Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions about how things work at the Appomattox Event Center? We’re here to help. Below you’ll find some frequently asked questions we receive from many of our clients. We’ve tried to answer all of your questions and concerns, but please get in touch if you still can’t find what you’re looking for. One of our staff members will be sure to help you out.
Thank you considering the Appomattox Event Center for your Wedding or next Special Event. Please find below of some of our most commonly asked questions and their answers. We look forward to working with you and please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any additional questions!
How do I secure my event date?
What is a Multi Service or Design Fee ?
To reserve a date for your Wedding or Special/Corporate event a Hold Date Fee in the amount of $400.00 is required in conjunction with a signed contract. The Fee is NON -REFUNDABLE and coverts to a contract payment upon receipt of ALL required payments and faithful performance of the Venue Rental and all other Service Contracts. .
A Multi or Service Fee is required for ALL Wedding Packages & due 30 days from the date you pay your Hold Date Fee and is NON REFUNDABLE. The Deposit is 25% of your total contract and the amount paid IS APPLIED towards the balance of your account.
How does parking work?
Can I get dressed at the Venue?
Great news there are over 100 FREE Public parking spaces within a couple of blocks from the venue many of which are located right at our back door allowing direct access into the Venue from the rear entrance. Shuttle service for your guests to the front door may aslo be included to any venue rental as an Add-On Service.
The Appomattox Event Center has a spacious onsite Bridal Suite where the ladies can get there hair, makeup done and get dressed!
What form of payments do you accept?
When are payments due?
We accept all Major Credit/Debit cards, Zelle, CashApp & Venmo Payments and Business/Corporate checks.
The Final Balance and Guest Count are do 14 DAYS PRIOR to the Event Date. FOR ALL WEDDING PACKAGES AT LEAST monthly payments are REQUIRED and are AUTOMATICALLY billed and reminders may or may not be sent.
Can I bring in my own Caterer?
Can I bring my own Alcohol?
Presently you may bring in your own Caterer or use a Caterer on our Preferred Vendors List if you ARE NOT booking an Inclusive Package. Caterers MUST BE Licensed & Insured proof of such is required from Client 30 Days PRIOR TO event date.
If you wish to serve Alcohol at our Venue then you MUST utilize OUR Professional Bartending Service/Bartender. You MAY also purchase a Bar Package from us which includes the cost of the , Bartender(s), garnishes, mixers for cocktails, plastic cups, napkins and ice. You are responsible for purchasing the alcohol you wish to be served. ABC Banquet License proof must be provided within 30 days of your Event.
How does the Trash Removal work?
Who is responsible for Clean Up?
While the Venue provides Trash Removal service ALL debris MUST BE removed from all surfaces, including the tables, floors, bar(s) & countertops, etc. and placed in the Venue provided Trash Cans by someone designated by the Client if your Caterer does not provide this service. Our Event Attendant will then place trash in our receptacles outside.
It is the responsibility of the CLIENT to ensure ALL TRASH has been properly disposed of and personal and Non Venue provided items are removed from the Premises prior to the end time of the Client's contract. Venue staff will ensure ALL Venue provided items are broken down. IF Client fails to ensure trash is disposed of properly and/or Non Venue provided items are not removed then there will be charge as outlined in the Venue Rental Contract.
What are the responsibilities of the Day of Coordinator and Hostess?
Can substitutions be made to Inclusive Packages.
The Day of Coordinator and Hostess are responsible for the management of the Logistic of the Ceremony and/or Reception, Vendors and Guests for up to 12 Hours. They will work closely with the Clients beginning 60 Days out to finalize the details of the day, lay of the venue. They also conduct Wedding Rehearsal (Up to 1 hour), prepare and distribute a Full Day Event Schedule for Vendors and Wedding Party as needed. To view a complete list of tasks included in please CLICK HERE. Coordination services WILL BE provided to Clients for off site ceremonies who have only booked an Inclusive Wedding Reception Package.
Substitutions may be made at the sole discretion of the Venue Manager.