Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
Meeting Facilities

Whether strolling through its flower-filled gardens, picnicking under its majestic trees or touring its magnificent mansion, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park is a very special place. The 50-acre estate is one of just two public gardens in all of the New York State Parks System. A serene respite just blocks away from downtown Canandaigua, Sonnenberg is a gift to the community from Frederick Ferris and Mary Clark Thompson.

General Amenities
Meeting Amenities
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General Meeting Amenities
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  • Outside Catering Allowed:
Creative Meeting Space Amenities
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description The Carriage House also offers a conference room for up to 40 people, U-Shape room for up to 35 people, and Hollow Square room for up to 45 people. All rooms at the Carriage House are a unique shape. A tent is also available. Catering is offered.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1750
  • Space Notes Outdoor receptions can accommodate groups with 70 – 250 or more guests. (Tent sizes and pricing varies depending upon your guest count and event needs.)
  • Theatre Capacity 100
  • Banquet Capacity 80
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Classroom Capacity 50
Carriage House
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1750
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
Main Reception Tent
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
Reception Tent
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Oct 10, 2020

Lillian Williams, Associate Professor and former Department Chair of African-American Studies at the University of Buffalo, will speak on Mary Talbert. An African-American suffragist and early 20th... more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Oct 16 - 17, Oct 23 - 24 2020

Come take part in a "whodunit" at Sonnenberg! Guests will have a chance to take part in this live-theater event by uncovering the clues that will solve the mystery and bring the guilty party -or... more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Oct 25, 2020

Venture, if you dare, on a "haunted" stroll through the Sonnenberg grounds with strange sights, sounds, and Sonnenberg tales that will inspire goosebumps. Costumed characters and displays will abound... more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Oct 25, 2020

Historian Judith Wellman, Professor Emerita SUNY Oswego, and founding board member of the 1816 Meetinghouse project, will present strategies and compromises in the struggle for women’s suffrage as... more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Recurring weekly on Saturday until December 19, 2020

Enjoy displays of seasonal decorations and lights in the Mansion and Sonnenberg grounds, including activities and musical performers! A perfect way to celebrate the holiday season in the Finger Lakes. more

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
Dec 5, 2020

Join in a tour of some of Canandaigua’s most wonderful homes decorated for the holidays. Tour some of the homes in one of the most beautiful and historic sections of Canandaigua. Each tour stop is... more