Frequently Asked Questions
SPace + Layout
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY?
- Julep Hall: 529
- Courtyard: 128
- Cafe + Back Patio: 49
- Derby Room + Deck: 40
- Rosebud Room: 40
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY VENUE RENTAL FEE?
- On-site facilities manager
- On-site parking
- Dedicated high speed Wi-Fi
- Standard cleaning services
- AC + Heat
- 6 Outdoor portable heaters
- Dimmable lighting
- Outdoor market lights
- Spacious bathrooms
- Filtered water fountains
- Insurance + responsible alcohol service
WHAT DO THE INDIVIDUAL ROOMS FEATURE?
- Julep Hall: Approx 8,000sf creative space
- Courtyard: Approx 2,000sf of outdoor space + private dedicated restroom
- Cafe: Approx 650sf, access to full kitchen + built in bar, existing furniture
- Back Patio: Approx 700sf outdoor covered space, existing furniture
- Derby + Rosebud Rooms: Approx 500sf each, existing furniture, flatscreen TV
WHAT ARE JULEP’S HOURS OF OPERATION?
- Private event availability is 24/7 (no alcohol service 2am-6am)
- Snake Oil Cocktail office hours are Monday – Friday, 9am-5:30pm
- JULEP Cafe hours are Monday- Friday, 7am – 3pm
HOW MANY HOURS ARE INCLUDED WITH MY VENUE RENTAL?
For Julep Hall & Full Buyout Venue Rentals:
Standard events come with up to ten (10) hours of rental time:
- (4) hours of event set-up
- (5) hours of event time
- (1) hour of event breakdown
For all other rooms:
Standard events come with up to six (6) hours of rental time:
- (2) hours of event set-up
- (3) hours of service
- (1) hour of event breakdown
ARE ADDITIONAL VENUE RENTAL HOURS AVAILABLE?
Yes, additional venue rental hours or overnight setup may be available for your event for an additional cost. Timing is subject to availability and not necessarily guaranteed. It is your responsibility to accurately communicate your timeline and needs to your JULEP representative prior to your event.
ARE 24-HOUR RENTALS AND/ OR MULTI-DAY RENTAL OPTIONS AVAILABLE?
Yes, please speak with your JULEP representative. We have special rates available for a 24-hour rental period and discounted multi-day rental options. Subject to availability.
IS THERE A CURFEW AND IS OVERNIGHT EVENT SETUP POSSIBLE?
JULEP does not have a curfew. JULEP is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No alcohol may be served or consumed on premise between the hours of 2am and 6am. Overnight event set-up or breakdown is possible for an additional cost.
DOES JULEP OFFER A DISCOUNT FOR ACTIVE MILITARY?
Yes, we offer 10% off our Venue Rental Fee for active military.
CAN JULEP ACCOMMODATE MORE THAN ONE EVENT AT THE SAME TIME?
JULEP venue is designed to be flexible and versatile and may host multiple events in one day or more than one event simultaneously. If you would like to guarantee the entire private access of the venue, please communicate with your JULEP representative. Full-buyout packages may be available.
MAY I HAVE BOTH MY WEDDING CEREMONY AND RECEPTION AT JULEP?
Absolutely! With such a versatile and large space, you can plan to celebrate both your wedding ceremony and reception at JULEP.
WHERE CAN A BRIDE AND GROOM GET READY?
JULEP is designed to be configured any way you like. Additionally, there are two private lounges The Derby Room and The Rosebud Room that are perfect private wedding suites.
CAN I SCHEDULE MY WEDDING REHEARSAL AT JULEP?
Yes. We are happy to allot one hour for your wedding rehearsal, subject to availability.
CAN WE VISIT JULEP BEFORE OUR EVENT?
Yes, we would love for you to join us for a walk-through Wednesdays from 10am-2pm where you can meet our team and view the space . Alternatively, you can visit JULEP Cafe or schedule a private tour.
ARE ANY RENTAL ITEMS INCLUDED WITH OUR CONTRACT?
JULEP venue is meant for ultimate flexibility and we provide access to an incredible list of preferred vendors to suit all of your rental needs. In order to make it easy for you, certain rental items are available in-house. Please contact your JULEP representative for more details.
DO YOU PROVIDE HEATERS FOR THE OUTDOOR SPACES?
JULEP offers 6 in-house heaters included in your rental fee, more heaters are available for $75 a piece or $50 each for more than 4.
ARE PRESENTATION SCREENS AVAILABLE?
The Derby Room has a 75” flatscreen monitor and the Rosebud Room has a 65” monitor, both equipped with Apple TV. For the Julep Hall, we would be happy to provide AV rental solutions.
IS FREE PARKING AVAILABLE?
JULEP’s enclosed private parking lot has up to 66 parking spaces. In addition, there are two free public parking lots directly adjacent to the venue with an additional 128 spots. Ample street parking is also available.
JULEP is conveniently located at the Washington Street Trolley Station and has a dedicated side street beacon for shared-ride services such as LYFT & UBER and space for shuttle service parking.
IS VALET SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Yes, valet service is available upon request for an additional fee. Please inquire with your JULEP representative for more details.
HOW MANY RESTROOMS ARE THERE?
JULEP is equipped with 14 bathroom stalls (6 men’s bathrooms, 6 women’s bathrooms, 1 unisex staff bathroom, 1 unisex patio bathroom).
AM I RESPONSIBLE FOR EVENT CLEAN-UP?
Standard cleaning services are included in the JULEP rental fee. All vendors will be responsible for removal of their items, including trash. Anything left onsite will be donated or thrown away within 48-hours, unless otherwise coordinated with your JULEP representative. There is a $500 fee for removal of floral and decor, which will be deducted from your damage deposit. Depending on the nature of your event, additional cleaning services may be required.
IS THERE A DUMPSTER / TRASH REMOVAL ONSITE?
All vendors must remove trash from the premises. JULEP’s Preferred Vendors are also made aware of this policy. Our Facilities Manager will manage the permanent trash bins in the venue.
WHAT IS JULEP’S OPEN FLAME POLICY?
Torches, sparklers, and/ or fireworks of any kind are not permitted. Under certain circumstances, candles may be permitted with advanced approval. Sternos and certain outdoor grilling options are allowed by approved caterers with advanced notice.
WHAT IS THE ON-SITE ALCOHOL POLICY?
JULEP is a fully licensed venue. All alcohol packages must be provided by JULEP and served by our exclusive bartenders from Snake Oil Cocktail Company. Due to ABC license restrictions, no outside alcohol may be served or consumed on premises.
WHAT IS THE SMOKING POLICY?
Smoking or vaping of any kind is not permitted anywhere on active premises of the building including the parking lot and all interior and exterior spaces.
Securing Your Date + Finalizing Your Contract
CAN I PLACE A “SOFT HOLD” ON MY EVENT DATE?
Yes, as a courtesy, JULEP offers the option to place a FREE “soft hold” on your event date.
A “soft hold” does not guarantee that your date is reserved but it lets other parties know that your event is the first in line to reserve the date. In the event that another party makes an offer to reserve the same event date, you will be provided 48 hours notice to pay a Venue Rental Fee (50% non-refundable deposit) and to sign JULEP’s Venue Rental Agreement to formally reserve the space. If we do not hear back from you, we will release the hold.
Vendor Policies + Regulations
DO WE HAVE TO USE JULEP’S PREFERRED VENDOR LIST?
JULEP has a curated Preferred Vendor list with some of the best vendors in San Diego. Each of these vendors is familiar with the space and has been trained on JULEP’s rules, regulations and safety procedures. They are here to make your JULEP event experience seamless.
If you would like to bring in an “Outside Vendor,” the vendor must meet specific insurance and operating qualifications. Additional fees will apply.
IS THERE A KITCHEN AVAILABLE FOR MY CATERER?
Yes, there are two kitchens available onsite and outdoor cooking options. Please speak to your JULEP representative for specific kitchen needs.
DO YOU ALLOW FOR FOOD TRUCK OPTIONS?
Yes, please reach out to our Preferred Vendors.
IS THERE A CAKE CUTTING FEE?
No. Let them eat cake. Please communicate with your caterer or we are happy to provide you with options.
WHAT IS JULEP’S ALCOHOL POLICY?
All alcohol packages must be provided by JULEP and served by our exclusive bartenders from Snake Oil Cocktail Company. In addition to bartending, Snake Oil Cocktail Company has consulted on the creation of all cocktail experiences at JULEP! Due to ABC license restrictions, no outside alcohol may be served or consumed on premises.
ARE TABLES, LINENS, CHAIRS, BARS OR GLASSWARE PROVIDED?
JULEP owns several portable bars and has glassware available. Please inquire with your JULEP representative.
CAN WE HAVE LIVE MUSIC AND HOW LATE CAN WE PLAY MUSIC?
Yes, DJ or live music for private events can be played at the venue. Maximum decibel level is 96. After 10:00 PM no amplified music on the outdoor areas/ patios. No amplified music after 2:00 am.
CAN I ATTACH THINGS TO THE WALLS?
All temporary signage or posters, if any, must be freestanding and are subject to prior approval and placement by JULEP staff. The use of tape, wires, tacks, nails and glue to hang decorations is prohibited. Please use a non-marking adhesive putty to attach things to the walls. Non-marking Gaffer’s tape is allowed and required for securing cords.
CAN MY VENDOR HANG THINGS FROM THE CEILING?
Yes! However, safety is the number one priority and all hanging and rigging plans will need to be approved in advance by JULEP and hung by an event professional. JULEP owns an in-house scissor lift that may be available for rental.
CAN WE USE CONFETTI, LOOSE ROSE PETALS, GLITTER, BUBBLES OR FOG MACHINES?
In general, use of these items is prohibited. However, under certain circumstances, and with advance notice, JULEP may approve the use of these items. Additional cleaning fees may apply.
IF I DON’T WANT TO CLEAN UP AFTER MY EVENT, MAY I PAY FOR ADDITIONAL LABOR?
All clients are responsible for leaving the venue as it was presented to them prior to setup. Should you wish, we can provide labor for cleanup for an additional cost.
ARE THERE PRESENTATION SCREENS AVAILABLE?
Yes, there is a 75” flatscreen monitor in the Derby Room and a 65” flatscreen monitor in the Rosebud Room. Both monitors will be equipped with Apple TV and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi. For all other rooms, we would be happy to provide AV rental solutions.
DO YOU HAVE AN IN-HOUSE SOUND SYSTEM AND/OR MICROPHONES FOR SPEECHES?
We have a small public announcement (P.A.) system. For all other needs, we would be happy to provide AV rental solutions.
DOES JULEP HAVE FREE WIFI?
Yes, we have complimentary high speed Wi-Fi internet for all guests on-site at JULEP venue.
DOES JULEP REQUIRE CHAPERONES FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULT EVENTS?
JULEP requires 1 adult per 20 young adults. On-site staff is not responsible for the actions or safety of the guests.
IS A LICENSED SECURITY GUARD / SECURITY COMPANY REQUIRED?
For public events with over 100 guests, Client is required to hire at least one professional security guard for every 100 guests. For private events (ie birthdays, weddings, galas, corporate events), security is not generally required in most circumstances. All events will be subject to review by JULEP and may require additional security depending on the nature of the event.
IS JULEP CLIMATE CONTROLLED?
JULEP is equipped with a brand new, extremely quiet, high-powered HVAC system that will typically be set at 73 degrees unless requested otherwise.
IS JULEP WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
Yes. JULEP is ADA compliant.
IS JULEP PET FRIENDLY?
ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS?
The venue is insured and all vendors working in the space are required to provide additional insurance. In certain circumstances, depending on the nature of your event, additional insurance may be required or recommended.
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