Old St. Mary’s Chapel of Rocklin

Pricing and Frequently Asked Questions


How much does it cost to get married at Old St.Mary’s Chapel?
Our beautiful, all beliefs welcome, quaint community chapel can be rented out for $250 per hour with a five hour minimum. A $250 deposit is required to secure a date and is refundable after your event if the Chapel is left clean. Final balance will be due 45 days prior to the event date. Hours can always be added at a rate of $250 per hour. We offer a special discount of 10% to military and first responders.

How much does it cost to have a memorial at Old St.Mary’s Chapel?
Memorials are a rate of $400 for a maximum of three hours and subject to availability. 

Do I need insurance for my event?
Yes. All events are required to have event insurance with one million dollar coverage. You can get this through your own agent or online. Here are a few links that may be helpful.

 What does the rental time include?
Use of the Chapel, Firehouse Room, Patio and Restrooms are included with your contracted time.  You are responsible for all set-up, preparation, decoration , removal for all equipment used for the event and basic cleanup after the event. The surrounding public park and grass areas may be booked directly through Rocklin City Parks and Recreation. Rental times are available between 8am-10pm. Your rental time begins when we open the doors and ends when we lock the doors. The Chapel, Firehouse, Patio and Restrooms must be left at a basic cleanliness by your end time or additional time and cleaning fees will be charged. There may also be a wedding the next day so please be respectful of the time it takes to clean. We are a small non-profit run by volunteers.

Can I book a rehearsal?
Rehearsals can be booked Tuesdays or Thursdays at a rate of $250 per hour. Coordinate with your RHS volunteer to plan and check availability. We also highly recommend utilizing our Wednesday night open house from 5-7pm to help plan for your event. You are also welcome to use one of your minium five hours for rehearsal.

 How many people can the chapel seat?
The chapel seats 90 comfortably. Maximum capacity for events is 110 people both inside and outside 

 Is there a schedule for the trains?
There is no way to know when the trains will be traveling down the rails behind the Chapel. However, thanks to great insulation, if the doors are closed, the train will not cause problems with sound inside the Chapel. You will know that a train is going by but it will not disrupt the speakers or music

Do we have kitchen facilities for receptions? Are tables and chairs available to rent from the Chapel?
We do not have kitchen facilities nor do we have tables or chairs for rent. However, we have had many catered receptions on the patio without a problem. Please note there are no food or drinks allowed inside the chapel.

Can we get in to plan for decorating or to show family and friends the Chapel? What are the rules for decorations?
We have a public open house most every Wednesday from 5-7pm that is perfect to help plan your event. You may use non-flammable decorations inside and outside the facility, but no such decorations shall be attached to the interior or exterior walls, ceilings, doors, pews or any other area of the facility in such a manner as to leave any mark, stain, or impression (i.e., no nails, tacks, push pins, staples or non-removable tape). No decorations may be hung from the facility’s light fixtures. Any flowers or live plants used as decorations inside the chapel shall be in moisture-proof containers. No decorations or equipment shall obstruct any hallway or doorway of the Chapel. NO birdseed, rice, glitter or other organic or non-organic materials shall be strewn inside the facility building or on the facility grounds.

Does the chapel have heat/air?
When the Rocklin Historical Society renovated this chapel from 1883 they did an update for both heating and A/C.

Does the chapel have a stereo system?
There is a full surround sound stereo system installed inside the Chapel. In the front corner there is a black control box where we keep a few accessories. Please make sure to return all equipment when used. The stereo system does not extend to the outside. If you are concerned about how to operate the stereo system please come visit us during our Wednesday open house.

How many pews are there in the Chapel?
The Chapel has 18 pews, 9 on each side. Measuring 9.5” W x 36”H

What size runner will cover the carpet?
The carpet cannot be removed and is 5’ X 40’

 What are the measurements of the wooden arch?
Feel free to use our wooden arch in the back room but please remember to return it to the back room at the end of your time. 

6’2″ W  x 7’6″ H x 2’1.5″ D


Schematic of Old St. Mary’s Chapel Patio

*In addition to the flood lights, there is string lighting hung outside around the patio that can be plugged in. There are electrical outlets around the outside that can be used as well as new misters that can be turned on to help cool down the patio on hot days. 

Telephone: 916- 415-1150  E-mail: oldstmaryschapel@gmail.com