Frequently Asked Questions
Everything You Need to Know
What is the guest capacity?
Our ampitheater and tent holds 250 guests. Our indoor area holds 30 guests
What do you supply?
We supply tent, tables, chairs, plates, cutlery, centerpieces, outdoor florals and lanterns, ceremony space, cocktail terrace, lawn games, hair and make-up salon and wedding suite to get ready for your special day.
Are open flames allowed?
We allow candles and sparklers. No fireworks allowed
Are outside vendors allowed
In certain circumstances. However, there is a fee based on vendor.
Due to our extensive sound system, outdoor DJ's are not allowed.
Do vendors require insurance
All vendors require insurance and need to be a registered business. Some vendors require more insurance
than other vendors.
Can we transfer our event date to a new date?
Yes dates are transferrable without penality. Please note, some vendors may not be available on the new date
Is serving staff provided?
All of our service staff is provided by Event Depot and Black Tie Affair Hospitality Personel: servers, maitre d, sommelier, bartenders, security, dishwashers. Caterers provide their own chefs
Will my make-up last all day?
Our professional makeup artists and stylists know all the tricks of the trade to set your wedding makeup so it lasts all day, even in the hot summer months. We use setting sprays, powders, blotting papers and water-resistant products, and we provide a touch-up kit to keep you looking fresh.
Is the hair and make-up area sanitary?
Hygiene is extremely important to us, and we ensure all of our vendor tools have been thoroughly cleaned before using them. They use disposable mascara wands and palettes instead of applying products directly out of their containers. They sanitize all of their tools between clients using professional-grade, anti-bacterial brush cleaner and sprayed with 70% alcohol to ensure they are throughly cleaned.
Does the officiant send the licence into the government?
Yes within 48 hours. The goverment will register the wedding which typically takes 6-8 weeks at which time you can apply for the Certificate of Marriage
How far ahead of the ceremony will the officiant arrive
Typically 15 - 20 minutes before the ceremony commences
When should we mail out our invitations?
Invitations should be mailed out 3 months prior to the date of the wedding and RSVP date should be 4-5 weeks prior to event date.
Does the venue rental fee include HST and gratuity
Our fees include HST but do not include gratuity. We appreciate a gratuity but it is not expected.