We are so delighted that you have chosen Paradise Cove to celebrate your special event. You probably have many ideas of how you want your “special day” to go. We want to hear those ideas and help you plan your wedding day to be just as you have dreamt. With our full-service package or linen and coordination upgrades to the lease-only package, our staff will work through the intricate details to customize your event. Additionally, your wedding coordinator will also conduct your wedding rehearsal and your wedding ceremony. Our staff will work hard to make your day as unique and as perfect as you have always wanted. We just ask that everything is finalized 4-6 weeks prior to your special day!
Our staff will work through the intricate details to customize your event. Additionally, your wedding coordinator will also conduct your wedding rehearsal and your wedding ceremony. More…
With the lease-only option, you can bring in any cater or food items you want. You also can provide your own alcohol (please review the requirements below).
With our full-service package or linen and coordination upgrades to the lease-only package our team of coordinators will meet with you ahead of time as many times as needed to discuss decorations and set up. We have vases you may use for floral or candle centerpieces. You may discuss decorations with our staff before your event. We have many centerpieces available for use. You are also welcome to use some of your own decorations as long as it is pre-approved by the Owner and City of Grapevine, Texas Fire Marshall.
With our full-service package or linen and coordination upgrades to the lease-only package your DJ can use our ceremony music sound system that includes a lapel microphone for your minister and another handheld microphone for your vows, vocalists, or any special speakers or readers.
With our full-service package or linen and coordination upgrades to the lease-only package our team of coordinators will help set up your indoor décor and the following items for you: guest book, sign-in table, toasting glasses, cake table, and etc. Any items that need to be set up should be brought the day of your event, along with an inventory sheet of items. An easel is also available for your bridal portrait. Most importantly, you will need to arrange to have a family member or friend to remove your gifts and other items at the end of the event. It is always a good idea to have a family member or friend tape cards that match the gifts to the actual gift.
Paradise Cove is not responsible for any items lost or left at our facility. All wedding items/decorations brought into Paradise Cove must be taken at the end of the event. Any items left more then one (1) week will be discarded.
You may bring favors to be passed out in baskets or placed on the table settings. You may also provide bubbles, birdseed, biodegradable rice (must state that it is not harmful to the environment) or flower petals for your guests to use as you leave.
We do not allow non-biodegradable rice, butterflies, glitter, silly string, confetti, candles, sparklers, flying lanterns or anything harmful to the environment to be used as a favor.
Fireworks can be performed only by our approved vendor Illumination Fireworks, LLC
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Rehearsal dates are subject to availability. With our full-service package or linen and coordination upgrades to the lease-only package your wedding coordinator will conduct the rehearsal. We suggest making sure your minister can attend the rehearsal. We do not offer a rehearsal time with the basic lease-only package.
You will be responsible for selecting your own cakes. Paradise Cove will set up and provide the cake table(s) and appropriate linens and skirting. Please make sure your cakes are delivered at least one hour prior to your event time. Please note that we are not able to store any cakes in our refrigerator or kitchen area.
The Bride and Groom are responsible to present their marriage license to the minister before the ceremony. Paradise Cove is within the county limits of Tarrant County. You can obtain a marriage license from a Tarrant County Courthouse. For a list of addresses, go to the Tarrant County Web site and select the County Buildings link.
What We Do NOT Allow
Paradise Cove does not allow the following items. We try to keep this list short, but feel the following items can impede guest or environmental safety:
- We do not allow loose silk flowers to be used outside.
- We do not allow the release of butterflies.
- We do not allow non-biodegradable rice or sparklers.
- We do not allow alcohol to be dispensed anywhere other than from behind the bar.
- We do not allow candles with an uncovered, exposed flame to be used indoors. Candles and candle holders must be approved by the City of Grapevine, Texas Fire Marshall.
- We do not allow glitter, silly string and flying lanterns.
- We do not allow any type of watercraft / boat entrance or exits.
- Anything nailed, stapled or screwed inside or at the gazebo.
- We do no allow confetti.
Our facility holds up to 200 guests. This is the maximum capacity allowed.
We require a 25% deposit of the contract price to hold the date. 25% 6 month prior to event, 25% 3 months prior to event and 25% 30 days prior to the event.
The balance is due one (1) month before your event date.
We guarantee the prices at the time of the contract. Once you contract, you will not be affected by any increase or changes in price, unless you add additional guests or upgrade your menu. The price on the contract is the price you are guaranteed.
We have been doing weddings at Paradise Cove since April 2002.
You purchase and provide the alcohol. All packages include full use of the bar and a bartender for a $300 bar fee. You must hire a uniformed off-duty police officer to be present while alcohol is being served and until all guests have exited the facility at the event’s end. They charge $40/hour with a 4 hour minimum.
Kids seven (7) and under are not considered in the guest count. However, we need to know the amount of total guests for seating concerns.
Yes see reception full service menu options.
The serving stations provide your guests with a delicious variety of food to choose from. Also, the foods at the serving stations are replenished in accordance with the number of guests for which you have contracted. We will always make plenty of food so guests are welcome to return to the serving stations.
The servers will serve drinks, hors d’oeuvres and clean tables. Servers will be dressed in all black.
At the time that you contract, you may make selections for your menu. These menu options do not have to be set in stone. You can always upgrade your menu or trade out menu options for comparable menu items. However, you menu needs to finalized at least four (4) weeks prior to our event.
Yes, we have photos available for viewing.
We do not allow you to come to an event out of respect for our clients. However, we do hold two (2) tasting events each year which gives you the opportunity to view our facility decorated and taste some of our delicious menu items.
Yes, with a full-service package. A wedding coordinator will be at your event the entire time. The coordinator will meet with you to discuss outdoor decorations, timing of your event and will also conduct your rehearsal. Our staff will also assist you in your indoor decor as well as seating concerns.
If we have not heard from you two (2) months prior to your event, we will contact you. You are welcome to schedule an appointment as many times as you need to discuss your intricate details.
We would like all of your details finalized at least four (4) weeks prior to your event.
Yes. We are fully licensed and have current insurance.
Your contract will outline previously arranged times for your event, depending on Daylight Savings Time.
We have a preferred vendor list, but we also encourage you to personally interview your vendors and view their work. We do NOT earn commission on any referrals. We encourage you to pick vendors that conduct business in a professional manner in order to ensure you will be given the best on your important day
25% deposit to hold the date, 25% 6 months prior to your event, 25% 3 months prior to your event, balance of 25% due 1 month prior to your event