Book an Event at
Compton Gardens & Arboretum

Compton Gardens and Arboretum is the perfect space for corporate events, private parties, board meetings, special celebrations and much more. We offer a large open concept garden room, large and small boardrooms for your event.

Rent the Entire Space

Weekday rentals are Monday through Friday; Weekend rentals are Saturday and Sunday. Our standard business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekdays can begin as early as 7:30 am.

Renting the entire space will include the Garden Room, Small and Large Boardrooms (Specs listed below).

  • Garden Room (Open Concept Room) is 35’ x 18’ x 21’. This includes the use of the back deck, the back patio, and access to the gardens with the capacity to host 65 guests, 125 guests cocktail style.
  • Large Boardroom: Seating for 16 people.
  • Small Boardroom: Seating for 8 people.

We do not provide catering services but can provide a list of preferred caterers. We do not require a corking fee. Please review additional considerations below.

Venue rental pricing includes banquet, round, and pub tables, chairs, wifi and upgraded technologies such as a projector with a screen, a podium, wireless microphone, overhead sound speaker systems, and much more. In addition, table linens are available in many colors for an additional charge if needed..

Our weekday daily rate is $500. We also offer two and four-hour rental periods. Weekday rental rates apply Monday through Friday. Our weekend rate for the entire facility is $1,500 per day which includes the back deck and patio area. We also offer an hourly rate of $150 per hour, with a minimum of two hours, depending on the length of your event.

Mandatory cleaning fee of $150

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Rent the

Garden Room

Weekday rentals are Monday through Friday; Weekend rentals are Saturday and Sunday. Our standard business hours are 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Weekdays can begin as early as 7:30 a.m.

65 guests, 125 guests cocktail style

  • 35’ x 18’ x 21’.

We do not provide catering services but can provide a list of preferred caterers. We do not require a corking fee. Please review additional considerations below.

Venue rental for The Garden Room will include banquet, round, and pub tables, chairs, wifi and other technologies such as a projector, screen, podium, wireless microphone, overhead sound speaker systems, and more. In addition, table linens are available in many colors upon request for an additional charge if needed.

Daily rate of $350

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Rent the Large Boardroom

Weekday rentals are Monday through Friday; Weekend rentals are Saturday and Sunday. Our standard business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekdays can begin as early as 7:30 a.m.

Seating for up to 16 people.

  • TV with HDMI hookup and Clickshare technology
  • 4k wide-angle web camera
  • Conference call capabilities
  • Daily rate of $250
  • We offer an education discount at both properties, along with the nonprofit and multi-day discounts.
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Rent the Small Boardroom

Weekday rentals are Monday through Friday; Weekend rentals are Saturday and Sunday. Our standard business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Weekdays can begin as early as 7:30 a.m.

Seating for up to 8 people.

TV with HDMI hookup and Clickshare technology

  • Daily Rate of $150
  • We offer an education discount at both properties, along with the nonprofit and multi-day discounts.
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Additional Policies & Considerations

The Compton Gardens and Arboretum will be open for your event as per the contracted time for the rental. The rental period will include the set-up of your event, the actual event, the breakdown, and clean-up of your event (Please review the cleaning contract below).

We have 55 designated parking spots surrounding the facility. These spaces are shared with the public. If you desire private parking, we will close off public access for you and your guests for an additional fee.

The Peel Compton Foundation will provide at least one staff member that will be present during your contracted period and available for any venue issues that may arise. The Event Attendant does not coordinate, receive deliveries including food, or assist with catering. The Event Attendant is not responsible for moving items or cleaning. These tasks should be conducted by the designated event planner for your event.

Our open catering policy allows individuals who rent our venues to bring in their own food and beverages (including alcohol), without any additional fees. If alcohol is provided at the event free of charge, alcohol must be served in full compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations.

A full prep kitchen is available to renters and their caterers. The kitchen includes a commercial grade ice machine, refrigerator, and warming oven. Your caterer must be licensed and insured to conduct business in the state of Arkansas. Please contact us for our list of preferred wedding professionals.

Venue rental pricing includes banquet, round, and pub tables, chairs, wifi and upgraded technologies including projector with a screen, wireless microphone, overhead sound speaker systems, and more. Table linens are available in many colors for an additional charge.

Hired entertainment will be responsible for their own sound system, clean-up, and equipment. There will be a member from The Peel Compton Foundation available if any issues arise that are venue related.

A mandatory cleaning fee of $150 will be charged for rentals. (this excludes a boardroom rental)

Booking an event at Compton Gardens and Conference Center requires a 50% down payment due at signing which secures your event date. The remaining balance is due in full two weeks prior to your event date. The Peel Compton Foundation requires a signed contract, and if necessary depending on your event and its size, insurance coverage. We offer discounted rates for both nonprofit events and multi-date events.

Please contact our rental manager at 479-254-3870 or rentals@peelcompton.org for more details.

More Info

Please contact our rental manager at 479-254-3870 or rentals@peelcompton.org with any additional questions.

Rental Agreement and Documents