Peacock Ranch Wedding Venue

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I Book the Venue?

To reserve your date, we require a deposit of $900.00 which is non-refundable if your event is cancelled. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to your event.


Are my rates guaranteed?

Once your contract is signed, your package price is locked in.


What if I need to change my date?

We understand that circumstances are sometimes uncontrollable, if you need to change your date after booking with us, we will make every effort possible to reschedule your event to an agreed upon date. Your contract and all deposits made will transfer to the new date.


What are the time limits?

You have the Venue: 9:30 am day of your wedding till 10:00 pm and the night before 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm for your rehearsal . Last dance / last call is 9:30 pm, giving your guests until 10:00 pm to wind down and prepare to leave.

When is your venue available for booking?

We book weddings on Saturdays for the months of October to May. Our venue is closed from June-September. We do not book Friday or Sunday weddings. 


How many people can the barn accommodate?

The barn can accommodate up to 130 people comfortably for dinner.


Are decorations included?

You are welcome to use most of the decorations we have! When you visit our venue, you can view all available decorations. We also, have a list of decorations in our Gallery section.


Do I have to use your Vendors?

Only one, please use Progressive Insurance for your Event Insurance at www.progressive.com. They have all the information needed for our venue. Any other vendors are your choice and we do have a list of recommended vendors in the column on the right, that have been at our venue, if you need options. All Vendors need to sign and provide a Release and Waiver of Liability form, 60 days prior to event. (You can obtain this form by clicking on the underlined title above.)


Is there available parking?

Yes, our parking is below the Venue out of the view of photos. Guests can be shuttled to the ceremony, if needed.


Is there a place for the Bride to get ready?

Yes, we have a Bridal suite for the Bride and her party with access to the screened porch to relax, be pampered and get ready for her day.


Can we have a wedding rehearsal?

Yes, the night before you can bring your decorations and start setting up the layout, and have a rehearsal too.


Who is responsible for setting up and cleaning up?

We have a general setup of tables and chairs but the placements of gift table, sign in and others are set to your preference. Our wedding coordinator, or you, your family or bridal party, should assist in how you would like them set up and to decorate according to your ideas/plans. We will assist in setting up according to your ideas, and we will assist in breakdown and cleaning up at the end of the night.


Do you have a smoking policy?

To be considerate of all guests and staff, we have designated smoking areas with places for the cigarette butts to eliminate possibility of fires and cleanup.


Is alcohol allowed?

Yes, you must purchase your event insurance with an alcohol addendum.


Are there hotel accommodations nearby?

Yes, there are multiple options: There are hotels in Bushnell approx. 10 miles away, hotels in Wildwood approx 22 miles away, and Clermont approx 19 miles away.


Any restrictions?

* If you will be using rose petals for your ceremony, please use real petals not fake.

We are a working ranch with cattle.

* No real candles of any kind are allowed in the barn including floating, citronella, etc. Candles operated by battery are allowed.

* Fireworks and confetti are prohibited on the premises. Sparklers may be allowed as determined by Venue (weather permitting).

* No glass beer bottles.


Please call or email us for any other questions.

Recom​mended Vendors

No specific vendors are

required except the insurance. ​


DJ's

* DJ Neal

   ph 478-718-7823  [email protected] 

* V&B DJ - Rusty Drummond

   ph 352-345-2811  [email protected]

* Sounds Like (Stilo and Alex)

   ph: 352-665-1883 or 917-373-4862

   [email protected]

* NEXT UP Entertainment Matthew Williams 

   ph 352-593-1161

* Tamik Entertainment LLC Terrell "Dr Tamik" Riley 

   ph 727-490-8521

    www.TamikEntertainment.com..com


Photography

* GTBIV Photos - George 

  ph 352-455-2838

[email protected]

* Kimberley E Photography

  @photographyandmorebykimberly

* Emily Young Photography on

Facebook 

  ph 352-457-5253

* Simply Bliss Photography     

   [email protected]

*Laura Carroll 

   ph 863-978-3173

* Kristen Paige Photography

  @kristenpaigephotography on Facebook

* SDL Photography


Videography

* Sarah Williams

   ph 352-340-9725

   [email protected]


Photobooth

* Smile Time, LLC

ph 352-450-5099

smiletimellc.com 

* Uptown Photo Booth

  ph 813-714-9961

  [email protected]


Decorating

* Making It Matthews, LLC

  @Makingitmatthews on Facebook

  Camilla Matthews 

  352-470-9299

  Kayla Matthews 

  352-843-7394

  [email protected]


Caterers

* Artman Country Smokehouse Summerfield

ph 352-307-6240

* Julio's Restaurant Clermont

  ph 352-404-9546

* Oakwood BBQ 

  ph 352-394-0036

* Cody's Barnyard BBQ & catering

   Cody Brighurst 352-348-1680

* Golden Corral - Zephryhills

   ph 813-783-8969

* Veronica Myers 

   ph 352-396-4376

   facebook.com/lavishdelightsandcatering


Cakes/Desserts

* Grubby Cakes 

  @GrubbyCakes on Facebook

* Donna's Dream Cakes & creations on Facebook

* Miz Kathy's Cotillion Cafe & Sweetery 

mizkathis.com 


Other Vendors

* Tipsy Tampa - Bartending

   ph 253-878-4901

   [email protected]

   Tipsy Tampa Bartender & Events on facebook

* B & B Cassie Pier Freelance Makeup artist & Spfx Artist - Makeup

* Kassie Sorokach - extra coordination services

  ph 352-603-7763

  [email protected]