Arkansas Governor's Mansion

Event Requests

The Arkansas Governor's Mansion, located in the historic Quapaw Quarter near downtown Little Rock, serves as a one-of-a-kind premier venue for the state of Arkansas. The Janet M. Huckabee Grand Hall was added to the historic Mansion in 2003 and offers 7,300 square feet of beautiful entertaining space. The Grand Hall has been utilized by many different groups and organizations for a variety of special events.

  • Capacity for a seated lunch or dinner is 200
  • Theater-style seating capacity is 300
  • Standing reception capacity is 350

Grand Hall Table Fountain
Grand Hall Table Mansion Grounds

The elegant Grand Hall boasts of custom designed crystal chandeliers, 22-foot ceilings, two large fireplaces, decorative up lighting, and floor to ceiling windows with a dramatic 2-story bow window at the south end. The Hall also provides a 5900 lumen projector and 10 X 16 foot projection screen making it an ideal venue for any event. All Governor's Mansion events are catered by our own resident chefs, all culinary graduates with over 80 years of combined culinary experience, providing high quality, exceptional food presentations.

Situated on over 8 acres, the outdoor landscape of the Governor's Mansion offers beautiful classic Southern gardens and a Parterre garden arranged in a diamond pattern. The Mansion gardens showcase a host of heritage roses blended with colorful perennials, azaleas, hydrangeas, camellias as well as Southern magnolias, tulip poplars and other ornamental trees native to the state. Complements to the gardens include a central water fountain and large twin pergolas, draped in climbing New Dawn Roses, covering pathways throughout the gardens. Along with the sculpture garden featuring the beautiful custom designed "Rain of Faith" sculpture, the Mansion gardens reflect the state's natural beauty and provide a lovely setting for small outdoor gatherings.

For more information please contact Robin Gattis by phone at 501-324-9805 or by email at To request usage of the Governor's Mansion, Grand Hall or Gardens for your special event, please complete and submit the Mansion Event Request Form.

Request Form

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