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The Other Barn Courtyard Wedding
  • How do I place a hold on an event date?
    When you come in for a tour, you may place a 1-week temporary hold on an event date at no financial cost. Once you have a hold on a date, it is up to you to contact our Facility & Rental Coordinator in order to begin the contract process.
  • How early can I book a date? How late can I book a date?
    We book events up to 2 years in advance! At this time, we are booking through December of 2025. We ask that renters begin the touring and contract processes at least 8 weeks prior to their desired event date.
  • How many people can be accommodated at The Other Barn?
    The maximum capacity in the Loft is 175 and the Smithy/Tack Room can hold up to 65 seated people. However, no more than 175 people are permitted per event.
  • Is there an elevator? Is The Other Barn handicapped-accessible?
    We have a handicapped-accessible lift that is available for people only. No equipment may be transported using the lift. We have a small dumbwaiter in the kitchen that can carry up to 50 pounds to the Loft. Misuse of or damage to the lift and/or the dumbwaiter may result in additional fees.
  • Will there be other events taking place at the same time as my event?
    No, we only allow one event to take place at a time.
  • What time does my event need to end by?
    On Fridays and Saturdays, all events must end by 12:30am. On Sundays, all events must end by 10:00pm. These times are then followed by a required 1 hour of clean-up.
  • Can I rent more than one room for my event?
    If you'd like to include the Courtyard and/or the Smithy/Tack Room in addition to your rental of the Loft, you may do so for additional fees.
  • What room(s) will I have access to when I rent The Other Barn?
    When renting The Other Barn, renters and their guests have access to all public rooms, such as the lobby, restrooms, kitchen, bridal suite, Loft, Smithy/Tack, and Courtyard. However, there will only be a table/chair set-up in the rooms listed on their contract. If you have contracted for the Loft, that is the only room that will include a set-up. It is possible to rent the Smithy/Tack room and/or the Courtyard in concordance with the Loft, each for an additional fee at which point those rooms will also have a table/chair set-up.
  • Will I have use of the Courtyard when I rent The Other Barn?
    When renting The Other Barn, renters and their guests have access to all public rooms, including the Courtyard. The Courtyard is a wonderful location for photographs and for guests to enjoy the outdoors, or get a breath of fresh air during an event. For an additional fee, white, fan-backed chairs will be provided and set up for your wedding guests for an outdoor wedding ceremony. However, there will only be chairs set up for contracted wedding ceremonies listing inclusion of the Courtyard. No food or drink may be served in the Courtyard.
  • May I rent the Courtyard on its own?
    No, the Courtyard must be rented in conjunction with the Loft.
  • Is there a bridal room?
    Yes! There is a room perfect for a bride and 1-2 other members of the bridal party to prepare in.
  • Where are the restrooms located?
    The restrooms are located near the lobby on the main floor of The Other Barn. Renovations are taking place January through March of 2024 in order to add a handicap accessible bathroom upstairs in the Loft.
  • Do I receive extra time for setting up and cleaning up?
    All delivering of supplies, setting up, decorating, and clean up must be done within the paid, contracted time on the same time of your event.
  • Can I drop off my decorations and supplies earlier in the day or even the day before?
    No, all materials must be brought into The Other Barn during your paid, contracted time on the same day of your event. We do not have places to store items and there may be other events taking place before yours, so we cannot have items brought in before your contracted time.
  • Can I leave items at The Other Barn overnight, after my event, and pick them up the next day?
    No, all materials must be picked up and/or taken with you out of The Other Barn at the immediate end of and on the same day as your event. We do not have places to store items and there may be other events taking place after yours, so we cannot have items left at The Other Barn.
  • If I want to rent equipment from an outside vendor, when can it be delivered to and picked up from The Other Barn?
    Equipment that is coming in from an outside vendor/rental company must be delivered during your set up time and picked up during your clean-up time. All equipment must be carried up our back staircase as we do not have an equipment elevator. Items dropped off and/or pick up outside of your paid, contracted time may result in additional fees.
  • What restrictions are there at The Other Barn?
    We do not allow helium balloons in the Loft; only air-filled balloons may be used. No live-flame candles of any kind are allowed in The Other Barn. There may be no red beverages (wine, juice, punch, etc.) served in the downstairs area of The Other Barn. Rice, birdseed, and confetti are not allowed in the building. No free-standing flower petals of any kind may be used inside of the building. Fresh flower petals only may be used in the Courtyard.
  • Can I serve alcohol to my guests? Do I need a liquor license?
    You may serve alcohol to your guests, as long as you are not charging a fee for the drinks or for your event. There is no license required to do this.
  • Can I have live music at my event?
    Yes!
  • What types of decorations can I use for my event?
    Decorations that sit on the tables or that are freestanding are permitted. Nothing may be applies to the walls or woodwork, or hung from anything.
  • Can I use candles at my event?
    No, candles of any kind are not permitted.
  • Can I have a dance floor or a stage?
    No; dance floors, stages, and other similar equipment are not permitted. We have a brand new hardwood floor in the Loft.
  • Can I have a smoke machine?
    No; smoke machines, fog machines, cold spark machines, and other similar equipment are not permitted.
  • Are linens, dishes, glassware, and utensils provided?
    No; you or your caterer are responsible for providing and setting up these materials.
  • Is there a fee for parking, and is there adequate parking at The Other Barn?
    There is no fee for parking. There is plenty of parking surrounding The Other Barn!
  • Are tables and chairs provided? Who sets them up and takes them down?
    We will provide tables and chairs for your event. We will set up the tables and chairs for you prior to your event (and take them down after), according to a specialized floor plan that you design with our Facility & Rental Coordinator.
  • Is there someone from your staff on duty during my event?
    Yes! We always have an administrative staff person on duty during the entire time that you and/or your vendors are in the building.
  • Can I use my own caterer? Do you have a restricted caterer list?
    Clients are required to bring in a licensed caterer of their choice. We require that the caterer provide us with a Certificate of Liability Insurance prior to your event, listing us as the additionally insured.
  • Can I bring in my own food?
    No; we do not allow you to bring in your own food and/or self-cater.
  • Do I need to purchase Event Insurance when I rent The Other Barn?
    Yes! We require all renters to purchase Day of Event Insurance and submit it to us prior to your event. You will receive specific instructions and information with your contract.
  • How old do I have to be to rent The Other Barn?
    When renting The Other Barn, at least one or more of the renters named on the contract and signing the contract forms must be 21 years of age or older. When renting The Other Barn for teen events, at least one or more of the renters named on the contract and signing the contract forms must be 25 years of age or older.
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