Located in South Orange County, this space is the ideal venue for your next special event. Dine and dance under the stars with family and friends in our beautiful courtyard! Let the old world charm of downtown San Juan Capistrano enhance the magic and splendor of your wedding or special event! This space has a reputation for detailed care and consideration for all of your special occasions. Our staff of professionals is committed to excellence with attention to details. May our environment of serenity and joy enable you to fully enter into your celebration. Conveniently located off the I-5 Freeway, in the heart of the historic downtown area, this outdoor venue can accommodate as many as 200 for a wedding ceremony and reception. We are available to answer your questions and assist you in planning your celebration. In addition to weddings and receptions, consider this space for a birthday, bridal tea, anniversary party, or your next corporate event. All That’s Included with Your Site Rental Fee: * The use of our separate Suite (400 square feet) before & during the event – newly-remodeled with wood floors, luxurious seating area, full mirrored vanity area for the bride, vanity areas for the bridesmaids, music system, and mini-fridge * The use of our fun and relaxing Lounge (350 square feet) before & during the event - Pool Table, Flat-screen TV with Direct TV Service, DVD player, comfortable leather sofa, seating areas, and mini-fridge * Charming overhead café string lighting, lamppost lighting around the courtyard, white mini-string lights wrapped around the trees surrounding the courtyard * Two (2) 6’ft Wood Bar Fronts * Services of the on-site Venue & Event Manager and Assistant Venue & Event Manager* * Elegant Fruitwood Chivari chairs for up to 200 guests (designer wood chairs w/ white, ivory, or black cushions) * Tables including: (25) 60” Round dining tables for up to 200 guests (60” round tables that seat 8 - 10 guests each) (4) 36” Round High Cocktail Tables (1) 48” Round Cake Table (5) 8’ft and (5) 6’ft tables for various uses (guest book, gifts, head table, etc.) * On-Site Security Guard during your event (4 hour timeframe)
Available for an Additional Fee: * In addition to menu costs, all linens & furniture rentals are to be rented through host (linen upgrades available) * Lighting packages available through the venue * Upgrade Service ware, Charger Plates, Rectangular Tables or Wood/Farm House Tables * Large Ivory Garden Umbrellas with Wrought-Iron Bases * White Paper Lanterns to be placed on overhead string lighting * Full-size Propane ‘Mushroom’ or ‘Torch’ Patio Heaters SITE PACKAGE: Any upgrades or additions to the equipment rentals built into your site package are to be procured by host, including but not limited to: extra tables, chairs, lounge furniture and A/V production. Additional fees may apply. If you are interested in upgrading or adding to the package, please speak to your host representative. DECORATIONS AND TRASH: Clients are responsible for the removal on the day of the event of all decorations. Host is responsible for any catering trash on-site and for all trash removal and the break-down of tables and chairs. All floor plans must be submitted for approval to host at least two (2) weeks prior to the event to plan for your desired setup. It is the client’s responsibility to take down and remove all decorations at the scheduled ending of the event including centerpieces floral arrangements. Host will not be held liable for theft, loss or misplaced items left in any facilities by clients, guests and/or contracted vendors. Pets are NOT allowed at the site. PHOTOGRAPHY WAIVER: Host reserves the right to use negatives and/or photographs for display or advertisement purposes. BAR SERVICE: Clients themselves may not serve alcoholic beverages of any kind. Clients are not allowed to supply their own liquor of any kind – including hard liquor, champagne, wine or beer. All alcoholic beverages must only be provided and served by host. This is mandatory, no exceptions. No one under the age of 21 will be served or is to consume alcoholic beverages while on the premises. Alcohol consumption must remain within the boundaries of The Colony House and is NOT allowed in the parking lot, on the sidewalk, etc. Consuming alcoholic beverages outside the venue is considered drinking in public and subject to police discipline. If self-provided alcohol consumption is discovered on the premises during event hours, the client will be charged a $500 fine. ALCOHOL WAIVER: Host cannot be held responsible for injuries and/or damages caused by intoxicated guests, whether to themselves or others and whether on or off The Colony House premises. LIABILITY: Host reserves the right to inspect and monitor all events, at its discretion. Host is not responsible for client-rented items or items left at the site by client-contracted parties, guests, friends or family members, nor is it liable for personal belongings. Host reserves the right to cancel the event “in progress,” at its sole discretion, to ensure the health and safety of guests, vendors, its employees and other tenants of the premises. Host, reserves the right to terminate this contract if the parties are unwilling to abide by the terms set forth by host. It is our desire to provide an excellent experience for all involved. The patio is an outdoor space and host cannot be held responsible for adverse weather conditions. If the use of canopies or heaters becomes necessary, a 48 hour notice is requiredand will be billed to the client. SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN: Children must be supervised by an adult at all times and are to remain on the premises during event hours. The clients will be held responsible for any loss, damage or injury caused by children, whether to the property, themselves or others. GUEST CONDUCT: Clients will be held responsible for the conduct of their guests and will be responsible for any loss or damage to the premises. Host reserves the right to refuse service or to have removed from premises any person due to misconduct or refusal to abide by host policies. PARKING: Self-parking is conveniently located in the adjacent parking structure. Parking structure rules and regulations are posted and must be followed. The parking structure is a public structure and is NOT reserved for our venue. We are not responsible for theft, damage or loss to vehicles or contents therein, or any parking citations. We have two spots located outside our building used ONLY for our catering trucks and for vendor to unload. Vendors must park in the structure after unloading. HOURS OF OPERATION: All events must start promptly at the pre-designated time and evening events must conclude by 12:00am. You then have an hour for clean-up and all vendors must be off-site by no later than 1:00am. SMOKING: Smoking is prohibited inside any building area and must be confined to property owner-approved, designated outside areas only. VENDORS: Host is not liable for vendors, their services, damages, conduct or the results thereof. All vendors must have current General Liability Insurance coverage of $1,000,000 minimum and be able to provide proof of insurance upon request. If vendors have employees working on/at the event, certificates of insurance for Workman’s Compensation must also be provided upon request. Host is not responsible for vendors or their equipment. Host bartenders will not serve alcoholic beverages to vendors and we do not allow any vendors to drink on the grounds while employed. It is necessary all vendors remain sober so they can properly and professionally perform their contracted duties. Noise levels of 65 decibels or less must be maintained or your DJ will be required to discontinue. Our outlets hold up to 20 amps. PRODUCTION SERVICES: Due to the complicated electrical system, all events that opt to have decorative lighting or require audio visual equipment must contract these services through host using our preferred vendor.