HOW MANY WEDDINGS DO YOU have PER DAY?
One wedding per day.
IS THE VENUE AVAILABLE FOR EXCLUSIVE USE?
HOW LONG DO WE HAVE AT THE VENUE?
(15) Hour Private Venue Rental (9 AM – 12 AM)
HOW MUCH ARE ADDITIONAL HOURS?
We do not provide additional rental hours.
WHAT IS THE DAY OF RENTAL TIME POLICY?
There is a total of (15) hours allotted for your venue rental. The day begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 12:00 AM. All serving of alcohol must cease by 11:00 PM.
IF Ceremony is OUTDOOrs: IS THERE A BACKUP PLAN FOR RAIN?
Yes, our "Carriage House" will be able to accommodate up to 200 guests and serve as your ceremony site and reception location. We also have a covered area on the sunset patio that can serve as your ceremony site for a small wedding.
IS THE VENUE KID FRIENDLY?
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN YOUR VENUE HOLD?
We can accommodate up to 200 guests (indoors)
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL PRICE OF THE VENUE?
CAN WE CHOOSE OUR OWN VENDORS?
Yes, we are flexible with vendors. However, we do require that you use Elite Security Company and one of our Preferred Bartending companies to serve your alcohol.
WHAT AMENITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ENTERTAINING CHILDREN?
The wedding animals are fun for kids. The pet + feed is popular. Yard games are also available.
WHAT IS THE SEATING ARRANGEMENT?
We will provide you with the allotted number of tables we provide for your guests and you may choose how you'd like it set up the day of your event.
IS THERE A SPACE FOR A COCKTAIL HOUR?
Yes, there are (2) cocktail areas: Sunset Patio & Bistro Garden. The Sunset Patio includes a large covered pavilion. The Bistro Garden includes (2) outdoor fire pits, (1) s'mores pit, and lounge seating. Both areas include:(6) hightop tables, (2) 6 ft. White Outdoor Service Bar, and bistro lighting.
IS THE SITE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
WHERE DO PEOPLE PARK?
We have a designated parking area at Bella Cavalli for you and your guests to park.
IS THERE AN OVERFLOW OR RENTAL LOT AVAILABLE?
IS PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION EASILY ACCESSIBLE FROM THE VENUE?
Yes. Transportation recommendations are outlined in the preferred vendor list.
IS SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE?
A shuttle service can be arranged by the Bride and Groom/Bridegroom. Bella Cavalli will provide you with options to make these reservations on the "preferred vendor list".
HOW MANY RESTROOMS ARE THERE?
2 stall in the Men's & 2 stalls in the Women's restrooms are available to guest in the "Carriage House", a full bathroom in the Bridal Suite, and a full bathroom in the "Coach House".
DO YOU PROVIDE TABLES, CHAIRS, AND LINENS FOR THE RECEPTION?
We provide chairs for the ceremony, and tables & chairs for the reception. Bella Cavalli does not provide linens or centerpieces.
IS THE CARRIAGE HOUSE CLIMATE-CONTROLLED?
Yes, we have a HVAC.
DOES BELLA CAVALLI HAVE Bride and Groom Suites?
Yes, we provide separate Bridal/Bridegroom + Groom Suites.
IS THERE A SOUND SYSTEM AND TV'S?
No, we provide (1) large AirPlay projector and a PA system.
You will need outdoor speakers + mic for your officiant + nuptials from your DJ for all outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour sites, and DJ or choice of music for reception.
WHAT IS PROVIDED FOR YOUR OUTDOOR CEREMONY SITES?
The ceremony decor includes: an altar/arch, chairs for up to (200) guests.
MAY WE TAKE BRIDAL AND/OR ENGAGEMENT PICTURES ON PROPERTY?
Yes, your engagement & bridal photoshoot is included in your wedding package. We just ask that you schedule your shoot between Monday - Thursday during regular office hours and let us know the date that you are scheduled to come out and take them. Additionally, we love seeing + sharing your beautiful pictures! So if you'd like, we highly encourage you to send them our way so we can feature you on our website gallery and social platforms!
ARE PETS ALLOWED AT YOUR FACILITIES?
Yes, Bella Cavalli is pet-friendly under certain circumstances. Please mention this during your pre-wedding consultation for more information on how we can accommodate your pet.
DOES BELLA CAVALLI OFFER AN OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS?
The "Coach House" is available to rent out as a honeymoon suite the night of your wedding. It can only accommodate the couple getting married. This is currently the only accommodations we offer. However, we provide several different hotel accommodations on the "preferred vendor list."
WHAT TYPES OF TABLES ARE AVAILABLE?
We provide (25) wooden rectangle farmhouse tables (8' x 40", seats 8-10 guests) for indoor use only, (6) high-top cocktail tables to use indoor or outdoor, (20) round plastic folding table (60", seats 8), (1) round plastic folding table (48"), and (5) rectangular plastic folding tables (6ft).
WHO SETS UP AND BREAKS DOWN THE TABLES/CHAIRS at the reception AND CEREMONY SITE?
Bella Cavalli will coordinate with you to set up the tables and chairs. Our staff takes care of all Bella Cavalli tables and chairs for setup and breakdown of the furniture, exactly to your specifications.
DO YOU PROVIDE TABLE LINENS?
We do not provide table linens.. Linens will need to be provided by the client. However, most of our couples enjoy the look of our natural wood farmhouse tables; and find just a table runner or greenery/florals are needed.
WHO IS IN CHARGE OF CLEANUP?
Our staff will take care of clean-up and break-down of the tables and chairs after your event is over, as part of the wedding package. Your caterer/coordinator/client will be in charge of all kitchen ,food and trash clean up. The client/service staff/coordinator will be in charge of clearing the tables at evening’s end, collecting your table decor and personal items which must be removed by 12am.
ARE THERE ANY EXTRA COSTS OR HIDDEN FEES?
There are no hidden fees. All pricing + fees are clearly outlined in our wedding package and clearly stated in the contract. The price is inclusive of all of the things that are listed in the "amenities" section. No gratuity will be added. There is no tax on the venue rental. There will also be a $500 Security Deposit that will be returned a few days after your event if no damages occur.
WHAT KITCHEN AMENITIES ARE AVAILABLE?
Bella Cavalli offers a full prep kitchen including: Two large refrigerators, one chest freezer with bags of ice free for your event, large sink, and several prep tables. There is no stove, oven, microwave, or warmers.
DO YOU PROVIDE CATERING OR CAN WE CHOOSE OUR OWN?
We provide you with a list of our preferred caterers, but ultimately you can choose your own caterer. We do not charge vendor fees and there are no food and beverage minimums.
CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN FOOD AND BEVERAGES TO SERVE AT THE RECEPTION DINNER?
Unfortunately not, due to food & beverage laws and regulations. A licensed caterer must be hired to serve food.
ARE WE ALLOWED TO BRING IN ALCOHOL?
Yes, you are allowed to provide your own alcohol. Due to Texas state laws and regulations, a TABC licensed bartender from our vendor list MUST be hired to serve alcohol at your event. No self-service or sale of alcohol is permitted.
DO YOU HAVE ANY DECOR RESTRICTIONS INDOORS?
Glitter, rice, silly string, confetti of all types, and gel-like substances are not permitted anywhere on Bella Cavalli property. Sand may only be used inside enclosed containers. No nails, screws, staples, duct tape or any permanent marking tools may be used on the floors, walls, furniture. Chinese lanterns are not permitted. Cold Sparklers indoors/outdoors are permitted only if executed by a professional fireworks company.
WHAT RESTRICTIONS EXIST FOR OUTDOOR DECOR OR ITEMS TO TOSS UPON DEPARTURE?
Glitter, rice, silly string, confetti of all types, and gel-like substances are not permitted anywhere on Bella Cavalli property. Sand may only be used inside enclosed containers. No nails, screws, staples, duct tape or any permanent marking tools may be used on the floors, walls, furniture. Sparklers are allowed for Send Offs and must be placed in designated sparkler buckets to cool off. Fireworks are allowed but must be contracted through a third party professional. Chinese lanterns are not permitted.
DO YOU PROVIDE ANY TABLE DECOR?
Since each bride has their own unique style, we leave the decorations up to you to provide.
DO YOU PROVIDE LIGHTING AND DRAPING?
We provide bistro lighting on the Sunset Patio and Bistro Garden, but do not provide any additional special lighting or draping inside the Carriage House.
IS THERE SOMEWHERE SECURE TO STORE WEDDING GIFTS?
Yes, we suggest you delegate someone to coordinate bringing the wedding gifts to the closet in the Bridal Suite. The closet door has a lock and code.
IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR BOOKING AN OFF-SEASON DATE OR SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY?
Yes, please refer to our wedding package for more information on pricing and discounts.
What DISCOUNTS do you offer?
-$200 for Nurses, Teachers, Military/Veterans & First Responders
-$250 for paying in full (in cash)
-$150 for using 5 out of 7 vendor categories on our Preferred Vendors List
(Coordinator, Florist, Photography, Videography, DJ, Bartender & Catering)
Still have questions?
Remember, we customize every event and offer full service amenities including both indoor and outdoor options. Bella Cavalli also offers the option to change your outside event to an inside event, due to unforeseen weather changes.