Weddings

FAQ

Frequently asked questions relating to our weddings and wedding events.

Do you have restrooms in the event barn?

Yes, we have new restrooms located near the event barn.
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Do you provide tables and chairs?

The event barn comes with a built-in bar, lounge furniture and several antique tables. In addition, we have ten 6' custom wood tables available for rent along with an eclectic assortment of wood chairs. For all other rental items, we recommend connecting with one of our preferred vendors.
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Do you require a wedding planner?

We highly recommend you book a wedding planner to help with logistics, however, we do not require one. We do require that you book a day-of coordinator.
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Does the event barn have heat or A/C?

At this time, the barn does not have AC but there are plenty of large doors and windows that will allow for a comfortable climate. We do have kerosine heaters available for rent in the barn.
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Do you require preferred vendors to be booked?

We have curated a preferred vendors list for you to use as a planning tool. It is not required that you book the preferred vendors but we do require approval of any vendors not on the list. All vendors must be licensed and insured.
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Is there onsite parking for our event?

We have onsite parking for 20 vehicles that are for the use of the Inn guests. Transportation shuttles are required for larger events. Parking lots may be available for rent through the town of Westport Island.
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What is your smoking policy?

We offer a designated smoking area for your event. The inn is non-smoking.
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What does the venue rental include?

The venue includes access to our 12-acre property including the event barn and deck, adjacent lawn and pasture overlooking the pond, bathroom facilities and some parking from Friday to Sunday.
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Is insurance required?

Yes, we do require event insurance for private events and weddings. Policies are typically very affordable and can be added to your homeowners or renters policy. There are also third party options as well.
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Can we supply our own alcohol, beer, or wine?

No. Due to our current liquor license all alcohol, beer, and wine must be purchased through the inn.
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What does the event rental fee include?

There is a 50% deposit due upon booking with the balance due 180 days before your wedding. The rental fee includes use of the 12 acre property, which includes the barn, the deck, the adjacent lawn, the pasture overlooking the pond, and other areas of the property.
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How late can our event go on to?

We require that your bar close and the music end by 10:30PM and all guests not staying at the property have left the property by 11PM.
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How many wedding guests can we accommodate?

We can comfortably host up to 125 guests at the Squire Tarbox Inn. 
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