How early can I arrive to the facility the day of my reception?
Early arrival time will need to be coordinated with the manager. Noon is the earliest that you would have access to the inside of the facility.
Can I decorate the outside tented area for my reception?
Yes, however any décor that is hung by the client is the clients responsibility to remove at the end of the reception. Decorating of the tented area can only be done the day of your reception, not the night before.
Will I be able to decorate inside for my reception the evening before?
Usually not. It will depend if there is another event taking place at the Casino the evening prior. We are not responsible for any items left in the building overnight.
Does the casino provide any décor?
We will provide simple, seasonal decor upon request, complimentary. It is rotating collection of items, and we do not take specific orders for items.
Who is responsible for decorating and cleaning up?
Our team will set out a typical amount of decor as part of setup – no assembly of items, or ladder work. Please inquire if you have special needs – or send an assistant or planner. All décor must be removed from the facility at the conclusion of your reception.
Are candles allowed?
Yes, need to be in a votive holder, glass vessel, or lantern. No tapers.
Is there a private room? Yes, you may access this space up to 3 hours prior to your event. You may bring snacks & drinks into this room.
Can the wedding party arrive early to get ready in the private room?
Yes, however power outlets are limited. There are no power outlets in the ladies restroom. Maximum 10 guests for comfort.
Can I rent my own specialty tablecloths?
Yes, however it is the responsibility of the client or contracted rental company to put the cloths/chair covers on and to remove them from the facility at the conclusion of your reception unless alternate arrangements have been made with a manager.
Who is responsible for my card box and gifts?
It is the responsibility of the client to secure all valuable belongings. Marcy Casino / Magnolia Events management or staff is not responsible for moving or securing your card box or gifts at any time throughout your reception.
Is there a separate cake cutting fee?
Can I bring in cookies in addition to my wedding cake?
Yes, cookies are always welcome. We ask that they arrive pre-plattered unless alternate arrangements have been made with management.
Can I bring in my own specialty dinner wine?
Yes, however there is a $15 per bottle corking fee.
Do you offer a sparkling wine toast for all of my guests?
We offer passed sparkling wine at arrival, but you may add a toast set to table for $4 per person.
Do I need to hire a “day of coordinator”?
A “day of coordinator” can be beneficial to you throughout your entire day. This person is can handle the ceremony, transport, and pre-reception activities. Your event manager at the Marcy Casino will run the reception portion of the evening, with a focus on the delivery of food & beverage, but will not be present during your Rose Garden ceremony.
When is final payment due for my reception?
Final payment is due 24 hours before the start of your event. Arrangements will be made with Magnolia Events for receipt of payment.
Can I make small payments along the way?
Yes, any payments made along the way will be deducted from your final bill along with your original deposit.
How should I pay?
Preferred method of payment is by certified bank check made payable to Magnolia Events. We also accept personal checks and credit card payments. Any credit card payment has an additional 4% finance charge.
Can I choose my own caterer?
No, Magnolia Events is the exclusive, resident caterer at the Marcy Casino.
Are there minimum guest requirements?
No, we do not require a minimum guest count, however you must hit the “food & beverage” minimum that is required for your date.
Where do my guests park?
Parking is on Lincoln Parkway – there is no private lot. You may order Valet service for an additional fee. Pricing for Valet will depend on your guest count. Valet parking is highly recommended for summer groups over 100 guests. Other services such as Uber and buses are recommended too.
Is the Terrace Restaurant space available to book for a private event? No.