Welcome to the Mill Plaza, our gorgeous outdoor event space at Gardner Village. With the backdrop of the historic Gardner flour mill, you'll discover all the modern amenities of a heated floor, fire pits and a cozy fireplace to warm your guests as they mingle with friends and family. You'll enjoy an outdoor space with a stunning setting that has the versatility to easily include the indoor event spaces of Archibald's Restaurant. The Mill Plaza is a place to celebrate your wedding, reception, company meeting, private party, family reunions and more. Our event coordinators will take care of the event details so you can focus on the things that matter most.
Mill Plaza Outdoor Event Venue
THE CELLAR (click for photo gallery)
The Cellar at Archibald's Restaurant is located in the lower part of the 140+-year old silo. Situated between The Gear Room and Mill Plaza, it is a full-service bar open to the public but can be accessed by your guests and incorporated into your event. This room is wheelchair accessible.
THE GEAR ROOM (click for photo gallery)
Just steps inside the Mill Plaza is the Gear Room. Stone walls erected in 1877 and original flour mill gears create a unique historical atmosphere. Seats up to 60 guests. This room is wheelchair accessible.
THE PLAZA ENCLOSED
Seats up to 80 guests at rounds, 120 at banquet long tables and can host a flowing-style reception of up to 150 guests. This room is wheelchair accessible.
THE PLAZA OPEN AIR (click for photo gallery)
Seats up to 120 guests at rounds, 140 at banquet long tables and can host a flowing-style reception of up to 250 guests. This room is wheelchair accessible.
THE WHEEL ROOM (click for photo gallery)
Located adjacent to the Mill Plaza, The Wheel Room is a modern indoor space with an abundance of historical charm. High ceilings and a spectacular view to the property’s iconic water wheel ensure the perfect setting for any occasion. This venue seats up to 60 guests at banquet round tables, 70 at banquet long tables for lunch and dinner events and can host a flowing-style reception of up to 120 guests. This room is wheelchair accessible.
MILL PLAZA PRIVATE EVENT MENUSOur food is thoughtfully prepared by our in-house chef and his team. No outside catering. See the Mill Plaza's event menus here.
CHOOSE YOUR VENUE
Private dining in one of our 6 banquet rooms in a historic flour mill. Accommodates 20 to 70 guests.
THE GATHERING PLACE
Our largest multi-functional event space. Accommodates up to 400 guests for a variety of events.
A gorgeous outdoor setting adjacent to the historic Gardner Mill. A multi-functional space that accommodates up to 300 guests.
A cozy setting in a wood cabin. Ideal for small gatherings.