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The Brown Estate Wedding

Weddings

Weddings


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Corporate Events


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Weddings

Whether you have always dreamed of taking your vows in an enchanting garden, inside a beautiful and ambient sunroom, or with an Antebellum-style mansion as your backdrop, the Brown Estate, can make your wish come true. Weddings held at the Estate in South East Texas are the epitome of romantic elegance. Large or small, your wedding will be catered to your personal style and preference, and the staff will work closely with you to bring your vision to life.

Both wedding ceremonies and receptions can be scheduled at the Brown Estate, as well rehearsal dinners and showers. Several charming, spacious, antiquated rooms within the Estate can also be scheduled to be used as dressing areas.

Rental Fees

Wedding Ceremony and Reception- house and grounds………………$3,500.00 per function
Wedding Reception- house and grounds……………………………………………$3,000.00 per function
Wedding Shower/Rehearsal Dinner………………………………………………………$1,500.00 per function

*Additional charges are applied for catering, bartending, service charge, and tax.

 Wedding Ceremony and Receptions

The following items are included in the rental fees to help create a truly memorable occasion:

 Use of the house and grounds for wedding photographs
  Ceremony seating for 150 guests when the wedding is held in the solarium/ standing room 200, and the maximum capacity for an outdoor ceremony or indoor reception is 300 guests.
Use of the solarium or grounds for your wedding rehearsal (scheduled according to availability)
Indoor chairs, tables and elegant table linens in white or ivory
Use of feather pen, portrait easel, cake knives, and crystal or silver flutes for toasting
Setup of brides’ and grooms’ cake tables, bar, dining table and reception tables, using elegant silver, glassware, flatware, silk flower arrangements, and candle lamps
One punch bar, coffee service and water service and mixed nuts.
Changing rooms available by arrangement
Use of piano or audio equipment
Complimentary cake-cutting service

 Catering options are available for an additional fee:
Basic Weddings with no food service will be charged $3 per person.
Service charge and tax will be applied. No alcohol service is allowed for basic weddings.
 
 Selection of seven Hors d’Oeuvres or Buffet Stations
  (Minimum 30 guests/Maximum 300 guests)
 or
Selection of Dinner Buffet
(Minimum 30 guests/Maximum 100 guests)

Should you have any special requirements, please discuss with our coordinator. Our staff will be happy to assist you in your selections. Food, bar, rental equipment and labor fees are exclusive of the Brown Estate rental fee.

 Bar Fees

The Brown Estate is a state institution and does not hold a liquor license. However, we will be happy to serve your favorite beverages provided by you, when accompanied by brunch, lunch, hors d’oeuvres or dinner.
Punch Bar.......................................................................................$125.00 per bar

Includes linens, punch, cups, snacks, setup and cleanup

Soft Drink Bar...................................................................................$3.00 per person

Includes linens, five flavors, glasses, snacks, setup and cleanup

Wine, Beer, Champagne or Margarita Machine Bar...............................$200.00 per bar

Includes linens, glasses, snacks, setup and cleanup (50-150 guests)

Guests provide alcoholic beverages (151-300 guests).............................$300.00 per bar  

Margarita machine rental available for an additional fee.............$150.00

Margarita Mix- 60 drinks per batch...................................................... $40.00 per batch

     Open Bar.....................................................................................$5.00 per person

Includes linens, glasses, nuts, mixers, soft drinks, setup and cleanup


*Guests provide alcoholic beverages*
 

 Labor Services

 
A 20 percent service charge will be added to all prices, excluding sales tax. A labor charge of $25.00 will be assessed for all groups of
25 guests or less.
   Hostess, bartender, and waitstaff required for all functions.
 

Seating Capacities

 
Solarium
Auditorium............176
Classroom...........72
Round Table.........96
Banquet Style.........120
U-Shape...............60
 
Receptions
Use of the entire Brown Estate..........300
 
 
 
 
 
Call today for more information on pricing and how to customize our packages to fit your needs.

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The Brown Estate of Lamar State College-Orange | 4205 Park Avenue | Orange, Texas 77630
Phone: 409-883-2939 | Fax: 409-330-4969 | BrownEstate@lsco.edu | Photo Credit

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