Frequently Asked Questions

Click the questions below for more information about your event at The Chimneys at Big Canoe.

How long do I have the venue for?
You have access to the venue from 10:00 am until 11:00 pm the day of your event.
What time does music have to end?
Noise ordinance in Big Canoe requires we have music no later than 10:00 pm.
Can we bring in our own caterer?
Talk of the Town Catering & Special Events  is the exclusive caterer for The Chimneys at Big Canoe.
Do you offer tastings?
We offer one complimentary tasting for up to four guests. Tastings take place at the Talk of the Town Catering & Special Events office located in Roswell, Georgia.
What is the deposit?
The deposit required to hold The Chimneys at Big Canoe is the facility rental fee for the date you choose and is non-refundable.
When is our balance due?
Your balance and final guest count are due two weeks prior to your event. After the two week point your guest count may increase, but cannot decrease.
Can we bring in our own cake? Is there a cake cutting fee?
Sweet Caroline’s is our preferred cake vendor, however, if you wish to bring in a different cake vendor you may. The fee for using another cake vendor is $1 per guest. The vendor must be licensed and insured. We are pleased to offer complimentary cake cutting.
Do you allow candles?
We allow “tea light” style candles in glass votive holders. We also allow pillar-style candles which are three inches or shorter and are in a container that is taller than the candle to cover the flame.  No candles in candle stands, (lit or unlit) are permitted.  If any wax drips on any linens, renter will be responsible for the replacement cost of the linen.
What do you allow for the wedding couple's sendoff?
Bubbles, bells, ribbon wands, and lavender are permitted for the couple’s departure.  Rose petals, rice, bird seed, confetti, silly string, glitter, sparklers or fireworks are strictly prohibited. Rose petals are allowed for ceremony decoration and flower girl use only.