Dole Gallery
Built-in 1865, the Dole mansion’s first floor is one of the two exquisite art galleries. This 4 – 5 room historical venue space is perfect for an intimate wedding, corporate meeting, educational events, team building, and more.

Seats: 80 Standing: 200

Sage Gallery
In the Roaring ’20s, Mrs. Lou Ringling purchased the properties and added the three-story annex. The first floor houses our second exquisite art gallery, the Sage. This beautiful room already boasts sophisticated splendor but also holds its own with an eclectic vibe for a more casual affair.

A striking art setting for weddings, corporate meetings, educational events, team building, and more.

Seats: 190 Standing: 350

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Do you provide catering?
We do not offer in-house catering, however we do have a professional-grade kitchen that is available for caterers to use. Request a list of our approved caterers.

Can we bring in liquor?
No, all beverage service needs to be purchased through The Dole. We offer a variety of packages to suit your needs and budget.

Can I hold my wedding outside on the grounds?
You may be able to hold your ceremony outside on the grounds, however we are not able to erect tents or serve food and beverage for a reception.

Is there parking? Are you handicap accessible?
Yes! We have convenient parking on our grounds to accommodate your guests. Yes! We have a lift to assist guests from ground level to the main floor.

What about entertainment?
As an Arts Center we encourage live musical performances! We can recommend local musical artists/bands if desired. Bands need to bring in their own equipment. Stage and skirting available upon request

Can I decorate? Will there be art on exhibit during my wedding?
As an art gallery, it is likely there will be art on display. We are happy to share our schedule of upcoming exhibits if that will be helpful for your planning. Absolutely! We encourage expressing your unique style. We ask that you share your decorating plans with our Event Team to ensure they do not interfere with any art installation sharing your space.

 

How to Book your Wedding

Site Visits:
Set up a tour of our facility with our Event Team at your convenience.
Click Here to view each space on our 3D tour.

Deposits and Payments:
To secure a date, a 50% deposit along with a signed contract is required. The balance is due 90 days prior to the event.

 

QUESTIONS?
815.455.8000
Betty Kay Swanson | Bswanson@thedole.org
Elizabeth Spiewak | Espiewak@thedole.org

 

Weddings at The Dole Inquiry Form

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