Built in 1872, the Music Stand was a favorite place of Henry Shaw. Surrounded by busts of Shaw's favorite composers, the Music Stand, where concerts were performed on Sunday afternoons in the late 1800's, is still used for performances as well as a popular location for weddings.
Wedding Ceremony/General Use:
Rental fees include exclusive use of the site for the contracted time period, electricity, and seating for 200 guests on park benches. Decorating the Music Stand and clean up must occur during client's rental time.
• When decorating, the use of tacks, staples and/or nails is strictly prohibited.
• Food and drink are prohibited at this site.
• Low amplified sound is allowed but cannot interfere with Palm House or Ruins events.
• The Music Stand is a strictly outdoor rental site. A backup site in case of inclement weather is not available, and the park does not offer weather related refunds.
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