Wedding and Event FAQs

Q: When is your peak and off-peak season?

A: Peak season is May – October. Off Peak Season is November – April.

Q: How does booking work?

A: Contact us to check availability and reserve your date.

Q: Can I hire my own vendors (caterer, coordinator, DJ, etc.), or must I select from a preferred vendor list? If I can’t bring my own, do you have a list of recommended vendors?

A: You certainly may hire your own vendors, or we would be happy to provide you with an extensive list of local vendors for your consideration.

Q: Can I have both my ceremony and reception indoors?

A: Absolutely! Our venue has the space to accommodate both.

Q: For how many hours does the (wedding) rental fee reserve the space?

A: Twelve hours.

Q: Do you offer payment plans?

A: Please contact us for more information.

Q: Do you offer discounts?

A: We offer off-peak discounts. Inquire about other discounts.

Q: Is your barn climate-controlled?

A: Yes. Our barn has heat and air conditioning including in-floor radiant heat.

Q: What other taxes or service fees is the renter responsible for?

A: A cleaning fee may apply.

Q: Who is responsible for tables, chairs, linens, silverware, and plates?

A: We provide tables and chairs see our amenities page for what is included. Renting party is responsible for linens and dinnerware.

Q: Can I bring my dog(s)?

A: Dogs and other pets are not allowed, with the exception of service dogs. Please contact us for special requests regarding your pets.

Q: What are the restrictions on decor?

A: We welcome all styles of decor, but there are a few items that may not be allowed. Please ask for a list.

Q: What is the policy on candles?

A: Battery-operated is preferred, however, an open flame is acceptable if in glass containers. 

Q: Do you offer on-site wedding coordination? If so, what services are included? Is there an additional charge for them? How much assistance can I get with the setup/decor?

A: Rental Party is responsible for setup with help from the venue and some custom services are available. Please inquire.

Q: Can we rehearse at Storm King?

A: Yes, by appointment.

Q: Is there somewhere for the groomsmen and bridesmaids to get ready?

A: Yes, The venue includes a bridal suite and groom’s quarters.

Q: Are there additional fees for cleanup or are we to clean up on our own?

A: The renting party is responsible for cleanup. Charges may apply if the area is not cleaned.

Q: What is parking like? Do you offer valet parking? Is it complimentary?

A: We provide ample parking for guests at no additional charge. We do not provide valet services.

Q: Do you have lighting for outdoor events?

A: Not at this time.

Q: Is your venue ADA-accessible?

A: We are ADA compliant, including our bathrooms.

Q: What is your alcohol policy?

A: Renters are responsibe for providing their own alcohol and following all state mandated laws.

Q: Can I set up the day before my wedding or earlier than my rental period start-time on the day of?

A: This may be arranged on a case by case basis depending on availability. Please inquire by phone or email.

Q: Do I meet with someone prior to the event?

A: Yes, you will meet with the manager of the space prior to the event to make sure your important day will go as planned.

Q: If planning an outdoor wedding ceremony and/or reception and rain may be an issue, when must I make a final decision?

A: This will be outlined in your contract.

Q: Do you serve LGBTQ+ couples?

A: LGBTQ+ couples are welcome at our venue.

Q: What is the venue’s capacity?

A: Maximum capacity of the venue is 293.

Q: Who sets up the tables and chairs for the ceremony and reception?

A: Rental Party is responsible for setup with help from the venue. We provide 72″ round tables, farm tables, cocktail tables, ceremony, and farm cross back chairs included in your event rental in an optimal layout for max capacity. However, the renting party can do special arrangements, please inquire for additional lay-outs and setup options.

Q: Do you require wedding day insurance?

A: Yes, we do.

Q: What is your food policy?

A: Renter is responsible for food, whether you hire a caterer or it is brought in by family and friends.

Q: Do you require a damage deposit?

A: Yes; we will outline the terms with your contract. 

Q: When do I send my final guest count to your venue?

A: This may vary by event and will be covered in your contract.

Q: Is smoking allowed on your premises?

A: Smoking is only allowed in the marked designated area.

Q: Do you have restroom facilities, either portable or permanent ones, and how many?

A: Permanent facilities are included in the venue. We provide both a womens and mens restrooms and a private bridal restroom.

Q: Do you allow amplified music?

A: Specifics will be covered in your contract.

Q: When do I get my deposit back?

A: This will be outlined in your contract.

Q: What is your cancelation policy?

A: This will be outlined in your contract.

Q: What security do you offer?

A: We do have security cameras on site.

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