Frequently Asked Questions
How many people does your venue hold?
We are able to accommodate up to 175 guests inside the Boathouse. Depending on the package and season, we have different options to accommodate intimate or large events.
When and how can I schedule a tour?
Up the Creek Farms is available for virtual and in-person tours by appointment: Monday-Friday and on weekends with availability based around events.
Do you accommodate LGBT weddings?
Of course! We are an inclusive company that provides couples with a safe space to celebrate who they love, no matter race, age, gender, or sexuality.
Does the Boathouse have central heating and air conditioning?
Absolutely, we can’t imagine a wedding without!
How do I reserve a date for my event?
We’re so excited you’re ready to book! We will need a few details to put together an electronic contract for your review. There is a $2,500 down payment to reserve your date. Most packages are made in 2-4 installments.
What is the end time for events?
We are in a residential area and follow a noise ordinance that requires music and events to end no later than 10pm on Friday and Saturday and 9pm on Sunday-Thursday.
Do you include tables and chairs for the ceremony and reception?
Of course! We take care of all the necessities for your wedding including all set up and break down. Round tables, beautiful French country chairs and floor length linen rentals (in an array of colors) are included in all Up the Creek Farms packages. We also include hand crafted farmhouse benches for your ceremony. Upgrades are available.
Is there parking on site?
We have a private parking lot. There is accessibility for valet, buses, limousines, and drop off services like Uber.
Do you host other events?
We specialize in weddings but also accommodate other events such as corporate or charity functions and baby or bridal showers. If we’re available, we typically schedule these events within 3 months of your event date.
Do you have a wedding planner to help manage our event?
Our talented in-house team will create, plan and execute the event of your dreams. If you already selected a planner, we are more than happy to work with them.
May we incorporate our furry friend into our ceremony?
We are dog-friendly and welcome well-behaved canines outside of the venue.
Do you host overnight guests?
The Decklan House, a 140-year-old restored farmhouse, is available for rent through our accommodations package for the wedding party.
Do you allow photography on y our property?
Up the Creek Farms is the perfect backdrop for pictures! Bridal portrait sessions or an engagement session are complementary to our Up the Creek Farms couples. If you only want to book a bridal or engagement session, or family photos, it is $100 for 1 hour. Times must be reserved in advanced.
How much does a wedding cost at Up the Creek Farms?
Our wedding and reception packages range in price depending on the day of the week, time of year, and number of guests. We specialize in all-inclusive packages for those planning a destination wedding or those limited on time. We can also customize packages to fit your needs including minimonies, elopements, and vow renewal options. We’re happy to share specifics, just give us a call or send us an email.
Will there be another wedding the same day?
At Up the Creek Farms, we only allow one event per day to give complete exclusivity of the venue to you and your guests.
Where is Up the Creek Farms located?
Up the Creek Farms is conveniently located 15 minutes south of Downtown Melbourne and just 30 minutes north of Vero Beach. We are less than an hour away from Orlando International Airport making it very convenient for destination weddings.