CAPACITY:

We are set up to host 110 guests max for more formal dinners (if outside seating is also utilized) and 125 guests max for more casual events not requiring formal seating for everyone. Capacity can be higher only if utilizing outdoor spaces and hosting a more casual event.

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • 1 Staff Member to Open and Close the Venue, Set up Tables/Chairs, and Empty Bathroom Trash

  • A variety of table shapes and heights to set up the ceremony, reception, and celebration to your liking:

    • 10 - 32” cocktail/bar height tables with black spandex table cloths (included)

    • 28 - 32” square tables (seats 2-4) with white table cloths (included)

    • 5 - 60” round tables (seats 6-8) with white table cloths (included)

    • 2 - 6’ banquet style tables for serving with black table cloths (included)

  • 125 Chairs

  • 4 Person Bench

  • 2 Person Bench

  • Long Seating Wall (outdoors)

  • Player Piano for Indoor Events

  • Outdoor Band/Dance Area complete with sound system and PA

  • Variety of Seasonal Decorative Items/Table Settings

  • Custom Wooden Wedding Arbor

  • 4 Outdoor Propane Heaters

  • Metal Wedding Arbor

  • 2 Jiffy Steamer 2000 Series

  • Abundant Street Parking

Additional Rental Options (not included):

  • Staff

  • Musicians

Overnight Accommodations:

  • If you or your family need overnight stay options, please contact the owners to find out more information about their vacation rental/airbnb Gloria’s On Exchange, on the same block as Historic Ann’s 1893. The house may be booked at a discount for those hosting a wedding or event at Historic Ann’s 1893 (pending availability).

CATERING FACILITY:

  • Avantco Full Size Heated Holding Cabinet with Clear Door - 120V

  • Advance Three Compartment Stainless Steel Commercial Sink with Two Drainboards

  • Frigidaire 32 Inch Stainless Freezer-less Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. Capacity

  • 2 Double Tiered Stainless Steel Work Benches

  • Scotsman Prodigy Series 26" Air Cooled Under Counter Medium Cube Ice Machine - 150 lb.

  • Large Microwave

WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS DO YOU HOST AT HISTORIC ANN’S 1893?

  • Ceremonies

  • Rehearsal Dinners

  • Receptions

  • Bridal Party Preparation Space

  • Anniversaries

  • Office Parties

  • Club Parties

  • High School Reunions

  • Showers

  • Photo Shoots

  • Office Training Facility/Retreats

  • Yoga Training Workshops

FREQUENT QUESTIONS:

  • ALCOHOL

    • Can I bring in my own alcohol for the event?

      • YES

    • Do I need event insurance and/or a licensed bartender?

      • If you are serving alcohol, we require you to purchase event insurance for the estimated number of guests and provide a copy prior to entering the dwelling on the day of the event.

        • We recommend Union City Insurance. They are familiar with our venue and are very reasonable and easy to work with).

      • If you are serving alcohol, we require a licensed bartender be present. (see “preferred vendors” tab)

  • CATERING

    • Does the venue supply the catering?

      • NO

        • We supply the venue, tables/chairs

    • What does the caterer typically supply?

      • Most caterers supply all linens, dishes, silverware, food, and service staff.

      • Caterers are responsible for removing all food and trash related to catering.

      • Caterers also clean up food service areas.

      • Any outside caterers must sign a contract for Historic Ann’s 1893 and provide a copy of their license prior to entering the dwelling on the day of your event.

    • Can I bring in my own food?

      • YES, for smaller events we allow this, but a section of your contract will include house rules for food consumption, trash, etc.., as you will be responsible for complying with catering rules, just as if you were a licensed caterer.

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

    • Do I have to hire a photographer or can a family member take my photos?

      • If you are hiring a photographer, they must sign a photography contract with Historic Ann’s 1893.

      • If you are taking your own photos, a section of your contract will include guidelines on using/posting photos on the premises of Historic Ann’s 1893.

  • STAFF

    • Will the venue provide staff to help set up tables/chairs, etc?

      • YES

    • Will the venue supply staff during my event to help with coat check, parking, etc?

      • Staff during events are not included in the rental prices, but may be added if needed.

  • PARKING and ENTRY of the VENUE

    • Historic Ann’s 1893 is located in a historic and residential neighborhood. As such, there is no dedicated parking lot and plenty of street parking.

      • It is recommended that guests park on Morgan or Exchange Streets and not East Main which is a busier street.

        • Please help us by providing your guests with parking instructions.

        • Please do NOT park in church parking lots near the venue as they may have events we are unaware of and we do not have permission to use those lots. Park there at your own risk and users may be towed.

        • Please do NOT park in the driveway or near the driveway at Historic Ann’s 1893 so that caterers have plenty of room to load in the base door.

          • Please instruct guests to enter through the FRONT door.

  • SOUND/MUSIC

    • Historic Ann’s 1893 is located in a historic district and loud sounds are not permitted after 10pm.

      • The venue closes officially at 10pm each evening. If you have guests lingering, please encourage them to begin leaving. There are a number of places in Union City which stay open later and can accommodate your event after hours.