Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do we secure our wedding date with Dixon Family Farm?

A: All it takes to book your wedding date is a signed venue contract and 50% down payment.

Q: Do you require Wedding Insurance?

A: Yes. We recommend you protect your investment with WedSafe or another insurance policy for your big day.

Q: How many guests can you accommodate for a reception?

A: We can be flexible with certain scenarios, but our maximum limit is 150 people.

Q: What is a “Wedding Designer”

A: A wedding designer is very different than a wedding coordinator. A Wedding Designer brings your vision of your big day to life. Let our award winning designer take care of every last detail while you enjoy your day.

Q: Does this venue meet all local local township and building codes?

A. Dixon Family Farm meets all of the required codes for the State of Maryland and County of St. Mary’s.

Q: What time do couples normally schedule their ceremony?

A: You are welcome to be on the property at 10:00 the day of your wedding. The timeline is yours to plan but we do recommend that a ceremony takes place later in the day to give you & your vendors time to get ready and set up.

Q: Can we purchase additional setup time for our event?

A: Yes. Please contact us for information.

Q: Do we need to obtain event insurance?

A: We do recommend all couples to have insurance.

 Q: Can we bring our own food? 

A: No. We require meals to be supplied by a professional catering service. Please refer to our Preferred Vendors list to decide which caterer is right for your wedding. 

Q: Does our reservation include an event rehearsal?

A: Yes. We offer a complimentary one-hour rehearsal the Thursday or Friday before your event.

Q: Can we choose our own vendors ?  

A: Yes, we have a list of preferred vendors you may choose from.

Q: Most of our guests do not live in the area. Where would they stay?

A: There are many choices for guest accommodations in the area. We have a list of hotels and other lodging here.

Q:  Will you hold my date while I look around at other venues? 

A: No. It’s only fair for everyone to book dates with a signed rental agreement and paid event deposit.

Q: Can we set up yard games?

A. Yes, but we ask that you to conscious of landscaping when deciding where you’d like to set them up.

Q: Is smoking allowed inside the venue? 

A: No. Smoking is only allowed outside the venue in designated areas. Please dispose of all cigarette butts properly.

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