Private Events Packages
Frequently Asked Questions
How do i secure my event date and time?
In order to secure your event date and time, a $300 deposit and a signed contract must be completed.
All deposits are non-refundable.
When do I need to communicate my guest count?
The final guaranteed number of guests must be communicated a week before the date of your event. Otherwise, the guest count listed on the signed contract will be considered your final count.
You will be charged for the actual guest count in case it exceeds your guaranteed number.
What is the minimum spend limit in order to book the banquet room?
In order to use the Banquet Room, there is a sales minimum of $3,500 on Saturdays evenings. Other dates and times are flexible depending on the number of total guests.
The sales minimum means the minimum dollars that must be spent to secure the Banquet Room. If the sales minimum is not met, then a room rental charge will be added to the final bill. Taxes, event fees, and any other items do not apply.
What is included in the 20% Event Fee?
Food, beverages and other services provided by Columbus Grill will be subject to VA taxes along with a 20% event fee. The 20% event fee is an administrative fee retained entirely by Columbus Grill for the setup and administration expenses related to hosting your function. The event fee is not a tip and is not distributed to servers, bartenders or other service employees working your function.
The 20% Event Fee Includes the use of the Banquet Room, Chiavari chairs, round and rectangular tables, tablecloths, ivory napkins, gold chargers, silverware, flatware, glassware, set up, clean up, servers, and buffet services.
What are the time ranges for Lunch or Dinner Events?
Lunch Events: 11:30 AM-4:00 PM
Dinner Events: 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
*Please feel free to reach out to our coordinator if you need different times.
Can we add on alcohol to our package?
Yes, we offer an Open Bar package for an additional $18 per 21+ adults. The Open Bar is open for 3 hours of beer and wine. Wine glasses will be added to the tables when this package is selected.
Mixed Drinks and liquor are available for an additional fee.
You can also pay exactly what your guests have ordered or you can set a bar limit in your budget.
We also offer a cash bar meaning that your guests can pay for their own alcohol consumption at the bar.