The Barn on Southridge

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW MUCH DOES THE BARN COST?

Our Macintosh Party Package, for a 24-hour rental is $400. For our Apple Blossoms Package, events April-October, our 4-day rental is $5,000. For our Apple Crisp Package, events November-March, our 4-day rental is $2,500.


WHAT IS THE CAPACITY?

The barn can hold 120+ guests, and the pavilion has space for 400+ guests.


ARE WE IN CHARGE OF SETTING UP AND CLEANING UP?

Yes. This is why we give couples the venue space for 4 days. Right away Thursday morning at 7:00, start setting up, and decorate the space how you envision your day. You will have until 1:00 in the afternoon on Sunday to get any remaining garbage thrown away, and the chairs and tables back in the storage room. The deep cleaning is taken care of by us. 


DO YOU PROVIDE TABLES AND CHAIRS?

Yes. We use round tables for guests and then rectangular tables are generally used for the head table. There are enough table and chairs for seating up to 400. 


DO WE NEED TO TAKE OUT ADDITIONAL INSURANCE FOR THE DAY OF THE WEDDING?

No, the insurance is covered.


ARE LINENS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

No, though the majority of caterers do include linens in their quoted price.


DO YOU HAVE EQUIPMENT LIKE SPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, ETC.?

No. This, however, can be taken care of by your hired DJ or band as long as it’s communicated.


IS YOUR VENUE HEATED OR AIR-CONDITIONED?

The barn is heated, and bathrooms have air condition. The pavilion is exposed, but can be enclosed if need be. Being up on the ridge we always get a nice breeze passing through.


ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL, OR HIDDEN, FEES WE NEED TO WORRY ABOUT?

No! Everything is part of the fee stated. No surprises will come your way.


DO WE HAVE TO USE CERTAIN CATERERS?

No! You have the freedom to choose your own caterer. However, please note that we do not have a commercial kitchen for caterers to use, so meal preparation is required prior to arriving at our venue. 


CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN ALCOHOL?

No, alcohol and bar services are provided through a cash bar. If you would like to provide your guests with complimentary drinks, we do have options where this can be addressed. 


FOR THE BAR, IS THERE AN ADDITIONAL GRATUITY CHARGE AT THE END OF THE NIGHT?

No. Yourselves, and your guests, can tip the bartenders how they see fit. 


ARE WE IN CHARGE OF FINDING THE BARTENDERS? IF NOT, ARE WE EXPECTED TO PAY FOR THE NUMBER OF BARTENDERS NEEDED?

No, and no! This is all figured into the venue fee.


CAN GUESTS LEAVE CARS OVERNIGHT?

Yes! We actually encourage guests to leave cars overnight if drinking is involved. We just ask that cars be picked up by 1pm the following day.