FAQ's

Please reach us at hrwvenue@gmail.com if you can’t find the answer to your question!

Venue rental

Yes, there is a site fee that covers your exclusive use of the venue for your wedding day.

The venue can comfortably accommodate up to 150 guests.

Tours are required to ensure you have a dedicated staff member to answer your questions. Schedule a tour here!

Booking and logistics

Yes, most venues require a deposit to hold your wedding date. Please contact Hiwassee River Weddings for details on their specific deposit policy: hrwvenue@gmail.com

Hiwassee River Weddings only hosts one wedding per day.

Yes, Delano and the surrounding areas offer various lodging options. We are happy to send over an accommodations list via email!

Vendors and services

No, Hiwassee River Weddings does not require a wedding planner, but they can recommend vendors from their preferred vendor list to assist you.

Inquire with Hiwassee River Weddings about their pet policy.

Event duration and time limits

All events must be complete by 11:00pm at the latest, and music should be off at least 15 minutes prior to the end of the event.

Hiwassee River Weddings offers exclusive access to the venue for ten hours on your wedding day.

Yes, you are welcome to add additional hours to your reservation for $250/hour.

Parking and access

Yes, Hiwassee River Weddings offers parking for up to 100 cars with a golf cart escort for added ease.

That is up to you! Most of our couples choose a 11am-9pm, 12pm – 10pm, or 1pm – 11pm time frame.

Rehearsal and decorations

Yes, Hiwassee River Weddings offers a complimentary one-hour rehearsal walkthrough, subject to availability.

Fire safety regulations might restrict or prohibit the use of real candles. LED Candles are welcome and look fantastic in photos too!

Clean up and additional fees

Your venue rental fee covers the cost of cleaning the venue. Our team will also assist in packing up your personal items for a ease of shut down of your event.

Hiwassee River Weddings asks that you work with one of our essential partners for catering. However, if you have a personal connection to an outside caterer, did you ask him meet with our Venue Director and owner for approval.

Tables, chairs, and vendors

Hiwassee River Weddings provides exterior benches and interior tables and chairs for up to 150 guests. Our team will set up and shut down these tables and chairs according to your custom floor plan.

Yes, Hiwassee River Weddings has an essential partners list that produce beautiful, affordable weddings at our venue.

Music and entertainment

Hiwassee River Weddings allows small bands, but prefers DJs at our venue due to the size of our reception hall.

Yes, Hiwassee River Weddings likely has a full staff available to ensure a smooth operation throughout the event.

Alcohol policies

Yes! You are welcome to purchase your own alcohol to be served at the venue. Hiwassee River Weddings requires the use of our essential partner, Vital Event Services for bartending, and the purchase of liquor liability insurance.

Hiwassee River Weddings allows a bar to be open for four hours of service.

We do allow alcohol consumption in the getting ready suites, and ask that it is kept to a maximum of two drinks per person.

Remember, it’s always best to contact Hiwassee River Weddings directly to get the most up-to-date and accurate information about their policies and offerings.