What is vizcaya villa's maximum capacity?
Vizcaya Villa is able to accommodate up to 132 people for ceremonies & seated dinner receptions.
what will the ballroom look like for my reception?
You and your planner may decide exactly how you would like the Ballroom set up for your reception. We include use of the indoor tables and chairs to include:
Up to (13) 5-foot round ballroom tables
Up to (6) 8-foot rectangle tables
(2) 6-foot rectangle table
Sweetheart table and chairs
Up to (130) ballroom chairs
(see Ballroom Floor Plan for a printable blank floor plan)
(see Ballroom Dimensions for a printable blank floor plan with room dimensions)
Is there security or venue staff available on my wedding day?
Vizcaya Villa does not provide site security on wedding day. A property manager will available to open the gates and building at the start of your contracted event time. The property manager will return at the conclusion of your event to lock the building and may be contacted throughout your event day in case of emergency.
What precautions should i take in case it rains on my wedding day?
In the event of inclement weather, you may utilize the covered Lakeside Pavilion as your ceremony location. We suggest making your weather decision within 12 - 24 hours to allow for ample set up time so that your planner and additional vendors can plan accordingly.
can my flower girl throw faux petals down the aisle?
We ask that you fill her basket with real petals, instead of faux petals as they blow into the lake, bushes etc. with the slightest gust of wind and hinder the property from looking its best. All trash must be picked up at the conclusion on your event to avoid additional cleaning charges. We greatly appreciate the grounds and building being left in the satisfactory state in which it was found upon arrival.
what cleaning am i responsible for?
Vizcaya Villa operates with a "leave it as you found it" policy. While we don't expect you to clean the toilets (yuck!), we do ask that all trash/debris is picked up, personal belongings collected and the building/outside grounds returned to satisfactory condition in which it was found upon arrival. Couples are expended to maintain the areas that they, their guests, and vendors have occupied.
can i have my ceremony rehearsal at vizcaya villa before the big day?
A one hour ceremony rehearsal (access to grounds only) is included. Rehearsal times are scheduled as:
Friday weddings rehearse Thursday at 11am - 12pm
Saturday weddings rehearse Friday at 11am - 12pm
How do i reserve my wedding date?
Dates are booked on first-come first-serve basis. A signed contract and $1,000 first payment ($500 incidentals retainer, $500 first payment) will reserve your date.
is there a preferred vendor list i have to use?
Nope! While we suggest researching reputable vendors to be a part of your big day, we welcome the vendors of your choice from catering to DJ, florist, planner, bartender etc.
can i host a bar during my reception?
Yes! If there is alcohol on the property during the time of your contracted event you must obtain and display the appropriate North Carolina ABC special use permit. Failure to do so is a violation of Vizcaya Villa's alcohol policy. Any alcohol violations will result in fines and/or immediate event termination. You must also provide a bar server throughout your event. Further questions regarding North Carolina alcohol laws please contact ABC.nc.gov. The limited special occasion permit can be found here. We will also provide a copy of the application at the time of booking.
For property measurements and dimensions, see Measurements for more details. If you are needing a measurement, quantity or detail not listed on this sheet, send an email to email@example.com and we would be happy to assist you!
Couples that booked the INCLUSIVE PACKAGE for 2019…
Although we have changed our package offerings, this change does not affect your booked package or services included on your wedding day. We believe the following links may be helpful for you as you continue planning your wedding. See Decor for details about the in-house decor selections and see Catering for menu details as part of your Inclusive package. Please feel free to give us a call with any additional questions.
***The Inclusive Package is no longer available for couples looking to book in 2020. New couples who may be interested in the Inclusive package & have a desired date in 2019, contact us for details and availability.