Ventfort Hall, built in 1893, is one of the most unique and charming locations in the Berkshires.


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Join the Ventfort Hall Legacy

Ventfort Hall, built in 1893, is one of the most unique and charming locations in the Berkshires. One of Lenox’s Gilded Age “cottages,” the mansion offers an elegant yet intimate setting, evocative of an historic bygone era, providing an unforgettable backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and farewell breakfasts. Our capacity is 110 persons and a complimentary guided tour of the building and its history may be arranged.

Spaces Available
Great Hall: 50 x 25 feet; 7-8 tables of 8 or seating for 64

Dining Room: 32 x 16 feet; buffet table (seats 12) plus 6 tables of 8 or seating for 52

Library: 31 x 25 feet; 10 tables of 8 or seating for 80

Billiard Room: 18 x 40 feet; 10 tables of 8 or seating for 80

Long Hallway

Small Butler’s Pantry/Kitchen 13 x 18 is available for catering. Caterers may enter through the garden door.

General Information

An initial nonrefundable deposit of $500 payable in advance, along with the signed agreement, is required to reserve the date. A second payment of the full balance is due 14 days prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, 50% of the second payment will be refunded. Events may be canceled for non-payment by agreed date. Prices subject to change without notice. Our capacity is 110 people, The Lenox zoning board requires all events at Ventfort Hall to end by 11:00pm.
Additional Information If liquor is to be served to the public, a permit has to be secured from the Town of Lenox for your event.

This costs $25 per event and has to be applied for three weeks in advance. Our event coordinator will assist you with this process. A licensed bartender or caterer is required to serve the liquor and has to be named on the application.

It is possible for the caterers to bring necessary materials before the event and to have them picked up later. However, this must be scheduled in advance as our space for storage is severely limited.

Ventfort Hall has the following available for use:

15 – 54 inch round tables which seat 8 people
94 burgundy padded chairs
24 wooden chairs with white cushions
8 – 48 inch x 24 inch tables
2 – 72 inch x 30 inch banquet tables
Dining room table 50 inch x 143 inch

Important Notes

No one is allowed into the closed portions of the building for any reason at any time. Ventfort Hall Association must have a board member or staff person on the premises during the event. The building must not be left open or unattended at any time.

No decorations may be attached to any walls, doors, or windows with tape, staples, nails or any other material. The customer is responsible for replacing or paying for the repair of anything that may be damaged or broken.

Tents are not allowed on the property. No noisy activity is allowed outside. Music inside must not be so loud that it affects the building. Ventfort Hall retains the right to ask for the volume to be regulated if necessary.

We are a non-smoking facility both inside and outside.

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