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What could your event be like?



The Cottage

The Cottage is a Spanish revival home, built in the 1930s, painstakingly renovated by The Boise Boys (HGTV). It is a two-story, 2,000 square foot home with the following features:

Master bedroom (sleeps 2) with king bed, two closets, TV, and adjacent bathroom with his/hers vanity, shower/tub

Downstairs bedroom (sleeps 2) with king bed, one closet, TV, and shared bathroom with shower

Downstairs bunk room (sleeps 6) with 2 triple-decker twin bunkbeds, one closet, and shared bathroom with shower

Fully-stocked kitchen with breakfast nook (seats 4)

Formal dining room (seats 6)

Living room with fireplace and large bay window

2 bathrooms

Laundry room

Game room with large L-shaped sofa, TV, and foosball table


The Grounds

The Grounds are five acres of century-old spruce, maple, elm, and cypress, that keep the yard shaded in the summer. In addition to verdant lawn spaces, a large water feature, sitting garden, small orchard, white-washed barn, and overcrowded flower beds are the following accoutrements:

2 permanent white vinyl pavilion tents, First: 30 x 40 feet, with concrete floor, cathedral-style window sidewalls, lit with two crystal chandeliers, and cafe-style string lights, Second: 50 x 70 feet, with concrete floor, cathedral-style window sidewalls, lit with string lights

4 Patio heaters

4 empty wine barrels

Tables and chairs for 400 guests

Adjacent lawn area with poles and cafe-style string lights

2 bathrooms for guests (in The Cottage) and 1 porta-potty in the parking lot

Multiple parking areas

3 acres of mature riverfront property

Garbage disposal service


What you need to do

How it works

Reserve your date

We have year-round options for your event in our OUTDOOR venue. You’ll want to pick the package based on when you want to hold your event. We are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Weekends. The Cottage is closed on Mondays and Thursdays for cleaning, maintenance, and to allow the lawns to recover.

Make your payments

When you reserve your date, there are two payment options. You can PAY IN FULL, and if there are no damages, you’ll get a $1,000 refund. Or you can PAY A DEPOSIT of 50%, with the other 50% due at 6 months prior to your event. If there are no damages, we’ll refund $1,000.

NOTE: If you book your event within 60 days of your event, your payment schedule will be escalated and discussed with you by the events manager.

Submit your paperwork

For your event to proceed, you must log in to thecottageatriverbend.com and upload your documents to your account.

Certificate of Venue Insurance – Required for all events

Client is responsible to maintain Commercial General Liability Insurance in an amount not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage to cover amount of invited guests. Such insurance shall name The Cottage at Riverbend as addition insured, and a certificate of insurance with an endorsement must be provided 30 days prior to the event. 

This document must be uploaded to your account.

If you intend to serve any form of alcohol at your event …

If you intend to serve any form of alcohol at your event, you must prepare 4 documents:

  1. Get an ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE OPEN CONTAINER PERMIT from the City of Eagle. This permit takes a few minutes to fill out and costs about $20. You will be responsible for securing and paying for this permit.
  2. Someone with a LIQUOR LICENSE must be onsite for the entirety of your event.
  3. Your CERTIFICATE OF VENUE INSURANCE (see above) must include a Host Liquor Liability.
  4. Your alcohol vendor must fill out a CATERING PERMIT.

All four of these documents must be uploaded to our site prior to your event. There are no exceptions.