Upon booking: A preliminary contract will be sent to you, confirming the date, location and approximate time frame of your event. A deposit will be requested to be returned along with a signed contract. Approximately 3-4 months in advance (or sooner if you wish): A planning session should be scheduled to discuss and confirm the details of your event. An updated contract will be sent following this meeting requesting 50% of your current balance due. 1 week in advance: Your final guest count is due. 3 days in advance: Your final payment is due.