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frequently asked questions

What's included in the base price for my wedding?

Takk House Day of Coordinator:
From contract signing until the day-of your event; this person will be present for all appointments, can assist with layout planning, timeline, vendor selection, and more. They will also be on location the day of your event to greet your vendors and assist them in settling in (Please note this is not a wedding planner).
- Use of bar/parlor space
- Use of ballroom
- Bathroom facilities
- Use of Food Prep area featuring ample counter space, refrigerator, sink, trash cans, eight outlets. There is a separate service entrance into the kitchen from back alley. Caterers may opt to bring in additional cooking equipment. Please check with your Private Events Manager for any restrictions.
- Cleaning before and after the event
- Tables and chairs to accomidate 150 guests  (Note that this does NOT include linens)
- (3) coat racks and approximately 200 hangers
-  Projector
-  (3) Wired microphones with (1) stand
- (6) garbage cans

Do you offer catering/alcohol package options?
We do not have cooking facilities or carry a liquor license at Takk House. These are services you will need to bring in from off-site. We have a wonderful list of recommended vendors we are happy to share with you.

Do you provide tables and chairs?
We are happy to accommodate your rental needs as you may see fit. Included in all wedding and large event rentals is tables and chairs for up to 150 guests. Delivery and setup is provided by Takk House. Please contact us for more information and to see a variety of rental options in our catalog.  We are happy to assist you with additional rentals as well such as linens, plates, silverware, glassware, candle holders and other decor, vintage items and anything else you are looking for to make your day extra special! 

How many times can we visit before our big day?
We allow two visits prior to your one month meeting that we schedule with all wedding couples to review your final floor plan, rentals, guest count, schedule and vendor arrival times. Please note that we have floor plans and many imagery on our website to help you when you need a memory refresher. We are also always available to answer any questions you might have by email/phone.

When does our event have to end?
Takk House has a curfew of 12am. All of your gear must be cleaned up and removed by 1am. Don't worry, that's when your pub crawl can start.

Can I leave my stuff with you to pick up the next day?
We can make special arrangements with you to collect any personal belongs that you've used as part of your wedding/large event. We require you to pick up your items by 12 noon the next day. We are not responsible for any items that are left behind after this time. 

Can I rehearse before my big day?
All of our wedding packages come with an hour of ceremony rehearsal time that we normally schedule the evening before your event. 

Can I come setup the night before?
This is very hard for us to accomidate due to the amount of events we host on the weekends. If you feel that you have special circumstances please contact us.

Who sets up my stuff?
Takk House is responsible for presenting you with a floor plan that you will approve. Takk House will setup all tables and chairs and also will break down that night. You or your catering company is responsible for placement of linens, decorations, flowers and any other items.

Is there anywhere at Takk House where we can get ready?
Yep! We have 2 suites (one for the ladies and one for the gents)  available for you to change, hang out, and mentally prepare for the night ahead.

Is there an handicap accessible entrance?
Unfortunately, we do not have one at the time. We would love to work with you and figure out a way to make sure all of your guests can attend your event comfortably and happy. We do have a portable handicap ramp that can be setup at our back entrance if needed. 

Where do we park?
On the street or there are 2 parking garages within a few blocks of Takk House. We can also give you contact info to set up a trolley or valet service. You can find a list of garages available here.

 

Am I responsible for cleanup?
Takk House will do the heavy duty cleaning (dusting, sweeping, scrubbing, mopping, etc) before and after your event, as well as take care of any necessary repairs. If an additional cleaning crew or damages to the facility have occurred the card we have on file will be charged for any additional cleaning and repair fees. Catering companies are responsible for leaving the kitchen and bar area as they found it by following a checklist posted in those areas. 

Are there any bars and late night eateries close by?
Yes! Takk House is in the heart of downtown Troy and there are a ton of great bars and places to get some late night treats. We can provide you with a list and even a map! You can find that here.

Do you have a list of vendors that you would recommend?
We do! We can provide you with a list of caterers, florists, DJs, photographers, planners, and other vendors that we have worked with in the past and highly recommend above.

Is there any outdoor space?
No the fun is all inside. There are several public parks nearby if you'd like some outdoor pictures and some even allow for public events with a simple permit if you are thinking outdoor ceremony!  We can help you in obtaining any special city permits.

When can we get in to set up?
You and your vendors can begin setting up at 9am the day of your event. Some special arrangements can be made with vendors who might want to setup the evening before if schedule allows.

How do I book a date?
A 50% deposit of the rental fee is due at the time of booking. In addition, we require a credit card on file as security deposit, which will not be charged unless damages occur. The remaining balance is due 12 days before the event. Takk House accepts check, money order, and all major credit cards. The rest is history! 

Does the building have Heat/AC?
Yes.

Do you have a photo booth?
Takk House owns and operates Yay! Booth which is an open air booth concept that can be added to your package at any time.

Is smoking allowed?
Takk House is a tobacco free establishment. Designated smoking areas can be found outside.

Are candles okay?
All candles must be contained in votives. Open flames are not permitted. If you have a specific question about open flames at your event please request approval prior to setup.

Are there any restrictions on vendors?
We pride ourselves on working with all vendors. If there is someone you would like to use it is okay with us as long as they have all the necessary permits/licenses. 

Do I need to provide my own insurance?
We require you to provide a certificate of insurance that covers your vendors. Your caterer might be able to add your vendors as additional insured to their policy. We require $1M general aggregate / $1M per occurrence including property damage. Your policy should include Hosts Liquor Liability if you are serving alcohol. We recommend wedsafe.com or privateeventinsurance.com. The policy will cost approximately $175 and can be purchased up to 24 hours before your event. Please have a copy of the policy sent to hello@takkhouse.com

How many bathrooms are there?
We have 2 sets of bathrooms on various floors in the building.

Do I need have an event planner or coordinator?
Only if you want! We will have someone on site to answer questions, and provide general assistance during your event but he/she will not coordinate your event. If you'd like additional planning, you are welcome to hire from outside Takk House. We have several that we recommend highly!