Frequently Asked Questions

Does Laurel Ridge Barn have a full bar?
Yes Laurel Ridge Barn has a full liquor license. This allows us to serve beer, wine, mixed drinks, liquor and pretty much anything.

How big is Laurel Ridge Barn?
Any event from 5 to 450 is the ideal size for our barn. 50’ by 144’ plus a loft of 72’ by 50 and an additional storage area of 38’ by 24’ bringing our space to 11,800 square feet.

If we have our ceremony on-site where will this take place?
We will have three main outside areas. Courtyard, Patio, and Green Space. Our courtyard and green space will be the two primary areas for ceremonies.

What is included in the rental fee?
We have a large amenities list found at https://www.laurelridgebarn.com/amenities/

What decor is allowed?
We are very flexible. We just want the decor to be easily cleanable. Decor must also not attach to the barn itself.

Are real candles allowed?
Yes as long as the glass is above the flame.

What time does music need to stop?
Outside music by 10 pm and indoor music by 12 midnight.

What is the deposit amount?
Depends on which payment schedule you select.
1. Monthly schedule has the lowest deposit which equals to one months payment. Please ask for details. ($195 and up)
2. Lump Sum schedule has a $2,000 deposit amount to save a date and officially book a day at Laurel Ridge Barn. (most popular)

Is there an additional cost to have a ceremony on-site?
No full access to all five acres both inside the barn and outside.

Is there a loft or second level?
Yes and very spacious. Our loft can be used for a wedding ceremony, reception seating, kids area, pictures, cocktail hour, and much more.

Is there a special space for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready?
Yes, there is a private bridal suite for the bride with a bathroom.

Is there a room for the groom and groomsman to get ready?
Yes, there is a private bridal suite for the groom with a bathroom.

Where does the caterer set up?
Typically inside the main hallway.

How far from Sioux Falls is Laurel Ridge Barn?
We have a Sioux Falls address. We are one mile outside the city limits.

Should I wait to book a venue?
We always say reserve the venue first and then relax.

Where can the DJ set up?
We have put extra power in each of our great room columns. So there are 4 main areas, but each DJ will have a different vision so best to ask the DJ.

Is there air conditioning?
Yes and lots of it. We can accommodate requests.

Is there heat?
Yes and lots of it. We can accommodate requests.

Do the bride and groom rooms have locks?
Yes.

Is our parking lot paved?
Yes, we have 100 paved spaces in addition to our driveway. We also have an overflow lot for much more parking.

Do you have a Friday and Saturday package?
Yes, we do please inquire with us.

When can the barn be accessed?
8am-12:30pm or otherwise specified for non full day event.