Frequently Asked Questions

At Gables & Gardens, we're here to answer all of your questions. We're committed to making your day happen as perfectly as possible. If you have additional questions you don't see on the list, feel free to ask us and we'll be happy to get an answer for you.


Can I come to the venue to take a tour?

Of course! We’d love to show you the barn and grounds! Tours are available by appointment only. You can schedule your property tour on our Availability Page.

How many people can fit in the barn?

The barn is best suited for up to 150 guests, with an additional 50 guests when the barn walls are flipped out. See some recommended floorplans here:
50 guests
150 guests
200+ guests

Do you host events year-round? 

We currently do not, we are closed for the winter months for the comfort of our guests. However, if you call us about your request we may be able to accommodate your event.

Is there a backup plan for inclement weather?

Yes! The barn can be used for both the ceremony and reception. We will discuss an optional pre-event floor plan and we can rent a lawn area tent if necessary.

Can I bring in an outside florist?

Yes, while we are happy to do the floral arrangements in house we also understand that there are many florists out there.

Do you have an in house coordinator/planner?

While we are here for our couples every step of the way and will always be available to guide and support you in your wedding planning. We do require that you hire a wedding planner, day of coordinator, someone non-family so you can enjoy your special day.

Can I use an outside caterer and bar?

Yes, providing they have proper permits and licenses you may choose the vendors that best fit your style and needs for your food and beverages. Not sure where to start? Have a look at our Trusted Vendors list!

Can we bring in our own alcohol? 

No alcoholic beverages of any kind are permitted on the grounds. Only licensed and insured bartenders are to serve you and your party.

Do you need a deposit?

Yes, we request a 25% retainer fee the day of booking to hold your date. That fee is refundable within the first 30 days. After 30 days, that fee is non-refundable.

Do you allow pets?

Unfortunately, no. To ensure a safe, clean, and comfortable environment and experience for all guests we do not allow pets on the grounds. However, an exception will be made for formal photos and bridal party portraits.

Do you allow live music?

Absolutely! Our barn is equipped with power and speakers to accommodate your music choice.

Do you have chairs for the ceremony?

We will supply rustic log benches. However, if you would like, alternative seating arrangements can be made, see a la carte.

Do you have a place to get ready onsite? 

Yes! We have a beautiful bridal suite for you and your party to get ready in. It is equipped with a private bathroom as well as plenty of seating and mirrors! 

Can we stay overnight? 

Gables & Gardens is strictly an event space at this time, we do not have sleeping accommodations but view our list of Trusted Vendors for local options near by.

Do I need Event Liability Insurance? 

Yes, we require that you carry liability insurance for your event, and that any catering service that you use carries their own liability insurance (all reputable catering companies will carry their own insurance). Learn more about event liability insurance here.

How do I change my name? 

Learn how to change your name in Washington County here!

Can we schedule photos on your farm and nursery?

Absolutely! We have many natural picture perfect sites, old machinery, fields and more that make for lovely photos. Please contact us directly for more information.

Want to check us out in person?

Schedule a tour and we'll show you around

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