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What types of events can be held at Historic Ann's 1893?
We host a plethora of events including but not limited to: ceremonies, rehearsal dinners, receptions, bridal party preparation space, anniversaries, office parties, club parties, high school reunions, bridal or baby showers, photo shoots, office training facilities or retreats, and yoga training workshops. Let your imagination run wild!
What is the pricing for events held at Historic Ann's 1893?
We have package options and several tiered pricing options for events held at Historic Ann’s 1893. We are priced as low as possible so that our venue is affordable and accessible to all. We will work with you on payments if needed. Currently, we accept cash, check, Venmo, and (with an addition 3% invoicing fee charge) PayPal and Square.
Everyone deserves to have the venue they want for their special occasion so we will help as we can!
Are there any vendors that are recommended?
We love to support our vendors. All are fully vetted locally owned small businesses who will amaze you with their quality of product and ease of communication! Please consider our vendors first if you are booking Historic Ann’s 1893. You will be pleased with a discounted rate as a thank you for choosing them and booking with us!
Does Historic Ann's 1893 provide overnight accommodations?
If you or your family need overnight stay options, please contact the owners to find out more your options. One option is our vacation rental/airbnb Gloria’s On Exchange, on the same block as Historic Ann’s 1893. The Airbnb may be booked at a discount for those hosting a wedding or event at Historic Ann’s 1893 (pending availability).
How long does the event venue stay open?
Historic Ann’s 1893 is located in a historic district and loud sounds are not permitted after 10pm.
The venue closes officially at 10pm each evening. Outdoor Sounds and Lights must stop at this time.
If you have guests lingering, please encourage them to begin leaving. All guests must vacate the premises by 11pm unless prior arrangements have been made and approved.
There are a number of places in Union City which stay open later and can accommodate your event after hours.
Does Historic Ann's 1893 provide any decorations, items, or furniture for events?
Yes! We include all decorations and serving/kitchen items at no additional charge. All we ask is that you clean any items used and put back exactly where you found them. Any damaged items can occur additional fees. We also include other items that can be used for additional fees.
All of our current events are scheduled on our calendar.
We do allow alchol on the premises, and we do allow event planners to bring in their own.
If you are serving alcohol, we require you to purchase event insurance for the estimated number of guests and provide a copy prior to entering the dwelling on the day of the event.
We recommend Union City Insurance. They are familiar with our venue and are very reasonable and easy to work with.
If you are serving alcohol, we require a licensed bartender be present.
Historic Ann’s currently does not supply catering; however, we can supply venue tables and chairs.
For smaller events, we do allow event planners to bring in food, but a section of your contract will include house rules for food consumption, trash, etc.., as you will be responsible for complying with catering rules, just as if you were a licensed caterer.
With catering, most caterers supply all linens, dishes, silverware, food, and service staff. Caterers are responsible for removing all food and trash related to catering. Caterers also clean up food service areas. Any outside caterers must sign a contract for Historic Ann’s 1893 and provide a copy of their license prior to entering the dwelling on the day of your event.
The venue will provide staff for the initial setup of tables, chairs, and table cloths; however, take downs will not be included. Any additional cleaning or staff help for on site needs are an add on to the cost, but you can discuss more about this with the owners.
Historic Ann’s 1893 is located in a historic and residential neighborhood. As such, there is no dedicated parking lot and plenty of street parking. It is recommended that guests park on Morgan or Exchange Streets and not East Main which is a busier street.
Please help us by providing your guests with parking instructions.
Please do NOT park in church parking lots near the venue as they may have events we are unaware of and we do not have permission to use those lots. Park there at your own risk and users may be towed.
Please do NOT park in the driveway or near the driveway at Historic Ann’s 1893 so that caterers have plenty of room to load in the base door.
Please instruct guests to enter through our front door.