Make your special event or meeting historic, memorable & affordable

To inquire about available dates, schedule a tour, or for mansion rental information, call Melanie at 775-826-6100, ext. 4# or email rentals@artsforallnevada.org

You will find a Rentals Inquiry form at the bottom of this page.  Hours/rates are flexible according to your needs.  Please submit the form or contact us by phone or e-mail.


Our private parking lot, off of Arlington Avenue

The Lake Mansion is located in Reno’s popular Riverwalk and Arts Districts and is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places as “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 may self-cater by providing your own food/beverage, or you may hire a caterer. 


Tea Party Event at Lake Mansion *tables, linens, and decorations not provided by the Lake Mansion.

Your rental includes the use of our 15 space parking lot, a selection of 4′-6′ rectangular and 48″-60″ round tables, 60 white and 40 patterned padded chairs, and a projector screen (only available in the Garden Pavilion).  The Lake Mansion site is fully accessible for wheelchair/walker use.

There are three unique areas available to rent for your meeting or event including: bridal or baby showers, anniversary and birthday parties, memorial service, wedding dinner – ceremony – reception, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and more.

Garden Pavilion

Garden Pavilion *linens and decorations not provided by the Lake Mansion.

Lake Mansion and Porches: This historic main floor includes formal front and back parlors, a dining room, an art gallery (originally a master bedroom and library), and a kitchen (with a restroom attached).  The kitchen features a large refrigerator, preparation counters, heating trays, convection oven and a dishwasher. The Mansion features beautiful architectural designs 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 around the mansion.


Rented Tent outside of Garden Pavilion *tent, linens, and decorations not provided by the Lake Mansion.

Garden Pavilion/Courtyard:
Use of the enclosed and modern temperature controlled Garden Pavilion and Courtyard area can accommodate up to 60 people inside. Utilizing the adjacent courtyard by large tent (not included) can allow for more space of guests.  The pavilion features three ceiling fans and surrounding glass doors with a refrigerator/freezer, wet bar, and restroom.

Arts Happens Here Studio: this is a classroom studio in the lower level of the mansion and is used for meetings, art birthday parties, and family reunions.

For weekly/monthly events or meetings and multi-day rentals, please contact Melanie at 775-826-6100, ext. 4#, rentals@artsforallnevada.org.

Your Special Wedding at a Special Place


Back Parlor of the Lake Mansion *chairs and decorations not provided by the Lake Mansion.

WINNER!  In 2016, the Lake Mansion was selected as the 2016 Wedding Spot Award winner.  Each year, Wedding Spot recognizes the top venues on their site across the US.  The Lake Mansion won in the “Mansion” category.




The main floor of the Lake Mansion offers an ideal wedding venue for an intimate sit-down ceremony, for up to 60 people. As a reception area, there is room for up to 120 in the Lake Mansion and adjacent Garden Pavilion and Courtyard.  The mansion’s main floor includes 5 event rooms for your ceremony. This includes a bride’s ready room and several mingling areas. This historic setting is perfect for photos, and is a short walk away from the beautiful Truckee River. We are located several blocks from local churches, hotels and Reno’s famous “Biggest Little City” arch.  Number of hours and rates are flexible, please inquire.