Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is catering included in the $59/person price?
    1. Yes catering is included in the package price of $59/person
  2. Is outside liquor allowed?
    1. Dodson Orchards is a liquor license that allows you to purchase all your liquor through them so that you don’t need to worry about bring all of it!
  3. Can we bring our own catering?
    1. Yes! You can bring your own catering and receive a $5/person discount! Catering must be licensed and inspected in the State of Missouri.
    2. Food Trucks are allowed
  4. How far away is this venue?
    1. Dodson Orchards is a straight/easy drive, just over an hour drive from South St. Louis County
  5. Is there a venue fee?
    1. Nope!
  6. Who decorates
    1. Dodson Orchards provided you with 3 hours of personal consultation with one of our professional wedding consultants to go over every detail of your day
  7. Décor’
    1. Dodson Orchards provide a wide array of rustic chic and vintage décor
    2. If you want to add anything to your décor package you may
    3. Candles are allowed when in a glass container
  8. How many can this venue handle
    1. 270 under the roof – more if needed under tents
  9. Where do people stay?
    1. There are several hotels, bed and breakfasts located within 15 minutes drive of Dodson Orchards.
    2. There are several very affordable shuttle bus options available
  10. How many hours do you get the venue?
    1. 10 hours
  11. Do we share the venue with anyone else?
    1. No the farm is exclusive use, BY INVITATION ONLY. Not open to the public
  12. How to book a date
    1. Schedule a tour