Alcohol Rates

Gathering Acres Event Center, LLC Bar Service

The following is a menu of bar services to choose from for your event. We are also open to discuss customization for your perfect bar experience.

 

ALL PACKAGES INCLUDE THE UNLIMITED USE OF OUR FOUNTAIN POP (COKE, DIET

COKE, MELLO YELLO, BARQ’S ROOT BEER AND SPRITE) AND OUR FOUNTAIN LEMONADE, SWEET TEA, TEA, AND WATER SERVICE.  ALSO INCLUDES ICE, CUPS, REFRIGERATION FOR ALL BEVERAGES, COCKTAIL NAPKINS, AND CONDIMENTS AS WELL AS THE LIQUOR LICENSE REQUIRED BY THE ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO COMMISSION.  

 

OPTION ONE - PAID BAR

  • Client is responsible for the full bar tab.

  • $15.00/person unlimited alcohol/non alcoholic beverage plus 15% gratuity for BEER and WINE bar alcohol (2 choices of Beer…can/bottle/keg, 2 wine choices)

  • OR

  • $17.00/person unlimited alcohol/non alcoholic beverage plus 15% gratuity for the FULL bar (2 choices of Beer…can/bottle/keg, 2 wine choices, well liquor drinks at our discretion)

  • OR

  • $19.00/person unlimited Premium alcohol/non alcoholic beverage plus 15% gratuity for PREMIUM FULL BAR (2 choices of Beer…can/bottle/keg, 2 wine choices, Premium liquor drinks at our discretion)

  • 2 bartenders included for up to 200 guests.

  • Events exceeding 200 guests will require additional bartenders at $160.00 per bartender.

  • Minimum bar tab of $1500 plus 15% gratuity is required.

PROCEDURE

Two weeks before the event we will need a count of all guests over 21 years of age to determine the order for the bar contents… anyone under the legal age limit is welcome to the soda/tea/lemonade/water service free of charge. As close to accurate guest count is needed and we will be taking a count as people are seated during the dinner portion. 

OPTION TWO - CASH BAR

This is an option where all guests pay for their own drinks. We have a full menu and will be using our house wines and beer that we choose. 

  • Renter will pay for the Pop Package ($2.00 per person) for the entire count of the guests and will receive unlimited pop, lemonade, tea, water.

  • Renter will pay for the bartender service of $160.00 per server up to 100 people, 2 servers ($320.00) for 100-200 guests, and 3 servers ($480.00) for over 200 guests. IF BAR TAB REACHES $1500.00 THEN YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PAY THE BARTENDER FEE.

  • 15% gratuity is required.

OPTION THREE - PREDETERMINED PRICE

This is an option where the contract holder decides how much they would like to pay for their bar fee. There is a minimum price of $1,500.00 plus tax and gratuity for this package. 

  • We will keep a running tab on our Square device for all beverages purchased and when we hit the amount agreed upon we can either let the contract holder decide if he/she wants to increase their dollar amount or if we will then switch over to a cash bar for the rest of the evening.

  • This option includes paid choices of: pop, lemonade, tea, draft/bottle/can beer, wine options, White Claws, Seagrams, well drinks and all mixed drinks from our preselected options.

  • Bartenders are included in this package as well as cups, ice, & condiments.

  • There is a minimum fee of $1500.00 but if you go with a larger amount (for example: $2500.00 and you only use $1950.00 of it we only charge you for the amount used.)

ADDITIONAL BAR SERVICES

  • Champagne - $25/bottle ( approx.. 5 glasses per bottle) plus 15% gratuity

  • (Will include orange juice and champagne on ice with glass flutes, napkins.)

  • Grooms room case of beer (24 pack) bottles or cans on ice of your choice in grooms suite - $30/case plus gratuity

 

SPECIALTY DRINKS

This is an add-on option... price depends on drinks wanted and prices of liquor.

SODA PACKAGE

If you are non drinkers, we do have a package for soda, lemonade, tea, etc. which is $2.00 per person/unlimited plus a fee of $160.00 for one server for 0-150 guests or $320.00 for two servers for 151-300 guests plus tax, and 15% gratuity.

 

FLEXIBILITY

We are extremely flexible and if there is something that you would like we are definitely open to discussion and making a package that will work for you!

GRATUITY

You are responsible for the 15% gratuity as well as the 7% sales tax. We reserve the right to put out a tip jar for our bartenders as well.

 

GATHERING ACRES RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • $350.00 fine and if necessary immediate bar closure with no refunds for any alcohol on premises not purchased by Gathering Acres if brought in by the wedding party or immediate family.

  • Gathering Acres will follow all Indiana Alcohol guidelines and laws. (All guests will need to show ID)

  • We reserve the right to stop service (Individuals or whole event) at any time during the event hours with no refund if individuals are becoming overly intoxicated or the event is becoming out of control due to alcohol consumption.  We also reserve the right to stop individuals from leaving venue in an intoxicated state and operating a motor vehicle by any form necessary.

  • NO ALCOHOL MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE VENUE FROM OUTSIDE… ALL ALCOHOL MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH GATHERING ACRES IN ACCORDANCE TO STATE LAW.

  •  ANY GUEST FOUND WITH OUTSIDE ALCOHOL WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN IMMEDIATE $350.00 FINE & ALCOHOL CONFISCATED… IF NECESSARY THEY WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE EVENT.  

 WE DECIDE PACKAGE AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT. 

  • ONE MONTH OR MORE BEFORE THE EVENT WE WILL DECIDE WHICH PACKAGE AND CHOOSE ALCOHOL TYPES AND AMOUNTS. 

  • ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT THE NUMBER OF GUESTS 21 AND OLDER FOR ALCOHOL PACKAGES OR THE NUMBER OF ENTIRE GUESTS FOR THE NON ALCOHOL EVENTS NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN.

  • DAY OF THE EVENT THE FULL PAYMENT IS DUE BEFORE LEAVING THE VENUE.  WE TAKE CASH, CHECK, VENMO, PAYPAL OR YOU CAN PAY VIA CREDIT CARD WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2% FEE.