Pricing & Information
The Art of Southern Hospitality is what we do BEST!
Call us for Facility Rental Pricing. This fee is based on the month, day, and time of your event.
Information for Wedding and Receptions is below. For pricing and information on Catering, see "Event Menus".
INCLUDED in the Facility Rental Fee:
WEDDING RECEPTION (3 hours)
• Dinner for the Bride and Groom in our Private Suite immediately following your ceremony
• Professional event Coordinator to assist in planning your reception at Rucker Place
• All bistro style tables and chairs located on both lower and upper porches
• 12 guest tables with 6 white wooden chairs for each
• 4 tall pub tables
• Linens for all tables (except bistros). We offer many colors and specialty linens to choose from.
• Bride and Groom cake tables, including specialty linens and cake stands
• Two Crystal toasting goblets
• Cake knives
• A Rucker Place Hostess during your reception to assist you, your family, and guests, ensuring your event is a success.
• A complementary bottle of Champagne for toasting
All set-up and clean-up fees
WEDDING CEREMONY (3.5 hours)
• All items listed under Wedding Reception plus an additional half hour.
• 3 additional hours prior to Wedding for pictures and vendor set up
• White wooden chairs set up to your specifications in the garden, house, or tent for the ceremony
• An elegant bridal room in which the bride and her bridesmaids may dress
• A room where the Groom, Groomsmen and wedding party arriving early for pictures may relax
• Rehearsal time (within 48 hours of the wedding based on Rucker Place schedule)
• A Microphone for the Minister or Officiant
Tent is available for rent, adding 2400 square feet.
NOT INCLUDED in the Facility Rental Fee:
CATERING: Provided by our own Savoie Catering... where the food is "Always Delicious!" See "Event Menus" for more information. Outside catering is not permitted.
FLORIST: Provided from our approved list:
LSL Event Design, Laure Friedman- 205.706-2736 LSLEventDesign@gmail.com -- LSLEventDesign.com
Lillie's Flowers, Carol Riley- 205.296.3457 email@example.com
WEDDING DIRECTOR: Rucker Place requires the use of our on-site Wedding Director. (Fee based on size of wedding.)
ALCOHOL: Provided by Rucker Place. Pricing is available upon request. Our ABC license does not allow alcohol to be brought on site.
SECURITY: $30 per hour, arriving 30 minutes prior to your reception, or one hour prior to wedding.
VENDORS: Your choice for cakes, photography, band/DJ etc. Rucker Place is happy to offer you guidance if needed.
• A one-hour consultation is included. This time will be scheduled one month prior to your event to coordinate your plans with all vendors you have hired. At this time, you may select your linens, cake stands, and finalize your floor-plan for house set-up. We will contact all your vendors one week prior to confirm arrival times.
• We are a Smoke-Free facility. This includes porches, garden, parking lots and sidewalks. We are hadicap accessible. We provide off-street parking.
• Rucker Place is happy to customize an all-inclusive package for your wedding and reception.
• Rehearsal Dinners, Bridesmaids' Luncheons, Business Meetings, Parties, Corporate Events etc. - Contact Rucker Place for pricing.