• All events must conclude by 10pm to comply with the town noise ordinances and to allow for closure of the site by 11pm.
  • Rental dates are not considered firm until a contract has been signed and a deposit made and accepted.
  • Guest Parking is available in the main parking lot on a first-come basis. If your event has over 120 guests you will need to arrange for either a shuttle or valet service to accommodate additional cars. Driving or parking on the patios, lawns or gravel areas is not permitted.
  • No smoking is allowed inside any of the buildings. Ashtrays are available in designated smoking areas on the grounds.
  • Use of the kitchens by anyone other than an approved caterer must be cleared by the Rental Manager. All persons using the kitchen must remove all trash to the dumpsters and designated recycling bins.
  • No self-serve Bars allowed. Your Caterer will provide a licensed and insured bartender if serving alcohol. Alcoholic beverages may only be served to individuals over 21 years of age.
  • We have limited storage for rental items such as dishes, linens, glassware etc.. You may also bring in alcohol and decorations to store the day before your event, if space allows. Please check with the Rental Manager for any pre event drop offs. Renter is responsible for removing all decorations and personal items on the same day as their event.
  • You must arrange with the Rental Manager for any additional time you need prior to your event for set up. Any time in addition to what is stated in your contract will be billed at the hourly rate.
  • For events with over 220 guests there will be an additional $1,000 mandatory charge. This goes towards additional restrooms if needed and wear and tear on the property.
  • The day of event manager will be solely responsible for managing the following: fireplace, heaters, lights, PA systems, blinds and drop down screens.
  • Decorations are limited to only the areas you have rented. Nothing may be tacked, screwed, or nailed to any of the walls inside or on outside posts and trees. No rice, birdseed, glitter, tinsel, streamers or confetti may be used. No helium balloons. Votive candles can only be used if the flame is below the top of the glass container.
  • If you would like to hang décor from the drop ceiling in the Livermore Pavilion you must check with the Rental Manager. Only MAGC’s maintenance team will be able to install this décor. There is an additional cost for this.
  • Light music is allowed outside until 8pm or inside until 10pm. Renter must submit a signed Music Agreement form no later than one month before their event. The event manager will monitor the sound levels.
  • Care should be taken not to disturb flowerbeds and landscaped areas. In addition, our fountains and ponds are off limits to dogs, people, coins, rocks and foreign objects.
  • The venue reserves the right to request any persons or group of people acting unruly and contrary to rental regulations to leave the premises. Assistance from the law enforcement agencies may be acquired if the request is not met immediately.
  • Renter assumes all liability and is responsible for all risks of injury, damage or loss of property and injury to persons (including death) and for all costs, expenses, losses or damages resulting therefrom or incurred in connection therewith and arising out of or caused in any way or claimed to have arisen out of or been caused by the use or occupancy on this rental occasion of any Marin Art and Garden Center Property.
  • Renter shall hold and save the Marin Art and Garden Center and the affiliated organizations free and harmless from and indemnify them against any liability for any loss, cost, damage or expense, including attorney’s fees, incurred in connection with any claimed damages or injury to persons or property which may arise or be claimed to have arisen out of or been caused by the use or occupancy on this rental occasion of any Marin Art & Garden Center property.
  • Renter shall provide MAGC with a Certificate of Insurance providing property damage and public liability insurance in an amount of not less than $1,000,000 with Marin Art and Garden Center named as additional insured, which shall be primary to any insurance maintained by the Marin Art and Garden Center and protect the renter against claim or liability for damage, injury or loss of property and injury to persons (including death) and all costs, expenses, losses or damage resulting there from or incurred in connection therewith and arising or claimed to have arisen out of attendance at this rental function and/or the use or occupancy of any Marin Art and Garden Center Property, including the rented property on this rental occasion.
  • Renter shall, at all times, comply with all applicable Federal, State, County and local laws, rules and regulations, including, without limitation, payment of any required admission taxes, requirements of the State Alcoholic Beverage Control Board if liquor is sold or served, occupancy limitation and requirements for any buildings and local police regulations.
  • Renter understands that other activities may take place at MAGC on the same day as their event and that they do not have exclusive rights to MAGC other than their designated rented areas for the specific amount of time.
  • Renter may only employ a caterer obtained from the exclusive list that MAGC provides. Caterer is responsible for all set‐up and clean‐up of the event. All facilities must be left in and restored to the same condition as before the event started.
  • Charges against your security deposit will be made for any cost including, but not limited to, damages to floors, walls, furnishings and landscaping, extra cleaning of the facilities both inside and outside, building and/or employee overtime charges, and any other unusual costs incurred. You will be billed for any damages not covered by your deposit.
  • In the event of cancellation, MAGC will take reasonable steps to rebook the space at the same rental rate as set forth in your contract. MAGC shall, however, have no obligation to rebook the space at a lesser rate.  In the event MAGC does rebook the space for less, MAGC will deduct, from your deposit, the difference between your rental rate and the rate at which the space is rebooked.  In addition, MAGC shall deduct from your deposit an administrative fee of $750.
  • The Marin Art & Garden Center has no control over rain or other extreme weather that might affect your event. We cannot guarantee the condition of any plants, such as roses the day of your event.
  • This reservation may be cancelled whenever there is a failure to comply with any of the terms or conditions of this agreement or the payment of fees. MAGC reserves the right to cancel this reservation if it shall determine that the proposed use is, for any reason, detrimental to MAGC and, in such an event, all deposits shall be returned.
  • In the event of emergency, natural disaster, or other extraordinary circumstances, The Marin Art & Garden Center reserves the right to re-schedule an event. We also reserve the right to deny a request that was previously approved. In this event, we will give as much notice as possible.
  • Our House Manager will make the usual good faith effort to prevent any disturbance; however, MAGC cannot be responsible for any theft, noise disturbance or any other incident occurring on said event date.