What is the rental fee for Carson Creek Estate and what does it include?

  • Please see the details found here for complete pricing and included items.


What is the building capacity?

  • 200 guests including the bridal party

What dates are available?

  • Please send us a contact form

When are the payments due? Do you offer a payment plan?

  • When the contract is signed, to continue holding the date, we require a $2,500-$3,500 booking fee to be paid. Final payment is due 90 days prior to the event. We offer payments at 180, 120, 90 days prior to the event. The damage deposit will be required 30 days prior to the event. You are welcome to send smaller, partial payments of any amount prior to the specified due date, so in effect creating your own payment plan on your own schedule. Please include the last names of the couple and the wedding date in the memo line if you are mailing a check. Full payment is due by the specified due date. We also reserve the right to request a credit card on file for any damages to the facility or grounds. 

How do I reserve a date?

  • To reserve a date email us at cecelia@carsoncreekestate.com saying you are ready to book XYZ date if it is still available. We suggest you email us stating you are ready to book your preferred date and then include a backup date in case your preferred date is unavailable. Prior to booking a date, we hope you are able to come out in person to visit the estate. You can request a tour (or a Facetime tour if you live out of the area) on our contact request page, but an in person tour is not required prior to booking a date. Dates are reserved on a first requested basis. Whomever has requested to start the contract process from us by email first for a specific date will be first in line.

Do I need to schedule a tour or can I just stop by?

  • We kindly request that all tours are by appointment only. You can request a tour here.

What is the average budget of a couple getting married at Carson Creek Estate?

  •  That is a great question! In general, we believe the average budget of a couple getting married at Carson Creek Estate is between $15,000-$24,000 for all wedding expenses (venue, food, dress, DJ, photographer, etc.). We have had some creative couples with smaller guests lists host beautiful weddings in the $10,000 - $15,000 range, and we have had several lovely events here spending significantly more than the average.

Is there a food and beverage, or guest count minimum?

  • No. Many venues have minimums because they make a 10 - 15% commission from the caterer based on how much you spend on food and drinks. We choose NOT to make a commission because we want our food and beverage options to be as elegant or affordable as your budget allows, and therefore we don't have a food and beverage or guest count minimum. Some caterers may have a reasonable minimum for specific dates.​ We do not require you to use a specific caterer.

Will there be another wedding the same day?

  • At Carson Creek estate we only host one wedding each day to ensure that each couple's event is special and receives our full attention.

Are there overnight accommodations?

  • Carson Creek Estate offers on-site accommodations and there are several options within 7 to 15 minute drive. 

How many cars will your parking lot accommodate?

  • 80 cars

Do you offer straight tables instead of round?

  • Yes, we have 9 eight foot farm tables. We have a limited number of banquet tables onsite that can also be used for your gift table, head table, etc. We have 20 five foot round tables. Here is a link to our amenities.

Do you provided table linens, cups, silverware, etc?

  • Yes. Carson Creek Estate provides an awesome venue, tables, wedding chairs, plates, wine glasses, silverware and decor. White linens are included with your rental; however, please note that they are not pressed and will have some wrinkles. You are also welcome to bring your own linens or rent some. 

What happens in case of rain?

  •  In the case of rain we have a beautiful backdrop indoors with the Carson Creek Estate reclaimed wood wall. Guests sit at their tables and the CC team moves the few (usually 3 - 5) tables down the middle of the room to create a beautiful aisle. Our couples have loved this option because it’s a stunning ceremony location and doesn’t require the room flip other venues require, which would be disruptive to your event.

We plan to have our ceremony offsite, or only plan to have our ceremony at Carson Creek Estate.  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 allow dogs onsite to play a part in our wedding day?

  • We are dog friendly, with some specific stipulations. Dogs are allowed (only with pre-approval by Cecelia) at the ceremony and pictures. Animals, other than service animals, are NOT allowed . Dogs must be on a leash and someone must be responsible for them other than the bride and groom. We kindly ask that the dog leaves after ceremony and pictures.

What form of payment does Carson Creek Estate accept?

  •  Cash or check or Venmo

My preferred dates are unavailable. Do you have a cancellation waiting list?

  • We do not keep a cancellation waiting list because cancellations are unpredictable. 

What time will I have access to the venue to decorate?

  • You will have access to the venue at the time listed on your contract, not earlier. Please plan accordingly!

What shoes do you recommend for wedding party and guests?​

  • Carson Creek Estate has large beautiful grass areas and gravel trails so we recommend wedges or flat shoes for guests to ensure comfortability to get around the property.

How can my guests get to the hollow who may not be able to walk on trails for the ceremony?

  • Carson Creek Estate has two golf carts available for guests who need assistance or vendors who need to bring items to your ceremony location.

Do you include a "wedding day coordinator?"

  • This is such a great question! If you're trying to compare venues "apples to apples" we feel like this is a tricky question. Our answer is no. We think it’s possible for the job duties of a "day-of wedding coordinator" to mean something different to you than it does to us, and the last thing we want is the opportunity for miscommunication. However, we do have a team leader here before you arrive onsite who stays with you throughout the duration of your big day. This member of the Carson Creek Estate team is there to help you however they can (be an extra set of hands decorating, drive you around the estate on our golf cart to take wedding pictures, answer questions from your vendors and direct them as necessary, etc.) Their goal is to do everything possible to help your day go smoothly and ensure your day is as stress-free as possible! (But we still don't consider them a day-of wedding coordinator.)


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