals also available. Contact Theatre staff for more information

Interactive Warehouse (at Womack)

Contact:Tiffany George
tgeorge@brec.org
225-388-3004
Fees
Birthday Party - Minimum 2 hours (includes 10 children):$120
Birthday Party - Additional Hour:$60
Additional Children:$12 per child
Damage Deposit:$150

Liberty Lagoon

Contact:libertylagoon@brec.org
225-923-3202
Fees
Colonial Pavilion - 2 hours:$40
Colonial Pavilion - Additional Hour:$20 per hour
Colonial Pavilion - Business Hours:$120 per day
Independence Pavilion - 2 hours:$60
Independence Pavilion - Additional Hour:$30 per hour
Independence Pavilion - Business Hours:$180 per day
Liberty Bell Pavilion - 2 hours:$40
Liberty Bell Pavilion - Additional Hour:$20 per hour
Liberty Bell Pavilion - Business Hours:$120 per day
Patriot Pavilion - 2 hours:$40
Patriot Pavilion - Additional Hour:$20 per hour
Patriot Pavilion - Business Hours:$120 per day
Facility Rental - After Hours:
*does not include slides
$5,000 per day
Facility Rental Deposit:$1,000
Bowl Slide Rental:$600
Tube/Flume Slide Rental:$600

Check Liberty Lagoon website to see start date for rentals

Magnolia Mound

Contact:Laura Webb
lwebb@brec.org
225-343-4955
Fees
The Barn (La Grange) - 4 hours:$700
The Barn (La Grange) - Additional hour:$150 per hour
The Hart House - 4 hours:$350
The Hart House - Additional hour:$75
Full Site - 4 hours:$1,250
Full Site - Additional hour:$150
Turner Visitors Center Mini Theatre - 4 hours:$150
Turner Visitors Center Mini Theatre - Additional Hour:$25 per hour
Turner Visitors Center Exhibit Area - 4 hours:$500
Turner Visitors Center Exhibit Area - Additional Hour:$100 per hour
Education Center (Berwick House) - 4 hours:$600
Education Center (Berwick House) - Additional Hour:$150 per hour

Milton J. Womack Building

Contact:Diane Ruggiero
druggiero@brec.org
225-272-9200 ext. 448
Fees
Room 1801 - 4 hours (Commercial Rental):$250
Room 1801 - 8 hours (Commercial Rental):$350
Room 1801 - 4 hours (Non-profit Rental):$200
Room 1801 - 8 hours (Non-profit Rental):$300
Room 1809 - 4 hours (Commercial Rental):$175
Room 1809 - 8 hours (Commercial Rental):$275
Room 1809 - 4 hours (Non-profit Rental):$125
Room 1809 - 8 hours (Non-profit Rental):$225
Rooms 1801 & 1809 - Additional Hour (Commercial Rental):$50 per hour
Rooms 1801 & 1809 - Additional Hour (Nonprofit Rental): $35 per hour
Ballroom - 4 hours w/ catering (Commerical Rental):$800
Ballroom - 4 hours w/o catering (Commerical Rental):$1,100
Ballroom - 8 hours w/ catering (Commerical Rental):$1,100
Ballroom - 8 hours w/o catering (Commerical Rental):$1,500
Ballroom - 4 hours w/ catering (Non-profit Rental):$600
Ballroom - 4 hours w/o catering (Non-profit Rental):$900
Ballroom - 8 hours w/ catering(Non-profit Rental):$1,000
Ballroom - 8 hours w/o catering (Non-profit Rental):$1,300
Ballroom - Additional hour (Commerical Rental):$100
Ballroom - Additional hour (Non-profit Rental):$75

North Sherwood Virtual Park

Contact:225-275-0568
Fees
Birthday Party - Minimum 2 hours:$15
Birthday Party - Additional Hour:$40
Party Pack:$3
Refundable Damage Deposit:$150

Santa Maria Banquet Facility

Contact:Allissa Mattocks
Alissa.mattocks@brec.org
225-752-9667
Fees
Facility Rental - 4 hours:$400
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