Do I need an appointment to come in and view a space?
In order to ensure we can effectively answer your questions and view our spaces with you, we do ask that you make an appointment prior to your visit. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your visit.
Do you take a deposit for events? How late can I cancel or reschedule my event?
Common Roots Brewing Company requires that the quoted event fee be paid as deposit to hold the space for your event. If an event needs to be canceled, the event fee is refundable if Common Roots has been made aware of the cancellation more than 60 days prior to the event.
Is there a contract?
Yes, a contract will be signed upon payment of the deposit.
Is there a room fee?
All events and room rentals require a fee. Fees are location specific and start at $500 dollars based on the specific space being rented and the nature of your event. Please reach out for more information and current fee rates.
Do you have food/beverage minimums for private events?
In order to ensure we can accommodate a wide variety of events, we do not require food and beverage minimums, but do charge usage fees for our various event spaces.
Do you allow dogs?
Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted to attend private events at Common Roots Brewing Company.
Can children attend our event?
We are proud to be a family-friendly venue and welcome guests of all ages. In order to ensure a safe environment for all, Common Roots requests advanced notice on the number of guests under the age of 21.
Do you have vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free options?
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available for certain items from our kitchen. Please note, we do not have a gluten free fryer and that all food is prepared in a kitchen that has potential cross contamination with gluten-derived ingredients.
Can we book a brewery tour with our event?
Tours are available based on brewery operations and staffing availability.
I’m not certain how many people will be attending. What happens if fewer/more people show up than anticipated?
Our team will work with you and your guests on finalizing an estimated headcount. Prior to your event, our Event Coordinator will confirm a finalized Banquet Event Order (BEO) with you. In the event that more guests are in attendance than anticipated, Common Roots cannot guarantee any last minute increases to food order. In the event that the guest count decreases, the food and drink costs on the approved BEO will be the responsibility of the event organizer.
Are all spaces ADA approved?
All of the event spaces at Common Roots are ADA compliant.
Can I bring a DJ or band for my event?
DJs and bands are welcome at fully private events. Please note, Common Roots is not responsible for backline setup. Audio equipment beyond speakers for house music are the responsibility of the DJ or band arranged by the event host.
Can I bring a dance floor for my event?
Guests are more than welcome to contract a 3rd party vendor to set up and remove a temporary dance floor for fully private events.
Do you serve liquor in addition to beer, wine, cider and hard seltzer?
A full service bar with a curated selection of spirits is available as one of our open bar packages.
Can I bring in food trucks or another catering company for my event?
We do not allow outside catering or food trucks at this time.
Can I bring my own cake? Is there a cake cutting fee?
Event guests are more than welcome to provide their own cake. The cake cutting fee is included as a component some Setup Package, while others would incur an additional fee of $200 for cutting services. Reach out for more information and current fee rates.
Can I bring my own food or alcohol?
Guests are welcome to bring their own dessert items as mentioned above. Otherwise, no outside food or alcohol is permitted at events on Common Roots’ properties.
Can I use my own vendors (florist, tent setup, dance floor, etc)?
Absolutely! Common Roots does not provide any event related services outside of space rental, menu consultation and vendor coordination. All other event based service providers are the responsibility of the event host. The Common Roots’ Event Coordinator will be available to provide vendor support during the month leading up to your scheduled event and will be onsite to coordinate vendor activities the day of your event.
Can I come in early to decorate? Are there limitations on what I can bring?
Access to the event space for decoration is available 3 hours prior to the start of your event. Please note, we do not permit any glitter or confetti inside our spaces. Tape, nails and tacks cannot be used to hang decorations.
Can we have the actual wedding ceremony there or only the reception?
Depending on the number of attendees, wedding ceremonies can be accommodated in many circumstances. CRBC’s event coordinator will assist the interested parties in creating the best experience possible and help manage all special requests on a case by case basis.
Can I get round tables and different chairs for guest seating?
Tables and chairs different from the standard Common Roots offerings are available through third party vendors as contracted by the event host. A $300 service fee is applied in the event that a third party is contracted by the event host for tables and/or chairs.
How close to my event do I need to have my food selections and guest count finalized?
Guest counts and final food commitments need to be made at least three weeks prior to the booked event date.
If there is food left over can we take it with us?
We hate to see good food go to waste. Common Roots will provide to-go containers for guests to help themselves to food to take with them to enjoy at a later time.
Is gratuity included?
Common Roots applies a 20% gratuity to all food and beverages served at private events. Event hosts will have an opportunity to review this gratuity and all itemized costs upon confirmation of the Banquet Event Order prior to your event.
What if we are a tax exempt organization?
If you are booking an event on behalf of a tax exempt organization, please provide your 6 digit tax exempt number to the Event Coordinator prior to the final review of your Banquet Event Order.