The Outdoor Venue
The grounds will be clean and ready for use for the date and time of your booked event. You will be expected to leave the grounds at the same level of cleanliness as at the start of the day, or a cleaning fee of $300 will be applied. Optionally, you can pay a clean-up fee of $200 if you would like us to do the final clean-up after all vendors have left. The venue must be vacated no later than 10pm. Arrangements can be made for next day pick-up of rental equipment.
Rehearsal can scheduled for the week prior to the event.
The property is a natural outdoor setting, as such it is handicapped accessible but may present some limitations. It will be your responsibility to ensure portable toilets or other amenities are accessible if needed.
There is ample on-site parking.
Full payment is required at time of booking.
If your reservation needs to be canceled, you may do so with a full refund up to 30 days prior to the event. Cancellations within 30 days of the event will receive a 50% refund and cancellations within 14 days of the event will not receive a refund. If you would like to change the date of your event, we will do what we can to accommodate that, if it isn't possible, the refund policy will apply.
As a natural sustainable property, we ask that all decorations be biodegradable or reusable. Please use birdseed in lieu of rice and NO balloons. Decorations must not cause damage to the property.
Alcohol and Tobacco Policy
You may bring alcohol on-site for the event but it must be served by a bartender only. Self serve of alcohol is not permitted. There is smoking in the designated smoking area only and no drug use is allowed.
A multi-input sound board and powered speakers are available for use. There are electric outlets available for use.
A damage deposit of $500 will be due when the event is scheduled. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the event date. Any damage caused will be documented and deducted from the deposit.
Desiderata Ranch will provide dining tables, chairs and white linens for up to 100 participants, a value of over $1000. All other rental needs are covered by the event organizer.