Photo Credit: Jessy Herman

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your venue capacity?

We can seat 400 indoors easily

Where exactly are you located?

25 minutes directly south of East Aurora, 45 minutes south of Buffalo, 30 minutes from Ellicottville. Gated, paved, and well lit parking lot on property, no need to search for a parking spot. 

What is the rental period?

12pm-10pm with the option to extend

How many can be seated for an outdoor ceremony?

50 chairs are included in the rental, we have additional exterior ceremony chairs available. Let us know if you’re interested in seating your entire party. 

Do you provide food?

We do not, but have an exclusive list of our favorite caterers who are polished & professional!

What about the bar?

Our bar is fully stocked to suit your needs. Bar packages start at $35 per person. No administrative fee or gratuity. 

Do you require planning or coordination?

We do require either day of coordination or planning services. Please ask for our recommendations. 

How do we secure our date?

$7,500 first payment and signed contract

What is the payment schedule?

Second payment (balance of venue rental plus sales tax) is due February 1 of your wedding year, the bar payment is due at the 30 day mark

Hidden fees?

Absolutely not, we do not charge an administrate fee or gratuity. The venue rental & bar payment are subject to NYS sales tax, that’s it. 

Are there overnight accommodations nearby?

Within 3o minutes of The Annex there are several hotels, Airbnb’s, and bed & breakfasts.

A few local accommodations:
Airbnb – The Hidden Gem West

Airbnb – The Hidden Gem East

Hampton Inn – East Aurora, NY

Lofts at 42 North – East Aurora, NY 

The Wingate Hotel – Ellicottville, NY

Tamarack Club – Ellicottville, NY

Do you have parking?

We offer our clients a gated, paved, well lit parking lot. Overnight parking allowed.

Are we able to set up prior to the contracted event date & time?

Dependent upon availability, additional rental rates apply.


Yes, absolutely, we encourage them. Please contact our exclusive fireworks vendor directly. 
Skylighters Fireworks, Matt Shaw (Owner) 716.903.3291 |

Tables & chairs?

Please see the pricing page for details

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