Food and drink


can i bring in outside food and non-alcoholic drinks?

Yes – You are free to bring in your own food and drinks.


Can i bring IN alcoholic drinks to serve my guests?

Yes – but you must use one of our two bar tending services

All alcohol must be served by the bartender.

Guests bringing in alcohol must give it to the bartender.

Cash bars are not allowed.

Last call for drinks is 11:15pm. Last pour is at 11:30pm.


Is a security guard required?

Generally not but BvHall may require a security guard for some events. The cost of the security guard will be $40 per hour.

 

BOOKING AND PAYMENT


How do i “Reserve MY DATE” ?

A contract is completed. Half of the contract amount is due upon signing and the remaining half is due 45 days before your event date.


can i cancel my event after signing the contract?

Yes – but there are cancellation penalties that are covered in our contract.


can we change our event date?

Once booked, the date can only be changed if the new date is available and is less than 90 days after the old date. A $250 fee will be assessed.


what iF there is inclement weather?

Unfortunately, we are unable to help with this.

 

security/damage deposit


how much is the security/damage deposit?

The security/damage deposit is $250 unless alcohol is served, then it is $500. Deposits may be more depending on the nature of the event. Payment is due 30 days before the event.


what is the process for IDENTIFYING damages?

A pre-rental checklist is prepared and compared to a post-rental checklist.


Will there be deductions from my security deposit?

Cleaning fees may be assessed if the bar and the catering area are not returned in a clean and sanitary condition.

Damage to the venue, tables or chairs may be assessed as well as fees for overtime.


when will i get my deposit back?

Within 7 days

 hours of rental & operation


when can i begin my setup?

  • Party & Special Occasion Packages are sold as blocks of time. Time begins when you arrive. Please allow enough time for decorating, the party and cleanup.
  • 10am access is included with the Wedding with Reception Package.
  • 2pm access is included with the Reception Package.
  • Cleanup should begin no later than 11:15pm
  • Everyone must exit the venue no later than midnight

how late is bridgeview open?

All packages must end at midnight or before – last call for drinks is 11:15pm. Last pour is at 11:30pm.


can we add hours to our package?

Yes – as long as the end time is no later than midnight. Each additional hour is $200.


IS bridgeview hall open on holidays?

Yes – except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. However, a surcharge will apply to other holiday bookings.


tables and chairs


are tables and chairs included in the room rental?

Yes – tables and chairs are included.

  • 60″ round (seats 8 per table)
  • 8′ x 30″ and 6′ x 30″ straight tables
  • 32″ round bar height tables
  • 8′ x 18′ seminar tables
  • Attractive padded hotel style banquet chairs

cleanup


is there an additional charge for cleaning?

After your event, cleaning is included in your package price unless you selected a “Self Service” package.

Anything that a vacuum, windex, hot water and soap will correct is covered under cleaning (not damages).

Excessive spills, stains or damage to the venue will be considered “damage” and may be deducted from the security/damage deposit.

Kitchen

Cleaning fees ($100) will be assessed if the bar and the catering area are not returned in a clean and sanitary condition.

Damage to the venue, tables or chairs may be assessed as well as fees for overtime.


what cleaning should we do after our event?

A rule of thumb – what comes in, must go out.

  • Event area
    • Decorations taken down and removed from the venue.
    • Cleanup should begin no later than 11:30pm
    • Tables cleared of decorations, plates and glasses and placed in trash cans provided (we will take to dumpster)
  • Catering Area & Bar
    • Refrigerator emptied and spills cleaned
    • Food and drink items removed
    • Stainless countertops cleaned
    • Trash put in waste cans (we will take to dumpster)

Do you provide trash cans and liners?

Yes – they are provided at no cost.