faqs

general venue questions

Can we bring our own decor?

Absolutely! As long as it's within our approved decor we encourage you to make your day and your decor unique to you.

What is your max capacity?

We can accommodate up to 200 guests.

How long will we have access to the venue?

Your booking provides you access to the venue for over 12 hours - 9am to 12am. Any early or late add-ons are above this time.

What does set-up include?

Set-up of all Sparrow Lane provided decor and furniture and any additional decor requested by the client as part of their layout plan

What does the venue rental include?

Please see our Venue Details page for a list of all of the amenities provided with the venue. 

Do you allow sparklers or candles?

Candlers are permitted in glass containers only. Glass must be higher than any flame produced by the candle. Candle must remain in place after being lit. Sparklers allowed but please approve with SL prior to event.

Will there be other weddings or tours on the same day?

Nope! The space is exclusively yours for the day.

Can I book my rehearsal and wedding on back to back days?

We host weddings every day of the week. So for couples who choose a Saturday date the rehearsal typically would be the Wednesday  or Thursday before. 

What is in the Luxury Bridal Suite?

Our Bridal Suite is complete with everything you need to be pampered on your day. A private washroom so you don't have to risk any sneak peeks, a full vanity with multiple plug-ins, lounge area for you to put your feet up and enjoy time with your loved ones, and a wet bar to keep drinks cold and store food.

Are Pets Allowed?

We understand your pets are extensions of our families - please reach out to us to let us know if you would like to have any with you on your day.

Can I book just my ceremony or just my reception not both?

Our venue is only available to book for the day. If you choose to have your ceremony elsewhere, you will have access to the venue for the entire day for your reception set-up.

booking questions

How do you accept payment?

We are able to accept any form of payment most convenient for our couples. 

How do I secure a date?

A signed contract and 1/3 of the total amount down is required to secure your dream wedding date. We are unable to hold dates unless both are completed.

Do I need to schedule a tour or can we just stop by?

We ask that you please book a private tour so we can properly show you around the property and venue facilities. As we host weddings every day of the week we want to be respectful of our couples currently using the venue and have specific time allotted for venue tours.

What deposit is required to book?

1/3 of the total booking fee is required at the time of booking.

Planning Questions

When is your next open house?

We will host open houses for booked couples and will notify you when these dates are set! This is a perfect opportunity to plan decor and gather inspiration from our displays.

Can we have an outdoor ceremony?

Of course! We have a large, stunning outdoor space that comfortably seats up to 200 guests. Gorgeous stone and mature trees set the scene for this outdoor ceremony space. 

Can we have our engagement shoot here?

Part of your venue booking includes a complimentary 1 hr engagement session on the property. Must be coordinated with SL with a minimum 30 days notice.

What furniture is included in our rental?

You will receive all of the furniture you need for the day of your event. For more details please visit our venue page! 

Can we have an indoor ceremony?

Definitely. Whether its your preference to be indoors or the weather goes sideways, we have multiple beautiful indoor options.

Are there overnight accommodations?

We do not provide overnight accommodations. However we can facilitate shuttles to the designated accommodation to ensure the safety of you and your guests.

Is there on-site parking?

Yes, we have large private on-site parking so there is no need to use alternate parking. 

Do you provide a day of coordinator?

We do not provide day of coordination. We are dedicated to ensuring your day goes as smoothly as possible and will do everything we can to help. We recommend our couples use a professional wedding planner. Please contact us if you are looking for recommendations.

Do we need insurance?

Yes, a minimum two million dollar Event Liability Insurance Policy is required. This is standard practice: requiring us to be the first payee. Our legal business name is Sparrow Lane Events. 

CATERING & BAR QUESTIONS

Do you have exclusive caterers?

We do not, while we can provide recommendations we want you to be able to select what feels the most 'you' for your special day. 

Do you allow alcohol and can we bring our own?

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own. Sparrow Lane does not provide any liquor so it is the client's responsibility to provide. 

Do we need a liquor license?

Yes, couples will need to purchase a liquor license for their event. You can do so here. 

Do you charge corkage?

No we don't, we supply a large bar fridge, ice, and dishwasher along with a beautiful oversized bar for your bartenders to work out of. No hidden fees here.

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