The preservation of Arcadia’s manor and grounds must be the first consideration of the staff in
all activities taking place on this historic property. It is the responsibility of our guests to set up and take down their special event.
It is also the responsibility of our guest for seeing that visitors of the property do not park on
lawns or in other designated areas; that visitors do not wander into barns and other
restricted areas of the property; and that children be accompanied by an adult if visiting with animals on the property.
Save the Date Agreement
A deposit of $500.00 made payable to D Farm, LLC is required for us at Historic Shelby Manor to
save your special date. This deposit will be applied to the cost of your special event or, if you simply
find that you need to change your date, the deposit will still be applied to the cost of your event. The
deposit is non-refundable only if there is a cancellation of plans altogether.
Second and Final Payment
A second payment of $500,00 is due 8 weeks prior to your special day. Final Payment is due 2 weeks prior to your wedding, Certificate of Insurance is also to be provided at this time.
Guests are responsible for clearing all trash generated at their event, depositing it in the proper
waste receptacles provided by the site, and removing the trash from the property. Cigarettes are
to be disposed of in designated receptacles only. If guests wish to use Arcadia’s on-site garbage
facility for disposing trash at the end of their stay there is a small additional disposal fee.
Failure to Vacate Premises
The Renter will be charged a $100 per hour fee for any take-down, clearing or clean-up that takes
place after the time allotted in the Rental Agreement. When applicable, the Renter will be charged a
$100 per hour fee for any rehearsal that extends beyond the time allotted in the Rental Agreement.
Arcadia Security Personnel shall protect the property, monitor parking, and assist the Renter in
providing access to the Manor and Grounds during set-up and take-down of the scheduled event,
including rehearsals, when applicable. The Renter agrees to pay for Arcadia Security Personnel at a
rate of $25 per hour.
Liquor on the Premises
Alcohol is allowed on the property in the designated rental areas. For insurance purposes an A Star licensed
bartender must be present to serve alcoholic beverages and Arcadia alcoholic policies must be strictly
adhered to. The cost of the bartender is the responsibility of Arcadia guests.