FAQ 2018-06-27T17:38:29+00:00


Can I take a tour of the facility?

Yes. You can schedule a tour by calling 614-863-9281 or email info@redbrickoccasions.com

Does Red Brick Occasions provide tables and chairs?

Yes. Red Brick Occasions provides 10 -60″ round, 1-48″ round, 6 -30″ round cabaret, and 6 -6′ banquet tables with 100 chestnut wood chairs. Additional wooden side tables and seating are also available.

Does Red Brick Occasions set up the tables and chairs?

Yes. Red Brick Occasions will set up for your event. Client must provide a floor plan of set up 7 days (1 week) prior to event date.

What is the maximum amount of guests allowed in Red Brick Occasions?

The maximum capacity seated at tables is 120. The maximum capacity for a stand-up cocktail event is 175.

Can I have a wedding ceremony and reception at Red Brick Occasions?

Yes. Arrangements need to be approved by Red Brick Occasions Administration. Client’s caterer would be responsible for resetting room after ceremony.

What decorations can I use?

NAILS, TACKS, TAPE AND STAPLES ARE NOT ALLOWED. You may use COMMAND hooks or magnets to secure decorations. NO helium balloons, confetti, glitter, sand, rice, birdseed or fireworks are allowed. Votive candles and enclosed candles are acceptable for use. NO OPEN FLAMES ARE ALLOWED (UNITY CANDLE IS THE ONLY EXCEPTION), All decorations must be removed at the end of the event.

Can I use a caterer that does not appear on the Red Brick Occasions Premier Caterer List?

Caterers not on our Premier Caterer List must be pre-approved by Red Brick Occasions Administration and have all the necessary credentials.

Is there a catering fee?

Yes. 15% of total food & non-alcoholic beverage charges for caterers on the RBO Premier list. 20% of total food & non-alcoholic
beverage charges for caterers NOT on the RBO Premier list. The caterer is charged this fee which is then passed on to the renter – renters will see this fee on their catering invoice.

Can I bring In my own food?

Only cake or dessert items may be brought in by someone other than the approved caterer for the event.

Is alcohol permitted at Red Brick Occasions?

Yes. Alcohol must be served by Red Brick Occasions insured bartenders with the purchase of RBO beverage service package and only during the time limit in the signed contract. Only RBO bartenders may handle and distribute alcohol. Client is responsible to provide the alcohol, mixers and garnish. Only hosted bars are permitted/ NO cash bars allowed.

Am I responsible for clean up after the event?

Yes. Renters are responsible for cleaning up all decorations and items brought in for the event. At the end of your event you are responsible for returning the facility and bridal room (if rented) to the original condition. Your caterer should clean the kitchen area and remove all trash, but the renter is ultimately responsible. Tables & chairs should be left neatly around tables or stacked.

Are pets allowed in the facility?

Pets are not permitted in the facility, except seeing-eye guide dogs or service dogs for the impaired.

What time does the facility close and what time do we need to vacate the facility?

Everyone must vacate Red Brick Occasions by midnight. Events must end by 11 pm to allow for one hour of cleanup after the event. Clean up must be completed by closing. All guests and rental party must be vacated from the facility at this time. This includes caterers.

How do I rent Red Brick Occasions?

A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of $500 is required to hold a reservation date. The renter must complete a contract and the balance 90 days before the scheduled event.

Is parking available?

Metered street parking (on Main, Third & Fourth Streets), Columbus Commons -Main Garage (corner of Main & Third Streets), Prepaid Parking Lots (behind Red Brick Occasions) are available.

Are hotels available nearby?

Yes. Close in proximity are The Sheraton at Capitol Square, The Westin Columbus, and Hampton Inn & Suites.