Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve my date?

Your date is reserved when you sign the contract and pay half down plus a $500 refundable security deposit. The deposit can be made with cash, check, or card. Please note that there is a 2.5% charge for credit cards. 

What is the capacity?

The Gin can hold up to 500 seated in rows and 350 seated at round tables. 

What all does the rental fee include?

You will get use of the space from 10 a.m. until midnight. You will also get full access to tables and chairs for 200 people, 10 bistro tables, 6 serving tables and your choice of linens. The linens are available in black, white, and gray. 

Is a rehearsal included?

Yes, a rehearsal is included. Please note that all rehearsals must work around any preexisting bookings. 

Does The Gin have an in-house event/wedding planner?

No. All planning and coordinating is done by you. We have a list of preferred wedding planners that we can put you in contact with.

Will a staff member be onsite to accept deliveries?

Yes, a staff member will be on the premises at all times and can accept deliveries.

Can I rent the space for only half a day?

Monday through Thursday you can book a non-wedding event for half the day. All weekday weddings are $3,000. 

Can I have the rehearsal dinner at The Gin also?

Yes. We offer a discount if you book the space for 2 days.

Is there a bride’s room?

We have a 23’x 32’ bride’s room with mirrors and seating and a 9’x18’ groom’s room.

Is there a dance floor and space for DJ or band?

There is an elevated stage for a DJ or band and a large dance area in front of the stage.

When do you require a final headcount?

Final headcount, final seating plan and event detail worksheet are due two weeks before event date.

Is there adequate parking?

The Gin has 23 spaces (handicapped included) in front of the building. Approximately 100 spaces are in the back of the building.

Are there any décor restrictions?

Nothing can be nailed, screwed or taped to the walls, and all candles must be in a container. No glitter or confetti is allowed. Also, no artificial flower petals or sparklers are allowed outside.

Does The Gin require liability insurance?

We require the client have a “Special Event Insurance Policy”. Certificate of Liability Insurance naming The Gin at Nesbit as  an additional insured must be provided to staff 30 days before any scheduled event. This insures that you shouldn’t be held liable either!

Can we have alcoholic beverages?

Yes, we are now fully licensed and offer an assortment of drinks from our price list. We also supply all the bartenders. Contact us for further details regarding our price list. 

Is there a kitchen?

We have a large catering/prep kitchen. You must use a licensed caterer. 

What is the cleaning policy?

Clients and their suppliers/vendors are responsible for the removal of all items brought into The Gin and for ensuring adequate cleanliness.  All trash must be placed in sealed bags and placed in the trash bin at the conclusion of the event. Tables and chairs belonging to The Gin must be free of food and properly cleaned.

Are pets allowed?

No.

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931 Nesbit Rd

Nesbit, Mississippi

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