Frequently Asked Questions & Pricing for 2020 Dates

Q: What dates are available to rent the Barn venue?
A:  Call 717.829.7496 to validate if your desired date is available. The Barn is available for rental 7 days a week for all your event needs.  Dates are confirmed with a signed contract and non-refundable deposit. No dates will be guaranteed verbally.


Q: What type of events are ideal for the Barn venue space?
A:  The Barn venue is great for any occasion from a small gathering up to 150 guests: Wedding receptions, Family reunions, Graduation parties, Holiday parties, Corporate training, Line dancing lessons, Bridal showers, Birthday parties, New Year’s Eve parties, Craft events, Banquets, Company parties….and so many other occasions, too! 


Q: What is the rental fee and what is included?
A:  The rental fee for 2020-21 dates is $5,100*. Use of the Barn venue is available from  9am to 10pm, up to 20 tables, up to 150 chairs and 20 white or ivory linen tablecloths, wedding arbor and podium, 500lbs of ice, table/chair set up and tear-down, trash removal, use of the service area/restrooms/parking.


Q: Are discounts available when securing multiple dates in one calendar year?
A:  Yes, call to discuss options.  If you are looking for multiple dates in one calendar year, we can customize pricing based on volume of days needed.  (Examples: One week rental consecutive days or multiple days spread over year)


Q:  Do specific vendors need to be used with rental of the Barn venue? Is pot-luck/carry-in allowed?
A: Clients may use caterer, bartender, servers, décor, DJ/Band services of choice as long as they carry the required insurance ($1M liability) & certifications (ServeSafe for food).  Magnolia Manor can provide vendor recommendations if needed. Food preparation must take place off-site.  Service area is not equipped with full-kitchen capabilities. Pot-luck/carry-in is allowed.


Q: Is alcohol allowed to be served/consumed during events held at Magnolia Manor?
A: Yes, Alcohol is allowed as long as it is provided by the client and the Bartender is licensed and RAMP certified.  Magnolia Manor does not have a liquor license, therefore, alcohol cannot be bought or sold onsite. (No cash bar)


Q: Can we hold a wedding ceremony onsite with the rental of the Barn?
A: Yes. There are multiple options. Depending on the size of the guest list, ceremonies may be held inside the Barn, under a tent (additional fee) or as an open-air ceremony on the Magnolia Manor lawn.


Q: When renting the Barn venue, must I carry an “event policy” on my homeowners insurance? allowed.)
A: Yes, proof of insurance naming Magnolia Manor as additional insured is required with rental.  ($100 will be deducted from rental fee upon proof of insurance)


Q: How do I schedule a tour of the Barn venue?
A: Call 717.829.7496 and schedule a tour. We can offer tours when there is not an event taking place.  


** Pricing subject to change. Pricing will be secured with signed contract and non-refundable deposit.