Frequently asked questions

Booking & Cancellation


Both the deposit and the signed contracted is needed to reserve your date. $1000 deposit is due upon booking, 50% is due 6 months prior and full balance is due 60 days prior to your event.

Cancellations made within 6 months to 90 calendar days prior to event agree to forfeit 60% of deposits made to date.

DAMAGE DEPOSIT A $1000 damage deposit is due 30 days prior to the event. This deposit covers damages that may occur during the event.

The deposit can be provided by cheque or etransfer 30 days prior to event, and returned accordingly one week later following a damage inspection..

Do we need Third Party Liability Insurance

WEDDING PACKAGE ~ for our wedding package you will need to obtain Third Party Insurance, this insurance can be purchased at any insurance company.

ELOPEMENT PACKAGE ~for our elopement packages you do NOT need insurance, we are covered for guests staying in our accommodations;)

When do guests expected to leave the venue?

All guests not staying on site must be off-site by 12:30 am

Do you have a preferred vendor list?

Yes we do, but you are welcome to bring in vendors of your choosing.

Can we bring our own alcohol ?

WEDDING PACKAGE ~ you are responsible for acquiring a Private Special Events Permit if you are serving any type of alcohol. This license is available online at The host is responsibility to see that their guests get home safely, we are happy to provide a list of shuttling services. ELOPEMENT PACKAGE ~ you do NOT need a Private Special Events Permit

Do you provide overnight camping for guests?

Unfortunately not, we have accommodations for up to 25 people onsite, we provide a list of close by accommodations. The host is responsibility to see that their guests get home safely, we are happy to provide a list of shuttling services.

Is there onsite parking?

Yes we have onsite parking for approximatly 40 vehicles.

Do you provide catering?

ELOPEMENT PACKAGE ~ our package does not include meals. We will provide you with local catering contact info, and of course you’re welcome bring and prepare your own meals. All of our accommodations are equipped with fridge/freezer, oven/stovetop and bbqs.

WEDDING PACKAGES ~ We provide you with a list of caterers, or you’re welcome to bring your own caterer. We do not have a commercial kitchen for catering, so your caterer will need to prepare the food in their own kitchen or bring a portable kitchen with them to the hall.

Are there any decor restrictions?

Candles in an enclosed glass holder are allowed - no open flames. Fireworks are strictly prohibited. Confetti, glitter, and rice are not allowed, dried flower petals are permitted. Nails, tacks, and staples may not be used to post decor in the hall.

What's included in the Elopement Package

Our elopement Package includes;

  • 2 Nights accommodation
  • Marriage commissioner fees and witnesses
  • Professional photography services (70 min with a gallery of 30-50 edited downloadable selects)
  • Bouquets and or boutonnières for the couple
  • Elopement cake (chocolate carrot or vanilla)

We have all of the tableware (vintage & plain) plus serving dishes, linens and utensils you’ll need for your reception dinner. Lavender Cabin’s dining room table seats up to 16 guests.

What's included in the Wedding Package?

Exclusive use of Tin Poppy Retreat Friday 2 pm – Sunday 11 am

Onsite accommodation for bridal party, (up to 25) at our solar powered/off-grid boutique retreat. (4 separate accommodations) Ceremony site, with seating for up to Covered reception area, (Emerald Hall) Bar area Linens & napkins (white) Bluetooth Sound system with microphone Disco ball and 15x20 dance area Onsite parking for up to 40 vehicles Set up and post event clean up Dining tables

Reception chairs

Buffet tables for caterer

11” retro bar and basic bar supplies coolers, shakers and pitchers

8' Ceremony wreath,

Parking area

Washroom facilities

Scenic backdrops for photography


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