Six Onsite Locations for Your Event
The Estate boasts six onsite locations and 200+ acres for your guest to stroll and explore. We can accommodate parties of 15 to 300 guests. Call us today at 509-466-0667 to setup a tour.
1. Main Indoor Venue
The Main Venue was originally built in 1941, and has a very rich and colorful history. It features a beautiful terrazzo dance floor, glowing wood paneling three crystal chandeliers, and four handmade gold-leafed Corinthian columns. The main venue can seat 120 people with a dance floor. That being said, our average guest count for events May-October is between 150-200 people. A able layout with indoor and outdoor combination is common.
Special Notes: There is a state of the art heating, cooling and sound system. Our sound system resides inside of the 1920 Art Deco Jukeboxes and plays in the main venue, bathrooms, bar, deck and portico and includes a wireless microphone. The system has the ability to play CDs, or anything with an headphone jack hook up (computer, iPads, iPods, iPhones, etc).
2. La Capanna
Our second indoor location and it is our most intimate event space for ceremonies or lectures of less than 60 people and receptions with dining tables of less than 30 people. In addition this space is often used as cocktail events. board meetings, silent auctions and features a 70 inch tv.
Special Notes: Commelini Estate is known for its Prohibition past and for hiding moonshine in the many underground tunnels. This building is the front to one of the underground tunnels. We are currently working on renovations of the speakeasy bar which will be in the opening of the tunnel.
This location is right along the edge of Spring Creek where you can hear the tranquil sounds of the rushing water. The capacity for this location is 185 guests. Included in all packages are various décor options for the white Tuscan gazebo, although you are more than welcome to bring in your own unique elements or keep it simple. This location has also been used for creek side dinners, yard games, and various other activities.
Special Notes: During spring, the right bank is filled with wild flowers. The flower pots on the left side are filled with tall ivy that cascades down the wall. The bridge beyond the trellis is frequently used as a photo location because the 9 foot waterfall on the other side.
4. Pond Side
Have your event along our pond and acres of manicured grass and pine trees. This is our largest location and can hold parties up to 300 people for any style seating. When holding your ceremonies, lectures, or concerts at the pond side location you can do two tiers of seating with “balcony” seating on the grass. The pots surrounding the pond are filled with flowers and ferns in season.
Special Notes: If you continue to walk south there is a flat location of grass that can also host events.
The gorgeous outdoor covered portico area has many uses. Most often it is used for dancing under the stars during the warm months. However it is also used for ceremonies, buffet presentation, outdoor reception, over flow seating, and band or other musician setup.
The capacity for this location is 225 guests for a reception and 120 for a ceremony
The patio is frequently used for cocktail events, garden parties, brunch, dancing, photobooths, or additional seating. We have 6 gorgeous glass and iron deck furniture that can seat 30 people. We can also set the patio with round tables seating up to 50 guests.
Special Notes: The large willow tree that hangs over the deck is lit with twinkle lights and creates a very romantic atmosphere for dancing or as a photo opportunity.