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FAQ

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WHERE CAN OUR GUESTS PARK?

There is ample public parking in Downtown Hastings.  A large public lot is located just behind our building on the riverfront.  There is street parking available as well.  We do have 2 parking spaces off the alley that can be used for catering and unloading.  Click here for a full parking map of downtown.

WHAT SIZE ARE YOUR TABLES?

We have 5 ft. round tables, 6 ft. rectangle buffet tables and cocktails tables that are 30" in diameter and 42" in height.

CAN WE COME IN EARLY TO DECORATE?

Decorating and Set Up need to be included in your rental time.  If you'd like 2 hours to decorate and set up, just book your rental 2 hours prior to the starting of your event.

DO YOU HAVE A KITCHEN?

Yes, we have a kitchenette that has a commercial refrigerator, freezer, microwave, coffee maker, 2-compartment sink, hand wash sink, stainless steel counter space and plenty of outlets.  It's perfect for bringing in your own food or having it catered.

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH AN EVENT RENTAL?

All Event Rentals include full use of the space and its amenities, seating (tables & chairs) for up to 80 guests, banquet tables for food service, gifts, displays etc, a Bluetooth soundbar and a projector.  We have additional seating and table linens available as add-on items.  For more information click here.

WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH A STUDIO RENTAL?

All Studio Rentals include full use of the space and its amenities.  We do have photography/video lighting and backdrops available as add-on items.  Click here to view our Studio Space page.

IS THERE AN ICE MACHINE?

We do not have an ice machine on site.  Any ice would need to be brought in.  You can store it in the available freezer or your own coolers.

DO YOU PROVIDE PLATES, SILVERWARE OR DRINKWARE?

No, these are not items we provide.  You can either bring your own or hire a vendor to provide them for your event.

IS THERE A MICROWAVE?

Yes, we have a microwave available for use in our kitchentte.

CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN DECORATIONS?

Absolutely, decorate to your heart's content!  Our only requirements are no glitter, sparklers, or open flames and don't cause harm to our walls.

DO YOU HAVE DECORATIONS AVAILABLE?

We do not have any decorations available for rent.  Our space has a minimal decor to allow for you to decorate in your own way.

ARE THERE ANY HIDDEN FEES OR ADDT'L COSTS IN RENTING THE SPACE?

Our pricing is transparent.  Rent it for the time you need and that's it.  For larger events, we do require a refundable damage deposit and recommend Event Insurance.

DO WE NEED TO CLEAN UP BEFORE WE LEAVE?

Yes, anything that is brought in, should be taken out, including trash.  The tables and chairs included with the rental do not need to be broken down.  You will need to include this clean-up time in your rental.

DO YOU REQUIRE EVENT INSURANCE?

We don't require event insurance, but we strongly recommend it for an event with over 70 guests.  Click here for an insurance option.

DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

Yes, we provide wifi for you and your guests.

DO YOU HAVE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE RESTROOMS?

Yes, both of our restrooms are handicap accessible.  They each have baby changing stations as well.

IS A CONTRACT REQUIRED TO RENT THE SPACE?

Yes, for either an event or studio time, a signed contract is required.

CAN WE BRING IN KEGGED BEER?

Yes, you are allowed to bring your own alcohol for your event.  But there can be absolutely no sale of alcohol (i.e. cash bar).  A licensed vendor is required to provide that service.

WHAT HOURS IS THE SPACE AVAILABLE FOR RENT?

The Studio Downtown is available the following hours:
7 am - 9 pm Monday through Thursday and Sundays
7 am - 11 pm Fridays and Saturdays.

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?

All invoicing is done electronically and sent via email.  Payments can be processed directly from the invoice using a credit or debit card.  We also accept Venmo through our business account.  Checks will be accepted on a needed basis and must clear the bank before your reservation can be confirmed.

IS THERE A COFFEE MAKER AVAILABLE?

Yes, we do have a coffee maker in the kitchenette that is available for use.

ARE THERE OUTLETS FOR CROCKPOTS AND ROASTERS?

Absolutely!  There are ample outlets located in the kitchenette and also along the wall where the food service tables would be set up.

IS THE STUDIO DOWNTOWN PET FRIENDLY?

Yes, we are pet owners ourselves!  Our space is pet friendly, but there may not be pets allowed at the event you're attending.  That would be up to the event planner's discretion.

CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN SOUND EQUIPMENT?

Sure thing!  Whether it's a PA system, karaoke machine or DJ equipment, etc., we allow the use of it in our space.

ARE WE REQUIRED TO USE SPECIFIC VENDORS?

No, you are free to work with any vendor of your choosing.  We can certainly help with recommendations though.  Click here for more information.

CAN WE BRING IN OUR OWN ALCOHOIC BEVERAGES?

Our rules regarding alcohol are as follows: as long as you are providing the alcohol to your guests, you are allowed to bring it in and serve it. If you are planning to have a cash bar (or any kind of sale of alcohol), a licensed vendor must be hired to provide that service.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?

You may cancel your event at any time by providing the Venue with written notice of the cancellation. We will refund amounts paid according to the following schedule:


6 months or more before the event: Full refund

3 months or more, but less than 6 months: 50% refund

Less than 3 months before the event: No refund

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