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Wedding FAQs

Wedding Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in event our packages?
Please visit our Investment page to review our various packages. In addition to our published packages, we offer many customization options to make your wedding your own. Please contact us for details.

Do you have any decorations that we could borrow? 
YES!!!  We have a “Something Borrowed” décor shed that is included in many of our packages. Couples love the ease of selecting décor that has been customized to our facility. Eliminate all that searching and transportation of décor and let us help you!

Are children welcomed?
Yes, children are welcomed! For their safety, we do ask that children remain under adult supervision at all times and not allowed to wander around the facilities. For children aged 2-10, we offer kid-friendly food options. Children under the age of 2 are a no charge, but we do ask that you let us know if high chairs will be required.

Are our furry family members allowed to attend?
Absolutely!!!  Our event space, as well as lodging, are pet-friendly for well-behaved and leashed dogs.

Can I add additional hours to my package?
If available, additional hours may be added to your rental period. We also offer rental options for the day prior as well as the day after your big day. Booking blackout periods may exist.

What is required to reserve my date?
A non-refundable $1000 deposit and signed contract are required to secure your date. 

What are my payment terms and other required information?
Actual payment terms are included in a contract and quote. In general our payment terms are: 50% of your event total is due 1 year prior to your event. The remaining balance, a $500 damage deposit, and a completed planning guide are due no less than 30 days prior to your event. After the event, if there are no damages, the damage deposit will be refunded.

Are there any additional Service Fees?
No, we do not believe in hidden service fees. Package pricing (see Investment webpage) is not subject to any additional service fees.

Are gratuities included?
No, Gratuities are not included. Bar services do include the use of tip jars.  Gratuity for our food and event coordination services are greatly appreciated.

Are there taxes?
Yes, State and local Sales tax will be detailed on your invoice.

Are holiday rentals available?
Yes, holiday rentals are subject to the venue’s discretion and may include additional fees. 

Are table linens included?
Linens are provided as part of most Cedar Grove packages but are not included in DIY or cabin elopement packages. Please visit our Investment page to review our various packages.

Do you allow outside catering companies?
For the safety of your guests and to comply with our food license, all food must be provided by licensed and insured caterers that are approved by Cedar Grove. Additional outside catering fees will apply for food services purchased outside of our packages.

Is Alcohol permitted at a Cedar Grove wedding? 
Yes!  We provide a fully licensed bar that can include wine, draft and canned beer, canned spirit drinks, mixed spirits and our very popular signature drinks! Our full bar  service provides you maximum flexibility without the stress, liability and hidden expenses of a BYOB service. All alcoholic beverages consumed in The Haven or at an event on our Cedar Grove property must be purchased from Cedar Grove. By law, no outside alcohol may be brought into a licensed facility. 

Do you set up and tear down tables, chairs, linens, decorations, etc..
Our Traditional and Intimate wedding packages provide the setup of tables, chairs and linens prior to the beginning of your rental period based upon your custom pre-approved arrangement. Setting up decorations, centerpieces, tableware, napkins, etc.. may be included in various packages or added to your selected package if not included. 

Do you have space for the wedding party to get ready? 
Our Traditional and Intimate wedding packages include the use of our bridal suite complete with mirrors and seating for make-up, hair, etc..  We also have various sized cabins that are available for rent that most groups use for additional space to get ready.

What if I need to change my date?
There is a 15% fee if you would like to change your date to a future available date. A change of date request must be made in writing no less than 6 months prior to your scheduled event.

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