The Willow House & Social Barn demands strict adherence to state laws regarding alcohol consumption on the property. If you choose to offer alcohol during the Event, you must understand and adhere to the following:
- Any and all liabilities arising from the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises are the responsibility of the couple. All North Carolina State Laws and Federal Laws must be adhered to at all times.
- You are responsible to obtain a Limited Special Occasion Permit for the Event when spirits/liquor is being served. Permits may be obtained at https://abc.nc.gov/Permit/SpecialPermits. You must provide a copy of this permit to The Willow House and Social Barn.
- Service requirements are as follows:
All alcohol must be served only by the licensed bartender hired for the Event. The licensed bartender can NOT be a friend or relative of the wedding party.
No alcohol can be served unless there is also food provided.
Service will be closed at least 30 minutes before reception ends.
The Willow House & Social Barn requires a minimum of one (1) bar staff person per 100 guests for beer/wine – no exceptions. Note: this is a minimum requirement; additional bar staff may be necessary to ensure adequate service levels. A minimum of two (2) licensed bartenders are required for any event where a signature cocktail(s) or mixed drinks are served.
The Willow House & Social Barn reserves the right to evict Clients and/or their guests from the property or to close the bar at any time during the Event for inappropriate behavior.
Event Liability Insurance
Client is responsible for providing proof for one million dollar insurance coverage where Miss Caroline’s LLC DBA The Willow House & Social Barn must be named on the policy as the Certificate Holder. Client is responsible for any damages to The Willow House & Social Barn Venue and property that may have been caused by the Client and/or the Client’s guests and vendors. Clients are required to adhere to the property rules and regulations and are required to ensure their guests and vendors honor them as well. The Client is ultimately responsible for any damage incurred. The Client is within his/her rights to seek redress for damage charges caused by Client’s guests and vendors. The Willow House and Social Barn will not involve itself in these efforts.
The Willow House & Social Barn Manager will use reasonable best efforts to report any damages or loss of property to the Client on the day of the Event, however, some things may not be noticed until after the Event ends. The Willow House & Social Barn reserves the right to make a thorough inspection of the property and identify/assess damages prior to the next scheduled Event or within ten (10) business days of the Event whichever is shorter.
If damage has occurred, The Willow House & Social Barn will provide an itemized list to the Client and The Willow House & Social Barn will charge the damage amount to the Client’s credit card that was held on file for such purpose. Note: The Willow House & Social Barn staff will make reasonable best efforts to repair damage charging only for labor. Should, however, the damage be extensive, Client will be responsible for replacement costs.