The charming and picturesque setting of the Cator Woolford Gardens can make for stunning photos, films, and videos. We welcome personal photo shoots, as well as professional film productions and commercial photography.
THE GARDENS WILL BE CLOSED JULY 18–AUGUST 31 for maintenance and restoration.
No photography sessions will be sceduled during this time.
We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Capture life’s special moments among the magic of Cator Woolford Gardens. We have several locations on site that serve as the perfect backdrop to engagement, maternity, family, and holiday photos. Use the calendar below to reserve a time to use the grounds.
Because the Cator Woolford Gardens directly supports the Frazer Center's programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, there is a fee of $75 per photography session, payable upon booking. Thank you!
Our historic gardens and 39-acre forest create an intriguing location for professional filming and photography. Location scouts can book full access tours to discover the unique and varied settings the grounds have to offer, and we’ll be available to discuss how we can best accommodate any set-up and facility needs. Contact us for availability and rental pricing.
We’d love to serve as the backdrop for your commercial photo shoots and filming needs. Previous clients include Netflix, Warner Bros., and Double R Media.
Please contact us for any questions regarding professional and commercial uses of the Gardens, or for any questions that aren’t answered below.
Because the Cator Woolford Gardens directly supports the Frazer Center’s programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, there is a fee of $75 per photography session, payable upon booking.
If you are a professional photographer who is booking a session through our website ($75 fee), restrooms and other indoor facilities are NOT available. If you are a professional photographer/videographer needing access to restrooms/indoor facilities for a more extensive shoot, please contact our Sales Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss details of a customized contract. If you are using the Gardens for a personal photo shoot, or just to enjoy the grounds, please keep in mind that you won’t have access to restrooms.
If you’d like to walk around and enjoy the Gardens, no appointment is necessary. However, please check the calendar for private events before you come, as outside visitors are not allowed while weddings and other events are taking place.
The Gardens are open to the public seven days a week from sunup to sundown unless there is a private event taking place. Please see our calendar for availability.