General Information



What's included?

  • Access to the Morgan Acres Grand Barn and grounds; this includes the use of the property for outdoor ceremonies or events, photo opportunities, and entertaining; Maximum capacity is 225. We cannot permit more than 225 guests in attendance.
  • Bridal Suite, Groom's Den, (2) indoor restrooms, and a kitchen from which the caterer can serve
  • Onsite parking (weather-permitting) with parking attendants; off-site parking is available when needed, however, the cost of a shuttle service would be an additional expense to the client
  • Day-Of-Event Coordinator to help facilitate the use of the venue plus 1-2 support staff
  • Crystal and brass chandeliers, rope lighting, rustic/antique furniture pieces, barrels, and Biergarten lighting are always included to set the stage for your event
  • Tables, chairs, and table cloths for the ceremony and the reception; cocktail tables for cocktail hour are additional

What's not included?

  • Heating and Air Conditioning - the Grand Barn is NOT climate-controlled; adding heat is an option, but would be an additional expense to the client (Heat starts at $400; A/C starts at $2400)
  • See the list of A La Carte Upgrades to get a better idea of what is available for an additional fee

What access to the venue is included?

  • Day of Event Access is from 10:00am to Midnight (14 hours); additional time can be added for $250/hour
  • You may add the Day Before or the Day After for an additional fee, if available
  • No rehearsal time is included; a rehearsal time can be added for $110/hour, 2-hour min. (M -Th only)

What are the payment terms?

  • A security deposit of $750 is required to secure the date. This deposit is refundable within 30 days after your event, if the rental contract is upheld in full compliance. If the event is cancelled for any reason at any time, the deposit is forfeited.
  • The first payment of 50% is due 6 months before the day of the event and is non-refundable.
  • The balance of the rental fee is due 4 months before the day of the event and is non-refundable.
  • It is REQUIRED that you purchase an Event Insurance Policy (see www.theeventhelper.com or talk with your home owners insurance agent) and submit a Certificate of Insurance to us in advance of your event.

Other things you should know:

  • Alcohol is limited to wine, champagne & beer and must be served by a licensed bartender who obtains all necessary insurance, permits, and credentials; no self-serve; 3 kegs/500 serving limit
  • Catering must be provided by a licensed catering service which must serve and clean up all food-related items (no self-serve); at this time, we do not require that you choose from our list of caterers, though we can make suggestions;
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in all places on the property except for ONE designated smoking area.
  • Candles are prohibited; no open flames are permitted on the property at any time (no sparklers)
  • Confetti of all kinds and synthetic petals dropped on the ground are prohibited

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