Frequently Asked Questions
With your rental you will have access to the first and second floors, the beautiful side porches and the expansive front porch of Pleasant Home. The surrounding park, Mills Park, is available for photos, however we are unable to close off the park.
For private events, the following amenities are included:
- (11) 60″ round tables
- (3) 6′ rectangle tables
- (2) 8′ rectangle tables
- (10) adjustable highboy tables
- 100 Mahogany chairs
- Audio system and Wi-Fi
- Presentation Projector/Screen (for an additional fee)
- Microphone and podium
No, you do not, however there is an additional fee. The vendors featured on the preferred catering list have been carefully selected due to their long standing history of hosting events at Pleasant Home. Their knowledge of specific catering needs at Pleasant Home is extremely helpful to make your event run flawlessly.
Yes, music is allowed outdoors on the front porch, however we are courteous and respectful of our neighbors. Minimally amplified music is allowed but at the discretion of the Manager in order to preserve the art glass throughout Pleasant Home. We will work with your DJ or musicians regarding volume levels and we have established ending times for outdoor music. See our music policy.
You will have access two hours prior to the start time of your event. If you require additional time, please discuss this with Pleasant Home staff.
You have the option of purchasing alcohol through your caterer or you may purchase it yourself. However, alcohol must be served during your event only by your licensed catering staff. Alcohol is not allowed in the surrounding Park.
Street parking is available around the perimeter of Pleasant Home. Parking restrictions end at 5pm with a few exceptions which we can discuss with you at the time of booking.
No, all linens, tableware and glassware are provided through your caterer.
- Decorations cannot be attached to walls or ceilings inside Pleasant Home.
- Candle flames must be glass-enclosed indoors and outdoors.
- Additional lighting cannot be placed in trees or plantings around Pleasant Home.
- Helium balloons are not allowed on the property.
- Rice, birdseed or confetti cannot be thrown during your event.
- Ice sculptures are not allowed.
No, all food products must be provided by a licensed food handler with proper certificate of insurance.
Yes, we provide 2 wedding suites which are available two hours prior to your event.
We start your ceremony start 30 minutes after your event commences.
Pleasant Home and the surrounding park are smoke-free. Smoking is only allowed outside the property gates. This includes e-cigarettes, vape pens, and other alternative methods. Food and alcohol must stay on house property for events; it is not allowed in the park.
Yes, there is typically a one hour rehearsal scheduled between 4:30 – 6:30pm immediately prior to your event.
Yes, all events must end by 11:00pm to be respectful to our neighbors.
The outdoor space for your event is the expanse of the front porch and based on 100 person capacity, the indoor space would be utilized. We would pre-plan a second fully indoor option prior to your event.