The Pavilion at Rocky Neck State Park, Niantic
Available for Rent
Sited atop a rocky bluff with views to Long Island Sound, the Rocky Neck Pavilion is an impressive cobblestone structure with stone fireplaces and native wood pillars. The second floor of the Pavilion is now available for receptions, private parties, seminars and conferences. The capacity is 300 people.
- Memorial Day through Columbus Day
- Memorial Day to Columbus Day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, functions may begin at 5:00 p.m.
- Weekdays, functions may begin at 10:00 a.m.
There is a midnight curfew for all events.
Those hosting private events are reminded that the park is a public facility and visitors are permitted on the grounds until sunset.
Contact Rocky Neck State Park by email at DEEP.RockyNeckPavilionRental@ct.gov for reservations and additional information. During the summer months, you can also try calling us at 860-424-3997.
For an event of less than 200 people, the rental fee is $3,750 and includes exclusive use of the second floor of the pavilion for 7 1/2 hours (up to five hours for the event and two and 1/2 hours for set up and breakdown). Events exceeding 5 hours will be charged $845 per hour to the midnight curfew.
For an event over 200 people, the rental fee is $4,950 and includes exclusive use of the second floor of the pavilion for 7 1/2 hours (up to five hours for the event and two and 1/2 hours for set up and breakdown). Events exceeding 5 hours will be charged $875 per hour to the midnight curfew.
A $500 Security Deposit is held against damages to the facility or park grounds, and a late fee of $940 is assessed if an event runs over schedule.
List of Approved Caterers
Cloud Nine Catering
256 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Gourmet Galley Catering, LLC
138 Norwich Westerly Rd.
North Stonington, CT
Ivy's Simply Homemade
316 Boston Post Road
Waterford, CT 06385
Coastal Gourmet Custom Catering & Event Planning
63 Williams Avnue
Mystic, CT 06355
Old Tymes Restaurant
360 West Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
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Content last updated October 2019