Garrett House Venue Pricing
The Garrett House can accommodate up to 100 standing-room guests. When using the lawn, the house can accommodate up to 100 guests. There is seating capacity for up to 60 guests. We have two large dining tables that seat up to eight. Our other tables seat four. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with more specific questions should you have special needs or concerns. We do our best to accommodate in every way. Naturally, deposits are fully refundable when the terms of the contract are met.
- Half Day (6 Hours) – $ 275.00
- Full Day (12 Hours) – $475.00
- Full Setting (*Place setting & Seating) – $5.00/person *This includes the chair, table, linens, china, crystal, and silver.
- Photo Sessions – $50.00/hour, minimum of two hours
- Deposit (Booking) – $200.00
Thank you for your interest in The Garrett House for your event. This is an historic property with a unique appearance that we hope you and your guests will enjoy. Please take a moment to review all the listed guidelines to ensure a successful event. Your signature on a Rental Agreement verifies you have read these guidelines and will honor them.
The Garrett House is registered as a National Treasure it's architectural details are difficult to replace in the event of damage. A booking/damage deposit of $150.00 is required one month in advance of the event date.
The right to refuse rental of event space at The Garrett House for functions or events for which there is no bona fide and identifiable sponsor is reserved. Individuals and organizations must be able to demonstrate a reasonable degree of control and responsibility for the conduct of all guests. Children must stay in rented areas during events and are prohibited from running or playing in the halls of The Garrett House unattended. This is for their safety and the security of The Garrett House.
NO SMOKING ALLOWED AT THE GARRETT HOUSE
KEEP ALL EXITS CLEAR AND UNOBSTRUCTED
No request for use of The Garrett House event spaces will be honored until a deposit of $150.00 is received. The $150.00 deposit is applied to your cleaning fee. (See below). A signed Rental Agreement is expected to be on file in the office as soon as possible after making a deposit. Full payment of the rental fee and cleaning deposit is due one week (30 days) prior to an event. Payment may be made by cash or check made out to The Garrett House.
A Cleaning Deposit of $75.00 is required from the individual or company renting the space. $75.00 will be returned if the event space is left clean and in good condition. All supplies and trash must be removed, no tape left on the floors or walls, etc. In addition the caterer (or persons serving food or beverages) must leave their work site clean with all trash removed, counters and sinks wiped clean and equipment emptied and clean. The cleaning deposit will be returned within 30 days when all accounts are settled, or applied to any outstanding balance. The Client is liable for any damages assessed in excess of the cleaning deposit.
A final invoice will be mailed to you after your event with any remaining balances owed. This invoice will have miscellaneous items such as the tablecloths, additional tables and chairs, etc.
Cancellations will be honored up to 30 days prior to the event and the deposit returned. Notice of cancellation received 30 days or less prior to the event will receive no refund.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
If the event is catered, a site inspection is recommended prior to an event. Have the caterer contact management for The Garrett House for an appointment. We have a list of recommended caterers.
Alcoholic beverages are now allowed to be served.
Under no circumstances are persons under the age of twenty-one to be served alcoholic beverages.
All other state and county alcohol regulations must be followed.
Decorations, signs, banners, etc. may not be nailed, stapled or drilled to The Garrett House property. You may use wire, fishing line or Gaffer’s tape to hang decorations, etc.
All cables, electrical coils, etc must be kept away from traffic areas or taped down to prevent any hazards.
The use of candles is at your own risk and subject to inspection or prohibition by the Lawrenceburg Fire Department or The Garrett House staff. Each candle must be contained in its own “hurricane glass” or votive container. Open flame candles are not permitted. Candles should be kept away from any flammable object at all times. Wax drippings causing damage or clean up labor will result in the loss of the Cleaning Deposit.
The attached rental guidelines are to assure The Garrett House management that the building and grounds are left in satisfactory condition. Renters shall be responsible for the total cost of repair and/or replacement for all actual loss or damage to the building and/or its contents.
RENTERS MUST CLEAN UP THE ENTIRE BUILDING IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THEIR EVENT. ALL OR A PORTION OF THE $75.00 CLEANING FEE (RENTAL) DEPOSIT MAY BE WITHHELD FOR ANY DAMAGE OR FAILURE TO CLEAN UP AFTER THE RENTER’S EVENT