Weddings

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Storybook San Jose Wedding Venues

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Celebrate your wedding with us at Hayes Mansion in Northern California and experience an extraordinary venue. Blending the grace of a bygone era with contemporary amenities and outstanding service, we guarantee to make your special occasion a grand success.

Have a burning question? Check out our FAQ. If we didn’t have your question or you are a pick up the phone person, give us a call at 574-232-4000.

Wedding Venue Features

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  • Elegant ballroom & foyer
  • Multiple event rooms
  • A variety of indoor/outdoor event settings
  • Day of wedding coordination referrals
  • Indoor & outdoor ceremony locations
  • Preferred vendor list
  • Complimentary Deluxe Guestroom for Bride & Groom on wedding night (Based on availability and 100 guest guarantee)
  • Special guest room rates
  • Full-service catering
  • Approved outside catering vendors

Hayes Mansion Weddings

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We boast there is no better place for your dream wedding. Customize your celebration and choose a spectacular venue to fit your ceremony, reception and any wedding celebration. Whether you are planning an outdoor extravaganza or an intimate indoor gathering, the spaces at Hayes Mansion will accommodate your biggest day. From dazzling florals to flawless tablescapes, it is you choice when crafting your special day, and with our help of our dedicated team and recommended vendor list, we can turn your dream into a reality.

Get in touch with our wedding specialist and let us do the hard work for you.

Wedding Tool Kit

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Below you will find our luxurious and customizable floor plans. We can cater to the most intimate gatherings, to large elaborate ceremonies and receptions.

Download the linked PDF for reference or explore our floor plan gallery below:

Lower Level

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Ground Floor

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Second Floor

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Third Floor

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Indian Weddings

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Indian weddings are bright events, filled with ritual and celebration. Family and friends will surround you and your fiancé as you perform your religious ceremonies under the mandap on our East Lawn. Transition to our terrace and ballroom for a reception filled with the sounds, sights, and tastes of India for up to 450 guests.

LGBT Weddings

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When love is in the air, and sealing your promise to each other is in the plan, there’s no better wedding venue in Northern California than Hayes Mansion. Hayes Mansion is proud to host gay or lesbian celebrations and stands with you in your commitment to each other.

Asian Weddings

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At Hayes Mansion, our wedding specialists plan traditional Asian ceremonies honoring families and ancestors as well as customized modern weddings. From processions to welcoming the bride, followed by a delicious and visually ornate wedding banquet, we abide by all the ritual etiquettes of your heritage.

Wedding FaQ

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Room rental is based on room, date, time, and season of your event. Some rooms are subject to a food and beverage minimum. Tax and a facility use fee of 23% is applied to all room rentals.

Yes. 30 minutes time allowance for Ceremony space is included at no extra charge when combined with a wedding reception and dinner. Ceremony rental pricing applies when hosting only the Ceremony at Hayes Mansion or with lighter receptions. To host only your ceremony at the Hayes Mansion there will be a site fee ranging from $1,500.00-2,500.00++. The latest ceremony start time will be 5:00 pm. Rental availability excludes holidays and special dates. Rental time includes a thirty-minute ceremony as well as guest arrival and photos immediately after. Wedding professionals are arranged separately.

Yes. The catering manager will work with you on available timing.

The space is available for 5 hours including your 30-minute ceremony. Extensions can be granted for an additional $1,500.00 per hour based on availability. Please Note: music must end at 10:00 pm outdoors and 12:00 am indoors.

“++” is plus service charge or facility use fee and tax. Amounts subject to change without notice.

For certain services you must use our vendors; Floral, Specialty Linens, Chair Rentals, Pipe and Drape, Lighting, Tents, DJ, and any other rental items. Additional vendors for other services must be approved by our catering department at least 30 days prior to event.

Your Catering Manager will assist you with planning the menu, floor layout/design, and linen selection. We highly recommend that you hire a day of wedding planner. The catering manager is not available to oversee the details of your event the day of. We require the planner to be certified in weddings or events. We would be happy to provide you with a list of planners we frequently work with.

We only allow outside caterers for ethnic cuisine that we do not provide on property. You must use one of our preferred ethnic vendors, as they are familiar with our facility and requirements.

Yes. There is specialty wine surcharge of $25.00 per person.

No. We only provide 2 votive candles per table. All décor must be contracted through our vendors.

We do not allow aisle runners, fresh or silk flower petals are allowed.

Check in is 3:00 pm and check-out is 12:00 pm. Early check-in is based on availability.

Final payment is due 21 days prior to your event. If actual expenses total more than the sum collected, the remaining balance is due upon the conclusion of your event.

Backup space for outside events must be blocked and agreed upon.

Smoking is allowed outside in designated areas where ashtrays are visible. It is your responsibility to see that your guests adhere to this policy.

Children between 3-11 are $30.00++ per child

  • Cash
  • Travelers Checks
  • Cashiers Checks
  • American Express
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Diners Club
  • Discover

The Front Desk can refer you to babysitting services in the area.

Wedding Space

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The Perfect Wedding Venue

With 720 square feet and a built-in screen, this space is well-suited for boardroom and classroom duties.

This 610-square-foot room is versatile, capable of holding up to 50 in a theater configuration.

Whether you’re holding an intimate reception or a breakout session, this 500-square-foot space can meet your needs.

Measuring 480 square feet, this room can accommodate up to 40 guests theater-style.

Elegant and refined, this 525-square-foot, 10-seat boardroom is a serviceable backdrop for business dealings.

This 610-square-foot room is versatile, capable of holding up to 50 in a theater configuration.

Invite up to 130 of your friends for a night in this 1,520-square-foot event hall.

Regale your guests with billiard tables, TV, and a bar.

Seat up to 350 for ceremonies, banquets and receptions on our manicured East Lawn.

Equipped with a projector, the 3,000-square-foot Edenvale makes for an excellent auditorium-style lecture hall.

Clocking in at 1,100 square feet, this hall offers flexibility and practicality.

Reserve half of our Hayes Ballroom. Hayes 1 measures 3,000 square feet.

The second division of the Hayes Ballroom sprawls over 3,300 square feet of space.

Host a conference or a banquet: With a built-in screen, the Hayes Ballroom can do it all.

Host a semi-private tabletop exhibit for up to 12 in this 1,900-square-foot foyer.

660 square feet of multi-purpose space, waiting to be booked.

Invite everyone — you have 2,090 square feet to play with.

Entertain up to 120 guests in this private, 1,776-square-foot hall.

Thank up to 60 guests for their attendance in this private dining room.

Take a brief respite in this 576-square-foot continuous break station.

With a limit of 80 guests and over 1,000 square feet of space, this multifunctional room can help you realize your dreams.

Mark your big day with a banquet in this 1,512-square-foot chamber.

Airy and warm, with space for up to 130, the Westwood Patio sets the mood for a lovely cocktail party.

This 660-square-foot private space is ideal for classes and small banquets alike.

With 12-foot ceilings and space for 80, Morgan Hill is roomy, yet flexible.

At 190 square feet, this semi-private room is best-suited for buffet overflow. Book it alongside Orlo’s Restaurant.

Host up to 30 theatergoers in this 380-square-foot space.

Throw a memorable reception, in the comfort of 638 square feet of privacy.

Treat up to 180 guests to a quality meal, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Wooden accents and dark green carpeting give this 570-square-foot meeting room an air of importance.

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