Private Events

Reserve Salisbury House for your Special Event




Salisbury House offers an array of rental options for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers as well as social or corporate events. Contact us for private venue rental information and rates or to schedule a tour 515-274-1777.


Corporate Events
Inspired Meetings: A unique setting for your next off-site meeting, luncheon, or retreat.
Imagine your next board meeting in the Common Room seated at the 19’ long English Oak Trestle Table surrounded by ornate needlepoint tapestries. Envision hosting your business or private event in the rich settings of elegance our historic mansion provides. With internet and phone capabilities remain connected while surrounded by history.


Private Dinners and Receptions
Spend an enchanted evening at Salisbury House
Greet your guests as they enjoy a cocktail hour outdoor on the terrace overlooking the gardens or indoor under the rafters from the White Hart Inn, where Shakespeare performed with his troupe in the early 1600’s. Then enjoy a lavish dinner prepared by one of our approved caterers with live background music from our custom Steinway piano performed by one of our recommended pianists. End the night with a private tour led by a Salisbury House docent.

Your happily ever after awaits.
Make the beginning of forever unforgettable with a wedding day of your dreams.  With exclusive use of the property during your contracted rental time, our grand mansion offers an elegant setting with manicured gardens encased by pristine woodlands to create an idyllic setting for your special day.  Your photographer will capture stunning photos as you wed between the iconic Pompeian columns in the garden and as you have your first dance as newlyweds under the bistro lights on the terrace.  Whether you are seeking a small and intimate venue for your ceremony or an expansive garden for your reception, Salisbury House & Gardens offers an array of options for weddings of varying scope and size. Begin your fairy tale at Salisbury House with a memorable wedding that you, your family and your friends will never forget. 


We would love to show you how we can make your special event unforgettable. To check on date availability, receive additional information, or schedule a site tour, please contact us at 515-274-1777 or send an email inquiry to  A deposit is required to secure a date.

For a glimpse of what your special event could look like at Salisbury House, view our private event photo albums by clicking on the floral image in the upper right hand corner of this page.


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