Orchard - Hovander Park

The historic Hovander Orchard with its garden arbor is the perfect background for weddings. The site is adjacent to grassy fields and in close proximity to the Main Picnic Shelter. This site has a capacity of 150 people.

*Must be rented in conjunction with the Main Picnic Shelter - cannot be rented alone.


  • Wooden Ceremony Arch (available upon request) 

Daily Rental Rate:

Whatcom County Residents: $135 (plus $295 for Main Picnic Shelter)
Non Residents: $155 (plus $315 for Main Picnic Shelter)
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee: $13 each facility/reservation

Add-on Fees:

Alcohol Use Fee: $60  
Waste Removal Fee: $20
Sport Equipment Rental: $10 / set or item
Portable BBQ Grill: $85 / day
Inflatable/Bounce House Fee: $75 (Call 360-778-5850 for additional requirements)


5299 Nielsen Road
Ferndale, WA 98248


  1. From I - 5 take the Ferndale exit #262.
  2. Turn west on Main Street. Immediately after the railroad underpass turn left.
  3. Turn right on Nielson Avenue and follow the signs to the park.


Click to check availability or request reservationReservation Button
Or call (360) 778-5850 for assistance

Click HERE for detailed park information

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