Common Questions About The Greenhouse
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2. How many people can we hold?
The Greenhouse can accommodate 200 guests maximum for weddings in our indoor climate-controlled event space. We recommend 150 people for the most comfort. The Greenhouse can accommodate larger groups for corporate parties and other special events.
3. Do we allow outside caterers?
No, we do not allow outside caterers because we want to ensure that the service and quality is up to our standards.
4. Can we buy out the whole facility?
Yes, The Greenhouse Wedding & Event Center is available for all day rental.
5. How far in advance does someone need to contact you for a booking?
It’s best to book your wedding one year in advance. Corporate parties and other special events can be reserved three to six months prior.
6. What about music?
You may hire a DJ of your choice. Or, the Greenhouse sound system can easily connect to your phone via bluetooth.
7. Can we hold the ceremony at the Greenhouse, too?
Yes, indoor and outdoor ceremony locations are available.
8. Is there a deposit?
A non-refundable deposit is required to book any event.
9. Can we do a food tasting prior to finalizing the menu?
Yes, our in-house caterer is happy to schedule a tasting prior to your wedding or event.
10. Can you accommodate special diets?
Our in-house caterer is happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions needed.
11. Can we bring our own alcohol? Is it part of any of the catering packages?
Due to our liquor license, all alcohol must be provided by The Greenhouse.
12. Are there decorating restrictions?
We ask that you do not use nails or any other materials that will damage the venue.
13. Are there any photography or video restrictions?
There are no restrictions and you will have access to Zao Island’s grounds for your wedding photos.
14. What about hotel accommodations?
We do not have partnerships with hotels in the area, but there are multiple accommodation options located near The Greenhouse.
How long is the venue rental?
The venue rental is 5 hours long. The Greenhouse closes at 11 PM, but you can select any 5 hour period before we close.
How long is the bar package?
The bar package is 5 hours long.
Can I purchase an attraction package for some of my guests and not all?
That is not a problem at all! You can let us know the amount of attraction packages you would like and we can have them ready on the day of your wedding or event.
I would like to decorate the venue the night before my wedding or event. Can I do this?
Due to a full event schedule year round, we unfortunately cannot open the venue for decorating the night before your wedding or event. You are welcome to come in at 10 AM or later the day of your wedding or event to decorate The Greenhouse.
I would like to bring my own music to play over the Bluetooth system. Do you have the hook-up for that?
Yes we do!
I would like to use the wooden farm tables in your photos. Do I have access to those?
Yes, the wooden farm tables are available for you to use at no additional cost. Guest tables and chairs are included as well.
Do you offer desserts?
We have small cakes and large cupcakes in a variety of flavors that we can offer.
Do you offer late-night snacks?
We have pizza, bread bites and boneless wings. Late Night Snacks can be purchased in the quantity that you need and served when you request.
How many people can fit at a round table?
Our round tables seat 10 guests, but we recommend seating 8 guests per table for the most comfort.
How many guests can the venue hold?
The Greenhouse can accommodate up to 200 guests maximum but we recommend 150-175 people for most comfort.
Do you provide cake cutting services?
Yes, we will cut your cake for $1 per guest.
I would like to have an indoor ceremony. Can I do this? (Applies for weddings only)
Yes, but we prefer that the venue is arranged for the reception during your ceremony. Guests will sit at their tables and the ceremony will take place on the dance floor.
How much is it to have a cocktail hour on your grounds and where does it take place? (Applies for weddings only)
We charge $7 per guest for an extra hour of the domestic bar package. You will have access to the grounds at no additional cost. We can arrange high-top tables outside the venue, weather permitting.