Frequently Asked Questions
How many guests can the barn accommodate? Our occupancy rate is 150.
Does the barn have indoor bathrooms? Yes.
Can we choose our own caterers and other vendors? Yes.
How much of a deposit do I need? A 50% deposit is required to reserve your date.
Are deposits refundable? Deposits are non- refundable. If you should cancel your event for any reason, the deposit may be refunded if your date can be re-booked with a comparable event. We require cancellation insurance to cover illness, death, loss of the venue due to fire, storm damage, etc. The cost is approximately $135.oo.
Is a security deposit required? Yes. A $500 security deposit is required 30 days before your event. You agree to pay for any damages to the barn, house or property that occur during your rental period. Once a walk through is completed on Sunday, you will obtain a rental release form and a refund of your $500 security deposit (within 3 days) if no damages are discovered.
When can we start setting up and decorating? You may arrive Friday at 9 am. Check out is noon on Sunday.
Will the caterers have a prep area? No. All food must be kept hot or cold by your caterer (from truck to table). Most caterers are well equipped to accommodate outdoor venues. We do have a hand washing station, an ice chest and a refrigerator.
Is the barn handicapped accessible? Yes. We also have a golf cart if needed.
Is a tent included in the price? No. You are allowed to rent a tent. The maximum size allowed is 40 x 60.
Are tables and chairs provided? Yes. We provide 72 inch rounds and all banquet tables. Our chairs are a natural wood color x- back style. We have rustic benches for outdoor ceremonies. See the photo below.
Are linens and napkins provided? Yes. We have white, floor length linens for all round tables and buffet tables.
Do you have twinkle lights? We have twinkle lights around the beams and a chandelier in the center of the barn.
Do you allow alcohol? Yes, but you must purchase event liability insurance for both Friday and Saturday and add Tyrone Township and Vale Royal as additional insured. The cost is approximately $130 and you must purchase it for both Friday and Saturday.
Do you allow pets? Your pet may be a part of your ceremony and reception but pets are not allowed inside the Vale Royal Inn. (unless they are crated in a designated area) If you wish to bring your horse, we have one large corral. You will be required to sign our pet addendum.
What time does the music have to end? Music must end at 11:30 p.m. and the event must be over by midnight.
Does the barn have air conditioning or heat? No.
Do you spray for mosquitoes? Yes, the grounds will be sprayed the day before your event.
The use of rice, confetti, bubbles, glitter, large fireworks and silly string is prohibited on the grounds. Bubbles and sparklers may be used as long as they are not used near the barn. Bird seed is allowed.
After your event the property must be free of debris and decorations. We will dispose of garbage but it must be in the bins provided. Failure to clean up will result in a $150 cleaning fee.
Our photographer reserves the right to photograph your event for use on our social media sites, advertising or website. You do have the option to decline this if you wish.
Our Rustic Benches and Arbor. Our X Back Chairs: