Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Once a contract is signed with Belvedere, you will receive 15% off any party package at our partner locations. Ask your Event Manager for details.
All deposits/payments are nonrefundable.
If the event was cancelled 6 months or more from the event date, you may pick a new date. At this time there is an additional 10% deposit due. Both initial deposit from the previous event and the new deposit will both be applied to the new date. If the (new) future event is cancelled or terminated for any reason the deposit is forfeit and shall not be permitted to satisfy a subsequent future event. Events cancelled within 6 months of their event date will forfeit their deposits completely.
We will touch base 4-6 weeks prior to the event date to update the numbers, room diagram and contract. 2 weeks prior we will solidify the final contract and take final payment. After this time, you may increase your guests count/package until 72 hours prior when no further amendments are to be made. On the day, the actual guest count may not exceed the final guest count by more than 2%.
20% deposit at time of signing the contract and then 3 interval payments –prior to wedding date. You are of course welcome to make additional payments at any time. Final payment is required 2 weeks prior. All payments except the final can be made with a cashiers check, credit card (3% fee) or personal check. Final payment must be made with a cashiers check or cash.
Yes! We will provide a table with linens, plates, napkins & fork and setup your trayed sweets for $125. Full setup with trays $200
Yes, minus $10 off the package price
Children are aged under 10 years and are $24.00++
Yes! Simply ask for our special menu.
Yes! There is an additional $5 per person charge for choice menus.
Our liquor license runs till 2am. Real Time Sports Bar has extensive hours past midnight (subject to day)
Belvedere has the ability to source most requests for you. If we cannot source your requested drink, you are welcome to bring it for a corkage charge of $15 per 750ml bottle or per case of beer. There will be a $1000 damage fee (this will be refunded to you at two weeks after the conclusion of your event if no damage occurs) applied to all events that bring in their own alcohol.
1 hour is $750++ / 1 hour with bar is $1500++
Yes! The upgrade to Top Shelf is $7.00 per person.
Absolutely! We would be happy to serve a signature drink in place of our champagne service.
Two hours prior to the event start time. Please use your hotel suite for hair/make up.
Yes, we are!
Yes, we do. There is no additional charge for this, but tips are always appreciated.
It is not allowed into Belvedere and must be put in either your hotel room or your car
We would like you to use those on our recommended vendor list, but you can use outside vendors. We highly suggest outside vendors to visit the venue prior to the day to ensure we discuss Belvedere’s requirements. Linens must be delivered Tuesday prior to your event date. They are also required to sign off on our vendor sheet.
We would be happy to setup your champagne flutes, cake cutters & servers, your guestbook, favors, table numbers and place cards. You can drop these items to us a day prior to the wedding and we will work with your other vendors to set the room beautifully.
We commit to 2 hours prior to event start time. However, should there be availability, you can set up as early as 2 days prior. This can be determined at your finalization appointment 2 weeks prior. You have 1 hour for take down.
We recommend cake tastings be scheduled 4 months prior.
A menu tasting is included in the package for the bride and groom 4 months prior to the wedding date. Should you wish to try the food prior to signing a contract, it is $25 per person. If you sign a contract on the day, the charge is waived.
Yes! We have the Country Inn & Suites conveniently located next door. Please call 847.985.0101
Valet is mandatory at $200 flat fee per space for the evening and $100 for the afternoon. Simply note ‘complimentary valet service’ on your invitations so your guests know they can pull right up to our doors.
11% Tax and 18% Service Fee – subject to change
No, the per person price is inclusive of the entire package excluding tax, service charge & valet