Can we bring our own wedding cake?
Yes, as long as it is coming from a commercial kitchen and transported safely. There is a 2 dollar per person plating fee.
Can we bring our own caterers?
Yes, you can bring your own caterer. The food has to come from commercial kitchen and transported safely. If you would like us to provide plates, cutlery and serve, there is a 6 dollar charge per person.
Do we need to get liquor permit?
No, we are licensed and can serve liquor in the designated areas
Can we bring our own liquor?
Yes, however there is a corkage fee
Do you have a bar?
Yes, we can set up the bar and have bartender. Bar setup is 100 and bartender is 15 per hour
Is there A/C in the tent?
No, we don’t have A/C, however all the sides can be opened. We can also supply fans.
Is there heating in the tent?
Yes, we can close all the sides and provide heaters.
What is a typical timeline for weddings?
The day before
7pm Rehearsal with Snacks and Refreshments
9pm Bride and Bridesmaids check-in to Third floor
The day of wedding
9:30am - 11:30am Make up and hair, getting ready, bride and detail shots
1pm First Look and pictures with the wedding party at the castle
2:30pm Touch up
4pm Congratulations and pictures with the guests
5pm Pictures with the wedding party at Morden research station. Guests enjoy refreshments and appetizers on the patio
8pm Cake cutting
10pm Thanking everyone for coming. Newlyweds spend the night on the Third floor
The day after
Breakfast for the couple or immediate family between 9am - 11am
Are there wood ticks in the Spring?
No, we are in the city, so there are no ticks
Are the grounds wheelchair accessible?
Yes, we are, including washrooms.
How many washroom facilities do you have?
We have four washrooms beside the tent and two on the main floor of the castle. One larger washroom on the second floor, perfect for changing.
Do you have a nursing room?
No, we don’t specifically have a nursing room. However, if we have unoccupied rooms, we certainly can provide you with a guest room.
Is there adequate parking?
Yes, there is lots of parking on Stephen St and North Railway St
Where is the ceremony hosted?
Most couples choose in our garden under the white iron gazebo, however you can choose in the front yard as well in front of 100 year old doors
What if it rains?
Backup ceremony location is in the transparent tent under the white arbor
Where is the reception hosted?
Most couples choose to have it in the transparent tent, however you can also have it on the patio if you prefer outdoors
Which months do you operate the transparent tent?
We host weddings of 40 people and above from May to beginning of October
Can you host weddings inside the castle?
Yes, we can with a capacity of 40 people
What is your capacity in the transparent tent?
120 people, however for larger events we work with Morden Friendship Centre which can host up to 250 people
Are there lots of hotels in the area?
Yes, we suggest that your wedding party or most important guests stay in the suites at the castle. Fall of 2019, a new Best Western just opened in Morden, in addition to Super 8 and Motor Inn. In Winkler (only 10 minutes away), there are Quality Inn and Days Inn.
What can my guests do while they are in Morden?
Morden is a scenic town. Stephen St has boutiques, an art gallery and coffee shops that your guests can visit before the wedding. Lake Minnewasta is only 5 minutes away as well as Minnewasta Golf Course and Stardust Drive-in Theatre. There are two museums in the area; Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (or dinosaur museum) and Pembina Threshermen’s Museum.
Can you decorate for us?
You bet, by adding Decor Package for only 500, we take care of decor and setup
If we would like to rent more decor where would you suggest?
Party on Rentals
Are candles allowed?
Yes, if you have candle holders or doilies to catch the wax
What time does the party end?
Since we are located in both commercial and residential zone, we would like to respectful of our neighbours and ask to turn the music down at 11pm
Do you have speakers?
Yes, you can rent speakers with microphones for only 100
Do you have any recommended DJs?
Mad Tunes Entertainment
Big Sound and Light
Bull DogMusic DJ Services
Crystal Sound DJ
Can you suggests any local musicians or bands?
L&J Rae (duo)
Jayme Giesbrecht (singer)
Lake and Pines (band)
Mel Sumac (cello)
Jason Dyck (keyboard)
Little Harp on the Prairie (harp)
Do you have any make artists that you can recommend?
MUA Kristen Von Riesen email@example.com
MUA Sara Claire 204-384-7171 firstname.lastname@example.org
MUA Brittany Klassen
Do you recommend any hair salons or spas?
Nikki’s Beauty Bar
Fridge Salon & Spa
Do you have any recommended florists?
Oak and Wild (silk flowers)
Do you know anyone who can make custom signages?
House in the Oak Trees
Do you have any photographers that you would recommend?
Now and For Always Photography
Do you have any suggested videographers?
I have seen a classical car in many pictures, can we rent it?
Not at this moment, however if requested we can bring out our 1951 Styleline for pictures
Is there a limo service that you can suggest?
White Castle Limousine Service
If you still have unanswered questions please feel free to email