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

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 Community Park Botanic Garden

Contact:Baton Rouge Garden Center
JoAnne Keller
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:Robert Johnson
rjohnson@brec.org
225-272-9200 ext. 471
Fees
Birthday Party - Minimum 2 hours:$6
Birthday Party - Additional Hour:$40
Party Pack:$2
Inflatable Use Fee:$10
Refundable Damage Deposit:$150

Liberty Lagoon

Contact:Brett Weinberger
bweinberger@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:Jason Beck
JBeck@brec.org
225-752-9667
Fees
Facility Rental:$100 per hour
Facility Rental - 4 hours:$350
Security Deposit:$200
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