“I celebrated my birthday at The Gables. From the very first planning session to the actual event, the staff couldn’t have been more helpful! The functions manager made sure that every “I” was dotted and every “T” was crossed, and thought of things I never would have considered.”
Plan Your Special Event
Host your next gathering, corporate event, meeting, or party at The House of the Seven Gables, a National Historic Landmark District in Salem, Massachusetts. Located on Salem’s storied waterfront, The Gables, with its award-winning gardens and stunning waterfront views, provides a one-of-a-kind setting for corporate and social events of all kinds. The Gables specializes in personalized service for ease of planning business events or parties.
From business meetings to clambakes, The House of the Seven Gables offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to make your corporate or social gathering a success. We offer flexible arrangements, pricing and venues to ensure that planning your event is seamless and efficient.
Gables’ members enjoy a discount when renting space at The Gables. Please refer to the membership page for details.
- Parking on-site.
- Digital projector and screen.
- Wi-Fi in selected spaces.
- Flexible and affordable catering options.
(*Amenities subject to availability)
- Seaside Lawn (up to 200 guests for dinner with a dance floor; 250–300 guests for cocktail or lecture-style events).
- Plumsock and Holyoke Rooms (up to 75 guests for dinner with a dance floor; 100 guests for cocktail or lecture-style events).
- Hooper-Hathaway House (up to 30 guests for dinner; 50 guests for a cocktail reception).
The Gables can recommend rental companies that are very familiar with our venue and will provide you with excellent service in obtaining a tent, tables, chairs, and linens. The preferred caterers’ list can be supplied at your request.
Don’t take our word for it! See what others have to say about hosting their Special Event at the House of Seven Gables.
“We recently had the great pleasure of hosting a post-wedding breakfast at The House of Seven Gables. Everything about the venue was perfect. The coordinator could not have been more helpful in accommodating us in every way. We could not have been happier. Thank you!”
“Perfection! We had a baby shower under a large tent on the Seaside Lawn overlooking the beautiful sun-drenched Salem Harbor! Deb Costa, the event manager at the Gables was terrific!”
“Always a great venue for any gathering. It was a wonderful party thanks to The Gables and the JCC!”
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
We are in a residential area and must be a good neighbor. All rentals are for a maximum of five hours and must end by 10:00 p.m. Vendor set up and take downtimes are not included in these five hours.
A non-refundable deposit of 50% of your rental fee is required with the return of a signed contract to confirm the space along with a refundable security deposit of $1000.
The House of the Seven Gables is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit. Hosting your special event at The Gables helps us to continue our century-old mission of preservation and education. Be part of an ongoing legacy and make memories that will last a lifetime at The House of the Seven Gables. To schedule a viewing of the site, receive information for smaller events, or to find pricing to use the site for photos, please call, email, or fill out our form.