With so many questions surrounding your big day, we took the time to answer some of the most asked questions we get here on the farm.
Q: How long do I get the venue for?
A: 9:00 am until 10:00 pm.
Q: Do I get time for a wedding rehearsal?
A: Yes, this is included with the venue rental. You are given 4 hours on Friday.
All scheduling must be handled through the HF manager.
Q: Can I have my Wedding/Baby Shower at the farm?
A: Yes! We offer showers in the Potting Shed. Talk to HF management for details.
Additionally, The Potting Shed is included for wedding showers with weddings booked on the farm.
Q: Can I bring decorations, food items, rentals or personal event items ahead of time?
A: This all depends on the event schedule at HF.
Oftentimes it is best to bring items the day of wedding rehearsal.
Please discuss this with the HF manager.
Q: Are tables and chairs included?
A: Yes, we provide ceremony seating as well as beautiful tables and chairs for reception/dinner seating for up to 160 guests.
Q: Do you have restrooms?
A: Yes, restrooms are located in two areas, the upper lot near the wedding party suites and lower lot
near the pavilion. Both contain a regular and ADA stall with hand washing stations.
Q: Does the venue come with an onsite manager for the event date?
A: Yes, an onsite manager is available.
Additionally, weddings booked at the farm come with a day of coordinator to ensure your day runs smoothly.
Q: Are Event Coordinators and Wedding Planners required?
A: No, wedding/Event planners are not required but are always welcome.
Q: Do you allow outside catering?
A: Yes! Catering will need to be 100% self-sufficient. We do not have a prep kitchen.
Q Do you allow food trucks?
We love food trucks, mobile bars, etc.
The only requirement is that all carts/trailers be 100% self-sufficient.
We do not provide water or power hook ups.
Q: What about candles, sparklers, fireworks, Chinese lanterns or anything combustible?
A: No, we only allow LED lighted candles, lanterns or votives. No open flame.
Q: Who takes care of trash?
A: We do! Placement and removal of trash bins will be taken care of by HF and is included at no charge. However, it is your responsibility to make sure all trash ends up in the bins.
Q: Bartending Service?
A: Bartending will need to be provided by a OLCC licensed, bonded and insured company.
Q: Hard Alcohol Service?
A: Beer, wine, cider, champagne are welcome along with a signature cocktail. No straight liquor shots. Ever.
Q: What is your policy on children?
A: We understand children can be traveling with family or are an active part of the wedding
ceremony. We request that weddings with with 5 or more children in attendance have a childcare plan made prior to booking an event at HF. If children will be attending an event at HF, a childcare plan or childcare point person needs to be approved and in place for the entirety of the event.
Q: What is a typical wedding and reception timeframe?
A: Feel free to be as creative as you like on your special day!
Here is a standard outline for a 5 hour wedding:
30 min ceremony, 1 hour cocktail & appetizers, 45 min dinner, 15 min toast & first dances, 2 hours dancing &, traditional activities (cake, garter toss, bouquet toss), 30 min coffee & wind down.
Q: Can we have music (DJ, band, musicians)?
A: Yes! Music sound is limit to a strict decibel limit of 60 or at the discretion of HF management.
Q: Is there a sound ordinance to be observed?
A: Yes, HF Garden Project requires all music to stop playing at 9:30pm in order to maintain county compliance.
Q: What is your policy on animals?
A: We only allow service animals. We ask that handlers please take care to pick up after said service animal.
Q: Is HF Garden Project ADA compliant?
A: Yes, HF Garden Project meets the requirements for ADA equipped restrooms, entrance, parking and
general access as required.
Q: Is there available Parking?
A: Yes, all weddings and events will have ample available parking.
Q: Is smoking or chewing allowed?
A: No, HF does not allow smoking of any kind, vaping, chewing or use of edibles and
strictly prohibits use of any illegal substances.
Q: Do you require special event liability insurance?
A: Yes, each event is required to carry a special events of $1,000,000 liability insurance policy. Please see
contract for full details.