Frequently asked questions

What amenities do you have?

Bridal Suite

– Elegant chandeliers
– Recessed can lighting
– Wall sconces
– Wheelchair accessible bathroom
– Kitchenette with sink and undercounter beverage center
– Vanity with chairs and mirrors
– Full size, three-dimensional mirror – 360 view
– Conversation / lounge seating area
– Wall hooks for dresses

Grooms Quarters

– Rustic light fixtures and ceiling fan
– Recessed can lighting
– Wheelchair accessible bathroom
– Kitchenette with sink and undercounter beverage center
– Bar height counter with mirrors & two stools
– Bar height table with four stools
– Full size mirror
– Conversation / lounge seating area
– Wall hooks for suits / sport coats
– Two ceremony sites
– Outdoor with cedar wood arch under Cottonwood tree
– Indoor with four large overhead doors that overlook the Little River Bottom

How Do I Hold A Date?

To hold a date you need to contact Roxann Kaatz at info@littlerivereventcenter.com. If a date is available – contract and deposit holds your date.

How long do I have access to the venue on the day of my event?

10am – 12am is the usual times in contract. Special arrangements can be made if bridal party needs earlier access.

What forms of payment do you take?

We accept cash, personal check, Venmo and PayPal

When is the Refundable deposit refunded?

Approximately two weeks after event

Do you provide any tables, chairs or linens?

– (35) lifetime white 6’ rectangle tables
– Additional (10) 6’ rectangle tables
– (200) white garden style foldable chairs
– Linens are not provided

Who does the setup and breakdown of my tables and chairs?

Client is responsible for setup and breakdown.

Can I use my own caterer?

Yes, you can choose any caterer you’d like. We have a fabulous selection on our preferred vendors list if you would like a recommendation.

Do you have a preferred vendors list?

Contact Roxann Kaatz at info@littlerivereventcenter.com

Is there a kitchen?

Yes, there is a full-size commercial kitchen including:

– Two gas ranges
– One microwave
– One refrigerator
– One dishwasher
– One double sink
– Pantry
– Cabinetry
– Lots of countertop space
– Overhead door to use as a serving/bar area

Do you have a sound system?

No, any sound equipment must be provided by a band and/or DJ or other rental company.

Are there decoration restrictions?

Yes, you may only affix objects to the walls with command strips. We do allow draping from the ceiling and overhead doors when done by a professional company. We do not allow the use of glitter, confetti, stickers or silly string. Real rose petals, bird seed and/or sparklers (unless restricted by county burn ban) may only be used outside the event center and must be cleaned up after the event.

Are pets allowed to be part of the ceremony and reception?

Yes, service animals are allowed but must be leashed and cleaned up after. Other pets must be approved and special consideration is always considered.

What is the lighting like in the event center?

Inside the event center we have five large ceiling fans with lights, ceiling mounted overhead lighting, mini cans along the perimeter and wall mounted sconces for accent lighting.

Outside the event center we have flood lighting, recessed can lighting on the porches.

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is not allowed inside the event center, bridal suite or grooms quarters. Smoking is only allowed outside on the porches. Please use the ash buckets

Is it Wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the entire venue is wheelchair accessible

What is the venue capacity?

We can seat up to 200 with the provided white chairs. However, up to 400 + more if you provide additional seating inside the event center, porches and grass area.

Can I provide my own alcohol?

Alcohol may only be brought in by the Host of the event and must be served by a TABC licensed and bonded bartender or bar service.

Will there be security at my event?

You are required to pay for security for your event. Contact info is provided for approved security – off duty officers.

Can I have a live band?

Yes, we have a suggested area for the band to set up.

Are Candles allowed?

Yes, however all candles must be contained. Open flames are not allowed anywhere in the building.

What is the parking situation?

Ample parking is available onsite

What is your cancellation policy?

Written notice of cancellations must be received no later than one month prior to event. In order to process a cancellation, and end the payment process.

Do you require day of insurance for my event?

, for weddings and big events we require you to have a day of insurance policy.

What is the cleaning policy?

All rentals, personal items and anything else brought in for your event must be removed from the space. You or your caterer/vendors are responsible for collecting all trash from the venue and disposing in the trash trailer located at the back of the event center.

Where do guests enter?

Guests enter from County Road 230 through a private gate and onto a private drive.

Do you allow photoshoots?

Yes, photo shoots are allowed for clients that have the venue booked. Please contact us for more information and scheduling. Also – outside couples may contact us for availability and rates.