FAQs

Michelle Jones Photography

Some of our most popular questions & their answers

How far in advance should we reserve a date for our event?

Halls are booked according to availability, so if a hall is open, any party can reserve it. However, keep in mind that many events are booked well in advance (12-16 months is the general rule).

Do you provide tables, chairs, and linens for your reception halls?

Tables and chairs are provided. For linens, please see each locations’ vendor’s list who provide a wide array of linens.

How long do we get to use your facilities?

9 AM to 12 AM or a total of 15 hours! Please note that 12 AM is the time that all items should be removed and all guests departed.

What is provided at your ceremony sites?

Up to 320 white padded chairs, CD player, MP3 Jack, wireless microphone, and an amplifier are available. Also, the ceremony itself takes place under a covered, rustic-country elegant gazebo after the wedding party has made their way across the signature bridge and water feature onto the white stone pathway.

Are pets allowed at your facilities?

Generally no, however, we understand that for medical reasons, this is sometimes necessary, so if you feel you will need one for medical reasons, please ask.

Does your event locations have overnight accommodations?

No, but hotels are generally very close by, and many of our locations have special rates worked out with a few.

What is included in the rental price of the venue?

9am to 12 midnight rental (15 hours!)
Your choice of vendors*
Friendly and helpful staff to assist you
PERSONAL PAYMENT PLANS
Tables & chairs for reception halls
Bride & Groom suites
Outdoor Ceremony Sites with white, padded chair Seating
Projector and Projector Screen
Indoor PA system
Furniture Setup
Outdoor PA system
Climate controlled Indoor reception Sites
Plenty of parking
Clean up services after party
Bridal/Engagement photo shoots

*With the exception of the bartender. Each location has a list of approved, reputable companies.

Do THE SPRINGS venues have climate-controlled halls?

Absolutely! It is a must.

What types of tables are available?

A total of (40)-60″ round tables [seat 8-10], (6)-8′ rectangular tables, (2)-6′ rectangular tables, (2)-36″ round table, and (6)-7′ wood parson tables.

Who sets up and breaks down the tables and chairs inside and the chairs at the ceremony site?

THE SPRINGS will make available the number of tables and chairs needed inside and outside per your request. THE SPRINGS Venue will coordinate with you to set up the tables and chairs. THE SPRINGS will break down and return all tables and chairs to their proper place after your event.

What size should the table linens be?

90″ round linens fall to the knees and 120″ round linens fall to the ground.

What decor restrictions exist indoors?

We ask you to please avoid the following when decorating: sand, unprotected candles, glitter, paper confetti, fresh dark rose petals, bubbles, hay, birdseed, cornmeal (for dancing), silly string, and nailing, screwing, or stapling. Also, please use non-marking tape (i.e. duct tape not permitted).

What restrictions exist for outdoor decor or items to toss upon departure?

Please avoid using silk flower petals, confetti, dark rose petals, silly string, glitter, and nailing, screwing or stapling into wood. Please do not use sparklers or rice upon departure. Also please avoid putting any decor into the water features, including but not limited to floating candles and flowers.

Do THE SPRINGS' venues have dressing rooms?

THE SPRINGS takes great pride in providing beautiful, comfortable ladies’ and men’s dressing rooms.

What kitchen amenities are available?

There is a large refrigerator, large sinks, and several prep tables. There is no oven or ice machine provided by THE SPRINGS.

What are the rules for alcohol?

You are able to purchase the alcohol at your cost, which is very favorable for you. Any and all alcohol that is served must be served by a TABC bartender, including champagne toasts. No alcohol is permitted to be self-served at guest tables or anywhere on property where a TABC bartender is not serving the alcohol. All who consume alcohol must be prepared to show a government issued identification card. Security is required if you have alcohol and an approved list is provided on the vendor’s list on the website.

What is the day of rental time policy?

There is a total of 15 hours allotted for each event the day of. The day begins at 9am and ends at midnight. All serving of alcohol must stop by 11pm and music must be turned off at 11pm in order to facilitate all items and guests to be gone by midnight.

Who is in charge of cleanup?

As part of THE SPRINGS’ package, you will not be in charge of sweeping or cleaning anything at a SPRINGS venue. However, in order to best protect your belongings and rental items outside of THE SPRINGS, you will be in charge of clearing the tables at evening’s end, collecting your table linens, and taking down all decor and other such items that were provided by your party.

Are there any extra costs or hidden fees?

Absolutely not! Just like you, THE SPRINGS does not believe in nickeling and diming. The price is inclusive of the several amenities that are offered. No tax or gratuity will be charged!

May we take bridal and/or engagement pictures on property?

Absolutely! We are honored that you would want to take such memorable pictures with us. Please schedule your shoot on a Monday through Thursday during regular office hours with the manager. Also, to be respectful of other events, please verify five days in advance that the facility is still available for a photo shoot in the case that an event books at the last minute.

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