Party & Function Rentals at Ipswich River
Located along the Ipswich River in Topsfield, this wildlife sanctuary offers two attractive meeting spaces to accommodate your group’s needs.
The Barn offers a comfortable, quaint open space for large gatherings with an opportunity for smaller groupings within the space.
The Nature Center offers a more intimate meeting space along with spectacular close-up views of native birds feeding in the sanctuary’s bird habitat garden.
Types of Functions
Group meetings (usually environmental groups); private functions must be approved by sanctuary director.
The Barn: 100 people; 80 people seated with tables
Nature Center: 36 people; 20 people seated with tables
September through May. Due to day camp programming, we are unable to rent our facilities from mid – June through August 31st.
Full Day (9 am-5 pm): $600
Full Day (9 am- 5 pm): $300
A deposit of $50 must be received within 10 days of booking the reservation.
Payment of balance due must be received at the time of the event.
Refrigerator use available for Barn rentals
Onsite parking available
Onsite A/V Equipment
Overhead screen available in the barn
Access to sanctuary trails and butterfly and bird habitat gardens
- No smoking inside or outside the building.
- No alcoholic beverages are permitted on the premises.
- All activity is restricted to the scheduled room(s).
- Responsibility for setup and cleanup lies solely with the renter(s).