Frequently Asked Questions

May I hold my ceremony and reception at 1890?
Absolutely! Many of our brides and grooms use the gorgeous pergola outside to say “I do” and hold the reception in our beautiful hall, lighted with 12 chandeliers. Depending on the season and guest count, we have other options as well.  

 

Does 1890 offer lodging onsite? 

Yes! Our Victorian House, studio apartment and grooms suite are all available for rent 1 or 2 nights on your special weekend! Lodging onsite can host up to 16. We also have prearranged discounted rates for room blocks at hotels in the surrounding area! 
 

How many guests can 1890 accommodate?
The 1890 hall can seat up to 300 guests comfortably for dinner and dancing. The Fields can seat up to 150. The house can seat a maximum of 50 guests. 

 
Do you have events all year round at 1890?
Yes! Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer we host indoor and outdoor ceremonies, wedding receptions, holiday parties, baby showers - you name it! 
 
How do I book an event at 1890 or The Fields at 1890?
To book 1890 is simple. Once you have toured our two properties, we will send you a proposal. Once proposal is signed it becomes our contract. We simply need your signed contract and deposit to book your event. 
 

What is the timing for an event?
Rental time of 12 hours includes: up to a 1 hour for ceremony, up to 5 hour reception, 1 hour for vendor breakdown, and the hours prior are for getting ready, pictures, setting up, etc.  Per city ordinance the latest an event may run is 11pm at 1890 and 10pm at The Fields on weekends. Additional hours are available at a fee. 

 
What happens if it rains on our wedding day?
If it rains, we will help you transform the hall into a beautiful ceremony area. Floral arrangements and decor can be brought  into the hall to create the perfect space to say “I do”.  After the ceremony, we will quickly transform the space into your reception area. 

How many events do you hold in a day?

One special wedding each at 1890 and The Fields at 1890!
 

Does 1890 have wifi? 
Yes! We have wifi available at our guests use in all venues including the Victorian house. 

Do you have any preferred caterers? 
Yes! When our couples choose from one of our recommended/preferred vendors, their wedding day is guaranteed to run smoothly! 

 For Saturday dates at Eighteen Ninety only, we are exclusive with Brancato's Catering. Their food & service is unmatched! 

What are my bar options? 
1890 and The Fields both have exclusive in-house bar service. 

Is there parking available for my guests? 
Yes, there is free parking directly in front of 1890 & The Fields. 

Is 1890 handicapped accessible? 
Both our outdoor ceremony sites, reception halls & their restrooms are handicapped accessible. 

Do you have any additional fees? 
Additional fees are all up to you! 1890 gives you the option to add an overnight stay for up to 10 guests in the Victorian house as well as rentals such as love seat, drapes, and/or extra hours. 

  • Sales tax is 7.1% & credit/debit card fees may apply 

 

What are the measurements for the Pergola & Isle? 
Bottom of column to very top: 10 ft 2 in (height) 

Widest part: 14 ft 5 in (width) 

Column to column: 13 ft (width) 

Columns: 10 ft (height) 

60 ft brick pathway isle 


Does 1890 Require Event Insurance? 
All weddings & events are required to purchase event insurance. This event insurance can be purchased through your personal insurance provider or eventhelper.com.