Hold Your Private Event at One of the Nation’s Most Beautiful Historic Homes.

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PrivateEventsBonnet House Museum and Gardens offers the perfect setting for corporate affairs and cocktail receptions. Beginning with the stunning first impression at the main entrance, your guests will experience a night to remember in this beautiful and unique historic house. Become inspired by the innovative architecture, rich history, original artwork, and lush gardens. Experience the beauty and history of our facilities that combine the grandeur of the past with amenities of today. In compliment to the natural vegetation, the grounds contain a Desert Garden composed of arid plantings, a hibiscus garden, and the main courtyard planted with tropical vegetation.

Located in the center of Fort Lauderdale, at 900 North Birch Road, Bonnet House is a culturally and historically rich venue with modern amenities and a private parking lot, making it a choice destination to accommodate any event, but make sure to plan ahead – Bonnet House limits the number of private events, and dates are reserved based on availability when accompanied by your rental deposit.

For additional information contact Nicholle Maudlin at (954) 703-2608 or at [email protected]

November Brings Another Sensational Historic Cruise on the New River!

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NovemberCruiseGuests attending Bonnet House Museum & Gardens’ historic cruise “Cruisin’ Down the River: A Boat Ride Down Memory Lane” will learn fascinating facts about the history of Fort Lauderdale from featured speaker, historian and author, Susan Gillis, while cruising in style aboard the famous Carrie B. paddlewheel boat. Gillis, who has a Master’s in Anthropology degree from the University of Denver, is known as “Fort Lauderdale’s official history buff” and served as the city’s historical expert during its centennial year of 2011. This historic cruise will take place on Saturday, November 14, starting at 5pm, and the yacht embarkation site is 440 North New River Drive East, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Admission is $45 for members and $55 for non-members and includes two glasses of wine. A cash bar is also available onboard. For more information and to reserve your seat, please call (954) 653-1554 or visit BonnetHouse.org/calendar.