Frequently Asked Questions

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All the Answers

Do you require liability insurance?

Yes, we require every wedding couple to purchase and provide proof of liability insurance in order to book the Chapel for a wedding. 1 million Dollar Liability Policy and Wedding Cancelation Insurance. Preferred vendor WedSafe.com.  In the event of a cancellation contact insurance company directly.

 

Do you provide tables, chairs, and linens?

Yes. We customize your table and chair order to best meet your needs.  We have farmhouse Tables and cross back chairs in stock.

We offer a wide selection of linens to best meet your needs.

 

Guest Count and Parking?

Up to 300 guests.  We have a large parking lot to accommodate 300 guests.

 

Location?

10 min from downtown Bakersfield.

 

Ceremony spaces?

Some of our clients want a church ceremony while others would like to have their ceremony at the estate.  We offer multiple ceremony spaces.

Bride and Groom Spaces?

We have great getting ready spaces for both the bride and groom along with a very large lounge for the bridal party to gather.

 

Do you offer catering services?

Yes. We work with a preferred vendors list to help make the planning process easy.  

What about the weather?

We are fortunate to have a year round breeze and glorious shade.  Even on hot days our reception space is comfortable.  We provide tents and heaters in the winter.  Tents provided for rainy days.  We love the vibrant greens of the summer and the muted tones of the winter here.  For those looking for that outdoor space this is  a great place.

What does it take to book my event?

In order to book your event with Chapel Events has a contract that must be signed, and specified deposit paid. At that time, your date will be secured. Clients are placed on monthly payment plans.

Payment Plans?

After you make your initial payment we divide up your balance into monthly payments.  Payments are interest free.  If you need to change your payment plan that is fine just let us know and we will adjust it for you.

 

How Does the Bar Work?

We have multiple Bar service options. Option One: Host Provides Alcohol and we provide the Bar Service. Option 2:  Limited Bar:  Host sets limits on Bar tab and what is served.  Option 3:  Cash Bar Service:  Guests pay cash or run a tab on Bar drink service.

 

How late can my party go?

10 PM.  Bar closes at 930 PM.  Guests depart by 11 PM.  All vendors depart by 12 PM.

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Turning a Vision into Reality

I provide your initial consultation.  I gather information regarding the vision you have for your event,  I take all that information and formulate a list of vendors and services.  I will then walk you through completing your floral, cake, DJ and Design consultations.  After you have completed all your consultations we will have a complete plan of services for your event.  We put it all into your plan and we are ready for your day to be perfectly seamless. 

Brandy Ann

Event Manager

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A Perfectionist on Every Detail 

We use an exceptional list of vendors.  You will have consultations that will bring your event and all the details to life.  You will have complete confidence that nothing will be forgotten or go poorly on the day of your event.

We feature an inclusive package so your event rentals, decor, florals, cake service are all included.

DJ, Dance Floor, Photo Booth, Cold Fireworks, Cloud Machine, Up-lights included 

Professional and Reliable

Event Vendors

With you each step of the way.

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Sun & Stars Fantasy Land

We love being under the gilded sky with the Century Old Trees and the Rolling River.  We are fortunate to have beautiful California weather, yet we are prepared for the weather.

We receive a year-round breeze that keeps the summer events cool.  Even our August weddings are comfortable with the soothing river and the summer breeze.  The reception area is full of shade for the guests.  

In preparation for the rain, tents are included in your package.  Heaters are also standard for our winter events.

A bit of planning and preparation makes the weather not a concern.

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 Ceremony Spaces

Thinking about where to say "I do" ?

Some may like a formal ceremony in a church setting,  others a quiet hill overlooking the Vinyards or a shady place in the trees.

Maybe on the river with the trickling sounds of water and the reflection of the afternoon light.

You may choose from a variety of locations and backdrops to best suit your style.

We have multiple ceremony locations, backdrops and arches available for your "moment".

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 Bridal Preparation Spaces

 

We offer a bridal changing room and a large lounge area for the Bridal Party.

The changing area may open as early as 8 AM for all your hair and makeup needs.

The large lounge opens 3 hours before the ceremony.  It is a great place for friends and family to gather while waiting for the ceremony to begin.

What about space for the gentlemen?  Once the hair and makeup are completed the bride's entourage moves to the lounge area and the changing room becomes the groom's ready room.

Please remove all personal items from the ready rooms prior to your ceremony.  We close these rooms after the ceremony.  We do this because we want all your personal items to be safely tucked away not lost in the busy confusion.

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Eat, Drink and

Be Married!

We provide your elegant beverage service.

Open Bar, Limited Bar or Cash Bar options.

You may bring in your own beverages to be served by our bar tender.

We have multiple caterers.  Once we understand your vision, we can direct you to a menu that will meet your needs.

Security, Bar Service and parking attendants included in your full-service package.

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Dance the night away

(until 10PM)

Bridal suite opens at 8AM

Ceremony times 1-5 PM

9:30 last call

10 PM Party Ends

Full-sized parking lot 

Maximum of 300 guests

Centrally located sites

Ask us about our locations that offer late night parties.

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Let Love Sparkle!

The Sparkler sendoff is standard in our packages.  We Think every party needs to end with a bit of sparkle.

Our DJ service also includes 

Cold Fireworks Display

Dancing on a cloud machine

These effects give events an excellent photo opportunity!

Rice is no longer a "thing"!

Bride and Groom with Sparklers

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Bride and Groom

Now you can be the run-away Bride!

We have the cleanup covered.  Tables, chairs, linens and trash we have it all taken care of.  We do all the end of the night cleanup.  You only need to pick up your personal items and start your "Happily Ever After!"

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