Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that planning a wedding or event can be overwhelming, so we're here
to provide you with some essential information to make the process easier for you!
Booking & Pricing

How Much Does a Wedding or Event Cost at The Mill?
Prices vary by event type, size, month, and holidays. Send an inquiry with your anticipated date, and we will send you a pricing package.

How Can I Book The Mill?
When you are ready to book, click here to drop us a note! We will gather a bit of information from you, and send you a proposal for signature, and initial payment. Initial payment is 50% of the booking fee and 50% of the $1000 refundable deposit. Final payments are due 90 days prior to the event.

Will You Save a Date For Me?
Dates are not secured until a signed contract and initial payment is received. Of course, if you are interested in a date, and have not booked it, we will give you the right of first refusal if someone else is interested in the same date.


How Can I Schedule a Tour to View the Property?
We love giving tours of The Mill at Rock Creek! The pictures on our website are beautiful, but they can’t come close to capturing the full essence of The Mill. Click here to drop us a note to schedule a tour. We will work with you to find the ideal date and time to schedule your tour. Tours last 30-45 minutes.


What is Included in My Venue Rental?

  • Ceremony chairs
  • Cocktail Tables
  • Farm tables (rectangular and round)
  • Folding banquet tables for satellite bar, buffet, or other needs
  • Reception chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Spacious bridal suites
  • Florist/storage room
  • One hour 30-Day Detail Meeting to discuss the flow of the day, floor plan, and final details * One hour rehearsal time (day prior); time set at 30-Day Detail Meeting * Logistics team to complete setup, flip, and teardown for tables and chairs * Onsite day of a staff member for building management
Event Coordination & Vendor Services

Does The Mill Provide an Event Coordinator, Caterer, Florist, DJ, etc.?
The Mill does not provide any vendor services. All services must be privately contracted. We have a host of recommended vendors that we love working with!

We do not provide any decorative elements beyond tables and chairs.

A professional wedding coordinator/planner is required for each wedding. The coordinator/planner is required to attend the 30-day detail meeting, and they must be the first vendor to arrive, and the last vendor to leave on the event day.

You can find a list of coordinators and vendors here! Recommend Vendors


If I’m Having a Wedding, is a Rehearsal Time Included in My Rental Agreement?
Yes! Each couple is allotted one hour, the day before their wedding. If there is not an event that day, the one hour time frame can be scheduled anytime that day. If there is an event that day, the one hour rehearsal must be scheduled between 8 am and 11 am.


I’m Afraid My GPS Won’t Take Me the Most Efficient Route. How Do I find The Mill?
GPS sometimes fails, but luckily The Mill is very easy to find! We are located at 3306 Highway 194N Boone, NC 28607. From the intersection of Highway 421 and 194N, we are only 3.1 miles from New Market Center. You’ll see our sign on the right-hand side of 194N.


What Does The Mill Require From Me as a Client?
We require the following for every booking:

  • On-time final payment, due 90 days prior to the event.
  • Special Event Insurance. Upon booking, we will provide you with all of the information you need to purchase your Special Event Insurance * Event Coordinator/Planner. A professional wedding coordinator/planner is required for each wedding. The coordinator/planner is required to attend the 30-day detail meeting, and they must be the first vendor to arrive, and the last vendor to leave on event day. * Professional Bartender. If serving alcohol, a professional bartender must serve drinks. * ABC Special Occasion permit is required if serving alcohol beyond beer and wine. * Contracting professional vendors that will heed all venue rules and regulations. * Provision of vendor insurance policies where needed.

What If There is Inclement Weather On the Day of My Wedding/Event?
One of the best things about having an event at The Mill is our beautiful main hall that can be situated for an indoor event. The indoor space is stunning and makes for incredible pictures. A weather plan will be made at your 30-day detail meeting, and a final call will be made on the morning of your event.


Are Pets Allowed at The Mill?
Pets are not allowed unless the animal is part of your ceremony. Pets aren’t allowed in the building, and plans must be made to take the animal to an offsite location after the ceremony.

Are Children Allowed at The Mill?
Absolutely! Please be mindful that The Mill is a large property, and has a creek running through it. Children must be attended to at all times for safety.

Is There Enough Parking at The Mill to Accommodate All of My Guests?
Yes! We have an ample parking lot that can accommodate all attendees.

Are Food Trucks Allowed on the Property?

Are We Responsible for Cleaning Up After Our Event?
That’s where your vendors come in! They will be responsible for making sure their area is cleaned and returned to the state they found the venue in. We will provide a list of requirements to your vendor team, and these are also posted in the building. The Mill team is responsible for tearing down all tables and chairs, and deep cleaning The Mill after the event has concluded.

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