Q: What is your Capacity?
A: We pride ourselves in our intimate space. The Revel Center is designed to bring families closer, which is why we put a cap at 200 guests, including your wedding party.
Q: How long do I get the space?
A: The Revel Center is available to you starting as early as 9AM! Music must be finished by 11:30PM and all décor removed by 12AM.
Q: Is there Parking available?
A: We are one of the few venues downtown with our own designated parking lot as well as an overflow lot just across the street for your guests!
Q: Are you able to have a wedding ceremony at the space?
A: Yes! If you plan on having your ceremony and reception at the space, we would love to accommodate you! There is a 45 minute time gap between the ceremony and reception to allow our staff to flip the event (i.e. setup tables, chairs, decor). At that time, we recommend your guests go outside, explore the city or even visit one of the many local breweries downtown!
Q: When can I set up?
A: We allow you into the space as early as 9AM on the day of your event! The Revel Center staff will ensure that all of your tables and chairs are setup ahead of time (this does not include linens, chair covers or table decorations).
Q: Do you provide tables and chairs?
A: Yes we do. We even have some fancy high tops! During your tour, you can check out all that we offer in detail.
Q: Do you provide linens?
A: There are many ways to tackle linens. The easiest way is to rent our linens package where you can choose from over 28 assorted colors of linens. Our staff picks up the linens, puts them on the tables and ensures they are cleaned and removed at the end of the night.
Q: Can we do a rehearsal the day before?
A: Yes, you can schedule your rehearsal with us any time prior to your wedding date for a 1-hour time block as long as we do not have another event scheduled the day you wish to book your rehearsal. If there is an event scheduled that day, we will work with you to determine a time before that event to schedule your rehearsal.
Q: Can I bring in my own caterer?
A: We really pride ourselves on giving you options. This is your big day and we don't want to hold you back from choosing whichever certified caterer that you prefer. We have a wonderful list of our partner catering vendors, but you are also able to bring in your own licensed caterer (You will be subject to a $300 fee if you choose to bring in your own licensed caterer). The fee only applies to your caterer. You will not be charged a service fee for bringing in your own cake or dessert vendor.
Q: What is the policy on alcohol/beverage services
A: Unfortunately we are unable to do cash bars. The bar service is provided by our partner vendors who are certified and insured in the business. They are the best in town and can customize a beverage package specifically for you! Unfortunately, Michigan State Law prohibits us from allowing any alcohol of any kind onto our premises other than that which has been provided by our certified bar services. No exceptions can be made.
Q: Do you have limits on decorations?
A: We don't allow glitter or any other micro-fine decor as it's incredibly difficult to clean. We also don't allow any nailing, stapling or adhesives which may deface the property. We do allow open flames, so long as the flame itself is not exposed (meaning it's in a container where the tip of the flame is not exposed). We also allow hanging decorations but, for liability purposes, you must bring your own ladder for hanging. (All décor must be removed the same night)
Q: Is there a space for the bride to get ready?
A: Yes! We have a partnership with our upstairs tenants to utilize their space for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready for any Saturday or Sunday event. We think you'll love it! If you are planning on hosting a Friday event, we offer an off-site bridal suite through one of our hotel partners. Either way, we have you covered! (Bridal Suite included in Ceremony Rental purchase only).
Q: Do you host corporate events?
A: Absolutely! Our facility is equipped with a Sonos sound system, Wireless mics and an HD Projector with a built-in projector screen. Contact us for event specific pricing.
Q: Do you have a veteran discount?
A: Yes, we do. Whether you or your spouse has served or is currently serving, we provide a $200 discount as a way of saying thank you for your service to our country.
Q: What linen colors are available in your linen package?
A: Our linen provider is through Baker Rental. Feel free to visit this link to see the full selection of available linen colors included in our basic package. Keep in mind, there are hundreds of other styles and designs, but these are the colors included in our basic package.
Q: Do you help us plan wedding details?
A: No, we do not plan wedding details outside of what our facility provides but are here to serve as a resource to provide you with vendor lists and information. However, you do receive a 1-hour consultation with our event coordinator to discuss your floor plan and overall timeline to ensure everything goes perfectly for your big day at The Revel Center.
Q: Can we play music ourselves with devices such as our phone or iPod?
A: You most certainly can provide your own music if you so choose. We highly recommend that you assign someone either in your party or from your family to MC. You will want someone to be in charge of making announcements and keeping the timeline of the day moving forward. If you are unsure of a DJ, we have plenty of recommendations for you!
Q: Can you refrigerate our cake or flowers?
A: There is no refrigerator on site. However, keep in mind that our hall is temperature controlled.
Q: Do you clean up for us?
A: We require you and your guests to take any decorations and items with you that you plan on keeping. We will tear down all tables, chairs and put away linens if you rented them through our provider. If excessive cleanup is involved, there will be a small fee.
Q: Can we come back the next day to collect decorations?
A: Unfortunately all decorations must be removed the same night by 12AM. We are not responsible for any lost or damaged items. The same goes for vehicles. If a car must be left at the space overnight, it must be taken the following morning by 9AM otherwise it may be towed.