Questions about Drees Pavilion

Please view our facility pricing sheet to answer questions concerning pricing, minimum spending and peak season.
The rental price includes interior use of tables, chairs, linens, china, glassware, silverware, centerpieces and an on-site event coordinator. Our rental price does not include exterior chairs for ceremonies.
Please view our Online Calendar to search for available dates.
Our complimentary centerpieces are cut glass hurricane shades with candles from Sterling Cut Glass. The centerpieces add a very elegant look used by themselves or with fresh flowers added.
No. Please view our guest services for additional options available through the Drees Pavilion. You may also use outside vendors if you choose.
Your event coordinator will help ensure that you and your guests have the most pleasurable event! Your event coordinator will make sure the room is set according your specifications. They will set out table favors, and light candles. They will coordinate the timeline with catering staff and entertainment, help with guest incidentals, and collect all of your items at the end of the event.
Only wedding cakes and desserts are allowed from outside caterers. For all other food and beverage service, you must use one of our three approved caterers.
We have podiums, easels,  flip charts and wired microphones available for your complimentary use. We can facilitate any equipment needs through our partnership with Prestige Audio Visual.
We have a private lot in front of the facility with complimentary parking for 250 cars.
Candles can be used as long as they are dripless and the flame is completely protected. Our staff will be happy to light your candles immediately before your event.
The facility will be available for your entertainment to "load in" two hours before your event start time. Your entertainment will have one hour after the conclusion of your event to load back out. Your entertainment must furnish their own sound system and risers if needed.
The Drees Pavilion will be available two hours prior to your event start time. Your Drees Pavilion event coordinator will arrange the delivery times for your vendors.
Yes. We can also arrange for a viewing prior to event beginnings. This will give you a first hand look at how your guests will see the room as they enter.
No. Your invoice from the Drees Pavilion will include the fees you have negotiated with the caterer and any other services we have facilitated on your behalf, such as audio/visual, furniture rental, valet services and etc.
Gratuities are left to the client's discretion. Typically, our clients will leave a percentage of the charge for food and beverages for the gratuity, like in a restaurant. The gratuity will be divided among the staff that worked your event. Feel free to add your gratuity to your final statement, which will be prepared the week following your event.
Yes, we can hold a date for you for up to two weeks. To confirm your date, we must have your deposit and rental agreement completed by the end of the two weeks.

A $1000 initial deposit is required to reserve the Drees Pavilion.

$500.00 of the initial deposit is considered your nonrefundable confirmation deposit. This amount is applied directly to your account statement. The additional $500.00 of the initial deposit is considered your refundable security deposit.

Your second installment will be due six months prior to your event date in the amount of 50% of your event estimate.

Your third installment will be due ninety days prior to your event date for the remaining amount of 50% of your event estimate.

Any remaining balance is due seven days before your event. You will be over paying your event by $500.00 including the security deposit.

Events cancelled before ninety days, forfeit their initial $500.00 non refundable confirmation deposited. Events cancelled with in 89 days of the event date will be responsible for the full event estimate.
Please contact us online or call us at (859) 431-2577 during business hours and we will be happy to help!


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