Learn more about our work and how we make our special events as magical as possible. If you have any questions, we may have already answered them. Browse our FAQs below to get the answers you’re looking for. If you still have a question for us, give us a call. We’ll be happy to assist you.
CAN WE HAVE A CASH BAR?
We will have the ability to do cash bar options. Please inquire for options.
HOW MUCH IS THE INITIAL DEPOSIT?
A deposit of 50% of the total rental fee is required.
WHO CAN WE USE FOR CATERING?
We are in the process of updating our preferred catering list and that will be released soon. We can tell you that there will be a good selection to choose from. Hold tight as we are super excited to get this out.
WE REQUIRE STRICT DIETARY RESTRICTIONS FOR OUR MENU. WILL THE CATERER ACCOMMODATE US?
Absolutely! The Caterers we have partnered with will work with you to customize your menu to meet any dietary restrictions.
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THE VENUE FOR MY CEREMONY & RECEPTION?
You will have 4 hours of set up on the day of your event starting as early as 9am. You will have 1 hour for ceremony and 6 hours for reception. The latest end time is 12am, however we do allow additional hours at a price of $150/hour.
CAN YOU CREATE A SMALL, INTIMATE SETTING AT YOUR VENUE?
Although our venue does have two expansive reception halls, we also have a lounge that provides for a smaller, more intimate event.
DO YOU HAVE RESTRICTIONS ON VENDORS OTHER THAN CATERING AND BAR SERVICE?
Feel free to use any licensed vendors. Contact us for a recommended vendors list.
CAN I BRING IN MY OWN DESSERT?
You can bring in dessert from any licensed bakery. West Michigan Caterer also has a wonderful dessert menu.
ARE TABLE LINENS INCLUDED?
Table linens are not included in the venue site fee but can be arranged through us (for a small fee) or through the caterer/an external vendor.
CAN MY DJ USE YOUR SOUND EQUIPMENT?
We recommend that DJs bring in their own equipment.
IS NEW VINTAGE PLACE ACCESSIBLE?
Yes. The design and layout of our space accommodates individuals of all abilities. The Vintage Hall is serviced by an ADA elevator, the Great Hall is serviced by an ADA lift, and the Lounge is at grade level. Convenient accessible parking is clearly marked and located right outside our door.
DO MY GUESTS HAVE TO PAY FOR PARKING?
We are pleased to offer the convenience and safety of over 400 free parking spaces in our well-lit lot, right at our doorstep. This is an amenity unique to New Vintage Place; you will not find this quantity of free parking at any other event center in downtown Grand Rapids…saving you and your guests the costs of paid parking or valet.
WHO CAN WE USE FOR BAR SERVICE?
We are in the process of bringing the bar services in-house. This means you will be working with us directly on the bar service.Please inquire for pricing and options.