No- let us take care of this for you! The option of outside catering is not permitted, aside from your legally purchased alcohol and wedding cake. This protects you, letting us ensure that your food is handled properly, under the highest sanitation guidelines, and the food is served fresh, directly out of the kitchen! You do not have to worry about your catering team arriving late- we will make it on-site! Our commercial kitchen currently holds a perfect sanitation score of 100, and the we must work within strict guidelines to maintain this score.
Our parking area is large, flat, and well lit. It is conveniently and discreetly located in front of the reception hall, and is within easy walking distance of all wedding sites. Handicap parking is available as is valet parking (upon request). A driveway underneath a romantic canopy of river birch trees leads to a sidewalk where guests can be dropped off directly in front of the building.
Inside the facility, we have a total of 9 private stalls and 9 vanities. One restroom is wheelchair friendly. Additionally, for our traveling guests, there are 3 showers available at the venue.
Yes. We actually require that you bring in your own alcohol and we will organize, chill, and provide the setup needed. We will contact bartenders to serve it for you. Inside the reception hall is a unique Italian imported bar with granite countertops, inlaid wood, and a gold plated sink. Your bar fee includes the use of the bar itself, beer glasses, wine glasses, and tumblers for mixed drinks; Kegerators, ice, coolers, glass dispensers, copper pots for chilling/displaying wine/champagne, décor, and napkins. For outdoor receptions we have a unique bar setup that includes oak whiskey barrels and an antique dough bowl that will charm your guests.
Yes. We do, also, recommend that you obtain event insurance for your wedding or event. Event insurance can be obtained for a reasonable price from just about any insurance provider. Certain activities at the farm do require an event insurance policy (ex. fireworks, sparklers, bourbon and cigar bar, etc.)
The only permit required is a Limited Special Occasions Permit that is only needed if fortified wine and/or spirituous liquors are brought onto the premises. This permit is $50 and is available through the NC ABC Commission. If you plan to bring beer, wine or champagne only, no permit is required.
Aside from our highly qualified chef, our clients are allowed to bring in vendors of their choice. However, we do recommend that our clients review our list of preferred vendors, who are already familiar with our venue and staff, which helps makes the day run smoothly.
We are aware of how big the decision to book a venue is; please let us know if you have any questions or concerns that we can help with! We want to make your wedding planning experience a fun, stress-free memory for you and your family.