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Wedding Particulars

Fort Lewis plays host to a limited number of weddings each year. Below is a listing of the primary expenses and services provided by the innkeeper. Perhaps the biggest issue is whether your selected venue "just feels right." We encourage you to visit, walk the grounds, see the Pavilion in person, and meet the innkeepers. Please do! But first, please ask about available dates.

Primary expenses

  • A  $3,000 site fee
  • Weddings require a two-night booking of the Lodge's 20 guest rooms. This will accommodate 40-50 overnight guests.
  • Reception costs can range between $70-110 pp depending on the number of guests, plated or heavy hor d'oevres, alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Rehearsal dinners for up to 50 in Lewis Mill Restaurant.
  • An 18% service fee on food and beverages plus applicable state and local taxes.
  • All food and beverage (excluding the wedding cake) must be provided by the Lodge.
  • All alcoholic beverages will be provided by the Lodge and will be served in accordance with ABC regulations.
  • Private functions at the Lodge and/or Pavilion must conclude no later than midnight.
  • All service providers must present a certificate of insurance.
  • No rice/ potpourri is to be thrown. Only birdseed will be allowed in outside areas.
  • Rental of the premise is not an entitlement of ownership. Respect of the integrity of the facilities is required.

Innkeeper's Services

  • The basic facility fee includes 8 hours of consultation time. Additional time required above the 8 hour alloted time will be billed at a rate of $50 an hour.
  • The Lodge's inventory of catering equipment eliminates the need for renting tents, tent lighting, dance floors, tables, chairs, linens and place settings.
  • Can assist in making an initial contact with a local church or wedding celebrant in the area.
  • Will recommend professionals for music, floral, photography, and officiating.
  • Manages guest room reservations at the Lodge.
  • Will create an estimate of charges outlining your financial commitment and deposit schedule.
  • Oversees ceremony and reception set-up.

 

 
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