Kingwood Center Gardens

50 North Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

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Average Base Cost: $22,000

Our average base cost for a Kingwood Center Gardens wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a Saturday ceremony/reception in Spring or Summer using a food/beverage cost of $100/pp plus associated fees. Entertainment, flowers, furniture, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are NOT included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and sales tax is included.

*Prices subject to change

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

Ceremony Rental: $300-$1,700

Reception Rental: $2,000-$5,000

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What’s Included: 


All ceremony rentals are three hours, include a bridal dressing room, staff-provided golf cart transportation, parking/admission, possible rain location, a walk-through with the Event Coordinator, an hour rehearsal time, and wedding assistants to keep your venue exclusive.


All reception rentals are four hours, include parking/admission, golf cart transportation, 8-ft. banquet tables (staff sets up), and Kingwood staff to maintain the rooms appearance throughout the rental. Indoor receptions include chairs. The newly-renovated Carriage House has a catering kitchen, private outdoor patio, and an A/V system.

Extras: Extra rental hours can be added for $125 per hour. There are fees for after-hours events (depending on the season).

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Food and Beverage: Kingwood Center Gardens does not offer catering onsite so you may bring in your own caterer. Kingwood can provide you with a list of local vendors who have previously worked well with the venue.

Other Vendors: All outside vendors allowed

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside.

A common setup is he Allee Ceremony with the South Lawn Reception, or a Gazebo Ceremony with a Carriage House Reception.

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Size: Up to 250 guests

Bridal Suite: Yes

Parking: Parking and admissions are covered in the venue’s rental fee

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How Will Grandma Get There? Mansfield is about the same distance to Cleveland and Columbus and Akron (about an 1-1 1/2 hours) so guests would most likely travel into one of those airports. In terms of lodging there aren’t a ton of hotel choices nearby that aren’t close to the highway (like the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mansfield Ontario). Your closest upscale hotel option would probably be the Mount Vernon Grand, which is about 40 minutes away from the venue.

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Party On! Events can go till 11:00 PM with clean-up from 11:00 PM to midnight.

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Photo by Samantha Walker Photography

The Report: 

The 47-acre estate was Built in 1926 for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kelley King, and opened as a public garden in 1953 after Mr. King’s death. Mr. King, who made his fortune working with the Ohio Brass Company in Mansfield, Ohio, left most of his estate to the private foundation that operates Kingwood Center today. Indoor venues on the estate include the Carriage House, Exhibit Hall, and Assembly Room. Outdoor include the Allee, Gazebo, South Lawn, and Courtyard.

Woman Getting Married Says:

I think an outdoor wedding is a must at this venue (weather permitting). The grounds are really pretty and you do not have to overdecorate given the lush surroundings (I also love using the house as the backdrop).

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Amenities/What’s Included 9
Convenient for Grandma 8
Layout 8
Location 7
Overall Charm 8
Venue Value 9

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