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Freedom Hall & Gardens 5 of 5 1 137

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lapatita
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So Worth It posted 9/16/2014

This place is AWESOME!!! Not only is the venue really pretty but what makes this place stand out is the overall value - I would call it more of a banquet hall because you won't have a long list of vendors to keep track of and make sure those vendors get paid... basically they're doing everything for you; as far as the wedding day goes. You'll still have to get your invitations and place cards made and things of the sort but as far as making sure your set up is done, Freedom Hall goes above and beyond to make sure they are wedding ready.

I'm not very definitive when it comes to making final decisions and the ladies here were very accommodating and had suggestions to help me put a beautiful wedding in about 2 months - that's what happens when your 20 person wedding balloons in to close to 200.

From the linens, to the food, to the open bar (no hard liquor but who really wants their guests to get too wasted right?), to the level of attention I, along with my husband and bridal party received, is amazing - I didn't have to approach the bar at all for a drink all night, my coordinator Lucia was on top of it! (and they fed me after the dinner was over when I said I was hungry again - I didn't really eat during dinner so I was starving towards the middle/end of the party). Oh, and the DJ and cake were included too!

I'm still receiving praises on the wonderful staff at Freedom Hall and Gardens. I highly recommend this place even if you're not on a budget because of all the upgrades you can get on the food as well as the different touches you can add like draping and up-lighting they really know how to make your day sparkle.

They're also really nice to any outside vendors you bring in like your photographer ;) they don't make them hide out so they are right there to capture all the milestones and candid moments of your big day.


My husband and I highly recommend Freedom Hall and Gardens.

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KBarthe
Wedding: 11/3/2013
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You won't be disappointed posted 11/28/2013

When my fiancé and I were looking for a venue, once we found this place we knew it was where we wanted to get married! The staff at freedom hall was so great and helped make our wedding the best day ever. The staff was very attentive, provided great service, never missed a beat and continued to amaze us from when we met them to when we got married. I would recommend this venue with flying colors and you definitely would not be disappointed from how amazing every aspect is taken care of. We have heard raving reviews from all of our guests about our wedding being so great. Well worth the money you spend and a great investment for amazing wedding memories for years to come!

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coolleenie
Wedding: 8/4/2012
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Made it so easy! posted 9/3/2012

I was very happy with Freedom Hall. Before I got engaged I had no idea how much time, effort, decisions, and money goes into a wedding. I can see how planning a large wedding can drive a person insane. After months of research my husband and I chose freedom hall as our wedding venue because they knocked like 300 "to dos" off of my "to do" list. the location is a bit bizarre but that's the only complaint i can think of. I was looking at other venues where the cost is high and you have to have a caterer and they charge you a dollar per spoon and 10 for a napkin, and 2 dollars to cut each piece of cake....
Freedom Hall did not nickel and dime us. They do an all-inclusive sorta deal. Our price included meals for 100 ppl, unlimited beer and wine, a cake (which we got to design from a local bakery), and a dj.
This took soo much weight off of my shoulders.

My coordinator Lucia had everything covered. She even had a back up plan n case anything I had planned went wrong ( which it didnt, thankfully). She kept me on my timeline and told me when to visit each table to greet guests and when to go take pics.

I did not want to be stressed out on my wedding day, and thanks to Lucia, I wasnt. I cannot emphasize enough how great it was to go into my wedding day without stress and knowing Lucia would take care of everything, I didn't have to keep track of time or activities.

Also, I'm a vegetarian and my husband has some family members with special dietary needs, and we all got special meals without a problem. Love love love freedom hall.

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cherylw95051
Wedding: 5/28/2014
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Freedom Hall was amazing! posted 9/16/2014

We toured Freedom Hall after someone suggested their venue to us. We certainly were impressed by all they had to offer.
They take care of every last detail. On the day of our wedding everything was stunning and exceeded our every expectation. They took care of every last detail. My bouquet came out of the holder right before pictures....no problem, Sandy pulled some wire out of her apron and immediately put it back together. Rhinestones came off the flower girls converse...again no problem. Whipped out super glue and they were back on in an instant.
They catered to our every need.
We chose to do a weekday wedding. We were a bit leary of a weekday wedding but we only had 5 guests not attend.
I would recommend Freedom Hall to anyone. They are the best in the business!!

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Knottie90639212
Wedding: 3/30/2014
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Outstanding! posted 9/8/2014

Freedom Hall and Gardens simply cannot be be surpassed for experience, service, value, and oh my God, amazing food! I can't say enough about how wonderful our experience was from start to finish. They are the best of the best!

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xicana09
Wedding: 4/13/2014
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Our wedding came to vision just as planned at the Freedom Hall & Gardens! The staff was welcoming and informative from the beginning. On your day you will have nothing to worry about as you get a personal coordinator! Planning was stress free. The food is amazing- all our guests enjoyed the buffet! They are organized and flexible throughout the whole process. I loved having my wedding here!

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Rico&Kristina77
Wedding: 5/16/2014

My sister got married here as well as my best friend and I at first didn't want to get married in the same place everyone else did but the value was too good to pass up! Not only the value but the service, food and staff are outstanding! We had the best time of our life and they made it so easy! Thank you freedom hall! Your the best!

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Miranda&Taylor
Wedding: 11/24/2013
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Overall Awesome posted 12/11/2013

I must say the planning process was the best part of my experience. They make everything very easy and hassle free. Every question I could think of was answered right away.

The day of the event was not perfect, but all the little things that went wrong did nothing to diminish my enjoyment of the day. Things like not having my toasting flutes at my table, and the time table being off are not a big deal to me.

The event was great, and having the Freedom Hall coordinators there the day of was a huge help. I am very glad I chose to hold my wedding there, and given the option I would choose them again.

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The Knot Member 2011
Wedding: 3/22/2013
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Spring wedding 2013 posted 10/6/2013

My Spring wedding was fantastic so well coordinated by Sandy at the freedom hall she helped me design my special day perfectly! Our families are still raving about how fabulous the food was! They keep asking me if recipes are available. My parents live out of state so having help planning a wedding was really nice to just show up and have every thing planned out perfectly thank you freedom hall for great wedding day! The service and staff are fun and really friendly they even clean your teeth before a photo. If your planning a wedding this is the place they think of everything! Feels like family

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 9/21/2013
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Freedom Hall & Gardens posted 10/3/2013

I recently had my wedding at Freedom Hall and Gardens and it was wonderful. I had the misfortune of rain (despite the fact that it was the ONLY day it rained in SEPTEMBER), but the staff did a wonderful job moving my outdoor ceremony indoors at the last minute. The staff really do walk you through everything before the wedding, so you don't stress out about anything at all. The day of the wedding, I brought a lot of my own decorations and the staff put up EVERYTHING for me, so all I had to do was get dressed the day of the wedding. Everything was so beautiful and I had so much fun thanks to Freedom Hall. I'm so happy I picked them and I definitely recommend them.

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 3/23/2013
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Wonderful Wedding! posted 10/2/2013

We had our wedding and reception at Freedom Hall & Gardens on Saturday, March 23, 2013. I cannot believe how fantastic everyone at Freedom Hall was for us!

First and foremost, you get so much bang for your buck. Open bar? Check. DJ? Check. Delicious food? Check. And scrumptious wedding cake? Double Check. Our guests said (and I know they weren't lying or exaggerating) they loved Freedom Hall's famous chicken madeira. They went back for seconds and some for thirds for this dish. They LOVED it!! They also loved how beautiful the surroundings are -- hey, I know it's somewhat strange to have a wedding in a business park. But the beauty of the gardens and even the architecture and design of the surrounding buildings really make this venue an ideal spot for a garden wedding ceremony. Oh, and the plentiful free parking was a bonus. If you're used to paying for parking in SF, Oakland, or Berkeley, it's just so nice to have free parking. Lots of it.

Kristina, our wedding coordinator, did a FANTASTIC job -- we dropped off all of our decorations on the Thursday before our wedding, and by Saturday, everything was in place. EVERYTHING. She set up our candy buffet/candy table, decorated the ceremonial arch, decorated the wedding arch, and overall, just did everything to perfection. I love what she and her team did (and they did so much in the background too). They kept me calm, hydrated, and didn't want me to worry about a thing. They took care of me, the groom, our wedding party, and even the parents.

Kristina also made sure to pack some food for me and my new husband -- we had so much, we managed to share with our relatives, who seriously, couldn't get enough of that chicken madeira.

Freedom Hall & Gardens is proof that you can have a beautiful and elegant wedding on a budget. And you know what? It's okay to tell people that you have a budget for your wedding. Budget is not a dirty word, and at Freedom Hall & Gardens, they understand that everyone is on a budget, and it's perfectly okay.

A thousand thanks to Freedom Hall & Gardens for making our wedding day so memorable, fun, and happy!

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 2/8/2013
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Mrs. John Wetherington posted 10/1/2013

I would recommend Freedom Hall & Gardens to anyone who is looking for a place to get married, location for reception and wants the best buy for their dollar. I was extremely happy with the Freedom Hall and how they took care of so many parts of the wedding and reception that you don't realize until you start pricing venues and such.

Freedom Hall takes care of everything from linen colors, to center pieces, to the cake and to really good D.J. company. I can't say enough good things about this place, the owner and the awesome staff that is so very helpful all the way through to the end.

Once again I highly recommend Freedom Hall & Gardens for weddings and receptions as you will not be disappointed.

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The Knot Member 2011
Wedding: 1/5/2013
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I had my wedding at the Freedom Hall in January. The Freedom Hall was recommended to me by my sister-in-law who celebrated her wedding there the previous April. From the minute I walked into the orientation I knew I wanted to celebrate my wedding there. The venue was beautiful, the staff was so friendly and helpful, and the food was AMAZING! All of my friends and family are still talking about what an amazing experience they had. Sandy was our coordinator and she was just fantastic. The day of my wedding she made me feel like I didn't have a care in the world. She made sure I always had a sip of water close and she even had a warm towel ready after our cake. I already have a friend who came to my wedding decide to get married there next November and I'm so excited to go back! I would recommended this venue and Sandy to anyone who asked and could rest assured they would be in good hands! Thank you Freedom Hall for making my day even more memorable!

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 3/9/2013
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My FABULOUS wedding posted 9/28/2013

I was married March, 2013 at Freedom Hall and Gardens. From the very first phone call I made, they were super friendly and helpful. When I booked the hall, my personal wedding planner was GREAT. So many decisions to make but they all were relatively easy thanks to them. I new what I liked and didn't, but didn't know how to put it all together. They did!!! My ceremony and reception, both at Freedom Hall, was EVERYTHING and more than I could have hoped for. My guests still comment on the decorations, service, DJ, cake and food!!! One of the best decisions I've ever made was choosing Freedom Hall.

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Napualani85
Wedding: 7/19/2013
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Mr. & Mrs. Harris Wedding Fun! posted 9/27/2013 (modified 9/27/2013)

My husband and I got married here on July 19,2013 and it was amazing. The food was delicious and my guest are still talking about it. The place was decorated exactly the way we wanted it and much more. The owners are great and I'm so happy they give us the alternative way to have a beautiful wedding at a low cost. The staff was great and helped out with everything including problems we never knew about and also making sure that my 9 yr.old disabled son was comfortable and made sure he had everything he needed. The best part of our whole wedding process was our coordinator Sandy. She is my life saver and she's good at what she does. She knew how to handle every situation that came our way. She was very responsive with call backs, she also called me back while she was on a family vacation, just because I had as simple question. If you are looking foe a great place to have your wedding well this is it! Don't need to look any further :-) They also do other events there besides just wedding, which is great to know too! Thank you Freedom Hall & Gardens for being amazing at what you do and helping us have a wedding that we will remember forever!!!

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The Knot Member 2005
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Freedom Hall and Gardens posted 8/26/2013

Freedom Hall and Gardens was a great venue and they had excellent, full care, service, and coordination of our wedding reception! I highly recommend them as a venue and day of coordinator! The only aspect we would have changed was the DJ that day.

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 5/27/2013
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My husband and I didn't think a big beautiful wedding would be possible for us due to financial issues. All the places we could afford were not what we envisioned, we were about give up on our dream wedding until we found the Freedom Hall and Gardens. We are oh so happy we did! Freedom Hall turned out to be perfect for us. The staff made wedding planing easy and as stress free as possible. They are so organized, you could tell they really do have so much experience in what they do and truly enjoy. Our wedding day went off without a hitch, once again the staff was wonderful. Thank you Freedom Hall for our making dream wedding day a reality!

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 8/16/2013
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The Perfect Venue posted 8/21/2013

My expectations were exceeded a thousand times over. The level of service, food, professionalism, detail and all their hard work made for an amazing and memorable Wedding. Thank you to the owner, staff and vendors at Freedom Hall & Gardens!

Amy Rutherford Fetzer

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 7/6/2013
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Great place for a wedding posted 8/20/2013

Had my wedding here on July 06 2013. What a great experience. Food was fantastic. Totally stress free. Lucy, the wedding coordinator couldn't have been a better choice. All the employees were great. Music was great. Everything went according to plan without a hitch. All my guests raved about the place. Price was very reasonable when looking at other venues.

Mark (father of the bride)

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The Knot Member 2012
Wedding: 5/25/2013
Our Romantic Wedding posted 8/19/2013

I was very hesitant to look at Freedom Hall but my fiancée convinced me to check it out. That same day we were sold and booked an appointment set our wedding date. They were always on top of answering any question and guiding us to what ended being our perfect wedding. I as the bride was very relaxed and enjoyed ALL the time during my wedding. The ceremony, food, drinks, and of course the reception was great. The coordinator of the wedding did an amazing job keeping us un track and keeping the wedding nice and organized. All of our guest had an awesome time and were shocked to see how well organized the wedding came up to be. For all of you brides who truly want to experience a stress free, romantic and fun wedding, this is the place to do it.

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Finally, an alternative to high cost weddings! The Freedom Hall & Gardens offers complete affordable packages to include newly remodeled banquet facility, catering, unlimited beverages including alcohol, professional DJ, Wedding Cake, and much more along with beautifully landscaped gardens.


  • Price Range: $$
  • Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Liquor License, Onsite Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Capacity: Up to 250
  • Style: Banquet/Reception Hall, Unusual/Alternative

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