Darnall’s Chance House Museum is undergoing restoration work in the Summer and Fall of 2023 and is not available for rentals this year. If you are looking to book an event in 2024 or beyond, please call the Museum at 301-952-8010 for more information.

Darnall’s Chance House Museum offers a lighted patio tent that provides a beautiful setting for elegant parties, corporate functions, and other special events. The 30’ x 60’ tent seats 125 people comfortably and is large enough to accommodate a dance floor, buffet tables, bar and a band. The tent also comes equipped with sidewalls in the case of inclement weather.

View a sample layout of the Lighted Patio Rental Tent.


Darnall's Chance House Museum requires that you hire a professionally-licensed caterer for your event.
A warming kitchen is available for your caterer's convenience.
Availability May-October; no Sundays or holidays
Capacity 125 people
Rates Saturday rates $1,150 for 7 hours