At The Glasgow Farm, we are here to serve your needs. Our venue prides itself on flexibility and customization of services and spaces. We have tried to answer as many of your questions ahead of time, but please do not hesitate to contact us for further clarification.
PROGRAM & FACILITY
Q: How many guests are permitted? 195
Q: Is the Barn handicap accessible? Yes
Q: Does the ceremony site cost extra? No
Q: Do I have to schedule a tour to visit or can I just show up?
You must schedule a tour.
Q: What is typical timing for an event?
You and your guests have exclusive use of the property on the day of your event. This means, that you can time your event as you see fit. The Grounds Fee included 12 hours of property rental. We ask that alcohol and music are wrapped up no later than 9:30PM.
Q: How is trash removal to be handled?
All trash must be properly bagged and disposed of at the end of the night. This is usually handled by your catering team- please make sure they are aware of disposal policies.
Q: Can we use the site for a ceremony rehearsal?
A ceremony rehearsal can be hosted before your wedding. The rehearsal should take no more than an hour and can be scheduled with our venue coordinator prior to your event. We are happy to recommend a planner to coordinate your ceremony, including the rehearsal, for a contracted fee.
Q: Do you allow the space to be decorated?
Yes! We welcome decorations. We do not allow nailing, stapling, taping or anything to be applied to the walls or building that will cause damage. We recommend using command hooks for any hanging needs! If you choose to use candles, we require that they are battery operated. Fire is not allowed inside the barn.
Q: Are dogs/pets permitted at The Glasgow Farm?
Yes. They may be included in your ceremony. Animals are not permitted indoors during your event. If you would like to include your pet in your ceremony or for pictures, they must remain outside and on a leash.
Q: Can we take photographs on the property prior to our event?
Yes! Bridal portraits and engagement photo’s may be taken if you have booked a wedding here.
Q: What is included in the rental fee?
The grounds fee includes exclusive use of the grounds and facilities for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. 150 folding black chairs for ceremony and reception use, (18) 6 ‘rectangle dinner tables, (5) 8′ rectangle tables, (1) 5’ round table, (1) antique wooden table. Antique cake table. We also provide a parking attendant for guest arrival
Q: Can you recommend local vendors?
We pride ourselves in having a finely curated list of preferred vendors. They are experienced in working in the venue and represent the high standard we hold ourselves to. Their signature talents pair wonderfully with the character and atmosphere of the space. Please ask for a complete list of vendors.
Q: Do you have restrooms?
We have two restrooms for women and, two for men. Both are handicap assessable.
Q: How much parking is available on site?
We have ample parking for up to 170 guests. We suggest the Fredericksburg Trolley help transport additional guests from hotels and car pooling if you have over 170. A parking attendant will be present for your guest’s arrival and a golf cart can be rented to transport your guests from the parking area to your event space.
Q: Do you have a staff on site to aid in setting up and breaking down the event?
No. If you are in need of extra hands, set-up services can usually be procured for an additional fee.
CATERING: FOOD & BEVERAGE
Q: Does The Glasgow Farm offer its own catering?
No. The Glasgow Farm requires the use of a licensed and insured caterer for your event who is willing to visit the venue prior to the event for a walkthrough. Any caterer used that is not listed as one of our preferred vendors must be approved by our Venue Manager and an additional fee may be charged if they do not meet requirements.
Q: Can we bring in our own alcohol?
Yes. In order to do so, the client or caterer MUST provide an ABC day of banquet license.
CONTRACT & PAYMENTS
Q: What is the payment schedule?
An initial payment equal to one-third of the total bill is due upon signing the contract. The next third is due two months before your event and last third due two weeks before your event. Every payment is nonrefundable.