FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW LONG DO I HAVE THE HALL BOOKED FOR MY WEDDING DAY?
Your wedding Reception will start at 5:30 PM and end at 1:00 AM.
Music and Bar Service ends at 1:00 AM
WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND AS A TIMELINE FOR MY WEDDING?
The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 pm which typically lasts for an hour, or slightly under or over. Once guests are seated and introductions begin, along with first dances, speeches, toasts, grace, etc. the dinner reception starts anywhere between 7:00 - 7:30 PM. We confirm timing for the evening with our couples one week prior to the wedding date. If you have any traditions, entertainment, or other special instructions that will impact your dinner service, it is vital you inform your Wedding Coordinator, via phone or email
AM I ABLE TO DROP OFF MY WEDDING ITEMS BEFORE MY WEDDING?
We allow drop offs the day before; however, due to limited storage, we ask our couples to limit their drop offs to boxed up and labeled items that can be stacked, up to 8 boxes maximum. Fresh flowers and cakes may only be delivered the day of the wedding. All items dropped off must be picked up upon conclusion of the event unless otherwise approved by management.
AM I ABLE TO SET UP MY ITEMS THE DAY BEFORE?
Taking into consideration that there may be other evening events booked the day before your wedding, we are most often not able to allow for any set up the day before the wedding. In the event that we do have the room available, we will inform you the week before the wedding date.
AM I ABLE TO LEAVE ITEMS OVERNIGHT AND PICK THEM UP THE NEXT DAY?
We do not allow anything to be left overnight in our Bridal Suites. If you would like to leave any items, such as centrepieces or other decor overnight and pick them up the next day please ask your Wedding Coordinator if this is an option. Please be advised that Mississauga Grand is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
AM I ABLE TO GIVE MY GUESTS CHOICES ON THEIR MEAL?
Yes, however; guest meal selection is to be provided to the venue 2 weeks prior to the wedding date along with final numbers and dietary restrictions. Place cards must also be used, with the corresponding sticker stating their meal selection; Red - Beef, Yellow - Chicken, Blue - Fish, Green - Vegetarian.
HOW MANY GUESTS CAN FIT AT ONE TABLE?
We recommend 8-10 guests comfortably at a table. If you require larger tables, please let your Wedding Coordinator know 2 weeks prior to your wedding as we only have a limited number of larger tables that seat up to 12 guests.
WHAT DOES THE MISSISSAUGA GRAND STAFF TAKE CARE OF FOR ME?
When dropping off your items the day before, please ensure all items are labelled as to where they will go as well as a list of instructions for us. We will assist with the setting up of; place cards, placing candles or centerpieces, and items on your receiving line. We are unable to provide any type of assembly for centerpieces.
CAN WE HAVE A CEREMONY REHEARSAL?
Rehearsals must be done by appointment only and are typically done 1 - 2 weeks prior to the wedding on Saturday’s between 11 am - 3 pm. Keep in mind these are subject to availability, please speak to your Wedding Coordinator in order to secure a rehearsal date and time.
WHEN DO WE DISCUSS FINAL DETAILS?
Detail meetings are done the month before your wedding. This is your opportunity to sit down with your Wedding Coordinator and discuss all the final details for your wedding, including timeline, outside vendors, delivery times and any other outstanding questions you may have. Questions can also be sent via email.
DO YOU PROVIDE ANY ADDITIONAL DECOR, CENTREPIECES, MENU CARDS, EASELS?
We do not provide additional decor or centrepieces, but we do have a number of vendors able to provide this for you, please refer to our Preferred Vendor List. We do not provide or print Menu Cards for your event, If you would like to have these printed please ensure to send us a draft before printing so we can ensure correct spelling, descriptions and order of courses.
We can provide you with 2 easels to use on the day of the event. Please let your Wedding Coordinator know at your details meeting if you require these.
DO YOU PROVIDE SCREENS, PROJECTORS, LIGHTING, ETC?
We are fully equipped with a cutting edge surround sound system, Lumen XGA Projectors, Ceiling Screens, Intelligent moving lights and LED colour up lights; however these are available at an extra cost. If you are interested in renting or require any of the items listed above for your wedding, please speak with your Wedding Coordinator.
DO YOU PROVIDE A MICROPHONE AND PODIUM?
Yes, we provide a wired microphone and podium as well as staging for all events.
WHEN CAN VENDORS ARRIVE FOR SET-UP?
Vendors may arrive anytime after 11:00 AM on the day of the wedding.
DO YOU ALLOW CANDLES AS PART OF DECOR?
We do allow candles; however, all candles MUST be in votive holders that are a minimum of 2 inches high so that there is no open flame.
AM I ALLOWED TO BOOK A VENDOR OUTSIDE OF YOUR PREFERRED VENDORS LIST?
The preferred vendor list is simply a recommendation for our couples as we have built relationships with the companies and individuals on the list, you are under no obligation to book with them; however, please refer to our Terms and Conditions page for more informationregarding outside vendors. Vendors must be approved by the Mississauga Grand and must perform a site tour a minimum of one month prior to the event as well as adhere to our setup & takedown timing policies.