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General Questions


What is the rental fee and what does it include?

  • Please see the details found here for complete pricing and investment details.  


What is the building capacity?

  • 200 guests including the bridal party.


What dates are available?

  • Please contact us to inquire about available dates.

What forms of payment does Sweet Haven Barn accept?

  • We accept any form of payment that is convenient for our couples.


Is Sweet Haven Barn a year round facility?

  • Yes, the barn has in floor heat and a gas fireplace for the cooler months. It also has an air exchange system for the warmer months.

Is there a deposit? Do you offer a payment plan?

  • Yes. When the contract is signed, to continue holding the date, we require a non-refundable $2,500 Initial Payment. A payment plan for the remaining balance can be setup and customized upon booking. We also require a refundable $2,500 damage deposit (due one week prior to the wedding) in the case of any damages done to the property during the event.

How do I reserve a date?

  • To reserve a date, email us at saying you are ready to book XYZ date if it is still available. We suggest you email us stating you are ready to book your preferred date. Prior to booking a date, we hope you are able to come out in person to visit the farm. You can request a tour on our tour request page, but an in-person tour is not required prior to booking a date. Dates are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Whomever has emailed us first requesting to sign the contract for a specific date will be first in line.

Do I need to schedule a tour or can I just stop by?

  • We kindly request that all tours are by appointment only. You can book a tour here.


Is there a food and beverage, or guest count minimum?

  • No! Many venues have minimums because they make a 10 - 15% commission from the caterer based on how much you spend on food and drinks. We choose NOT to make a commission because we want our food and beverage options to be as elegant or affordable as your budget allows, and therefore we don't have a food and beverage or guest count minimum. 


Do we have to utilize your caterers?

  • We do welcome outside licensed caterers but references are a must. We do have a preferred vendor list where you can find all of our favourite trusted caterers, bartenders and much more to assist in making your wedding day go as smoothly as possible. Our extensive preferred vendor list is sent out to couples upon booking!


Can we provide our own alcohol and bartenders?

  • Yes! Couples are required to purchase their own alcohol, liquor license, mix, ice and plastic glasses for the bar (no home brew). It is up to the couples discretion on what they want to charge for drinks. Professional bartenders are required.

How many bartenders are required to run the bar?

  • Sweet Haven Barn requires a minimum of two bartenders for under 150 guests and a minimum of three for any guest count above 150.


Will there be another wedding the same day?

  • No, we only host one wedding per day/weekend (depending on your chosen package) to ensure that each couple's event is special and receives our full attention.


Are there overnight accommodations nearby?

  • Yes! You can find our nearest accommodations on our accommodations page. We also offer overnight RV parking for up to 20 - 25 units for no additional charge!

How many cars will your parking lot accommodate?

  • Our parking lot can comfortably situate 100 cars. 


Do you offer straight tables or harvest tables instead of round? 

  • We have a 24 wooden harvest tables onsite that can be used for your gift table, head table, etc. 

Do you provided table linens, cups, silverware, etc? 

  • Sweet Haven Barn does not provide linens. Off-white linens can be rented through Kreativ Accents, but are not included in Sweet Haven Barns' rental fee. You are also welcome to bring your own linens. For details regarding Kreativ Accents rentals please click here.

  • We DO provide wine glasses, water goblets, plates, silverware and water carafes. Couples are responsible for providing their own plastic cups for use by the bar.


What happens in case of rain?

  • In the event of rain, couples have the option to hold their ceremony in the barn and accommodate the wedding party and guests.

What happens if there is a power outage?

  • In the event of a power outage, we provide a 18,000 watt backup generator that will host the entire venue!

We plan to have our ceremony offsite, or only plan to have our ceremony at Sweet Haven Barn. Does your fee change?

  • Because we only host one event per day/weekend, our fee structure remains the same whether you hold your ceremony, reception, or both onsite.


Do you allow pets onsite to play a part in our wedding day?

  • Yes! We are pet friendly, only pets belonging to the couple are permitted. Please ask us more if you are planning to include your pet in your special day!


What time will I have access to the venue to decorate?

  • You will have access to the venue at the time listed on your contract.


Do you include a "wedding day coordinator?"

  • Yes! We now offer coordination as well as planning and design through our in-house partner Kreativ Accents. We are dedicated to ensuring that your day goes seamlessly and will do everything we can to help. Please see Kreativ Accents tab if you are interested in utilizing these services.

Is your venue wheelchair accessible?

  • Yes, the barn is wheelchair accessible except for the loft area.


Planning Questions


Do you provide a preferred wedding vendor list?

  • Yes! We recommend only the best in the business! Our exquisite preferred vendor list will be sent to you upon booking Sweet Haven Barn.

How will the tables, chairs, etc. be arranged for my sized event? 

  • We will discuss options and determine your preferred layout prior to the big day!

Can we have fireworks on the property?

  • Fireworks are not permitted on Sweet Haven Barns' property.

Can vehicles be left overnight?

  • Yes, we do allow vehicles to be left overnight. We also have onsite RV parking for up to 25 - 30 units. All vehicles/RV's must vacate the property by the agreed upon time. This time is based on your wedding package choice.


What time does the music need to end?

  • The music must conclude by 12:30 am to ensure that all guests and vendors are off the property by 1:00 am or as agreed upon on the contract.

We are using a rental company. Can they drop items off or pick them up outside of the rental period? 

  • Yes, however, the rental company must contact Sweet Haven Barn to arrange a time for pickup and drop off. Please view our onsite rental company here.

Can we get married somewhere else on the farm other than the south ceremony spot?

  • One of the great things about Sweet Haven Barn is the large open areas surrounding the barn. Couples can choose anywhere on Sweet Haven Barns' property to host their ceremony. 


Are candles allowed?

Is smoking allowed?

  • Smoking is NOT allowed inside the barn or under any of the covered verandas/entrances, this includes vaping/e-cigarettes/marijuana. Smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking area and all smoking waste/litter must be properly disposed of in designated receptacles.


Do you require access to our vendor list and/or photos?

  • We do require your vendor list to be emailed to us two months prior to your event. We are honoured to be given permission to display photos and videos, however, it is your decision.

Where can I get PAL (Wedding Guard) Insurance?

  • PAL Insurance can be purchased online or at any insurance company.


Can we have an engagement photo shoot prior to the wedding?

  • Yes, we welcome you to the property for a 1-hour pre-scheduled photoshoot at no additional charge. 

Set-up and Day-of Event Questions


Are snacks and drinks permitted outside?

  • Snacks and drinks are allowed outside, however, glass bottles of any kind are not permitted and all recycling/garbage must be accounted for and placed in supplied bins.


What is the event clean-up process?

  • Caterers are responsible for cleaning all dish-ware and table settings from tables. This includes collecting and bagging all trash, and cleaning kitchen thoroughly. Bartenders are responsible for clearing empty cans, glasses and bottles from the tables throughout the event. As well as tidying the bar at the conclusion of your event. Sweet Haven Barn staff completes the final cleanup at the conclusion of the event.


Can we take photos around the farm on our wedding day?

  • Definitely. We would be happy to make recommendations.


Can we nail decorations to the walls or hang things?

  • We do allow nails/screws in the walls. However, they must be removed after the event.

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