Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is the barn heated and air-conditioned?

A: Yes, the barn has a furnace and a central air conditioning unit.  If either of these amenities are being used, the barn doors will remained closed to maintain a comfortable temperature for you and your guests.

Q: Can we have alcohol at the event?

A: Yes, alcohol is allowed on the premises, as long as liability insurance (approximately $125) is purchased and our bartender is hired (approximately $30/hr.).

Q: Do you have preferred caterers?

A: Yes, you can choose a caterer from our list of preferred caterers.  They are all professionally licensed and insured.

Q: Can we supply the ingredients needed for the alcoholic beverages?

A: Yes, you will provide the ingredients needed for the alcoholic beverages you want served.  We do have an optional bar package.

Q: What is required to book?

A: In order to reserve a date, a signed rental agreement and a non-refundable non-transferrable event deposit is required.

Q: How much is the deposit?

A: The deposit is $1,000.  The amount is applied to the full rental fee.  50% of the remaining balance is due 60 days after you sign the rental agreement.  The other 50% is due 90 days before your event date.

Q: Is there a kitchen for the caterer to use?

A: No, caterers will be responsible for bringing food fully cooked and ready to serve.  They will also collect the flatware/silverware to wash at their own location.

Q: Can we bring our own food?

A: No, we require that all meals be provided by a professionally licensed and insured caterer.

Q: Can we choose our own vendors?

A: Yes, you can choose vendors of your choice, with the exception of a bartender.  We recommend checking with us before you hire a vendor not on our preferred vendor list.

Q: Do we need to bring our own glassware for the bar?

A: Yes, you will provide the glassware you want your drinks served in.  We do have mason jars and other glassware available for rent. We also have an optional bar package available. The price list for these items is available at your initial tour of the venue and upon request.

Q: What time do events end?

A: Due to local noise ordinances, we kindly ask that events end no later than 11:30pm.  Last call will be made at 11:00pm.  This leaves plenty of time for clean-up and guest departure.

Q: Is there an inclement weather back-up plan for the ceremony?

A: Yes, we have 2 options if inclement weather does occur for your ceremony.  1.) You can have your ceremony indoors in the reception space as it is set-up for your reception.  2.) We have a tent to cover the entire outdoor ceremony space (cost varies depending on size).

Q: What are the rental hours?

A: Rental hours are from 8am-midnight.  Due to local noise ordinances, we kindly ask that events end by 11:30pm, which gives plenty of time for cleanup as well.

Q: What is the security deposit for?

A: We require a credit card be on file for any incidentals, broken rules, or damages.  The card is not charged upfront, but we do require a prior approval of $500.  The Security Deposit Form/Credit Card Authorization Form is due 30 days before the event date.

Q: When are rehearsal times?

A: You receive 1 hour of rehearsal time for a booked on site ceremony.  All rehearsals are done on Thursdays between 5:00-8:00pm.  The times slots are as follows: Friday weddings 5:00-6:00pm, Saturday weddings 6:00-7:00pm, Sunday weddings 7:00-8:00pm.