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Host your gathering or special event in one of Sacramento’s most unique and memorable historical venues! Working with your own caterer or one of our preferred vendors, our Facilities Rental staff can help ensure an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Contact us to set up a free site tour with our venue coordinator.

Please contact: Francesca Martella
(916) 893-3534

Sutter’s Fort

Capacity: 500 seated or 700 standing

The basic rental fee of Sutter’s Fort is $1,200* which includes the use of main space inside the wall of Sutter’s Fort. Sutter’s Fort is available for rent beginning at 5:00 p.m. and generally must be fully cleaned up and vacated by 11:00 p.m. However, events may start earlier or go longer with prior approval.

*All rental fees will have staff fees added and a $35 permit fee.


Additional Spaces


Distillery Room




Museum Rooms



Sutter’s Fort Grass (outside of walls)

Our large outdoor area is a preferred location for a variety of large public gatherings and events.


*All basic rental fees will have staff fees added and a $35 permit fee.
*The fee for over 701 persons shall be determined by the Capital District Superintendent based on scope of the event.

Number of People Basic Rental Fee*
Up to 50 $50
51 - 150 $100
151-300 $250
301-400 $350
401-500 $450
501-600 $550
601-700 $650