Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many people does your wedding venue accommodate?

    It depends on the type of event you want to host. For a seated meal, our ideal capacity is 200 people.  If you don’t need formal seating, we can handle 250+ guests. The number of people we can accommodate will also change, depending on whether you are using a stage, or whether you are hosting an event like a trade show.

  2. Can I hold my wedding ceremony as well as the reception at the venue?

    Absolutely! We are able to hold ceremonies inside with a California style setting, as well as, ceremonies in our covered outdoor pavilion.

  3. What is your rental fee?

    Our prices range from $1700-$4200 depending on date.

  4. How much is the deposit?

    50% of your base venue rental fee.

  5. How much is the deposit and when is it due?

    50% of your base rental fee is required to officially book your date.

  6. What is your cancellation policy?

    All monies paid are non-refundable excluding paid security deposits.

  7. How long will I have to use the event space I've reserved?

    Our rentals are based on a 5 hour time block. If you are holding your ceremony at the venue you get an additional hour, 6 hours total.

  8. Is the food catered in or is it done in house?

    The Mill Event Center does not provide its own catering services, so we will work with you to find one that meets your needs. We welcome the caterer of your choice, or we can give you some suggestions. We’ve worked hard to provide the amenities your caterer will need, including your caterer’s use of our licensed, commercial kitchen for holding, warming and serving your food. We even provide serving glassware (with a purchased beverage package), pitchers, trays and tray stands for your caterer’s convenience. Due to health regulations, you cannot prepare your own food, but we will happily work with you to find a caterer for your event. Or, if you prefer, you are welcome to prepare your food at home and bring it to the event. We even have space to park food trucks with electrical hook ups.

  9. Are tables, linens, chairs, plates, silverware and glassware provided?

    Included in your venue rental comes tables, chairs, standard linens and all formal glassware. We do have china plate settings available rent for an additional cost.

  10. Can I bring in my own alcoholic beverages?

    Unfortunately, no. However, we do provide a wide selection of alcohol including 14-tap draft system, cocktail list, fully equipped spirits bar, wine and bottled beer.

  11. Are you licensed to provide alcohol service? If so, is alcohol priced per person or by consumption?

    Yes, we are licensed to serve alcohol. Alcohol is priced by consumption. You have the option to hold a hosted bar, cash bar or limited bar

  12. What is your weather contingency plan for outdoor spaces?

    Our outdoor space can be equipped for all seasons.

  13. Does your facility have a bridal room and groom room to allow the wedding parties to prepare themselves?

    You bet.  Every bride needs her privacy! We actually have two private rooms that are included in your rental fee.  Both rooms have a private restroom and private, outside entrance.

  14. Can I move things around and decorate to suit my purposes or does everything need to remain as is?

    We’ve found that many people choose not to add decorations because the event space is so beautifully decorated already, but you are welcome to customize the space to create the atmosphere you envision! If you are able to drop off your décor within 5 days prior to wedding day we will set and decorate the room for you at no extra cost. When you arrive that day everything will be complete. We also have a wide selection of décor you are able to use at no extra cost.

  15. Do you have decoration guidelines that must be followed?

    No open flame candles, glitter or confetti. Nothing hung from the light fixtures and no staples or nails in the brick or wood. We have designed beautiful iron racks that you may hang to the walls.

  16. Do you have restrictions on what kind of music I can play or a time in which the music must end?

    Music must be finished by 10 pm.

  17. Does your venue provide on-site parking?

    Yes. We have a paved parking lots with plenty of spaces, as well as, a gravel lot on the property.

  18. Does your wedding venue provide any on premise security during the event?

    We do not provide on-site security personnel; however, our building is equipped with high-end security alarms and cameras. We also maintain a great relationship with our local police department, if such services are requested.  

  19. Are their nearby hotels that your venue recommends?

    Absolutely. We recommend the Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn. Both are within 3 miles of our venue.

  20. Is the site handicap accessible?

    Yes. Our handicap ramp even has radiant heat for the colder months.

  21. Does your venue have liability insurance in the event that someone is injured during the event?

    We sure do!

  22. Do you have signage or other aids to direct guests to my event?

    Yes. We will provide all necessary signage.

  23. Do you have a recycling policy?

    No.

  24. Tell me a unique aspect of your venue that I may not find anywhere else?

    When booking with The Mill you are not just booking your wedding venue, you are booking an memorable experience that will stand the test of time. Our professional event staff is there to help through every step.

  25. What else would you like to say about your venue that I have not asked?

    We pride ourselves on the services we provide to ensure your special day runs smooth. We handle everything you don’t want to. You will be the only event being held that day promising you and your needs as our top priority.

Preferred Vendors


Make Up

Sky Marie Beauty
  740-755-1803
Kaitlyn Boyer Makeup Artistry
  kaitlynboyer.com

Lodging


Photographer

Chloe Horvath Photography
  740-205-7424
OnFaith Photography
  740-407-7806

Bakery

Birdie's Cupcakes
 
Lyle's Bakery
 

Catering

Smoked Food Factory
  740-901-3000

Specialty

Party Plus
  740-994-4374

Salon

The Ultimate Look I, II, III
  740-654-4135

Call Botanica Flowers

614.946.3605

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Westerville, OH 43081

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Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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Whitehall, OH 43213

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Columbus, OH 43229

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