Pricing & Information
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Please call 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 for other events please look under "Event Menus".
INCLUDED in the Facility Rental Fee:
WEDDING RECEPTION (3 hours)
• Dinner in our Private Suit immediately upon arrival for the Bride and Groom
• 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 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 to insure your event is a success. And ALL set up and clean up fees.
• A complementary bottle of champagne for toasting
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 or house for the ceremony
• An elegant bridal room for the bride and her bridesmaids to dress
• A room for the groom and groomsmen arriving early for pictures to relax
• Rehearsal time (within 48 hours of the wedding based on Rucker Place schedule)
• Microphone for Minister Rucker Place has an onsite Wedding Director that is required. The fee is based on size of Wedding.
NOT INCLUDED in the Facility Rental Fee:
CATERING: Provided by our in-house Chef. Outside catering is not permitted. Menus are on our website. Our chef is happy to work with your food budget.
FLORIST: Provided from our approved list:
LSL Event Design, Laure Friedman- 706-2736
Lillie's Flowers, Carol Riley- 205.296.3457 firstname.lastname@example.org
ALCOHOL: Provided by Rucker Place. Our ABC license does not allow alcohol to be brought on site. Pricing is available below.
SECURITY: $30 per hour, arriving 30 minutes prior to your reception or one hour prior to wedding.
You may choose vendors of your choice for Cakes, Photography, Band/DJ.
• 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 will make a selection of the linens, cake stands and house set up. We will contact all your vendors one week prior to confirm arrival times .
• We are a Smoke Free facility including porches, garden, parking lots and sidewalks.
• Rucker Place is happy to customize an all inclusive package for your wedding and reception.
- We provide off street parking
- We are handicap accesible
• For Rehearsal Dinners, Bridesmaids Luncheons, Business Meetings, or Parties of any type please ask for pricing.
• A $750.00 REFUNDABLE reservation/security deposit is required at booking. This is in addition to the Facility Fee and is refunded within 30 days of your event, provided there is no damage or cancellation.
$150 per bartender for your 3 hour event. The number of bartenders required will be determined by the number of guests and the type of alcohol served.
To encourage responsible drinking, all bar service is required to end 15 minutes prior to the ending time of the event as specified in the contract.
- Security is REQUIRED at a cost of $30 per hour
- Security will arrive 30 minutes prior to your event
- Security will leave 30 minutes after your event
- Security will arrive one hour prior if wedding ceremony
- (Additional Security is required for over 175 guests)
HOST BAR RATES
Rates based per person attending over 21 years of age.
- Domestic Beer and/or Wine Service: $16.50 per guest
- Imported Beer and/or Wine Service: $18.50 per guest
- Add soft drinks: $1.00 per guest
- House Brand Liquor, Beer and Wine: $22.00 per guest
- Premium Brand Liquor, Beer and Wine: $25.50 per guest
- Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite included with a full bar service
- 10% tax and 20% Service will be added to invoice
CONSUMPTION BAR RATES
Price based on amount consumed
$500 minimum per bar and bartender fees due in advance 10% Tax 20% Service
- Domestic Beer, Miller Light and Bud Light: $3.50 each
- Imported Beer, Heineken and Corona: $ 4.50 each
- House Wine, Cabernet and Chardonnay: $ 6.00 per glass
- House Liquor: $ 6.50 per drink
- Premium Liquor: $ 8.00 per drink
- Soft Drinks: Coke, Diet coke, Sprite: $ 2.00 each
Smirnoff Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Dewar's Scotch, Jim Bean Bourbon, Seagrams Gin, Montezuma Tequila
Jack Daniels Bourbon, Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Johnny Walker Scotch, Jose Cuervo Tequila