Q. How many guests can the Hermitage-Rippy Estate accommodate?
A. We can comfortably accommodate up to 400 guests.
Q. Can I hold an indoor event at the Estate?
A. Yes! We can help you find the perfect spot for your event; whether it's by our peaceful lake, in one of the Estate's beautifully appointed rooms, or under the oaks on our landscaped grounds.
Q.Does the Estate provide equipment rentals?
A. We have chairs, tables, lights, and a dance floor available for rent. Also, all of our wedding couples are welcome to use the Estate's silver cake service, candelabras, and coffee service.
Q.Can I use any vendors I want for my event?
A. Absolutely! We are happy to work with any vendors you choose. We only ask that all caterers be licensed and approved, prior to your event. If you would like help finding the right vendors for your event, check out our Vendors page-- we are proud to recommend some of Mobile's finest caterers, florists, and bakeries.
Q. Does the Estate have a place for my bridal party to get ready?
A. We have a beautifully appointed bride's room, complete with a powder room and full-length mirror. It is the perfect place for you and your bridesmaids to get ready for the big day! Typically, gentlemen get arrive at the venue dressed.
Q. How many hours do I get when I rent the Estate for a wedding? Can I add more time if I need it?
A. All wedding parties are entitled to ten hours on the day of the wedding. We are happy to provide more time at a rate of $100/hr.
Q. Can I have bridal portraits done at the Estate?
A. Yes! All of our brides are welcome to bring their photographer for a free two-hour portrait session at the Estate.
Q. What about my wedding rehearsal?
A. Each wedding rental includes an hour for rehearsal on the day prior to the wedding.
Q. Are there accommodations near the Estate for my out of town guests?
A. There are several hotels located conveniently near the Estate. Check out our location page to learn more.
Q. Can I book the Estate for other kinds of events?
A. The Hermitage-Rippy Estate is a wonderful place to host cocktail parties, corporate events, and seated dinners. Contact us to learn more about our rates for event rentals.