Frequently Asked Questions
How do I Save The Date?
We require you that you sign a contract in order to Save The Date and provide us with a $3500 non-refundable deposit (which is applied against your contract amount).
I would like to take a private tour of Luna Bella Ranch, how do I do that?
You can book the appointment online. Tours are by appointment only. They last approximately 60-minutes to show you the venue space and give time to answer all your questions.
Can we bring our own alcohol?
Yes, if provided to one of our third-party preferred bartenders. We require you use one of our preferred bartenders if serving alcohol. One of these bartenders will work with you to select bottles of wine, champagne or beer to be served during the reception and/or Appetizer and Cocktail Hour. Their services during an event typically cost $100/hour with a 4-hour minimum. Save a ton of money by buying your own alcohol at a discount store (we recommend BevMo) instead of many bar packages at other venues often ranging from $30-$40 per person. Hard alcohol is not allowed on the property. We only allow beer, wine and champagne to be served unless an exception for a signature drink has been discussed prior to contract signing. If the couple desires, we may compromise, and allow one mixed signature drink per person during the first hour of cocktail hour.
Note: We highly recommend the use of alternative transportation if alcohol will be served at the wedding due to unfamiliar country roads for guests and to keep everyone safe. We recommend First Student (school buses) for transportation of your guests from area hotels. Not only is the ride on the bus fun, it is all part of the experience of being together with friends and family, and being safe, on your wedding day.
Do we have to use your DJ?
Yes. We may make an exception if you have your heart set on your own hand-picked DJ who you have used for other events. In those instances, we would need to meet with the individual to ensure he/she meets our standards.
What happens in inclement weather or if it rains?
We are an outdoor venue. If you desire to have your wedding or reception in our forest venue, we hold weddings in that setting from mid-April till mid-November. If it is forecasted to rain on your wedding day, we will assist you in renting a tent and the location for the wedding would be held on our Upper Lawn, a beautiful 8000 square foot space with easy access and gorgeous views of Luna Bella Ranch and the hills behind. The responsibility for any charges for the tent rental lies with the client. Depending on what type of tent you want and the size determines the rental cost. Each quote will depend on your individual circumstances.
What time must the wedding end?
Riverside County noise ordinance requires outdoor events end no later than 10:00 p.m.