As the oldest Asian estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere, Hakone Estate and Gardens is a unique and intimate venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Imagine exchanging vows in the ambiance of its beautiful Japanese gardens over a beautiful Koi pond with a cascading waterfall in the background. In Hakone’s tea and bamboo gardens, you will experience the elixir of art and nature in seamless unity. The historic Cultural Exchange Center (a replica of a 19th century Kyoto tea merchant's house) with its spacious deck overlooking the panoramic Silicon Valley is another stunning site for dinner beneath the starry sky. With 18 acres of magnificent beauty, you can be sure this venue will be the perfect site for a memorable night.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 180 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 180 guests
Set up time can start at 3:00PM. Events must end by 10:00PM.
The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $8,500 for ceremony and reception and includes 7 1/2 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $700 to $3,800. A refundable security deposit of $1000 is required.
The average wedding cost at Hakone Estate and Gardens is estimated at between $9,440 and $19,233 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
BYO, Choose from List
|Bride's dressing area|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Kitchen for prep only|
|Large parking lot|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors only|
|Smoking in designated areas only|
|Music must end by 9:00PM|
|No flower petals, grains, and blow bubbles|
|Wine, Beer, Champagne and Sake are permitted; All other hard liquor must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|