Q: How long do I get the building?
A: All day up to two days, contract states 8am-12am, if you need in earlier we can arrange that.
Q: Can I have a rehearsal?
A: Yes, you may have your rehearsal the night before as long as there is not an event. In the case of an event the night before your wedding, your rehearsal is on the day prior.
Q: Can I set up and decorate the day before?
A: Yes, you may set up and decorate the day before as long as you have rented the two day package.
Q: How many guests will fit in the Chapel?
A: 208 Seated ceremony style.
Q: How many guests will fit in the ballroom?
A: 200 Seated banquet style. If party exceeds 200 you must use both the chapel and the ballroom for your reception. The Ballroom and Chapel open up to each other and hold 300 guests.
Q: How many guest will fit in the outdoor ceremony area?
Q: Is there a place to stay over night?
A: YES! Visit our Investment page.
Hotels: The closest hotels are 15 minutes away in Lawrence just off Mass St. SpringHill Suites Marriott (785) 841-2700 - TownePlace Suites Marriott (785) 842-8800 - Lots of bars and resteraunts within walking distance.
Q: What is the size of the tables, and how many do you have?
A: There are 20- 8’ L X 2 1/2’ W Rectangle Tables - enough for 200 guests
Q: How many chairs do you provide?
A: 200 White wedding chairs. If your wedding exceeds 200 guests you are responsible for renting the extra chairs needed. Sunflower Rental in Lawrence has our same chairs. (785) 832-8767
Q: Do you provide linens, plates, silverware or glasses?
A: We do not supply linens, plates, silverware or glasses. We do supply clear throw away cups if we run the bar, and drinks. Sunflower Rental is where we reccomend for all of these items. (785) 832-8767
Linen by Marlen - Affordable beautiful linens.
Q: Do you allow outside caterers?
A: Yes, but food must come prepared. They can use our kitchen for prepping only, they are not allowed to cook in our kitchen because of our catering liscense.
Q: Can I bring my own food and liquor?
A: Yes, food rules are the same as stated above for outside caterers. You may also bring your own alcohol but you are not allowed to sell it. If this rule is broken, the event is shut down, and everyone will be asked to leave.
Q: Does Chrisman Manor offer catering and bar service?
A: Chrisman manor does not offer catering, we do offer our list of amazing caterers we love. Chrisman Manor can supply the bar. Request Bar Menu