Your event or meeting historic & memorable

To inquire about available dates, schedule a tour, or for a mansion rental kit, call 775-826-6100, ext. 3#, info@artsforallnevada.org.

Or submit the inquiry form at the bottom of the page.  Hours/rates are flexible according to your needs.

The Lake Mansion, located in Reno’s popular Riverwalk and Arts Districts, is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places and is “Reno’s First Address”.  Steps from the scenic Truckee River, popular restaurants, galleries and more, the Lake Mansion offers a year-round unique and affordable venue with a private parking lot for your use and accessible street parking.  You are able to self-cater providing your own food/beverage or hire a caterer.  Your rental includes the use of our 15 space parking lot, a selection of rectangle and round tables, 60 white and 40 patterned padded chairs, a public announcement system, a screen and projector.  The Lake Mansion site is fully accessible for wheelchair/walker use.

There are three unique areas available to rent for your meeting or event (bridal or baby showers, anniversary and birthday parties, memorial service, wedding dinner – ceremony – reception, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and more).   Your rental includes a selection of chairs and tables, and the use of a projector, screen and a public announcement system.

The Lake Mansion’s historic main floor includes formal front and back parlors, a dining room, an art gallery (originally a master bedroom and library), a restroom and kitchen.  The kitchen features a large refrigerator, preparation counters, heating trays, convection oven and a dishwasher. The Mansion features a beautiful wraparound porch and antique furnishings.  Depending on the time of year and event, the mansion and porches can accommodate up to 100 people. Picturesque Victorian porches wrap this floor of the mansion.

  The Courtyard sits between the Lake Mansion and Garden Pavilion and features an open and modern 750 square feet temperature-controlled space with a restroom, wet bar, refrigerator/freezer, removable pull down screen, and three ceiling fans. The Garden Pavilion overlooks Arlington Ave. and the Courtyard with six sets of white French doors.  The Garden Pavilion can accommodate up to 60 people.  Depending on the time of year and event,  the Pavilion and Courtyard can accommodate up to 125 people.  The Courtyard can be tented.  The Lake Mansion kitchen can be added to this rental.

The Arts Happens Here Studio is an open space in the lower level of the mansion and is used for meetings, art birthday parties, additional event space and a prep area.

For weekly/monthly events or meetings and multi-day rentals, please inquire at 775-826-6100, ext. 3#, info@artsfornevadanevada.org.

Your Special Wedding at a Special Place

Chairs are set up in semi circles around the fireplace in the parlor, ready for any wedding ceremony.

Have your wedding ceremony, or other events, under the elegantly ornate architecture of the Lake Mansion.

The main floor of the Lake Mansion offers a wedding venue for an intimate sit-down ceremony for up to 50 people and a reception area for up to 120 in the Lake Mansion and/or adjacent Garden Pavilion and Courtyard.  The Mansion’s main floor includes 5 event rooms for your ceremony, the bride’s ready room and a mingling area.  This historic setting is perfect for photos and steps from the beautiful Truckee River and blocks from area churches, hotels and Reno’s famous “Biggest Little City” arch.  Number of hours and rates are flexible, please inquire.

Historic Lake Mansion Main Floor:
Use of the Lake Mansion Main Level and Garden Pavilion (includes the wraparound veranda and outside Courtyard) for Ceremony, photographs and/or welcome reception.Includes use of  60 white padded chairs, 40 padded patterned chairs and a selection of rectangle and round tables. Use of the service kitchen included.

Garden Pavilion:
Use of the enclosed temperature controlled Pavilion and Courtyard area.  Includes use of  60 white and 40 padded patterned chairs and a selection of rectangle and round tables.

Rental Inquiry

  • Art Birthday Parties for Kids are allotted 2.5 hours. Private Group Events (Paint&Sips, Paint Your Pet, etc) are allotted 3 hours. Time frames flexible, please inquire.
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