The Mackey House Frequently Asked Questions

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What is included in the rental of the venue?

We provide time for a 1-hour rehearsal the day before the event, 3 hours to get ready prior to the event, 1 30-minute ceremony location, and a 3.5-hour reception location. More time may be added for a fee.

We also offer 18 60-inch round tables, 6 6-foot conference tables, 8 cocktail-height tables, and 500 padded chairs. There are 4 areas to choose from for your wedding: the garden, pond, pavilion, and terrace. We also offer a bride and groom suite.

To get started with the best wedding venues available to you, give us a call today.

Is there a backup weather plan for my ceremony?

Yes, we have 3 covered areas. The back patio can accommodate up to 100 guests and our pavilion and terrace can accommodate up to 225. As one of the best wedding venues, we think of it all!

Do I need a certificate of insurance?

Yes, you will be required to have a certificate of insurance. If you need assistance with purchasing insurance, please let us know. To get started with our corporate venues or wedding venues, give us a call today.

Do you allow outside catering?

The Mackey House has 4 recommended caterers you can choose from. Our pre-event manager can help match you to one that best fits your needs. To set a date for our corporate venues or wedding venue, give us a call today.

May I bring my own alcohol?

The Mackey House provides complete beverage service for all events at our wedding and corporate venue. Please contact our Event Sales Manager for our package options.

Do you require an event coordinator for the day of the event?

Yes. For weddings, we require a qualified, licensed event coordinator to be present at our southern wedding venue. The event coordinator may not be someone who is attending the wedding as a guest or part of the wedding party.

According to G2, 48% of event planners begin planning for their event 6-12 months in advance. We are happy to provide a list of approved wedding planners/coordinators. The Mackey House also has in-house event coordinators available.

Is there a service charge? If so, what does it include?

Yes. There is an 18% service charge that will be applied to the wedding or corporate venue fee to account for setup, breakdown, and staffing.