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Q+A: The Vineyard at St. Charles Edition

There are lots of popular blog posts right now about "Questions to Ask Your Venue before You Book!" So we thought we'd get a step ahead and provide you with the

Questions + The Answers....

Again, this just pertains to us here at The Vineyard at St. Charles. However, we hope you find this Q+A session helpful for any Venue you consider! Let's Get Started...

Q: Is the space available on my ideal wedding date?

A: The best way to check our availability is by checking in with our Booking Coordinator at or you can fill out our contact form here:

Q: Are there any other weddings booked for that date?

A: When you have officially booked with us. There will be NO other wedding booked that day! You have full access to the Venue and Property for the time that's stated in your rental contract.

Q: What is the payment plan for the bill?

A: To officially book your date you will have to put down a 50% deposit and the remaining 50% is due one month prior to your scheduled rental date.

Q: How many guests can the venue accommodate for a seated meal?

A: The Vineyard can comfortably fit 200 people for a seated meal. For a more casual,

just-cocktail setting we can fit 250 people.

Q: Do you accommodate small weddings?

A: Absolutely, our couples with smaller weddings enjoy the multiple dining options we can provide for a smaller group. We have no required guest minimum.

Q: How many hours do we have at the venue?

A: For weddings, you have access to the venue from 8am-11pm.

Q: If we plan an outdoor event, is there a backup plan for rain or bad weather?

A: Yes, we have beautiful indoor spaces to accommodate. Our dining space can be transformed into a ceremony space with the backdrop of our beautiful fireplace.

Q: Are there separate rooms for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception?

A: Yes. We have an outdoor or indoor space for the ceremony, our cocktail room with a full bar, and included bartender. Then our dining room provides a beautiful setting for your reception. We also have a patio for guests to enjoy as a bonus space with a stunning view.

Q: Is there parking on-site?

A: Yes, and it's currently part of our Winter 2022/2023 updates!

Q: Is the venue handicap accessible?

A: Yes!

Q: Is there a bridal suite available?

A: Yes, included in your rental is access to our bridal suite and groom's room.

Q: What's your vendor policy and do we have to use the preferred vendors?

A: We have an open vendor policy. We do provide you with a list of preferred vendors that we think you'll love, but you are not required to use them. Our preferred vendor list is always adding great vendors too!

Q: Are tables, chairs, linens, etc. available at the venue?

A: Yes, tables + chairs, and linens are all included in your Venue Rental!

Q: Do you offer any decor?

A: We do provide some in-house decor rental. We provide these rentals to

The Vineyard clientele only!

Q: Will I need to hire a bar staff?

A: No. We provide a bartender which is included in your Venue Rental.

Q: What is your policy on alcohol?

A: We provide all of our alcohol exclusively in-house. We offer a-la-carte to open bar options.

Q: Can the venue accommodate live music for the ceremony and/or reception?

A: Yes. We do provide a sound system or can accommodate if your band or DJ

brings their own.

Q: What time do you suggest cleaning up or how much to tear down?

A: You will need to leave the Venue as you found it. So tables and chairs will only need to move if you moved them. We suggest starting clean up around 10pm.

We hope we answered some questions today or gave you ideas of what to ask! If you still have more or would be interested in booking a Virtual Tour, contact us:

We are looking forward to hosting all our 2023 Events!

-The Vineyard Team

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