Prom & Formal

As a historic 1901 Arts and Crafts style mansion surrounded by the Bradley Palmer State Park and built on the banks of the Ipswich River, Willowdale Estate has been producing and hosting stunning proms and formal events since 2007.

lena mirisola front of house at willowdale estate in massachusetts (800x478)

photo: lena mirisola photography


Starting at $60 per person including site fee!

• Exclusive use of our estate and grounds for 5 hours
• Sperry Sailcloth Tent (May-October) – with flooring, tent sides, lighting, heating and fans
• Mansion Access – vaulted ceilings, historic handcrafted details, winter décor in December
• Parking attendants and on-site parking**
• Lighting & Convenient Outlets
• Restrooms
• Guest tables, food station tables and white garden chairs
• Optional equipment upgrades – furniture, games, décor


• Choice of plated dinner or food stations
• Non-alcoholic beverage bar with sodas, juices and standard garnishes
• Specialty dessert table
• Floor-length ivory linens
• Cloth napkins
• Place settings (china, flatware, glassware, stemware)
• Event staff (coordinator, wait staff, bartenders, chef, kitchen staff)
• Custom chalkboard signs for your event

(Per person cost estimate does not include taxes and administrative fee. A shuttle or bus required for parties over 100 guests)


At no additional cost, we also include an assigned member of our professional Event Planning Team who will help with all planning elements such as event layouts, flow, décor coordination (as needed), a list of preferred vendors for entertainment, background music, and the coordination of any in-house AV/equipment you may need. Finally, since foodies seem to be in every crowd these days, our in-house culinary team provides award winning, fresh to order menu items. Our own Executive Chef focuses on local/organic farm to fork fare and all menus and items are customizable as needed.

Visit the Willowdale event venue guide here…

wonder bliss chalkboard sign mashed potato bar (534x800)  wonderbliss tent pink blue lanterns (534x800) photos: wonderbliss photography
kivalo summer night, tent, bistro lights, side view, big fake wedding (800x533)

photo: kivalo photography