Many questions have been asked and here are the most asked questions we have encountered. No question is a bad question and we love nothing more than to help in any way possible. If you have a question that is not answered here please give us a call and we will do our best to answer any question you may have.
Q. If I use a banquet hall instead of a hotel where will my guests stay?
A There are many hotels in our area and the Hampton Inn in Manassas has a shuttle bus. We can also arrange for a shuttle bus to any local hotel.
Q. If I use your facility will it be a lot more work to get the catering and all that comes with it?
A. Not at all we can arrange all the details for you. We start with multiple bids from our approved caterers. We can even interview and get bids from any catering company you choose. We can do all the work so you do not have to!
Q Do I have to rent tables and chairs?
A. No we provide all tables and chairs. We can also provide linen service upon request.
Q. Can I use my own caterer?
A.No we have a list to choose from
Q. On the day of the wedding are we going to have to set up and break down ourselves?
A. Absolutely not! We take care of all set up and break down for our clients. You will not have to lift a finger!
Q Can we prepare our own food?
A. Unfortunately not as we are bound by the Virginia Health Department for food quality and integrity there for only licensed and insured catering companies will be allowed to bring food.
Q. Do we need a license to serve alcohol?. No, as long as the event is a “private party” and closed to the public no license is required.
A. If you are a non profit and are selling tickets then you would need a license.
Q. On the day of the wedding are we responsible to clean up the hall after we are finished?
A. Not at all. The catering staff and our staff take care of everything. All you need to do is take everything with you that belongs to you. We have a professional cleaning company that cleans after every event at no charge to you.
Q. Is there a security deposit?
A. Yes $500.00 refundable security deposit is required
Q. Is there space for ceremony at your site?
A. Yes, with over twelve thousand square feet of space we have plenty of room for everything to take place on site.
Q. Is there a place for me to get ready before my ceremony?
A. Yes, we have a spectacular Bridal Suite for you to use free of charge!
Q. Is the air conditioning able to handle large crowds?
A.Yes we are a state of the art facility and the temperature is always comfortable.
Q. Are there any service fees associated with your facility?
A. No, we do not have any hidden costs associated with the Continental Event Center
Q. Can we decorate?
A. Yes, just no tape on the walls and ceiling please
Q. Will there be some one there from your staff to help direct the day and help me if any problems arise?
A. Yes, we have a support staff at every event. We will do what ever it takes to insure you have a great day!
Q. Why should I book with the Continental Event Center over other venues?
A. This is a question that should be answered by you. We have a brand new beautiful facility and a staff that is detailed oriented. We offer ample parking and no hidden charges. We treat every client as if they are our only client every time. We are owner operated not a manager run facility. Above all we will do what ever it takes to make your special event one to remember!