Frequently Asked Questions
At Sparky’s Hot Rod Garage we believe in enjoyment and making things easy, so please don’t hesitate to give us a call if your questions aren’t fully answered.Am I allowed to decorate the room?
The Garage looks beautiful on its own; but if you are looking to personalize the space with family photos, banners, balloons or other imaginative touches, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Please use good judgment and do not damage the space. If there are any questions, please consult with Sparky's Event Director or your party planner.Can you hold a date while I'm deciding?
Unfortunately we are unable to hold Sparky's Hot Rod Garage without a signed contract.What do I need to do in order to reserve Sparky's for my event?
If we meet in person, we will provide you with a contract, but can otherwise e-mail or fax you a contract. You will need to sign the contract and return it back to us with a deposit check. Once we receive this information, your party is booked! Congratulations! To be safe, we suggest you call to confirm our receipt of your signed contract and check.What is your cancellation policy?
A written notice of cancellation must be received within 5 weeks prior to your event. If you cancel outside of 5 weeks, there is no charge. Within 5 weeks, you will forfeit both space and security deposits.What forms of payment do you accept?
We will accept a bank or corporate check. The check for the deposit must be delivered at the time of signing the contract and the remaining balance must be received 30 days prior to the event.When do I need to have all of my vendor details finalized by?
All food and party details should be finalized at a minimum of two weeks prior to the event. Promptness will help us accommodate your selections so that we may communicate with your vendors in coordinating any of their needs.When is payment for renting Sparky's Hot Rod Garage Due?
Payment is due in full 30 days prior to the event.What is included in the rental fee?
The rental fee of the shop includes professional clean up before and after your event, available tables and chairs, removal or organization of cars in the shop, set up prior to the event, professional coordinator assistance throughout the planning process and during your event, and full use of the diner appliances and other amenities such as popcorn, milkshake, and hot dog machines.How early may I begin to set up for my event?
Depending on the availability of the shop and the absence of a prior event, you may begin set up the night before if necessary, or as early as 9am the day of your event.What kind of entertainment can I have at my event?
We have had an array of entertainment ranging from live bands, DJ’s, impersonators, and even professional ballroom dancers. It all depends on your preferences and we will work with you to make it happen.Do you have a preferred vendor list?
Upon request, we will provide you with a list of vendors we have worked with in the past and trust to ensure your event will be a success. That list includes caterers, professional event planners, rental companies, and entertainment groups. This list is just suggestions and we do allow for other vendors to work at the shop, upon our approval.