What is the rental fee for White Azalea and what does it include?
Please see the details found here for pricing and what’s included.
What dates are available?
Please see the available dates here.
Is there a deposit? When are the additional payments due? Do you offer a payment plan?
When the contract is signed, 50% of the rental fee will be due. The final payment will be required 30 days prior to the event. You can send partial payments of any amount prior to the specified due date.
Do I need to schedule a tour or can I just stop by?
We ask that all tours are by appointment only. You can request a tour here.
How many guests can the venue accommodate?
490 including the wedding party and vendors. For indoor seated receptions, we can accommodate 350 guests.
Are tables and chairs included with the rental of the venue and grounds?
Yes, 20 72” round tables and chiavari chairs with cushions for 200 guests are provided. An additional 200 folding chairs are available for the ceremony. We also have 12 8ft rectangle tables, and a few 6 ft rectangle tables.
Is a sound system provided?
A small sound system is available for use during the ceremony. It is designed for the wedding ceremony and is not intended to be used for the reception. We can recommend DJs if you need assistance.
Where will the wedding party dress before the wedding?
Our venue has a spacious dressing room with a private bathroom and vanity area. We also have a lounge area if extra space is needed.
Do you require specific vendors… caterers, photographers, florists, etc.?
No, we do not require you to use any specific vendor, but we can definitely recommend some great vendors if you’d like! We do require that your caterer is licensed.
Is on site parking available?
Yes, we have gravel parking lots for 200 cars. We can park additional cars on the grass weather permitting.
Is the venue heated and cooled?
Yes, we have a 45 ton HVAC system.
Is there a service kitchen or catering prep area?
Yes, we have a large caterer’s prep area that includes double ovens, a triple sink, food warmers, sub zero coolers, an ice machine, and portable prep tables.
Do you allow alcohol?
Yes, there are two options for providing alcohol for your event. Alcohol can be provided by a licensed caterer or bartending service. Or you can purchase the alcohol yourself and provide the bartenders through a licensed caterer or bartending service.
Will anyone from White Azalea be onsite for the event?
Yes, one White Azalea team member will be on site for the event.
What happens in case of rain?
Our venue has space for both an indoor ceremony and reception. If you had planned to have your ceremony outside, you can move the ceremony inside in case of rain.
Will there be another wedding the same day?
No, your wedding will be the only event held at the venue that day.
We plan to have our ceremony offsite, or only plan to have our ceremony at White Azalea. Does your fee change?
Because we only host one event per day, our fee structure remains the same whether you hold your ceremony, reception, or both onsite.
Do you have items for us to decorate with?
Yes, we have a decor room that you are free to use. We also have china that can be rented for an additional cost.
Do you provide table linens, cups, silverware, etc?
We have twenty white tablecloths available for your use. We do not provide dinnerware, silverware, or cups, but we do have china available for rental at an additional cost.
Where are you located?
We are located in Harvest, AL right across the street from Sparkman High School.
Are there overnight accommodations nearby?
We are now renting the house on property, The Columns, for overnight accommodations. There are also several hotels located nearby.
Does my event require security?
Security is required when alcohol is being served. It will be provided as part of your rental fee.
Do you require event insurance?
Yes, you are required to purchase event insurance with liability coverage of at least 1 million dollars that includes liquor liability if you are serving alcohol. You can purchase this coverage online and it typically costs under $200. We are providing several links to online providers.
Is set up and take down of tables/chairs included in the venue fee?
Yes, set up and take down of tables/chairs are included in the venue fee. We will work with you on options for your event plan to best accommodate your vision for the ceremony and reception, and the final event plan must be submitted 30 days prior to your event.
Can we nail decorations to the walls or hang things like streamers or lanterns from the beams?
No, we kindly request that holes are not placed in the walls or the beams. We will have areas where hooks are already placed that you are welcome to use for any additional decorations. Due to the height of the building, we require that you coordinate with us if you are interested in hanging or draping items from the ceiling.