Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • How long has the Bougainvilleas been open?

        The Bougainvilleas was founded in October of 2013.

 

  • What is your venue capacity?

         The Grand Ballroom is designed for 100 guests, and up to 350 with a dance floor, 400 guests without a dance floor. It is 5,000 sq ft.

       

        The Chapel is used for ceremonies and smaller celebrations and workshops. The capacity for a ceremony is 175 guests. The reception        

         capacity is 80 with a dance area, 100 without a dance area. It is 1,728 sq ft.

       

        The Wine Room has a capacity of 32 guests seated, and 40 guests cocktail style.

 

  • Is your venue handicapped accessible?

        Yes, it is.

 

  • What days are you available for calls or meetings?

        We are closed on Sundays & Mondays unless we are hosting an event. We are also closed on Christmas eve and day, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving           Day, and Fourth of July. We do offer some weekday evening appointments as well as Saturdays – pending events.

 

  • Can I bring in my own alcohol?

        The Bougainvilleas is TABC licensed and cannot allow outside alcohol. 

 

  • Do you offer in-house catering?

        The Bougainvilleas has a full equipped kitchen and chef onsite and offer 6 different menus. 

  • Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

         Yes, we offer halal, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free meals. Please ask us about any other restrictions you may have.

 

  • Do you allow outside catering?

         Yes, outside catering is permitted if your caterer is licensed and insured. There will be a $5 per person fee assessed for associated costs.

 

  • Is your kitchen kosher?

        Our kitchen is not kosher compliant and cannot be.

 

  • Will I get to try the food?

        We offer complimentary food tastings for booked clients. Food tastings are hosted once a month – time permitting.

 

  • Will I get a cake tasting?

        Yes, you will be able to schedule a consultation to taste and choose your cake design.

 

  • Do you offer military discount?

        The Bougainvilleas offers a 10% military discount with a valid military ID. It cannot be combined with any other discounts.

 

  • Can I bring my own vendors?

         Yes. However, vendors not on The Bougainvilleas preferred list are required to fill out a “vendor form” that is subject to venue management            

         approval. All vendors must carry liability insurance.

 

  • What forms of payments do you accept?

        The Bougainvilleas accepts payments in the form of cash, personal checks, cashier’s checks, money orders, credit cards and via Zelle (QuickPay)    

        and Venmo. All credit card transactions are subject to a 3% processing fee. Personal checks need a full two weeks to be cleared before an event.

 

  • Do you host multiple events simultaneously?

        We only host one wedding per day. However, we do allow other events to book separate spaces on the same day.

 

  • What is the latest my event can go until?

        The latest is 2am, our permit doesn’t allow us to operate beyond that point.

 

  • Can I add additional hours to my event?

        Yes, the rate is $500 per hour.

 

  • Is décor included with the venue rental?

        Linens, candles, and non-floral centerpieces are included. Any additional décor can be rented by the client through a décor vendor.

 

  • Can I add guests after booking my event?

        Yes, your final guest count is due 3 weeks before your event if you’re hosting a wedding, 2 weeks before for other type events.

  • What other fees to I must pay?

        Added to any event package is sales tax and service charge.

 

  • Why do I have to pay gratuity?

        To provide you and your guests with the best experience, we hire a team of experts to coordinate, set up, prepare your delicious meal, serve      

        everyone, and clean up after all the fun is over.

 

  • What is the deposit to book my event?

        The deposit is 30% of the package you choose and is nonrefundable.

 

  • Do I have to pay for kids?

        Kids 5 years and under are free of charge, 6 years and up will be charged as an adult.

 

  • Do you offer kids meals?

        Yes, we offer a few options at $15 per meal if the kids are not included in your guest count.

 

  • What is the size of the dance floor in the ballroom?

        The built-in dance floor in the ballroom is 20’ X 25’.

 

  • What size tables do you offer?

        We have 72” round tables, 6 ft tables, 8ft tables and offer rectangular tables in different sizes. We also have serpentine (half-moon) tables.