FAQ

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Q:  What makes the TBS Ranch & Estate different from other venues?

A:  There are several details that make our venue special.

We provide the tables and chairs for up to 200 people, so there is no need to rent these items.

We do all of the disassembly and clean up for your event.  That way there is no need to ask family members to clean after your celebration.

Although we are an outdoor venue, you have the ability to have your wedding rain or shine without having to worry about renting a tent.

You have the freedom to choose your own caterers, florists, photographers, DJ’s etc…. without having to pay a referral fee.

 

Q:  What is your capacity?

A:  200 maximum

 

Q:  What hours do I have access to the facility?

A: The facility will be open for your rehearsal on either the Thursday or Friday prior to your event.  Sunday’s event’s rehearsal is from 2 pm to 3 pm, and the Saturday’s event from 3 pm to 5 pm.  Some minor set up can take place during this time frame for the Saturday event.  Gates open at 9 am day of, event concludes by 10 pm and vacate by midnight.  Please keep in mind that we do all of the clean up.

 

Q:  Do I have to use a preferred caterer?

A:  No.  We have a list of caterers for your convenience.  The caterers on our list have been to the ranch for an event previously, and have provided good customer service.

 

Q:  Why do we have to use a professional bar tending service?

A:  They have all of the proper credentials and insurance required by the California Alcohol and Beverage Control.  Other venues that allow you to serve your own alcohol may not warn you of the liabilities of doing so.

 

Q:  Do I have to rent a tent for shade?

A:  No. Our outdoor ceremony area is nearly completely shaded in the mid to late afternoon with trees, and the reception hall, or barn, is completely covered and is equipped with swamp coolers.

 

Q:  Do you have a kitchen?

A:  Yes.  Our kitchen is equipped with a commercial sink and refrigerators.  There are plenty of work area counters.

 

Q:  Can I bring in my own food?

A:  Yes.  Some events choose to cook or BBQ the food off site and bring it in.  There are plenty of outlets in the kitchen area for warming trays, etc….

 

Q:  Do you have a place for the bride to get ready?

A:  Yes, there is a bridal suite with a full bathroom, small refrigerator, several stations for make-up, full length mirror. It has air conditioning as well.

 

Q:  Will you hold my date?

A:  We will hold your date upon receiving the deposit and signed contract.

 

Q:  Do you have any hidden charges or fee’s?

A:  No.  We simply charge the event fee plus a $500.00 REFUNDABLE damage deposit.

 

Q:  Do you have an icemaker?

A:  No, however we do provide 2 water troughs for iced beverages.

 

Q:  Do I have to rent port-a-potties?

A:  No, we have large permanent on site restrooms, with air conditioning.