Permits & Rentals for Arboretum Facilities
Permits are required for wedding or professional photography shoots at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Please contact the MCPC Reservation Department at 973-326-7631 (or email at firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information or to obtain a permit.
The Morris County Park Commission’s Horticultural Sites: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown, Willowwood Arboretum in Chester, and Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center in Chester, offer outdoor garden areas and tent locations for photographs, ceremonies, weddings, corporate events and family functions.
Call the Morris County Park Commission at 973-326-7631 for further information, including facilities, availability, pricing and reservations.
Rentals of indoor facilities are also available at these locations. Further information and reservations may be had by emailing Reservation Specialist, Geraldine Ong at email@example.com. Please include date, time, number of people and the type of event.
Corporate entities are subject to corporate rental fees. All insurance, endorsement and indemnification forms with the required limits of liability must be approved by the Morris County Office of Risk Management prior to rental. All outside vendors, such as caterers, must also comply. A $250 security deposit is required.
501(c)(3) non-profit status only are eligible for the non-profit rates after submitting the required documentation and the insurance, endorsement and indemnification forms required by Morris County’s Office of Risk Management. A $250 security deposit is required.
The rental fee for the Auditorium at the Haggerty Education Center is $2100 for a 5-hour private rental. The maximum occupancy with 5-foot round tables is 96. For lecture style (chairs only) the maximum occupancy is 120. A $250 security deposit is required.
The renter must provide the Morris County Office of Risk Management with the required insurance documentation with the required limits of liability, endorsement forms and indemnification forms.
Caterers must also provide the required insurance if food is served and liquor liability if alcohol is served.