What does the rental fee include?
The Rock Barn is a DIY venue and the rental fee includes all day use of the barn and facilities, our tables and chairs.
How many hours are included in renting the Rock Barn?
The rental of the Rock Barn includes all day. You have access to the venue from 6 am to 12 midnight.
Is a ceremony rehearsal included?
There is an option for discounted Friday rental with a Saturday venue date. Other dates do not include a day before rehearsal time.
How many people does the Rock Barn accommodate?
For a seated event, the Rock Barn comfortably accommodates up to 120, for a standing, drop in event, the Rock Barn can accommodate up to 180 (this would include using the outdoor brick patio).
Do the tables and chairs come with the barn?
There are 100 white folding chairs and 25 various tables (7 60-inch round tables, 3 8-foot rectangle and 15 6-foot rectangle) and they are included in your rental of the Rock Barn.
Do I have to become a member of the Cherokee County Historical Society?
Yes, the Rock Barn is owned by the Cherokee County Historical Society and membership is required to rent the Rock Barn. You can easily join for $25 by clicking here.
What vendors do we have to use at the Rock Barn?
The Rock Barn does not require specific vendors except for equipment rentals. All equipment rentals (extra tables, chairs, tents, etc) must come from Party Time Sales and Rental in Jasper. Their information can be found here. See our preferred vendor list here.
How can I see if the date I want is available?
You can access our up to date calendar here.
How can I take a tour of the Rock Barn?
What is required to book the Rock Barn?
Fifty percent of the rental fee is due at time of booking, along with the $25 fee to join the Cherokee County Historical Society. Also, the application paperwork and indemnity from the Rules and Regulations need to be filled out and signed. For more information click here.
We take cash, check or credit card ($15 fee). Cash and check payments can be brought directly (please do not mail) to Cherokee County Historical Society, 100 North Street Canton, 3rd floor. Checks made out to CCHS can be sent by mail to:
Credit card payment can be called in to 770-802-9557
What is the cancellation policy?
Once the deposit has been made and the date booked, the deposit is non-refundable.
When is final payment due?
Final payment is due 30 days before the event.
What is the alcohol policy?
Alcohol is permitted, however you would need to call the Canton Police at 770-720-4883 and hire an off duty officer for the time of the event.
Who is in charge of setting up and cleaning up?
The Rock Barn is a DIY facility and all setting up and cleaning up (including trash) is the responsibility of the client and the facility must be vacated by 12 midnight of the event.
Are there decoration restrictions?
The Rock Barn does not allow open flames (candles under glass is ok), no helium balloons (they are difficult to remove from the ceiling) and please no glitter or glitter decorations.
Is there a kitchen?
There is a full kitchen with an oven and stove with four burners, a full refrigerator and lots of counter space.
Is there a bridal room?
Unfortunately there is not a special set aside dressing room, however, there are two large bathrooms.
Is there a garden space?
Yes, there is a formal garden space attached to the brick patio, and an arbor located in a wooded setting next door.
Is there parking and handicapped access?
There is parking right at the Rock Barn, including handicapped parking spaces. Also, there is additional parking at Cherokee High School.
Are there hotels nearby?
We recommend The Hampton Inn of Canton.