Hunter Valley Wedding Venue FAQ


How much deposit is required to secure my Wedding date?

A non-refundable deposit of $2,000.00 is required to secure a wedding date reservation at The White Barn Pokolbin. The deposit is required within 7 days of a Tax Invoice being issued. We do not reserve or take temporary bookings.

How many guests can the White Barn ACCOMMODATE?

The Barn can accommodate up to 150 guests this includes both sit down and cocktail style receptions.

Reduced rates are offered for children:

  • 0-5 years free
  • 6-12 years $30
  • 13-17 years $60

Please be aware that children do not count towards the minimum number of guests required for determining wedding package pricing.

The NSW government COVID-19 social distancing guidelines require 4 square metres per guest, which reduces our maximum capacity to 100 guests whilst restrictions are in place.

Does the White Barn have parking?

Yes, the White Barn has onsite car parking including disabled parking. We do recommend if you are staying locally to use a local shuttle service.


If there is no wedding scheduled for the day prior then access is allowed in the afternoon otherwise access will be on the day of your wedding from 8:00am.

What time will my function finish?

Our operating conditions require an 11:00pm finish (Friday & Saturday) and 10:00pm (Sunday-Thursday), last drinks are served at 30 minutes prior to finish time. All guests are required to have vacated the premises 30 minutes after finish time. Failing to exit on time will incur additional charges.

Do I need to remove all of my Decorations etC?

Yes, all items, gifts etc will need to be removed at end of the night.

Will the carpark be locked at night?

Yes, the carpark will be locked at midnight and reopened at 8:00am the following day.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

No, we are a licenced venue with all the rules according to the Liquor & Gaming NSW.

What happens if I cancel my wedding?

If you need to reschedule your wedding we will work with you to move the booking to a suitable date and all monies will transfer, however if your booking needs to be cancelled please refer to the Terms & Conditions.

Do you allow children at the venue?

Children/babies are welcome at our property but are the full responsibility of their parents/carers. Please be aware that, the White Barn is situated in a rural setting, which has unfenced dams and wildlife.

Do you allow animals at the venue?

Assistance Animals are welcome at the White Barn for the duration of your ceremony and reception, our staff will make every assurance that your guest and assistance animal has suitable provisions. If your animal is part of your wedding ceremony, the animal is allowed on site until the commencement of the reception allowing you to have photography on the property.

Can i have external vendors in the barn?

Yes, they must provide a copy of their public liability certificate at least 30 days prior to the event.