Lyman Orchards

Private Event Venues

Event Space for Group Outings and Social Gatherings

Lyman Orchards is centrally located, minutes from Middletown, Wesleyan University and Wadsworth Falls State Park.  With great indoor and outdoor venue options and delicious menus, you can count on Lyman Orchards for a memorable get-together! Gathering with co-workers, family or friends, all can enjoy a carefree day filled with good fun, tasty food and fresh air.

Offering a unique location for social events including, bridal and baby showers, school proms, corporate picnics or meetings.  Make it a full day and add an activity to your event, including our famous corn maze, sunflower maze and seasonal pick-your-own fruit!  Group Rates Available.

Apple Nine Pavilion - 1,360 sq. ft. Outdoor event space - seating up to 70 guests, available in conjunction with a golf package only.

Lyman Orchards Golf Center Apple Nine Pavilion

Apple Nine Pavilion

Apple Barrel Tent - 2,400 sq. ft. Casual outdoor tented picnic area, seating 100-200 guests, with optional yard games included, volleyball and cornhole.

Apple Barrel Farm Market Tent

Apple Barrel Tent

Golf Tent at Lyman Orchards Golf Course - 4,000 sq. ft. Outdoor, tented event space, seating up to 265 guests, offering beautiful views of the golf course.

Lyman Orchards Golf Club Tent

Lyman Orchards Golf Club Tent

Lower Grill Room at 1741 Pub & Grill - 952 sq. ft. Indoor event space for up to 45 guests, with large floor to ceiling windows, offering plenty of natural light, overlooking the 18th hole.

1741 Pub & Grill Lower Grill Room

Lower Grill Room at 1741 Pub & Grill

The Lyman Homestead -  1541 sq. ft. The historic first floor of the Lyman family is available for meetings and social events, with reception-style seating for up to 65 guests.  Sweeping views of the golf course and historic barns. 

The Lyman Homestead

The Lyman Homestead

Lyman Homestead Parlor

The Lyman Homestead Living Room

The Lyman Homestead Mahogany Porch - 252 sq. ft. Beautifully restored screened-in porch, perfect for an Executive Meeting or small group of 12 guests.  Views of the well manicured front lawn and surrounding gardens are abundant.

Lyman Homestead Mahogany Porch

Lyman Orchards Homestead Mahogany Porch

Lyman Homestead Mahogany Porch

Our seasoned team will handle all the details and work with you to create a special event. From picnics and a la carte offerings to tented affairs, we can serve gatherings from 10 to 265 guests.

Corporate Meetings or Retreats

A revered symbol of the Lyman Family's heritage, the Lyman Homestead is located on the northeastern corner of the original parcel of land first purchased by John Lyman in 1741.

Overlooking scenic meadows and golf courses, and nestled within the beauty of the surrounding orchards, the historic Lyman Homestead provides an ideal venue for corporate events.

To learn more about reserving event space at Lyman Orchards, contact Director of Events & Catering, Becky Critchley: .

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to rent a venue? 

Venue rental pricing varies based on location.  Please contact us for pricing.

What does the rental include? 

Venue rental includes linens, tables and chairs. 

What catered menu options are available?

Full service catering and alcohol options are available.  Lyman Orchards provides full catering for all events.  Outside food or beverage is not permitted.  Please reach out for current menus and pricing.

Can I have my wedding ceremony on-site?

We would love to host your ceremony onsite.  Please contact us for pricing.

Are the venues accessible to guests with disabilities?

All venues are ADA accessible.

Event Inquiries

Director of Events & Catering, Becky Critchley can provide you with menus and pricing for your event: 860.349.6046 or via email: .


If you’re looking to stay in the area as part of your Lyman Orchards experience, we can help. With several accommodation partners to choose from, our staff can help with recommendations depending on the type of stay you’re looking for. They can also help make the arrangements for you and ensure that you receive the best price for your stay as well. Just call Becky Critchley at 860.349.6046 or via email: .
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The Apple Barrel

Monday-Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM

Apple Barrel Deli
Open Daily: 9:00AM-4:00PM

32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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Lyman Golf



700 Main Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6031

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1741 Pub & Grill

Mon-Fri: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
Sat & Sun: 10:00AM - 9:00PM

70 Lyman Road
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6033

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8:00AM - 4:30PM

105 South Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6015

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