Frequently 

Asked 
Questions

How can I book Barrelhouse at Zorn?

Please call 219.243.7184 to schedule a tour and inquire about availability for your event. 

How many guests does the venue hold?

Barrelhouse at Zorn seats up to 200 guests  for plated dinner service assuming there is a dance floor, or up to 300 for a cocktail reception. If you need a smaller space for intimate gatherings, our bridal room can be converted to a private dining area for up to 50 guests.

How long do we have the space?

A full day's rental is from 10am-12am (14 hours). All events must be completely cleaned and the building locked at midnight. Please contact us for hourly daytime event options for baby showers, brunches, meetings, etc...

What is included in the rental fee?

By renting Barrelhouse at Zorn you are entitled to use of the building, patio, parking lot, prep kitchen and bridal suite during your rental period as well as outdoor ceremony space if applicable. 

Do you have tables and chairs?

Rental of Barrelhouse at Zorn includes 21 custom-made farmhouse tables as well as 4 silver high boy cocktail tables and black Chiavari chairs for groups of up to 200.. Additional tables and chairs, as well as chairs for our outdoor ceremony area, can be rented through local vendors. 

Is the space handicap accessible?

Barrelhouse at Zorn is located on the ground floor and is ADA accessible. 

Is there a place where I can get ready?

Rental of the venue for the day includes use of  our generously sized Bridal Suite.

What are my ceremony options?

Ceremonies can be held either outside in our beautifully lit courtyard  on the historic Zorn Brew Works campus across the street, or within the space at our brick archway. Please note, 

What are my decor options?

We do not allow nails or any other permanent changes to the space. Confetti and rice are prohibited. For specific requests please contact us. 

How does bar service work?

Zorn Brew Works is the exclusive liquor provider for the space. They have freshly brewed beers, domestics, wine and spirits along with licensed bar staff and glassware. Various packages are available. Tax, Service Charges, Bartender and set-up fees will not be included in alcohol pricing. Please inquire about brewing your own custom craft beer to commemorate your special day! 

What additional fees can I expect?

Indiana state tax of 7% will apply, along with a 3.1% convenience fee for credit card transactions. A security guard is required for parties of 50 or more when alcohol is being served. Security is charged at $40 per hour  while the bar is open and will be arranged by Barrelhouse staff In some cases a cleaning fee may apply.

What is the cancellation policy?

Once a deposit has been received we consider the date to be booked and remove it from our availability calendar. Cancellation of the event after the 5 day grace period has passed will result in forfeiture of any deposit paid.

In the event of any federal, state or local statue, ordinance or executive order, including but not limited to Covid-19, that would prevent the Host from using the space on the Event Date, the agreement will terminate and the Owner will reimburse the Host for monies paid.