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Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere for your event. The Hidden Chapel is situated among a beautifully landscaped garden on approximately 2+ acres of Acadiana Acres’ 11 acres. Use of the area includes the outdoor gazebo style chapel, and a footbridge that crosses a running creek. The Ceremony area is large enough to accommodate 225 guests with overflow into the reception area. The Reception area will accommodate tents to hold up to 350 guests. The facility will be lighted for evening events and contains electrical outlets for music, catering, and other necessary equipment. The farm bell can ring out at the hour the ceremony is to begin!

Your safety and comfort is our main objective. Every effort is made to eliminate as many outside bugs and pests as possible. The venue is treated with chemicals on a regular basis to attempt to eliminate problems. In addition, Tiki torches and citronella candles outline the perimeter. Brides In Bloom, LLC makes no guarantee that the venue will be bug and pest free.

NOTE – an additional $300 refundable deposit required on all packages and will be refunded only if property is left clean, no damages or theft sustained

Package 1 - $3,995 - Venue Rental  
Up to 150 Guests - Additional guests add $5.00 per guest

4 hours for Rehearsal – May have rehearsal dinner at venue
9:00a.m. - 12midnight for Decorating, Ceremony and Reception

Chairs, Food tables, Guest tables, Guest book and Gift tables w/linens to seat up to 150
Colored table toppers of your choice

Complimentary Use of:
1 – Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony stand
2 – 5 Ft. Corinthian Columns with ferns
2 - 4 Ft. Corinthian Columns with ferns
2 – Cake Knife Sets, 2 – Square Silver Cake standor Silver Cupcake Stand
Glass (inside use) or plastic dinner and hors d’oeuvres plates (outside use), Silver-plated forksor clear plastic forks
White Cocktail or Dinner napkins
Silver-plated Nut & Mint trays
Clear Glass Apothecary Jars or Silver-plated Punch Bowls, Glass or plastic Punch Cups

If outside caterer is used or family members provide catering, food set-up, serving of food, tables cleaned as guests are eating are Caterer’s responsibility. Caterer must provide all equipment and supplies needed.

If no server is available for serving and clean-up, Hidden Chapel will provide servers for $25 per hour – 3 hr. minimum. If Hidden Chapel equipment or dishes are used, caterer must clean.

We provide Ceremony Music of your choice on CD/IPOD player with speakers and assistant to control it

You provide music on IPOD/CD for Reception with your assistant to control it and you can use our IPOD/CD player

Bubbles for Guests
2 colors of sand for Sand Ceremony

Wedding Coordinator Assistance

Decorating and Set-up Services provided - We can provide mason jars, clear glass cylinder vases with mirror base, glass beads and/or river rock, wooden discs and candles for table centerpieces - calla lilies, daisies, peonies, hydrangeas in a variety of colors, and Shepherd hooks & swags for use down aisle at no extra charge.

Dressing rooms
Restroom facility

Dance floor, additional tables and additional white folding chairs to be rented separately

 Package 2 - $2,495 - Venue Rental for Ceremony & Reception 

Up to 150 Guests – Additional guests add $5.00 per guest

2 hours for Rehearsal
12:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. for Decorating, Ceremony and Reception

Chairs, Food tables, Guest tables, Guest Book table and Gift table with linens to seat up to 150 guests

Complimentary Use of:
1 – Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony stand
2 – 5 Ft. Corinthian Columns with ferns
2 – Cake Knife Sets, 2 – Square Silver Cake stand

Dressing room and restroom facilities available.

Dance floor, additional tables, and additional white folding chairs can be rented separately

Decorating, Coordinating and Clean-Up Responsibility of client and/or caterer

We will, however, store tables and chairs once they have been folded and placed in appropriate area, and remove trash containers. We will also install and remove Shepherd hooks down isle, and hang lace curtain in archway.

 

Package 3 - $1,495 - Ceremony & Reception for Small Wedding
Up to 35 guests - Additional guests add $15.00 per guest

1 hour for Rehearsal - up to 4 hours use for Decorating, Ceremony and Reception

Tables and Chairs for up to 35 guests
Guest book table and Gift table

Decorating, Coordinating and Clean-Up Responsibility of client and/or caterer

 

Package 4 - $795
Venue for Ceremony Only
Up to 25 Guests
Additional guests add $15.00 per guest
Up to 2 hours for decorating and ceremony
Seating for up to 25 guests
Dressing rooms
Restroom facility

Decorating, Coordinating and Clean-Up Responsibility of client and/or caterer

 

ADD-ONs to Packages:

Clients may also use Brides In Bloom’s photography studio for ceremony and/or reception - holds approximately 75-80 guests. Tents as large as 40’ x 50’ may be placed in the entrance to the studio to accommodate additional guests.

$200 per hour - Additional Venue Time

For an additional $950 – Decorating and Set-up Services will be provided

A variety of vases, flowers and decorations including tea lights, books, mirrors, etc are available. 

Shepherds hooks & lanterns or wooden arches can be used outside -

For an additional $750 – Wedding Coordinating Assistance will be provided

For an additional $400 – Clean-up Assistance will be provided

Servers - $25 per hour per server - 2 hr minimum

1 hour - Bridal or Engagement Session – $250 (Must be at Hidden Chapel venue)
1 – 11x14 and CD of all photographs taken with copyright release

For an additional $700- Photography for unlimited time with 5 copies of DVDs of all photographs taken and copyright release, and 2 professional photographers

For an additional $400- Photography for 3 continuous hours with CD of all photographs taken and copyright release

For an additional $325 - Photography for 2 continuous hours with CD of all photographs taken and copyright release

For an additional $175- Photography for 1 continuous hour with CD of all photographs taken and copyright release

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Site Visit - By appointment only, Monday-Friday 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Some Saturdays may be available if no event is scheduled.

Photography – To encourage the use of Brides In Bloom Photography, a combination package is offered with approximately $1000-$1200 in savings. With this combined package, a professional photographer of Brides In Bloom Photography will be available to photograph your event. Brides In Bloom photographers are professional photographers who specialize in romance/engagement sessions, bridals, weddings, and more. A combination of traditional and photojournalism style photography is used.

Deposit – The preferred dates for your event can be reserved with a non-refundable deposit equal to 33% of the rental cost and a signed agreement. A payment of no less than $300 is required at the time engagements or bridal sessions are performed. The remaining balance is due no later than 30 days prior to the event. Sales tax will be charged at the rate of 9.5% on all packages.

Refundable Deposit - A refundable deposit will be collected at time of booking by either valid check or credit card. If the property is not left clean and litter-free and tables, chairs and linens stored in designated area as determined by Brides In Bloom, LLC, the additional $300 clean-up fee will not be refunded.

Clean-Up Fee - Clean-up assistance is offered when clients rent the Venue along with the professional photography. With the other packages, clean-up is expected by the client. If the property is not left clean and litter-free as determined by Brides In Bloom, LLC an additional $300 clean-up fee will be assessed and invoiced. Cigarette butts must be placed in appropriate containers. Excessive removal of butts will be billed to client.

Cancellation – Because the venue is in high demand, in the event of cancellation of the event, notification is required immediately. The deposit is non-refundable. In addition, a cancellation fee is required as liquidated damages and loss of revenue. The cancellation fee is based on a sliding scale as follows. If cancellation is made 181 days from the event date or more, 75% of the cost of the package chosen once the deposit is subtracted is due and payable immediately. If cancellation is given less than 181 days, 100% of the cost of the package chosen is due and payable immediately. If services for engagements, bridals or other sessions have been previously performed and payments not received by Brides In Bloom, LLC, the amount owed for those services will be due and payable immediately upon notification of cancellation. If this account is turned over to an attorney for collection, client will pay all costs incurred for collection, plus reasonable attorney’s fees.

Weather Considerations - In case of rain or any other natural disaster, clients may choose to have a tent erected on the premises of the Hidden Chapel but clients would be responsible for tent rental. The reception area accommodates tents to hold up to 350 guests. For an additional $100, clients may also use Brides In Bloom’s photography studio which will hold approximately 75-80 guests. This fee covers the cost of utilities and the inconvenience of having to store photography backdrops. See Gallery tab that says "Inside Studio". Tents as large as 40’ x 50’ may be placed in the entrance to the studio to accommodate additional guests. Should the clients choose to relocate to another venue away from Hidden Chapel’s facility, Brides In Bloom, LLC will convert the venue package to a Brides In Bloom Photography package – no refunds will be issued. Should the client refuse this option, all payments collected will not be refunded and balance will be due immediately.

Dressing and Restroom Facility – Restroom facilities are available.

Food/Beverage - Brides In Bloom, LLC is not prepared to cater at this time. Outside vendors are allowed at the facility. It is the caterer's responsibility to make to provide food, set-up food station, replenish as needed, provide servers for drinks, food and cakes. It is also the caterer's responsibility to remove dirty dishes and trash from guest tables, dispose of trash in appropriate container and placed glass dishes and forks in designated containers. Servers must be provided by clients or caterer.

Electricity/Water Hook-ups – The area is equipped with electricity in 4 different locations and water in 2 locations.

Alcoholic Beverages - Alcohol may be served on the premises, but not sold. Brides In Bloom, LLC accepts no liability for the actions of the group or its guests at alcohol related events.

Music/Sound System – CD/IPOD Player is available for use. DJs or bands are allowed on the premises. Dance floors can be rented separately.

Smoking - Smoking is permitted but guests are required to extinguish all smoking remains in the appropriate containers.

Set-Up/Decorating Fee - Set-up assistance is offered when clients rent the Venue along with the professional photography. With the other packages, set-up and decorating is expected by the client. Tables, linens and chairs will be placed in the area for the client to set-up. For an additional $450 Brides In Bloom, LLC will provide decorating and set-up service.

Wedding Coordinating Assistance Fee – Wedding Coordinating Assistance is offered when clients rent the Venue along with professional photography. With the other packages, wedding coordinating assistance is provided by the client. For an additional $400, Brides In Bloom, LLC will provide this service.

Parking - Parking to accommodate 350 guests

Departure of the Couple - Because accidental burning of clothing and table cloths, NO sparklers are allowed. Only Bubbles or flower petals are allowed. Because we control our flowers and landscaping NO flower or bird seeds allowed!

Insects - Your safety and comfort is our main objective. Every effort is made to eliminate as many outside bugs and pests as possible. Tiki torches and citronella candles are also used around the perimeter of the area. The venue is treated with chemicals on a regular basis to attempt to eliminate problems. Brides In Bloom, LLC makes no guarantee that the venue will be bug and pest free.