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Specifics and Logistics:
What is the venue’s capacity?
We can seat 200 guests comfortably inside the barn, including the bridal party. Guest counts over this can be accommodated in the pavilion or with optional tenting (at client expense).
How long will we have use of the venue? Is there an overtime fee if we stay longer?
If you opt for a one day rental, the venue fee includes 12-hour use of the venue, 11am to 11pm, with music and bar service ending one hour prior. If you opt for a weekend rental, you have access to the entire estate from 2pm on Friday to 12pm on Sunday. There is a fee of $150/hr. for additional time.
Will there be any other events held on the same day?
No. We host only one event at a time.
What is the backup plan for rain or inclement weather?
If the ceremony is held onsite, our 1,800 sq. ft. pavilion is spacious enough to serve as your backup rain plan.
Is there an outdoor space where guests can mingle, and can it be heated and/or protected from the elements if necessary?
Yes, our 1,800 sq. ft. pavilion can serve as a reception area, a space for cocktail hour, and has a lovely grand fireplace to keep you toasty. The pavilion is equipped with vinyl sides to keep inclement weather at bay.
Do you offer day-of coordination?
Unfortunately, we do not. However, a representative of Tuck’d Inn Farm will be on-site throughout the duration of your event. We’re here to lend a helping hand where needed, whether it be answering any questions, assisting other vendors, or helping with decoration.
How many people can sit at one table?
Our custom-made farm tables seat 8-12 people comfortably.
When can vendors arrive for setup? Is it possible to start the setup the day before? How early can deliveries be made?
Vendors may arrive and deliveries may be made beginning at 11am the day of your event. If you book a one-day event, all set up and decorating must be done during timeframe specified in your contract. If you book the estate for the weekend, you are free to begin anytime after 2pm on Friday.
Can we hire a band or DJ? When can they set up?
Yes and yes! Either your band or DJ can begin setting up at 11am the day of your event.
What suggestions do you have for locations to photograph?
In addition to the beauty of the venue, the farm rests on 140-acres of countryside… so there’s plenty of photo ops.
Are pets allowed?
Given the nature of the venue surroundings, only well-behaved dog(s) of the clients are permitted. Pets are welcome during the ceremony only and must be leashed. Service dogs are excluded from this restriction.
Can we hold our ceremony on the farm?
Yes, absolutely. There is a fee to host an onsite ceremony which includes the set up and use of our farm benches, as well as our ceremony arch.
Are there changing areas for the bride and groom?
The barn boasts a modern bridal suite for pre-ceremony preparations, complete with private entrance and restroom, bridal preparation vanity and lighting, lounge furniture, and climate control. Sorry guys, we hope to have an area for you soon!
Is the venue handicap accessible?
Yes! We have taken great pride in making our venue and grounds accessible for those in need of accommodations.
Is there on-site parking?
Yes, there is plenty of complimentary parking of all guests.
Is there a designated smoking area?
Tuck’d Inn Farm is a non-smoking venue. Smoking will be permitted only in designated outside areas.
What over-night accommodations do you offer?
Our restored 1860 farmhouse is available during a weekend rental of the estate. The farmhouse is nice for the couple, bridal party, parents, grandparents, or friends. The farmhouse sleeps six guests. Within a 25-minute drive of the farm, there are plenty of hotels and cabins available for rental.
Do you have signage or other aid to direct guests to my event?
Yes. We have a Tuck’d Inn Farm sign at the end of the farm lane.
Do you have a generator in the event of a power outage?
Rental and Payment:
What is the rental period for the venue?
Our venue is available from May through October.
How much is the rental fee? Is there a discount for booking on off-days?
The rental fee depends on which day you choose to host your event. When you have a date in mind, please contact us for a fee schedule. Obviously, Saturdays are our most requested day; therefore, there is a discount offered for Friday and Sunday events.
What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept cash, check, or credit card (3% fee applies).
Does the venue have liability insurance, or do we have to purchase insurance?
Of course we carry liability insurance, but we also ask that our clients purchase general liability and host liquor liability insurance.
Food and Drinks:
Do you have an in-house caterer or preferred vendor list?
No. Clients are able to choose which vendors they would like to work with.
Is there a kitchen facility available for our caterer?
Yes. Our venue is equipped with a caterer’s kitchen and plenty of workspace.
Are you licensed to provide alcohol service?
No, we do not hold a PA State liquor license. Clients are responsible for hiring only RAMP certified /licensed bartenders to serve alcohol during events.
Do we bring our own liquor, and is there a corkage/service fee?
Clients are responsible for supplying their own liquor, or hiring a catering/bartending service who is licensed to supply liquor. We do not charge any associated fees with liquor service.
Can I bring a cake from an outside cake maker? Is there a cake-cutting fee?
We don’t specialize in baking, so bringing in a cake is your best bet! Be sure to check with your caterer for cake-cutting service.