Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the rental fee and what does it include?

What is the wedding capacity?

  • 225 (including the Wedding Party)

What is the average budget of a couple getting married at Messina Inn?

  •  That is a great question! The average budget of a couple getting married at Messina Inn is between $20,000-$30,000 for all wedding expenses (venue, food, dress, DJ, photographer, etc.). 

Do we have to utilize your caterers and bar service?

  • We do require use of our in-house catering and bartenders, our clients provide the alcohol.

Is there a food and beverage, or guest count minimum?

Will there be another wedding the same day?

  • No. We only have one wedding a weekend.


Are there overnight accommodations nearby?

  • We have 11 suites and two cottages at Messina Inn. Click here to view. 

There are also several other options within 5 miles of our venue.

How many cars will your parking lot accommodate?

  • 125

Do you offer straight tables instead of round?

  • We have eight 6’x30” long tables and 23- 60” rounds

Do you provide table linens, cups, silverware, etc?

  •  These items are included in the catering cost.

What happens in case of rain?

  •  Our pavilion holds 150 guests, our team will set the ceremony in the pavilion and close the curtains.

We plan to have our ceremony offsite, does your fee change?

  • No

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Do you allow dogs onsite to play a part in our wedding day?

  • Yes, if the dog is in the wedding they can be on property. Owners must clean up after them.

What time can we arrive on Friday?

  • Check-in is at 3 pm.

Can we have fireworks on the property?

  • Yes, if we are not in a burn ban and you have acquired the permitting.

What time does the music need to end?

  • Live Music must end by 10pm & DJ’s have to stay under 85dbi.

Are candles allowed?

  • Any open flame must be protected by a glass cylinder

How far in advance do you need our final headcount?

  • 14 days prior to your event.

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