Independently Rated Highest in Quality
F i f t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
August 2003
We declare that The Freedom Hall & Gardens HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #290
(408) 341-9927

The Freedom Hall & Gardens’ staff poses at a recent event.

The Freedom Hall & Gardens hosts events of every type at its Santa Clara facility, which features a newly remodeled banquet room, precisely landscaped gardens and towering redwood trees. The company specializes in wedding ceremonies and receptions, but it also offers its services for anniversaries, holiday parties, celebrations of life, birthday parties and general celebrations.

Owner Gary Baker and his directors have more than 30 years of experience in the wedding and catering business, and they’ve planned and coordinated hundreds of weddings. The Freedom Hall & Gardens offers all-inclusive wedding packages from which customers can choose, which include facility rental, catering, unlimited beverages, DJs, the wedding cake and more. There are no restrictions on music, lengthy contracts to sign or cleaning and security deposits.

The Freedom Hall & Gardens is within walking distance of a Marriott Hotel and a Best Western Avatar for traveling guests. It’s also fully handicapped-accessible and has a large, well-lit parking lot.

Company Philosophy

“We want to ensure each client’s experience is one they and their guests will cherish for a lifetime. We know planning a wedding can be stressful, and we work to make the process as smooth as possible so our clients can relax and enjoy their special days.”

Serving the Bay Area including San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Milpitas, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Gilroy and Campbell.

Weddings
Anniversaries
Holiday Parties
Celebrations of Life
Birthday Parties

Comparative Summary

Gary Baker, owner of The Freedom Hall and Gardens, knows planning a wedding isn’t always the most joyous occasion for a bride- and groom-to-be. When he founded his Santa Clara event facility in 1995, he knew he’d be providing an important service for couples getting married in the Bay Area. “I don’t want to call it one-stop shopping,” says Mr. Baker, “because...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is your venue located?
A: "It’s in Santa Clara, but we don’t publish the exact location for the privacy of our guests. But we host an open house tour every week so couples can come and see the venue and facilities."
Q: What type of cuisine do you offer?
A: "We offer American classic and American California style cuisines."
Q: How much does it cost to hold a wedding at The Freedom Hall and Gardens?
A: "There are various packages available, so it depends on what services you want. We’re proud of our pricing and believe we offer better service than a lot of the more expensive venues. We also have a tiered pricing structure, so the pric...

Industry Info

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 632 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Company Credentials

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Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 632 customer surveys, we declare
The Freedom Hall & Gardens
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 290
Continuously qualified since August 2003.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Ambeer M. Verified Customer Name
"My coordinator, she's awesome."
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Company Capabilities Table

The Freedom Hall & Gardens
(408) 341-9927
(408) 559-3763 fax
DCID4083793733

By Appointment

Serving the Bay Area including San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Milpitas, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Gilroy and Campbell.

Gary Baker, Owner
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518259
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Better Business Bureau
Best of Weddings Award, The Knot Magazine
1995
Weddings, Anniversaries, Holiday Parties, Celebrations of Life, Birthday Parties
160
Brides and Grooms
Santa Clara Banquet Halls

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Survey Responses For

The Freedom Hall & Gardens

The Freedom Hall & Gardens: Average 9.7 out of 10 based on 632 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Ambeer M. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're great."

"My coordinator, she's awesome."

Aiyana F. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I wouldn't have anything negative to say, everything would be nice. I would do another event there."

"I love the coordinator, she did an amazing job. The food was amazing, everything was amazing."

Mary S. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're very great, helpful, and they have hard working employees."

"I love that it's all-in-one, all together."

Shana Z. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"It was like they read my mind. I've never done this before and it was like they anticipated my questions, it was great. Any kind of event you need, wedding, even catering because the chicken Madera was the bomb diggity. I've been telling everyone to go there. Literally everyone."

"Everything was so perfect, the food was great, but their service and the staff were the best thing. I was so nervous but I wasn't worried. I was able to enjoy my food, they had someone guarding me so I could just eat and not worry about anyone. It was just seamless. You think you're a little thirsty after being on the dance floor for awhile and someone will come offer you water."

Adrialeena D. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they're amazing and they're so accommodating. Anytime we needed something they were there and they knew what they were doing. "

"Everything was so great and they delivered what they said they would. They were really focused on me and my husbands experience there, we were their main focus and that was great."

Anna F. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say the service, number one, was excellent. I had a girl who was an assistant to me and she was at my side throughout the evening, asking questions and checking in with me. She was very attentive and always pleasant. Everything was done totally professionally. "

"I would say the customer service."

Madai R. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I've already told a lot of people about their packages and how if you don't want a certain kind of wedding they have other options. I've already told a bunch of my friends."

"I like how they paid attention to everything I requested. The day of the venue I was taken care of and everything was going as planned, I like everything they did for me and my husband."

Stacey S. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That it was amazing, I didn't have to worry about anything, I just showed up."

"Not having to do anything or worry."

Sandra A. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would definitely recommend them, it was all-in-one basically."

"I liked the coordinator that helped on the wedding day, I think her name is Monica. I like that they offer packages that include almost everything so you don't have to search for all that stuff."

Marion M. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would tell them that if they wanted to have an event that was seamless, easy, and non-stressful, they should go to The Freedom Hall and Gardens. "

"The personal service they provided. They really took the time to listen to you and what you wanted. They made everything very simple and relaxed."

Anna L. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I think it was a great experience. The all inclusiveness is very appealing and it's much more inexpensive than other places around the area. The atmosphere was great and them doing all the prep work was definitely helpful. "

"That the wedding coordinator was on-site the entire time and there were bodyguards to keep people away while we were eating and keep us on the timeline."

Julie J. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have their thing down. They know what they're doing, they're great, and it's affordable."

"Their affordability and the fact that they just orchestrated everything perfectly."

Ashley H. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would just say that they're amazing. They made the wedding planning very easy and less stressful. Everything they showed us or promised was there that day, it was a relief. I highly recommend them."

"I think I just liked how professional they are and how everything just kind of flows. The way they do things is very organized. I love how organized they are and they try and keep on schedule, that was very helpful."

Jennifer P. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they're very professional, they think of everything, they walk you though it all, and it really helps you be at ease."

"Just the overall experience. Everything happened on the day of the wedding, we came back it was all done and taken care of so we didn't have to do anything."

Samantha S. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very affordable and it is an all-in-one venue."

"They are very accommodating."

Zoe M. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I really liked their on-site coordinators and their options. They helped me from the beginning to the end. They had the best customer service."

"The coordinators. They were very helpful, and they treat you like they are your friend. For my wedding, they took care of my things, and they made sure everything ran smoothly. Their location is great."

Madison L. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They have nice employees and the experience was more than what I would have expected."

"The service was spectacular. They are always on track, and they are on it."

Carmen D. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very professional, very well organized, and they care a lot their customers. I appreciated all of their help. Every single person who has helped was amazing at what they did."

"The people, they are very helpful with everything that they do, and they are very detail oriented."

Irina N. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"It is very affordable, and they have very good quality of food."

"Everything, I just liked everything."

Adriana A. Verified The Freedom Hall & Gardens Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Great, perfect, on time, and they did everything that I wanted. They were on top of things."

"They were on top of things. It was just perfect."