Q: Do you have a ceremony backup plan for inclement weather?
A: Yes. The ceremony will take place inside the venue.
Q: Do you have indoor bathrooms with handicap accessibility?
A: Yes. We have beautiful indoor bathrooms with full handicap accessibility.
Q: Does this venue meet all local township and building codes?
A. Yes. 3 Fat Labs Boutique Lodging and Event Barn meets all local and state fire, handicap, electric, plumbing and building codes.
Q: Is the barn air conditioned & heated?
A: YES. Air-conditioned and heated for year-round use.
Q: Can we choose a caterer of our own choice?
A: Yes, you can choose a caterer of your choice as long as they are professional or we do have wonderful vendors list to help make your planning very easy.
Q: Can we bring our own food?
A: No. In fact, we require meals to be supplied by a professional caterer or the catering department of a grocer. Due to Health Department Regulations.
You are welcome to have a friend bake your cake, cookies, pies or cupcakes but please keep food safety concerns in mind by avoiding ingredients that easily spoil.
Q: What time do couples normally schedule their ceremony?
A: The timeline is yours to plan but we do recommend that a ceremony takes place between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. to give you & your vendors time to get ready & set up.
Q: Can we hire our own bartender or bartending service?
A: No. We require all reserving parties purchase alcohol and other beverage thru 3 Fat Labs Inc.
Q: Does our reservation include an event rehearsal?
A: Yes. We offer a complimentary 1-hour rehearsal week of event.
Friday events rehearse either Wednesday evening 5:30 – 6:30 PM or Thursday morning 10:00-11:00 AM
Saturday events rehearse on Thursday evening 5:30-6:30 PM or Friday morning from 9:00 -10:00 AM
Sunday events rehearse on Saturday morning from 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Q: Can we purchase additional setup time for our event?
A: Yes. But only if there is not another event schedule.
Q: Can we choose our own vendors?
A: Yes. With the exception of the bartender. We ask that you please check with us before hiring a vendor that’s not on our preferred vendor list. We want to ensure your event team is made up of reputable professionals who have your best interests in mind.
Q: Most of our guests do not live in the area. Where would they stay?
A: There are many choices for guest accommodations in the area. Ask for list.
Lodging is also available at 3 Fat Labs Boutique Lodging the night of your special day. Extra nights may be available if we do not have another event scheduled.
Q: What is the security deposit for and what is the reason you are asking this of me?
A: We require a credit card number be on file with The Barns Management for incidentals, broken rules or damage (like a hotel does). The card is NOT charged up front. This is asked of you so that you will help us preserve the condition of the property for future weddings like previous couples did for you. The security deposit form is included with your rental agreement and is due no later than 2-weeks before your event.
Q: Is my non-refundable deposit to book refundable?
A: No – The 50% event deposit is not refundable. The deposit amount is applied to the full rental fee. The remaining balance is due 3 months prior to your wedding date. Payment Plans are available.
Q: Will you hold my date while I look around at other venues?
A: No. We’ve tried holding dates over the years but we’ve found that it’s only fair for everyone to book dates with a signed rental agreement and paid event deposit.
Q: Can we have a pet in our ceremony?
A: Yes. We love animals. Certain breeds may not be allowed due to insurance reasons. If you are interested, please ask.
Q: Is smoking allowed inside the Venue?
A: No. Smoking is not allowed inside the venue. Smoking is allowed outside the venue in designated areas but not by the entrance.