The Cliff House

FAQ

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FAQ

Do I need an appointment to come tour The Cliff House?
Yes!  Since events occur every day we require an appointment for all tours.  Please fill out the Contact Form and we will contact you to schedule a tour!

What is the maximum capacity?
The Cliff House has a maximum capacity of 150 with a dance floor. If hosting both a ceremony and a reception at The Cliff House a room transition may be required.  Guests commonly move to the gathering space and patio during transition.

Does your staff transition the room or is that our responsibility?  
If hosting both a ceremony and a reception at The Cliff House our staff will be responsible for the room transition.  We require an additional $750 rental fee to cover the labor associated with the room transition. 

Can I bring in my own catering company?
You may read about our food and beverage policy here.

What is your alcohol policy?
You may read about our food and beverage policy here.

How long will I have the venue for?
You may read about everything that is included in your rental here.

Do you provide linens?
Yes! We offer 35 different color options and these are included in your rental. All linens are poly-cotton floor length and delivery and set-up will be arranged by your Day-of Coordinator.

Do you require a damage deposit?
Yes, we require a $1,000 damage deposit at the time of contract signing.  Following your event we will refund the damage deposit, less a $300.00 cleaning fee. 

How does parking work? Do you require valet?
There is limited parking at The Cliff House.  To the extent you would like to provide valet service for your guests, we will coordinate this through our valet company and invoice you on your final invoice.

Will there be a Day of Coordinator at my event?
Included with your rental is a Trained Day-of Coordinator that will be present the day of your event to receive vendor deliveries, answer questions about the venue and coordinate the room transition, if necessary. They will also manage and oversee your ceremony and reception timeline in coordination with your DJ and/or band.

Are we responsible for tear down after the wedding?
You and your vendors are responsible for removing all décor or items brought in during and/or prior to the event.  Cliff House staff will breakdown, clean and reset the space once these items are removed.  Any items left at the conclusion of an event will be thrown away.

Is security required at your venue?  
If alcohol is present at your event, security officers are required. The Cliff House will coordinate and staff off-duty Dallas Police Officers at no additional charge.

Am I guaranteed a rehearsal?
You are guaranteed a one hour rehearsal for your ceremony.  We will coordinate the time of this rehearsal approximately 30 days prior to your event based on our event schedule.

What can I use for décor?
We welcome beautiful floral and decorative flourishes!  Out of respect to the beautiful historical space, we do not allow sparklers, glitter, birdseed or open flame candles.

Does The Cliff House have a sound system we can use?
You may read about our sound system and AV policy here.

I’d like to have additional lighting at my event, is this something you provide?
You may read about our lighting policy here. 

 

How to Book

We would love to show you our beautiful and historic space! Tours are by appointment only and scheduled around our booked events. To schedule a tour please fill out the Contact Form.