Frequently Asked Questions

At the Pinery we strive
to make your event effortless.

Here are some of the frequently asked questions that the staff at the Pinery at the Hill would like to make available to you!
Times for appointments vary from day to day and are based on availability. Please call The Hill at 719.634.7772 to schedule a specific time to tour the facility. Saturday availability for appointments is limited.
One of our four wedding packages must be purchased and the Pinery at The Hill must provide all services listed in the package. Packages are not customizable and the facility cannot be rented by the hour.

The final guest count needs to be provided 14 days prior to the wedding.

75% of the estimated event cost is due 90 prior to the event, less the $5,000 initial deposit. The remaining balance must be paid in full 14 days prior to the event.

Our venue can comfortably accommodate 200 guests. If you anticipate your guest count to exceed this number please discuss this with one of our wedding coordinators as special circumstances might allow for the ability to accommodate over this number.

Yes, any package can be extended up to 2 hours – there is a $750 per hour charge (this does not include bar)

Yes, there is a 6 hour venue time included in the Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum packages – this is the same regardless of the ceremony being held at the Pinery or offsite.

The cost for children ages 2-12 is $30 for Bronze/Silver Packages and $50 for Gold/Platinum packages.

​​Parents or guardians are responsible for the supervision of their children ages 0-12. The Pinery at The Hill will not provide childcare. If you choose to bring in your own childcare provider please note venue space is limited and the room utilized for childcare must be approved with your wedding coordinator.

No, it is not – however feel free to ask your coordinator what the prices are to include tax and service charge. We only base that off of the food and beverage portions of the package and not the entire package price. Tax is currently 8.2% and service charge/gratuity is 25%

The Bridal Suite and Groom’s Lounge may be accessed at 10am on the wedding day. The allotted time for the ceremony and reception is six hours with the reception concluding by 11pm.

Vehicles left overnight will not be able to be picked up until 9am on the following morning, Monday through Friday. The facility may be closed on Saturdays and Sundays; therefore guests would not have access to their cars until Monday after 9am. Facility manager must be notified of cars being left in the lot.

We do not provide a shuttle service, but recommend contacting Grayline for any shuttle services you might require. Grayline

It is not necessary to hire a wedding planner for your wedding at The Pinery. We will provide an event manager/wedding specialist through our facility.

​​All food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the package price and must be provided by The Pinery. No outside food or beverages may be brought into the facility.

All outside liquor is prohibited and will be confiscated if found. As the sole licensed purveyor for the establishment, The Pinery at The Hill must purchase all liquor served. All drinks must be mixed. No shots will be served. The bar will close 30 minutes prior to the event end time.
No outside wedding cake can be brought into the facility. All cakes must be ordered through The Pinery Bakery Shop.
The Pinery at the Hill has a liquor license; therefore, you cannot bring alcohol to our facility. The Pinery at The Hill has many wonderful options for you to provide alcohol for your guests. You can provide a cash bar or hosted bar.
The Service Fee for a cash bar is $175.00 up to 150 guests. Over 150 guests, an additional bartender will be required. The additional fee over 150 guests is $175.00.

​​Hosted Bars can be set up in many different ways at The Pinery at the Hill. There are several all-inclusive unlimited packages available. The packages can be viewed on the Weddings page.

The Pinery must provide all floral arrangements and no outside vendors may be used. You are welcome to bring in any additional accent décor that is non-floral related.

The floral and cake credits stated in the package are a starting point for your floral and cake design. Depending on the bride’s particular floral or cake designs and final guest count, the allotted credit amounts may not cover the entire cost.

Candles are allowed with the use of a candleholder or container. Dripless candles are required for tall taper candelabras to prevent damage to linens.

Indoors: Artificial petals only

Outdoors: Real petals only

We do not allow for décor or fabric to be posted, nailed, screwed, glued or otherwise secured to the walls, floors, ceilings or furniture.

Sparklers, Confetti, Glitter, Rice or Birdseed are not permitted (or to be thrown) anywhere on the property.

The Pinery at The Hill requires our Entertainment Director to be used for the Master of Ceremony and DJ services. A band may be used for music and entertainment, but we still require our Entertainment Director to be present to help with any AV related issues that could arise during the wedding/reception.

The AV system and entertainment staff at The Pinery is included in all of our wedding packages. The facility has a wonderful sound system, specialty lighting, projector and screen. The Pinery AV/Entertainment staff is required on all our wedding packages. No outside AV is allowed to be brought into the facility.

The AV system and entertainment staff at The Pinery is included in all of our wedding packages. The facility has a wonderful sound system, specialty lighting, projector and screen. The Pinery AV/Entertainment staff is required on all our wedding packages. No outside AV is allowed to be brought into the facility.

Click here for a preferred list of hotels and transportation.

We do allow animals (domesticated pets) to be a part of the ceremony only. Animals need to be kept safe and on a leash at the facility and must have a designated caretaker. They must be supervised at all times during the event and while on our premises. Client is liable for all damages.
We want you to relax and enjoy your wedding day with family and friends. The staff at the facility will work with you to make sure the event is set up for your special day.

At The Pinery, we pride ourselves on our attention to detail. Our Preferred Vendors have the same policies. Click here to view our list of preferred vendors.

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