private Events

Rooms & Rental Rates




Seats 12 - 15

Weekdays ... $20/hr

Weeknights ... $30/hr

Saturdays ... $75/hr

Sundays ... $50/hr


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Seats 8 - 10

Weekdays ... $20/hr

Weeknights ... $30/hr

Saturdays ... $75/hr

Sundays ...$50/hr


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Seats 8 - 10

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr






Seats 6 - 8

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr






Seats 4 - 6

Weekdays ... $15/hr

Weeknights ... $25/hr

Saturdays ... $65/hr

Sundays ... $30/hr


Entire First Floor ... $100 per hour / $200 per hour on Saturdays

Entire House ... $300 per hour / $500 on Saturdays

Call (860) 877-6099 or email to reserve


Entertainment Options

Looking for a way to delight your guests at your next private party?

We offer unique entertainment options to add that extra something to your event.

You bring the food and supplies, we'll bring the show! 

Live Murder Mystery

Where every guest is a detective,

and every room holds a suspect...

Two hour whole-house rental

with Live Murder Mystery

Minimum of 10 guests

$50 per person (up to 35​ guests)

Call (860) 877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Price includes the rental of the whole house for two hours with murder mystery entertainment. Taxes not included.

Food and dishes not included.

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Professional Magician

With David Reed-Brown 

30-45 minute magic show: $200


60 minute magic show: $250

Call (860) 877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Up to 25 guests. Requires rental of entire first floor.  

Rental rate not included in magician pricing. 


Harpist / Storyteller

With Marcie Swift

One hour of traditional Irish and Scottish songs, interspersed with poetry, stories,

and even fortune telling!



Call (860) 877-6099

or EMAIL to reserve

About Marcie

House and/or room rental is not included in this cost.

Subject to availability.


Kids Birthday Parties

Mystery Room Party

Bring up to 23 of your most clever friends and get ready to put on your detective hats! Choose from one of our three tricky mystery room games and spend an hour solving an exciting mystery. Then choose one of our cool themed rooms and enjoy food, drinks & presents (you bring the food and paper goods). Every birthday child receives a copy of our "Truly the Fairy's Great Adventure" storybook.


Choose one, two or three mystery game rooms, depending on the size of your party (8 players can fit in each room).  Then choose your party room -- either the Medieval Castle Room or the English Country Kitchen

Saturdays: $30 + tax per player / plus $65 for one hour for room rental

Sundays: $30 + tax per player / plus $30 for kitchen or $45 for castle rental


Call (860)877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

Deposit required to book equals the cost of your room rental + the cost for one player.


Magic Show Party

Make your memories magical!  Our house magician, David Reed-Brown, will fill your children with wonder and awe in a forty-five minute magic show in our mysterious Victorian Parlor.  The show includes lots of fun audience interaction, laughter, and amazing feats of wonder!  If you like, David can even have your birthday girl or boy help float a table around the room!  


Follow your unique magic show with cake & presents in the

 English Country Kitchen

(you provide the food, beverages, paper goods and party decorations).

Saturdays: $350 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min kitchen rental

Sundays: $300 includes 45 min magic show plus 45 min Kitchen rental


Call (860)877-6099 or EMAIL to reserve

50% deposit required to reserve your party

Up to 15 guests. Full party time is 1.5 hours. 

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Themed Parties

Birthday parties at the Storyteller's Cottage are fantastical! Whether you dream of being a fairy, a princess, a student at Hogwarts, or a medieval adventurer, we can make your birthday wish come true.  

Celebrate your birthday party in the Medieval Castle Room with your very own Fantasy Party Coordinator! Choose a theme and we'll provide a staff member to lead fun games & creative crafts. 

(You provide the food, beverages, paper goods and party decorations)


Call (860) 877-6099 or click on a theme below to reserve

Prices, durations, and capacities vary

50% deposit required to reserve your party

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Choose a princess or fairy you would like to theme your party around, and don't forget to bring your wings! Princess Heather will read a story and lead a craft based on the selected princess or fairy.

$250 (Up to 8 guests for 1.5 hours)

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Wear your Hogwarts gear and prepare to take 3 magical classes, such as Potions, Divination, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and more! Each guest will go home with a craft they've made.

$250 (Up to 8 guests for 1.5 hours)

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Scour dungeons, slay dragons, and let your imagination run wild in your very own Dungeons & Dragons campaign. 

Sundays only

$250 (Up to 6 guests for 3 hours)



750 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT | (860) 877-6099

© 2019 by Storyteller's Cottage LLC. All rights reserved.


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