SOCIAL EVENTS

Whether it is a bridal or a baby shower, birthday, retirement, or cocktail party, memorial service – whatever the occasion may be – Tower Hill provides a picturesque environment that your guests will talk about for years to come.

Each season offers a different garden experience—Spring brings beautiful bulbs including daffodils, tulips, and tender perennials. Summer: Lilies, Daylilies, and lush greens. Fall: the colorful New England foliage. Winter: semi-tropical plants and citrus trees in our two conservatories. Plus countless more plants, trees, and foliage, as well as some very friendly chipmunks!

Tower Hill is available to host your private event from February through October.

Daytime social events are able to be hosted between the hours of 10am-3pm (2pm for conservatories). View our full Daytime Social offerings here.

Evening social events are able to be hosted between the hours of 6pm-11pm (10pm for weekday evenings). Please Note: Thursday-Sunday evenings are not available for rent from approximately Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. View our full Evening Social offerings here.

Room Name Pricing Capacity
Rounds Cocktail-Style
Limonaia Conservatory* $1,150 80 100
Orangerie Conservatory* $2,000 150 200
Conference Room A/B $650 75 125
Southeast Link (Daytime Only) $450 45 50
Great Hall (Evening Only) $900 72 150
Winter Garden  (Evening Only)
(Primary location with Rain Backup)
$1,150 n/a 150
Winter Garden (Evening Only)
(Cocktail Hour Add-On)
$500 n/a 150

*Tower Hill is able to offer the use of its greenhouse conservatories approximately Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Please note that the conservatories are not air-conditioned and daytime rentals in July and August are not recommended.

Payment
A non-refundable 50% deposit of your rental fee is required at the time of contract-signing in order to guarantee arrangements with Tower Hill Botanic Garden. The remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to your event date.

Tower Hill maintains an exclusive partnership with Peppers Artful Events for all evening events and ARTbar, a division of Peppers, for all bar service. Peppers is an award-winning caterer whose reliability for sumptuous foods, five-star service, and dazzling displays has built a name for them in the community and at the gardens.

Peppers Artful Events Northborough, MA (508) 393-6844 shannon@peppersartfulevents.com
ARTbar Bartending Northborough, MA (508) 393-6844 artbar@peppersartfulevents.com

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In addition to Peppers, catering for daytime social events is also available from one of the below caterers.

Pranzi Catering Providence, RI (401) 383-3631 info@pranzi.com
Struck Catering Worcester, MA (508) 755-5953 info@struckcatering.com
Tastings Caterers Framingham, MA (508) 879-9191 info@tastingscaterers.com

Alternate caterers, self-catering, and outside alcohol are not permitted.

Wireless internet access is available. A limited supply of audio/visual equipment is available for rent when ordered in advance. If available, you may rent an LCD projector ($150), laptop ($50), or Bose speaker with microphone ($100).

You are welcome to bring in decorations to customize your space. We ask that you not bring balloons, confetti, or glitter, and that any flames are enclosed in glass (such as votive holders or hurricane glass). Décor must be free-standing and not affix to walls, ceilings, or plants. Tower Hill’s plants and flowers are not able to be moved into or out of event spaces, so feel free to bring in your own arrangements. Ask your Tower Hill event coordinator for a complete list of décor specifics.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY
It was absolutely a beautiful afternoon and everyone enjoyed themselves, especially the bride. The setting is absolutely stunning; our photos attest to that! Thanks for making it so easy to work with you. You were so accessible and responsive throughout the entire planning phase.”
– Terry O – Bridal Shower

“It was absolutely beautiful and a great memorial for my friend. Thank you for everything”
– Sue R – Celebration of Life event

“Everyone had a wonderful time. I got so many compliments on the location!!”
–  Carol L – Non-profit organization, Retirement Cocktail Party