When is the venue available?
The outside courtyard is available May 1st – Oct 31st (weather permitting). The inside dining and parlor rooms are available year round, and as a back up for outside parties during times of inclement weather. Currently, our courtyard and inside rooms are only available on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 5pm. The venue can only be rented to one party per day.
What is included in the facility rental fee?
The facility rental fee ($100) includes use of the space for the five-hour time block, use of the tables and chairs, a cleaning fee and linens for a maximum of 20 guests. Use of additional equipment may be discussed at the time of your rental inquiry. Flatware and all serving equipment will be provided by the caterer.
When are the fees and deposits due?
The rental fee is required as a deposit to confirm a booking and caterer. 50% of the remaining balance is due 30 days in advance of your event and the remaining balance is due on the day of your event.
Do you offer any discounts?
We do offer discounts for non-profit organizations and if you will be booking rooms in addition to reserving the space. Please call to discuss your event and any discounts available.
Can any caterer be used for my event?
Main Street Inn’s preferred caterer is Dori Martin Catering. Should you choose not to use our preferred caterer or should our preferred caterer not be available for your event, you may obtain an outside caterer that is licensed and insured. All outside caterers must provide the Main Street Inn with a Certificate of Liability Insurance and a health department permit. There will be a fee of 15% of gross sales payable by the caterer to Main Street Inn. The caterer is required to meet with the Main Street Inn and must sign the Caterer’s Responsibility Agreement at least 30 days prior to the event. Failure to comply may result in additional fees payable by you.
Can I purchase extra time for my event?
No, the time allotted of 5 hours is the maximum time allowable for your event.
Can we bring our own specialty cakes and desserts?
Yes, you may bring in outside specialty cakes and desserts at no additional charge.
Is alcohol permitted at the Main Street Inn?
Yes, alcohol is permitted on a Bring Your Own Beverage status. If you will be providing your own alcohol, we will set up a station and have a server attend the station who will be checking ID’s at all times.
Are bands or music allowed at the Main Street Inn?
At this time, bands are not allowed for events due to the weather permitting status of the courtyard. Music can be provided by the Main Street Inn at no additional charge.
May I bring my own flowers/decorations for my event?
Yes, you may bring your own flowers/decorations for your event. The Main Street Inn does not provide flowers or decorations, but does require approval of all flowers or decorations that you will be providing. Approval must be obtained at least 15 days in advance of your event.
When can I visit the Main Street Inn to view the space?
You can visit the Main Street Inn Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM or Saturday and Sunday from 11AM – 2PM. An appointment is not necessary, but strongly encouraged to ensure that someone will be available to show you around and answer any questions.
Is parking provided at the Main Street Inn?
Parking is only provided for guests who are staying overnight at the Inn. At this time, all guests of events must find other means of parking such as street parking or available lots in the immediate surrounding area. We can instruct you of the different parking options when you call to inquire about an event.
When can I set up and how much time do I have for tear down?
You are allotted an hour prior to your event for set up and an hour after your event for tear down.
Are candles allowed?
Candles are allowed at the Main Street Inn in the courtyard only. Should your event be hosted inside the Main Street Inn, candles will be prohibited. All candles must have a base and are not permitted to be placed directly on furniture or Main Street Inn property.
Does the Main Street Inn have any photography requirements?
You are welcome to take pictures in/around the Main Street Inn during your event. We will make every effort to accommodate your photos and please feel free to share your photos with as after your event.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept payment by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or cash. Please make all checks payable to the Main Street Inn.
Do you require insurance?
No, we do not require individual insurance by the guests, but any outside caterers must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance.
What are your policies for cancellation or changing a date?
To cancel an event, you must notify the Main Street Inn no less than 30 days prior to the reserved date to receive a full refund of any payments. Cancellations made within 30 - 15 days will forfeit the rental fee deposit and any cancellations made within 15 days will forfeit all payments. Changes to the date are not guaranteed. Should the date be available, no penalty will be incurred for a change of date within 15 days of the event. Any change to a date requested within 15 days cannot be accommodated due to restrictions of the caterer and venue space.