Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the time frame for a ceremony?
A: We allow an additional 30 minutes to the reception time. A ceremony may begin any time between 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Q: Do you have a back-up plan if it happens to rain before our ceremony begins?
A: Yes, Cinnabar Hills has a secondary plan in the event of rain. This will be discussed during your details meeting.
Q: Do you have a bridal room?
A: Our bridal room is located in the women’s restroom. It has a keyless entry for which you will be provided a code for the day.
Q: Can we choose more than two entrees off of the sit-down dinner menu?
A: Yes, we will charge an additional $5.00 to the menu price for each guest who orders this entrée with the exception of a child’s plate and vegetarian option.
Q: Can I rent linens through an outside company?
A: No, we are contracted through a linen company. All overlays, chair covers, and sashes must be rented through Cinnabar Hills.
Q: How many hours are included for our reception?
A: We allow five hours starting anytime between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Q: When can our vendors arrive for set-up?
A: This can be arranged with our event coordinator. We are extremely flexible with time.
Q: Is someone able to set out the place cards and favors?
A: Yes, our wait staff can arrange your favors and place cards for you.
Q: What is your corkage fee?
A: $15 for a 750 ml bottle, $21 per magnum, and $3 for 750 ml of sparkling cider.
Q: How can we go about reserving a date?
A: We can hold a date for a week and by the end of the week we require a deposit of $2,000.00 and a signed contract.
Q: Do you require a food and beverage minimum?
A: Yes, Fridays $ 8,000.00, Saturdays $12,000.00, and Sundays $6,000.00 (excluding service charge and applicable taxes). All of our fees are applied towards this minimum. Please inquire about off-season minimums.
Q: Do you have a room rental fee?
A: We have a room rental fee of $2,500.00. This includes five hours of event time, an event coordinator to assist in details, bridal room, wait staff, bartender(s), set up, clean up, ivory linens, choice of polyester napkin color, use of dance floor, tables, banquet chairs, stemware, flatware, and china. Please inquire about off-season room rental fee.
Q: Are there any restrictions for decorating?
A: We are not strict about decorations as long as they do not deface any property of Cinnabar Hills ( i.e. nailing, taping on paint, etc.). Any candles must be enclosed in some type of votive.
Q: Do you have a dance floor?
A: Yes, our dance floor is a permanent 20’ by 20’ in the middle of the main dining room. There is not an additional fee for this feature.
Q: How many guests can be seated at each table?
A: Our tables comfortably seat 10 people.
Q: Do you offer complimentary tastings?
A: Yes, once your event has been booked we can set up a tasting about six months before your wedding date. This tasting includes four entrees (excluding prime rib) and two starches. If you would like to set up a tasting before booking, we charge a fee of $100.00.
Q: What are the duties of the event coordinator?
A: Your event coordinator is available for answering any questions regarding your event, tasting, rehearsal, final details meeting, and will help with details on the day of your event.
Q: How much are the overtime fees?
A: You can add up to 2 hours of overtime to your event. Standard overtime up until 11 p.m. is $600 per hour. Premium overtime after 11 p.m. is $1,100 per hour.
Q: What does the ceremony include?
A: Your ceremony includes an arch, arrangement of up to 250 white chairs, white aisle runner, bridal changing room, rehearsal time and assistance. Ceremony rehearsals are scheduled by appointment which are subject to availability of the site.
Q: Do you have a cake cutting fee?
A: If you decide to purchase your wedding cake through Cinnabar Hills we charge $6.00 per person which includes up to a 3 tiered cake, cake cutting & clouding of linens on the cake table. If you decide to book your bakery separately Cinnabar Hills charges a mandatory $3.00 per person fee due to usage of Cinnabar Hills plates, utensils, and wait staff to serve.
Q: May we bring in our own caterer?
A: Cinnabar Hills must provide all catering, with the exception of wedding cakes.
Q: Is there an advantage for using your recommended vendors?
A: Yes! Cinnabar Hills keeps strong relationships with selected, qualified professionals, although you are not required to use them. These vendors have met our standards and they have the knowledge of what works well pertaining to our venue.
Q: Do you require security?
A: We do not require security.
Q: How many events do you host per day?
A: Cinnabar Hills only hosts one event per day.
Q: Is there a fee for guest parking?
A: Cinnabar Hills has ample parking and we do not charge any fees.
Q: Does your facility have the option for an outdoor reception?
A: No, we do not have the event space to accommodate an outdoor reception.