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.
Types of Functions
Group meetings (particularly for environmental groups)
Private functions must be approved by Sanctuary Director.
Facilities & Maximum Capacity
The Barn • 100 people (80 seated w/tables)
The Barn offers a comfortable, quaint open space for large gatherings with an opportunity for smaller groupings within the space.
Nature Center • 36 people (20 seated w/tables)
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.
September through May
Due to summer camp programs, we are unable to rent our facilities from mid–June through August 31.
Full Day (9 am-5 pm): $600 • Hourly: $100
Full Day (9 am- 5 pm): $300 • Hourly: $50
A deposit of $50 must be received within 10 days of booking any 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 as well as 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).