Rawlings Conservatory and Pavilion Rental Information
Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
The historic Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens is ideal for
weddings, birthday parties, social functions, charity events, receptions
and company meetings — whether you need an indoor or outdoor setting
for your event. Contact the events coordinator, Laurie Boswell at email@example.com) for availability, rates, and a tour of the
The outdoor venue is lush with flowers, and the gardens feature
perennials and annuals splashed with beautiful colors throughout the
spring and summer seasons. Indoors, there are five distinctive
greenhouse settings, including the original Palm House from 1888, the
Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House and Desert House. All
are complete with walkways and secluded benches, and provide a
picturesque setting for wedding and family photographs.
Two display pavilions, each with a seating capacity of 48 guests, are
perfect for receptions. The spacious lawns are available for tenting.
You can choose which setting is best suited for your wedding ceremony.
The Conservatory can comfortably accommodate guests at the facility year-round
while enjoying the wonderful views
of the gardens. Tables and chairs are
available for rental. The entire property can be yours to enjoy for the
day and evening.
Pavilion Rentalsand Event Permits
The City of Baltimore requires a permit for organized use of property
and pavilions that are under the jurisdiction of the Baltimore City Department of
Recreation and Parks.
To obtain a permit to to reserve an area or pavilion for an event or party, a completed Permit Application form, along with a non-refundable application fee, must be mailed or hand delivered to:
Ralph W. E. Jones Administration Building
Druid Hill Park
3001 East Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21217 410-396-7070
THE PERMITS OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON THURSDAYS TO PROCESS APPLICATIONS. The Permits Office is open to the public Monday through Wednesday and
Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., October through March. Wednesday hours from
April through September are 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Contact the permit office with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-396-7070
APPLICATION FEE AND AREA/IMPACT FEES MUST BE PAID BY MONEY
ORDER OR CERTIFIED CHECK. NO CASH, PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ARE
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