FAQs

We understand that planning an event can be a challenging endeavor. To better assist you during the planning process, we have provided answers to many common questions. If anything is unclear or you have a question that is not on the list feel free to contact us at 317. 288.8741 or balmoralweddings@gmail.com we are happy to help you!

Weddings


Do you have outdoor ceremony and reception spaces?
Yes, we have the Grand Deck and Grand Patio which is included in your rental fee. We also offer the Beach Pergola which is an additional $750.00. 

How do I schedule a time to come look at the venue?
Tours are by appointment only. Please call or email us to schedule your tour.

How long do I have the venue the day of my wedding?
Included in your rental price is 12 hours. This includes any decorating you wish to do and cleanup of everything you brought in that you wish to keep. Everything you brought in and all your guests must be out by the end of your twelve hours. 

What if it rains the day of my wedding?
If there is rain on your wedding day, we will utilize our beautiful indoor spaces for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. 

Is there a food and beverage minimum?
Yes and no. You will work directly with one of our preferred caterers to come up with a price that works for your budget. We do however require that you purchase a beverage package through us. We offer both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverge packages.   

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Do you require event insurance?
We do not require you to purchase event insurance. 

Do you require security? 
Yes. Any event that serves alcohol is required to have security which is arranged by the Balmoral House. 

Who do I order linens from? 
The Balmoral House staff handles all linen rentals. 15 linens are included in the rental prices. At the venue planning meeting about 4-6 weeks out from your wedding, Balmoral House Event Coordinator will meet with you to discuss your linens, bar packages as well as the table and chair layout of your wedding.

Do I have to use one of your preferred caterers?  
We encourage you to select one of our caterers who are very familiar with our venue and can create a fabulous appetizers as well as meal within your budget.

Am I required to use your vendors?
Besides catering, you may use any vendors you would like. We do require your cake be from a licensed bakery. Balmoral staff are happy to provide recommendations for you as needed.

Can we bring our own alcohol and food into the Balmoral House?
No, due to Insurance and Health Department regulations, it is required that any food brought onto the property is prepared by a caterer. The Balmoral House staff are happy to provide a list of meal and snack options for the bridal party to choose from while getting ready at the Balmoral House. 

What is included in the rental price?  
Twelve Hours of Rental Time 
Use of the Entire Balmoral House, Grand Deck, and Grand Patio 
Use of Bridal Suite and Grooms Quarters 
Six Cocktail Tables 
175 White Padded Chairs 
Guest Tables, Cake Table, and Gift Table 
Fifteen Basic Linens in a variety of colors (additional linens are $13.00 each)
Set up and Tear Down 

What is required to secure a date?
We require 50% of the venue amount plus a signed contract. Once the contract is sent to you we will tentatively hold your date for a week. If we do not receive the signed contract and deposit back by the time the week is up we will release your date.