FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How many guests can The Lincoln hold?
We can comfortable seat 240 guests in a reception style layout, or 400 in theater style seating (no tables)
What are the clean-up requirements after an event at The Lincoln:
We take care of all of the cleaning with your venue rental.
Does The Lincoln have wifi?
Yes, we have wifi available! Reach out to your venue contact while onsite for access!
Does The Lincoln offer lodging onsite?
We do not have onsite accommodations, however, we are just minutes from many local hotels and airbnbs.
Does The Lincoln have onsite parking?
There is ample street and public parking lots within 1 block of the venue.
Is The Lincoln ADA compliant?
Yes! Our entire facility is ADA compliant and accessible for all guests with elevator access to both floors and street level parking.
What is the rental fee and what do I get for that?
Please click HERE for our wedding pricing and contact us for a custom quote on your other special events!
How do I reserve The Lincoln for my event?
To reserve your date you will need to fill out a contract with us and make a 50% down payment of the rental fee. This can all be done online or in-person. We accept payments online via credit card or bank draft & by cash, check, or money order. Payments can be done in-person, phone, online, or sent in the mail. We take the remaining balance including bar package and add-ons split into no-less than (2) payments between your booking date and final walkthrough.
Does The Lincoln require Event Insurance?
All weddings at The Lincoln are required to purchase event insurance via our partner Event Helper. (These policies vary in price based on your guest count but are usually less than $150). Non-Wedding events at The Lincoln are only required to purchase insurance if alcohol is being served.
Do I need to schedule a tour or can I just stop by?
Tours are by appointment only. We would love to show you the venue and discuss the details of your event. To schedule a tour call or text message us at (913) 562-8787. You can also schedule a tour by filling out the contact form HERE.
How many hours do I get for my event?
You will get use of The Lincoln for from 9am - 11pm CST during all wedding rentals, or based on the hours you have paid for with hourly rentals. This time includes hours for set-up, the event, tear-down, and clean up. Additional requests will be handled on a case by case basis, based on availability.
Can I use any vendors I like?
Yes, you are able to bring in any vendor you would like. They do need to be approved by our staff and the caterers must be licensed and insured with documents on file in our office. We do have a very robust preferred vendor list available for clients as well to help ease the planning process!
What is your alcohol policy?
If you are wanting to serve alcohol at your event you must use one of The Lincoln's bar packages found HERE.
Can I come early to decorate?
You are allowed access to the building when your contracted time starts. When your time block begins, we will have your tables set so you can begin decorating them. If you need to come onsite the day before for any reason, you will need to purchase additional hours based on venue availability. 30 days before your event, if we are not booked, we will allow you an hourly rental, for a fee. Please plan accordingly.
Will The Lincoln staff help set-up or tear down decor?
We do not offer any decorating services at this time, you will be responsible for that. However, we do have an inventory of free decor in-house that you are welcome to use for your event, but you or your wedding coordinator would still be responsible for setup and teardown of these items.
Do you provide tables and chairs?
Yes, we have enough tables for 240 seated guests (including the wedding party), plus a few extra for the DJ, Cake Table, Buffet, etc. We have (30) 6' rounds tables that can seat up to 10 guests comfortably & 300 gold chiavari chairs available for your use.
Do you provide linens, tableware, etc. ?
No. You will need to bring in your own linens, tableware, etc. However, we do have several recommended options for rentals of these items!
Am I able to have my rehearsal there?
Rehearsals will only be available onsite if you purchase the venue or Parlor by the hour. You are able to inquire about venue availability at your final walkthrough (30-45 days before your event) and purchase the entire facility or The Parlor the night before at an hourly rate based on other events booked.
Do we have to set up our own chairs and tables or take them down?
Of course not! We want to take the extra work off your plate, so when you arrive, the initial setup of tables and chairs will be done. If any transitioning of the room from ceremony to reception is needed, we will take care of that flip for you for no additional cost.