Frequently Asked Questions

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Booking

How can I schedule a tour to see Hill Country Bliss Wedding and Event venue?

Reservations are required for individual and group tours. Email us or send an inquiry through the contact page of this website, and we will be happy to accommodate your request. However, to offer our couples full privacy, we do not offer tours during the day of an event.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE VENUE FEE WHEN I BOOK HILL COUNTRY BLISS WEDDING & EVENT VENUE?

Once you have decided on your date, you have full and exclusive access to the venue on the day of your event from 10 am until midnight (which includes set-up and tear-down time). Bar service ends at 10:30pm. Music ends at 11pm. If additional hours are requested, a $300/hr charge will be incurred. We can accommodate parties of 300 guests, and provide you with (30) 72 inch round tables, bench seating for the open air chapel to accommodate 300 people, a wedding party table and 300 cross-back chairs for indoor use.

CAN I SET UP THE DAY BEFORE MY WEDDING OR EARLIER THAN 12:00 ON THE DAY OF?
You will not be permitted to begin set up the day before your event. All set up will be restricted to the rental period. If extra hours are desired the morning of your event, those can be purchased at $300/hr.
DO I MEET WITH SOMEONE PRIOR TO THE EVENT?
Two meetings will be scheduled and those will take place 60 days prior and 15 days prior to the event date via email. At the 60-day meeting, you are expected to provide a full list of your vendors, rough floor plan and timeline. Fifteen days prior to the event, you are expected to provide your final floor plan & final timeline.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE VENUE FOR MY EVENT?

Dates are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. To secure a date, Hill Country Bliss Wedding & Event Venue must receive a completed and signed contract and 50% of the rental fee. Discussion of dates does not guarantee a reservation.

WHAT IS YOUR PAYMENT PLAN?
  • 50% upon booking
  • 25% is due 6 months prior to the event date
  • 25% (final balance) plus the refundable excessive cleanup/damage deposit is due 90 days prior to the event date.
ARE THERE ANY HIDDEN FEES THAT WILL BE ADDED TO MY INVOICE?
Absolutely not! No, we like to be super clear and do not want you to be surprised. We outline everything in your contract, so you know exactly what we will include in your venue rental. There is no service fee or gratuity % added on.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY? IF I CANCEL WILL MY DEPOSIT BE REFUNDED?
Venue reservation fees and all payments made, regardless of due date, are non-transferable and non-refundable if you cancel the event. We highly recommend that in addition to purchasing Wedding Liability Insurance, you also purchase Wedding/Event Cancellation Insurance which would cover any unexpected change of plans.
WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
We accept cash, checks, bank transfers and credit cards with checks being preferred.
ARE THERE EXTRA CHARGES FOR CLEANUP?

Set up and take down of floors/tables/chairs are included in the venue fee. However, all items and trash brought by you, your vendors, or your guests are to be removed from the indoor space by the end of your rental period. The kitchen and bar should be free of food and beverages and wiped down. You are responsible for making sure that your vendors are completely finished and out by the end of your 14-hour time frame. The vendors are responsible for removing their trash and taking it with them when they leave the property. If your vendors do not remove their trash, you will be responsible for trash removal. We have an on-site dumpster for the wedding party only, not the vendors.

General

WHAT FACILITIES DOES HILL COUNTRY BLISS WEDDING & EVENT VENUE PROVIDE?

We are a fully heated and air-conditioned venue with attractively designed restrooms with handicap access.

HOW MANY GUESTS CAN HILL COUNTRY BLISS WEDDING & EVENT VENUE ACCOMMODATE?

Hill Country Bliss Wedding & Event Venue can comfortably accommodate 300 guests for seated and served dinner, with a dance floor. Should you wish to hold a small, intimate wedding, Hill County Bliss Wedding & Event Venue can also arrange the facility to meet your individual needs.

DO YOU HAVE AREAS FOR THE BRIDAL AND GROOMS PARTY TO GET READY?

Yes, Hill Country Bliss Wedding & Event Venue rental fee includes the use of the bridal and groom suites.

DO YOU ALLOW DECORATIONS?
Yes! We love when couple makes the space their own with decor. We simply ask that all candles are enclosed in heat-safe glass and have drip-trays for protection of our tables and linens.
CAN MORE THAN ONE WEDDING TAKE PLACE AT HILL COUNTRY BLISS WEDDING & EVENT VENUE?
No. It’s very important to us that our couples receive our dedicated attention just on them. With so many important elements to execute, we focus on one wedding per day at Hill Country Bliss.
DOES YOUR VENUE PROVIDE ALCOHOL?
Although alcohol and bar service is NOT provided, we do provide the use of a bar in the Grand Hall. You must have a TABC certified bartender if you choose to serve alcohol at your event. TABC bartenders must serve all alcohol from behind the bar. Caterers or a bartending service will take the responsibility and liability of alcohol service.
CAN WE BRING OUR OWN ALCOHOL?
Yes, our requirement is that a TABC certified bartender serves the alcohol.
DO YOU REQUIRE SECURITY?
A security officer is required at all events where alcohol is served. This service must be contracted 30 days prior to the event, and proof of booking is required.
CAN WE USE OUR OWN CATERER?
Yes, you are permitted to bring your own caterer. Caterers must provide a certificate of insurance no later than 30 days prior to your event.
DO YOU REQUIRE EVENT INSURANCE ?
We require that each of our couples obtain event insurance for $1,000,000 liability, and if you are serving alcohol, you are required to get the additional alcohol insurance. It’s a great idea to add on cancellation insurance to cover you in case anything happens prior to your event. This can be purchased through wedsafe.com and typically costs around $175.00
WHEN CAN WE DO OUR CREMONY REHERSAL?
We find it best to have it the day of the wedding day, after all the bridal party has arrived. It works well to have 2 run throughs: 1 with the bride and 1 with the groom.
DO YOU REQUIRE A DAY OF COORDINATOR?
Yes, we do require a professional Day of Coordinator. A Day of Coordinator is there to make sure your wedding goes as planned and take care of all details on your big day. They leave you and your family free to enjoy your wedding and not stress out over anything. We do have a staff member at the venue the entire day of your event to help out, but they are not day of coordinators.
ARE WE RESPONSIBLE FOR TABLES, CHAIRS, LINENS, SILVERWARE OR PLATES?

Hill Country Bliss Wedding & Event Venue will provide tables and chairs for use. We do not provide linens, silverware or plates.

WHERE DO WE PARK?
We have an onsite parking lot for guests. In addition, we offer a covered drop off at the front door for your guests as well as handicapped parking. We also have separate vendor parking area to allow them easy access to the venue to set up. NO vehicles are allowed to be left on the property overnight.
DO YOU OFFER VALET PARKING?

Valet parking is not included in the rental fee. However, you may opt to use a vendor of your choice to allow a valet option for your event. Guests will pull into the circle drive located in front of the main building and their car will then be parked in the designated lot. Our lot can accommodate up to 300 guests.

WHAT IS THE BACKUP PLAN FOR WEATHER?
We have a separate indoor ceremony site that is fully climate controlled. No additional rentals are needed.
ARE PETS ALLOWED?
Yes, you may have your pet in the ceremony and pictures, but they must be kenneled prior to and after the ceremony. We do not allow dogs to run free, they must be on a leash at all times. Please note kennel not provided.