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10 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Event Venue

10 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Event Venue

Choosing the perfect wedding & event venue is crucial for any event, whether it's a wedding, corporate gathering, or a family reunion. To makes sure your event goes smoothly, it's important to ask the right questions before making a final decision on your venue. One example of an ideal venue is SpringHaus Farm, located just 15 miles from Athens, Georgia. Known for its locally owned charm and beautiful barn & pine tree settings, this new and upcoming venue will offer a variety of ceremony options.

Here are 10 vital questions a couple should ask when considering a venue like SpringHaus Farm.

1. What are your available Dates ?

Why It Matters: Knowing the availability of the venue is crucial, especially if you have a specific date in mind. SpringHaus Farm, is a new venue that is under construction and will be open in the fall of 2024, therefore will have more dates available with construction pricing! With their picturesque setting, they will soon be in high demand, so booking well in advance is advisable.

2. What Is the Venue Capacity?

Why It Matters: Understanding the venue capacity limits will help you plan your guest list accordingly. SpringHaus Farm can accommodate both intimate gatherings and larger celebrations (up to 250 comfortably) making it versatile for different event sizes.

3. What Are the Venue Fees and What Do They Include?

Why It Matters: Get a clear breakdown of costs to avoid any surprises. At SpringHaus Farm, it's important to ask if the fees include amenities like tables, chairs, linens, and setup/cleanup services (which are all included in the venue rental!)

4. What Are the Available Ceremony and Reception Spaces?

Why It Matters: Venues like SpringHaus Farm offer multiple ceremony and reception areas. Asking about these options will help you visualize your event and decide the best spot for your needs.

5. What Is the Weather Contingency Plan?

Why It Matters: Outdoor events are beautiful but can be affected by weather. Ensure the venue, such as SpringHaus Farm, has a solid backup plan for inclement weather to keep your event running smoothly.

6. Are There Any Restrictions or Noise Ordinances?

Why It Matters: Some venues have noise restrictions or curfews. Clarify these details with SpringHaus Farm to plan your event timeline and entertainment options accordingly. Madison County has a 10 pm noise ordinance so music must be turned off at 10pm.

7. What Are the Parking Arrangements?

Why It Matters: Sufficient parking is essential for guest convenience so be sure to inquire about parking capacity. SpringHaus Farm provides ample parking close to the venue along with a pull around for drop offs for your family and friends who may need assistance.

8. Are There Preferred or Required Vendors?

Why It Matters: Some venues work exclusively with certain vendors. Currently SpringHaus Farm has a selected group of preferred vendors for catering, photography, and entertainment, or if you can bring your own as long as they are insured.

9. What Is the Deposit and Cancellation Policy?

Why It Matters: Understand the financial investment and policies around cancellation is crucial for planning. Ask SpringHaus Farm about their deposit requirements and the terms of their cancellation policy.

10. Are There On-Site Accommodations or Nearby Lodging Options?

Why It Matters: If you have out-of-town guests, accommodations are a priority. SpringHaus Farm has many options for local accommodations and are more than happy to assist in recommending hotels or Air B&Bs nearby to ensure your guests have a comfortable stay.

Why SpringHaus Farm Stands Out

SpringHaus Farm is more than just a venue; it's an experience. Located a short drive from Athens, Georgia, it offers a unique blend of rustic charm and modern amenities. The beautiful barn setting, combined with various ceremony options, makes it a versatile choice for any wedding or event. The locally owned aspect adds a personal touch, ensuring attention to detail and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Opens Fall 2024! Booking now for fall!

Whether you're planning a wedding, a corporate event, or a family gathering, asking these ten questions will help you make an informed decision, ensuring your event is memorable and stress-free. With its picturesque setting and exceptional service, SpringHaus Farm is a venue that promises to make your special day truly unforgettable.

In love & friendship,


Here are some other amazing locally owned wedding venues who have supported us in the process! Thanks again to Didi Russell with Wedding Venue Owners Organization for all the support!

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