Memorial House Wedding Info & Cost

October 28, 2019

Memorial House has hosted classically elegant weddings since the 1920s. By pairing historic architecture with lush natural surroundings, Memory Grove Park Memorial House offers couples the best of both worlds…all conveniently located near downtown Salt Lake City.

Each season brings a special, new way to celebrate at Memory Grove Park Memorial House. Whether walking through the tulips or chatting fireside in the main hall, guests can always expect and explore a beautiful setting.

Memorial House Wedding Cost

Memory Grove Park Memorial House hosts weddings year-round with both daytime and evening times.

  • Summer rates (May 1 – October 31) vary based on the day and time of day.
  • Sunday – Friday daytime (9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) events are $1,000. Saturday daytime events are $1,500.
  • Sunday – Thursday evening (5 p.m. – 1o p.m.) events are $2,250. Friday and Saturday evening events are $2,500.
  • Winter rates (November 1 – April 31) vary based on the day and time of day.
  • Sunday – Friday daytime (9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) events are $750. Saturday daytime events are $1,250.
  • Sunday – Thursday evening (5 p.m. – 1o p.m.) events are $1,750. Friday and Saturday evening events are $2,000.
  • Ceremonies are $500 – or an additional $300 if also booking the reception at the Memorial House.
  • Couples may rent the space for longer than the allotted time for an additional $100 per hour.

Memorial House Wedding Info

Memorial House hosts weddings year round, utilizing both the house and surrounding park.

Wedding Ceremony Sites

Venue options include the Main Hall, Garden Room, Patio, South Lawn and Meditation Chapel.

Ceremonies may take place almost anywhere in the park.

The Main Hall is always reserved as a weather backup for summer outdoor ceremonies.

Capacity

Memorial House can accommodate 300 guests.

Memorial House’s Main Hall can seat up to 150 guests.

Memorial House’s South Lawn can hold up to 130 people.

For other outdoor locations throughout the park, the capacity is 200+.

Location

Memorial House is located next to Capitol Hill, a short 20 minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Weddings per Day

Memory Grove Park Memorial House may host up to two weddings per day, with one in the morning and one in the evening.

Time and Noise Restrictions

Events must end by 10 p.m.

The wedding has until 11 p.m. (public closing time) to clean up any additional decorations and be off of the property.

Accessibility

This venue is wheelchair accessible and offers parking on the street within Memory Grove Park for up to 140 guests.

Pet Policy

Memory Grove Park Memorial House welcomes couples to walk down the aisle with their furry best friend.

Nearby Attractions

Memory Grove Park visitors can stroll the groomed lawns and tour the historic Memorial House. The convenient City Creek Canyon location also offers plenty of access to downtown Salt Lake City restaurants, shopping and sightseeing.

Wedding Catering and Lodging 

Memory Grove Park Memorial House offers a thorough preferred vendor list and lodging recommendations to help guests easily plan their event and stay..

Catering Options

Catering is not offered through Memorial House, but they do have a preferred list of vendors. If the couple does not choose from that list, Memorial House may be able to accommodate them for an additional fee of $300.

Bar services must be arranged through a preferred vendor. Please note that cash bars are not allowed and alcohol must stay within the Memorial House premises.

Wedding cakes can be ordered from any bakery a couple wishes.

Lodging (On-site or Nearby)

Memory Grove Park Memorial House is located in downtown Salt Lake City with ample lodging options nearby. The Little America Hotel or the Grand America Hotel, each ten minutes away, are often recommended.

Unique Features

Memorial House is managed and operated by Preservation Utah, a nonprofit organization committed to preserving Utah’s many noteworthy historic buildings.

Booking Bonuses

Preservation Utah offers historic pub crawls and guided history tours. Contact Memory Grove Park Memorial House to discuss options for accommodating wedding groups of all sizes.

In-house Wedding Planner and Day-of Coordinator

Memory Grove Park Memorial House provides a day-of coordinator.

Couples are encouraged to hire an additional wedding planner to help with advanced planning and coordinate with additional outside vendors.

Memorial House Contact Info

Please reach out to Memory Grove Park Memorial House with any additional questions or to book your wedding!

Wedding Contact

Please contact Katie Kelsey at 801-521-7969 or katie@preservationutah.org.

Physical Address

Memorial House

375 North Canyon Rd.

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Memorial House Website

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