Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I have my ceremony at the Five Bridge Inn?
A: Yes, our grounds make a beautiful setting for your outdoor wedding.
Q: Can I use any caterer?
A: Yes, we can accommodate your choice of caterer or we can recommend a local caterer.
Q: How many guests can the Five Bridge Inn accommodate?
A: Our main tent is set up to accommodate a maximum of 267 guests. Additional tents can be added for larger weddings and special events.
Q: How many tents are available?
A: Five Bridge Inn has one main tent that is used for weddings and large functions.
Additional tents are added when needed.
Q: What is the time frame for my event?
A: You are a guest of our Inn for the entire day. Brides can choose to stay overnight at the Inn the night before the wedding or the night of the wedding. Two night stays are also available. If your event is on Sunday, and there is a function the previous evening, You will have access to the venue after 1:00pm.
Q: Is there parking available?
A: Yes, There is ample parking in our lot.
Q: Are candles allowed at the Five Bridge Inn?
A: Candles may only be used if the flame is enclosed in glass. Example: Votives, Hurricanes, Floating candles etc. are all okay both inside and outside the mansion. Tapers and Candelabras are not permitted.
Q: Will someone from the Five Bridge Inn be present for my event?
A: Yes. The proprietor and/or additional employees will be on site. Someone will be there to assist and answer any questions that may arise during your event.
Q: Can the fireplaces be used?
A: Our fireplaces have been set up with special inserts that are approved by the fire marshal's office.
Q: Can I throw Rice or Rose Petals?
A: Yes, Rice and Rose Pedals are allowed during the ceremony.
Q: What do we do in the event of a rain shower?
A: Five Bridge Inn adds additional tents and re-directs traffic so guests are dropped off under our canopy and are always under cover for the main events.
Q: Can I take photos on site before my wedding date?
A: Yes! As a complimentary service to our brides and grooms, you may coordinate a time to come onsite before your wedding to take photos for engagement announcements and/or save the date cards.
Q: Can I join the fitness classes on site during my stay?
A: Absolutely! Our current class schedule is available online. Everyone is welcome to join in. Class fees vary by class and are payable to the instructor at the time of attendance. (Current Prices) Some classes require pre-registration and fill up quickly, so be sure to check ahead of time to guarantee a space.
Q. Does the Five Bridge Inn offer catering or additional in house services?
A. No, the Five Bridge Inn is an event venue and Bed & Breakfast. All catering is done from outside vendors.
Q. The day after my wedding, Can I have more than the 14 allowed guests at breakfast?
A. Your included breakfast is brought in by our house caterer and will feed 14 guests. Special accommodations for an additional cost must be discussed with Ann in advance.
Q. Is the main tent illuminated?
A. The main tent has perimeter bulb lighting that adds a soft glow at night to the entire tent. If additional lighting, specialty lighting or decor lighting is requested, it is recommended that you hire an outside lighting company.
Q. I have my own decorator, do I have to hire the Five Bridge Inn's decorator?
A. Outside vendors, decorators and/or coordinators are allowed to decorate the venue. Vendors must be licensed and insured and need to fill out proper paperwork with the proprietor prior to the event date.
(If you do not have a decorator, our in-house decorator Lisa, can work with you.)