Karen + Steven

Premier Northern California Wedding Venue

Irongate is an outdoor formal garden-themed wedding venue located in Chico, California with all-day access, indoor getting ready areas, indoor restrooms, dust-free on-site parking and hundreds of additional items for decorating your special day, all included without an additional cost!

Included Decor

  • White ceremony & reception chairs.
  • Solid wood farmhouse tables.
  • Round banquet tables.
  • Custom wood or whiskey barrel bar.
  • Multiple arbors to choose for your altar.
  • Premium wood cocktail tables.
  • Aged liquor barrels.
  • Over 300 pounds of ice for your caterer and bar service.
  • Wedding decor items like easels, extra tables, lanterns, vases, cake stands, signs, etc.

Bridal Suite

  • Clean, indoor & air conditioned room.
  • Full length mirror.
  • Salon chair.
  • Lighted mirrors.
  • Counter space.
  • Private restroom with shower.
  • Wardrobe.
  • Rolling clothing rack.
  • King bed.
  • Remains open for the bride and groom until the end of the reception.

The Dressing Room

  • Clean, indoor & air conditioned den.
  • Wi-Fi enabled television.
  • Bar height table & chairs.
  • Lounge chairs.
  • Mirrors.
  • Counter space & electrical outlets.
  • Separate space from the Bridal Suite.
  • Rolling clothing rack.
  • Access until the ceremony (at which time this space becomes a vendor break room).

Getting Ready Area

  • Clean, indoor & air conditioned space.
  • Full-length mirror.
  • Wi-Fi enabled television.
  • Bar height table & chairs.
  • Sofa & lounge chairs.
  • Mirrors & extra electrical outlets.
  • Ample space for hair stylists and makeup artists.
  • Kitchenette with table & chairs, water dispenser, sink, small refrigerator, Kuerig and toaster.
  • Sunroom with a wall of windows overlooking the venue.
  • Excellent natural light with sheer curtains.
  • Restroom.
  • Access until the ceremony (this space is not available during the ceremony & reception).

What Sets Irongate Apart?

  • Unlimited pre and post ceremony opportunities to take photos privately or with your friends and family throughout the property with incredible  backdrops in nature.
  • Indoor space for professional catering set-up with separate service entrance for staging.
  • Simple and transparent pricing
  • Choose from a curated and exclusive list of caterers, DJs, bar service and planners/coordinators that offer a variety of options to fit your budget.
  • Three distinct garden areas; a courtyard, a tented terrace and a large lawn, all of which are fully accessible to your guests.
  • Great location in North Chico less than two miles from Highway 99, the Esplanade and Highway 32.
  • Easily served by ride share (Uber, Lyft, Taxi Cab, etc.).
  • Formal and elegant garden setting with grass and paved pathways.
  • Plenty of on-site parking & cars may be left overnight.
  • Friday night accommodations are optional for up to six guests.
  • No china plate or glassware requirements, no food & beverage minimum and no minimum guest count.
  • Permitted by Butte County for special events.
  • Several fabulous locations to take photographs throughout the property.
  • Sailcloth marquee covering the Terrace with custom lighting and floral chandelier.
  • No pressure; no sales. We only host up to 20 weddings each year by design and want you to be confident in your choice of venues for your wedding day.

In addition, you are welcome to take your engagement photos at Irongate!

Garden Wedding Weekend

Weddings at Irongate include venue access Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Ceremony Rehearsal (up to two hours).

As early as 3:00 PM


Set-Up, Decorate, Get Ready, Take Photos, Ceremony & Reception.

7:00 AM to 10:00 PM*


Load-out & clean-up.

7:00 AM to 12:00 PM


*Music and bar service conclude by 10:00 PM on Saturday per Butte County Ordinance.

Dance Floor


  • 16′ x 18′.
  • Wood.
Our dance floor is big enough for 175 guests. If you are having a smaller reception, dance floor rental companies may have smaller dance floors available. You are not required to rent ours.
Dance floor

Friday Night Accommodations


  • Up to six guests.
  • Three rooms, each with an en suite restroom.
Bridal Suite

Wedding/Event Insurance

Wedding/Event insurance is required naming Irongate Garden Inn as additional insured with a minimum of $1,000,000 in general and host liquor liability. Coverage and pricing varies by company and guest count. Average pricing is between $175 and $250.

Reservation Deposit

The total deposit to reserve your wedding date is $1,500. Of this amount, $1,000 is your first payment towards the total venue price and the other $500 is a refundable damage/cleaning deposit.

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