Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does the fee include lodging?
A: You’ll see on the Weddings page the breakdown of fees including the lodging costs. At the moment, we do not rent out the facility without the lodging fee.
Q: How many people can you accommodate with lodging?
A: Lodging includes the main house (5 bedrooms, sleeps up to 12) plus the cottage (2 bedrooms, sleeps up to 4).
Q: How many guests can you accommodate for a wedding?
A: Up to 150.
Q: Do you provide catering? Do you allow outside caterers?
A: We do not provide catering, but can provide a list of recommended/preferred caterers and welcome all outside catering companies.
Q: Do you require a deposit?
A: To secure your date, we require a $1,000 deposit along with a signed contract.
Q: Do you have tables and chairs that we can use?
A: Yes. We have an assortment of farm tables and wooden folding chairs that are included in the fee. Contact us for more information.
Q: Do you have parking available?
A: We do. We can accommodate approximately 55 cars on the property, with access to an additional lot nearby.
Q: Is there nearby lodging for all of our guests?
A: There are plenty of hotel accommodations close to Taconic Ridge Farm. Contact us for a full list of facilities and our recommendations.
Q: Can we tour the property?
A: Yes! Please contact us at email@example.com to arrange a time.
Q: Can TRF provide staff to help run my event?
A: We do not provide any event coordination services, but included in your facility rental fee are up to 2 people to help with facility coordination. This includes keeping bathrooms clean, assisting with parking, etc. on the day of the event.
Q: Do you have a changing room?
A: In the main house, the master bedroom is a large room with a separate seating area, a large walk-in closet, and an ensuite bathroom. This is an ideal location for pre-ceremony preparations. Additionally, there is a tack room just off of the Tractor Barn that can be outfitted with furniture and a bar, and is also a very unique and convenient location for preparing.
Q: Can Taconic Ridge Farm accept deliveries and be on hand for pickups before and after my event?
A: We can have someone onsite for a 6 hour window on the day before the event, and another 6 hour window on the day after the event to assist with this.
Q: What is the restroom situation for event guests?
A: We recommend hiring port-a-potties for the event and can recommend providers. There are 2 modern toilets in a small outdoor building but accessibility is not optimal. We ask that the restrooms located in the house and cottage be used by lodging guests only.
Q: Do you have more than one event at a time?
A: No. We only accommodate one group at a time.
Q: May we have a DJ or a band?
A: Both DJ’s and bands are allowed but, if amplified, must be located in the barn. Some exceptions can be made for ceremony or cocktail reception.