How do I set up a tour?
Please visit our Book a Tour Page to schedule a tour.
How long is my rental?
When you book with The Venue, the 28-acre space belongs exclusively to you and your guests for the duration of your rental on that day.
- Venue Reception Rental Timing: Private use of The Venue for Friday & Saturday events ends at 11 PM. Sunday events must end at 9 PM. Vendors and decorators are given access to the reception space no later than 2 PM.
- Wedding Suite Rental Timing: At 12 PM, you will gain access to The Wedding Suite and The Cottage to begin your preparations for the day. Additional time in The Cottage and The Wedding Suite will result in a fee of $50/hr.”
What is included in my rental price?
For the duration of your rental, The Venue at Maison du Lac includes 2 wedding suites, the wedding barn, outdoor sites, all tables and chairs set up to your specifications, a selection of centerpieces, and 3 arbors.
How do I reserve a date with The Venue?
Upon signing a contract, we secure dates with a $2,000 non-refundable deposit. This deposit is applied to your rental fee.
Are any decorations prohibited?
Inside the reception we have sound proof walls so that your guests have an enjoyable experience. We do not allow any hanging decorations from the walls or ceiling inside The Venue. No rice, glitter ,bird seed, balloons, artificial rose petals, confetti, or sparklers are allowed inside the barn, outdoor, or reception areas as they interfere with the wildlife.
Why is pricing not posted on your website?
The rental price is determined by the month and day of your celebration, and the type you select. Peak seasons and days have a minimum requirement.
Can I bring outside food or alcohol?
Prior to your event, outside food and drink is allowed up until the ceremony starts. Once guests arrive, all food and beverages must be provided through your caterer.
What is your capacity?
We can host 300 seated guests inside The Venue for reception and outdoor ceremony. The barn can seat 170 guests inside.
Can we leave decorations and other items at your facility to pick up the next day?
The Venue must be clear of all items by the end of your rental time. We want to ensure that the space is beautiful and ready for the next event after yours.
What about rehearsals?
If you would like to rehearse your wedding ceremony at MDL, a one-hour time slot is available to you the Thursday before your wedding for a $100 fee. We have 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm available for a rehearsal time slot, and timing is first come first served and not assignment. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a rehearsal.
Are pets allowed?
We do allow your fur babies to be a part of your special day up until reception.