Three unique spaces for indoor/outdoor events

Nestled in between Whitefish Ski Resort and downtown Whitefish, Montana, Cypress Yard is a boutique event space designed for weddings, corporate events, parties, and gatherings. The venue includes three different spaces: an art gallery, lounge/bar, and garden area. The spaces can be combined or separated into customized layouts that accommodate as few as 20 or as many as 200 people.

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Art Gallery

1300 sq ft

Space for 98 guests standing or seated at 8' banquet tables or 80 guests seated at 5' rounds. Optimized for excellent acoustics.

Rotating and custom displays of original artwork by premier artists of the American West.

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Lounge and Bar

928 sq ft

Space for 30 - 40 people

Commercial bar with kegerator for craft beers on tap

12' x 7' Performance Stage

Gas fireplace

Easy access to outdoor patio


Patio and Garden

100' x 200' landscaped space

20' x 40' white tent with walls

Two outdoor fire pits

Light strings

This space included with Lounge and Full Venue rental

Virtual Tour of Cypress Yard at Nancy Cawdrey Studios


Included in your rental:

• Stemware/glassware and table settings (salad forks, dinner forks, dessert spoons, butter knives, steak knives, 7" salad plates, 9" entree plates) for up to 100 guests
• Use of 100' x 200' landscaped outdoor space with patio, 20’ x 40’ white tent (May-October) and two fire pits
• Up to 4000 sq. ft. of indoor rental space, including Lounge, Garden/Patio, Gallery and Foyer
• On-site plowed parking for 25 vehicles, with nearby overflow parking available for another 70
• Holiday decoration and lights and original art display
• One hour pre-event walk through/planning session and on-site event manager during event
• Three private unisex handicap-accessible restrooms
• Private Wi-Fi
• In-house sound system
• Event signage and multiple easels to be used for display
• Commercial ice-making machine
• Gas fireplace in lounge
• Trash and Recycling on site

Client is responsible for:

• Stemware/glassware and table settings for over 100 guests
• Seating, table and linen rental from Cypress Yard or other vendor
• Catering through approved vendors, beverages and decorations
• Licensed and insured bartender through Cypress Yard (beer and wine only or full bar)
• Providing proof of event general liability insurance (we recommend

Rentals (includes setup and breakdown):

• Furniture available for rental:

• 50 white plastic chairs $2/ea

• 36 black and brown metal chairs $2/ea

• 8' x 2.5' banquet tables seating up to 8 guests each w/ linen color of choice (Black, White, Sand, Olive or ask about other options) $15/ea

• 5' diameter rounds seating up to 8 guests each w/ linen color of choice (Black, White, Sand, Gray or ask about other options) $15/ea

• Linen napkins (Black, White, Sand, Gray or ask about other options) $1/ea

• PA System with Speakers for client-provided playlist $150

• 2x Peavey SP 5G unpowered speakers, Peavey XR 600E powered mixer, 1 cordless mic, 2 corded mics, mic stand, 3.5 mm aux. cord for iPhone or Android

• Rotating LED colored moving uplights (for dance party) $50