The Hollyhock House and Gardens is a unique wedding venue in that it offers the use of our outdoor garden facilities for both the wedding ceremony and reception and, if you choose one of our “destination” wedding packages, use of our beautiful Victorian house for overnight lodging of up to 6 individuals. Situated on nearly two acres of beautifully landscaped gardens in residential Kewaunee, our venue provides a private and romantic backdrop for your memorable day.
The following “Frequently Asked Questions” should help you determine whether or not The Hollyhock House and Gardens is suitable for your wedding.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Do you have space for a ceremony?
Yes, there are a number of picturesque "vignettes" in the garden that are ideal for staging your ceremony.
Do you have space for a reception?
Yes, there is a large open area of lawn at the rear of the garden that is ideal for this purpose.
What is the maximum number of guests you can accommodate at your facilities?
We can accommodate a wedding/reception of up to 200 people.
Are there any indoor facilities?
Not really, we are primarily an outdoor garden venue. However, through an arrangement with Lake Haven Hall, we can offer indoor banquet facilities on the lakefront in downtown Kewaunee for up to 200+ individuals. .
What happens if it rains?
Regardless of the anticipated weather, we highly recommend that you rent a tent. We can provide you with information regarding local rental agencies.
What is the rental cost to use your property?
Our rates vary depending upon the length of time and the extent to which you utilize the property. Please refer to our current pricing information on our website at www.thehollyhockhouse.com.
Do you provide catering services?
No, we do not offer on-site catering, however, we can provide you with our extensive Vendor Resources List which contains information on local caterers who are familiar with our property.
What other types of vendor services are available on your list?
Our Vendor Resources List contains information on all local vendors who provide wedding-related services and includes caterers, rental agencies, officiates, photographers, florists, cake bakers, DJ services, etc. This information is provided to all Hollyhock House clients and makes the task of finding local vendors nearly turn-key.
Are we required to use the Vendors whom you recommend?
No, the information is provided as a courtesy to assist you in making your arrangements. The Hollyhock House does not require that you utilize the services of specific vendors.
What is your closing time?
This depends on which wedding package you have selected. However, regardless of which package you select, you must keep in mind that the City of Kewaunee has an 11pm noise curfew -- which means that the music and/or loud noises must be lowered by 10pm.
Are there indoor toilet facilities?
No. But as an alternative we have a vendor who provides clean, spacious and sanitary potties and wash sinks.
Do you have overnight accommodations?
If you choose one of The Hollyhock Houses' "destination" wedding packages, lodging for up to 6 individuals for 1 or 2 nights (depending on the package you've selected) is included.
Is there sufficient lodging in town for our other guests?
Yes. Although Kewaunee is a small town, there are two modern motels and an old Victorian hotel in town which can provide more than sufficient lodging accommodations for your guests.
Are there other activities in the area that might interest our out-of-town guests?
Yes, there's shopping (Door County is only 30 miles from Kewaunee), and winery tours, plus outdoor activities including golfing, fishing, camping, kayaking, bicycling, and hiking.
Is there sufficient parking in the area?
Yes. Our clients are asked to inform their guests to park on Highway 42 and enter the property through the rear entrance. Parking is permitted on both sides of Highway 42, which provides more than ample parking for event of up to 200 people.
Are there any specific restrictions that we should know about?
Yes. The Hollyhock House is located in a residential neighborhood. As such, we try our utmost to consider our neighbors. For this reason we ask that our clients, if having music at the event, restrict the amplification equipment and volume in order to contain the sound to the premises as much as possible.
Contact us today to arrange a tour of our unique facilities!