Frequently Asked Questions
Can I have my wedding at The Isom Place?
Yes. We would be honored to have you as an Isom bride. The property can accommodate both your ceremony and reception. If you prefer to have your ceremony in a church there are seven churches in the vicinity, allowing close proximity to the Isom Place. Making the Isom Place an ideal location for your wedding reception or a rehearsal dinner. Isom Place is just steps away from the Oxford historic square, shopping, dining, art galleries and more.
What types of events do you host at The Isom Place?
Any event that you need a space for including corporate meetings, banquets, non-profit luncheons or fundraisers, book signings, Ole Miss Greek events; the possibilities are endless!
What is the Venue rental fee?
View packages here. For all other events, pricing varies based on the date, length of the event, and the number of guests in attendance.
What does the rental fee include?
The entire inside of the Venue; 2 parlors, large conference room/dining room, use of kitchen for caterer, 4 bathrooms, the beautiful garden backyard for ceremony or dinner, side yards, back patio and dance
floor brick area. 1 security guard for up to 100 guests and 2 or more for number of guests over 100. The allotted time varies by event type. Typically, weddings are allotted 12 hour rental and all other events (that are not by the hour) are an 8 hour rental.
Do you have required vendors your clients must use?
No. We are an open Venue and believe in supporting the local business in Oxford! You are welcome to hire the vendors you feel are the best fit for your event, if they are licensed and insured. We can provide you with recommendations of our preferred vendors we work with on a regular basis and have vetted thoroughly; caterers, photographers/videographers, band/DJs, floral, etc.
How do I reserve the Venue for my special date?
Your date is considered "reserved" when you have signed a contract and made a down payment of 50% of the total. The down payment can be made by cash, check, and/or credit card online. We can send you a proposal and contract when you are ready to save the date!
How many guests can the Isom Place accommodate?
You may have up to 50 guests inside and 200 outside.
Can I have alcohol?
Yes! A licensed and insured bartender employed by your caterer or bar service, must handle the alcohol at your event. No outside alcohol is allowed on the property. All alcohol must stop being served by 9pm on Sunday.
Is there parking/valet?
The Oxford Parking Garage is conveniently situated across the street. All guests can park there. We ask that the parking spaces on the property be reserved for your handicapped guest. Valet is available upon request for an additional fee through Wood security.
What staff will be on-site the day of my event?
The Isom Place manager or assistant to the manager will be available for vendor deliveries and through the duration of your event. *Please note, The Isom Place staff does not take the role of your event coordinator. You must have, at the very least, a day-of coordinator to help with any of the wedding details. The Isom Place staff will help with any additional tasks as needed, should time allow. Our main priority is having the Venue ready for your event.
Are there any restrictions regarding decorations or floral?
Nothing can be nailed/screwed into, or taped to the walls, doors or any other fixture in the Venue. All candles must be enclosed (in a glass container). Outside the property, no artificial flower petals are allowed. Throughout the entire property sparklers are allowed but, glitter and confetti are NOT permitted. If you have questions, ask management.
Are there any noise ordinances?
Yes. The Isom Place is located in a unique location of Historic Oxford, therefore the residential noise ordinance must be followed. All music must end by 10:45 p.m. This ordinance also limits the amps allowed for your musicians/band. Acoustic music or 3-4 person bands are highly encouraged. Noise needs to be kept to a 25ft radius around the property.
When is my final balance due?
Your final balance is due 30 days prior to your event. We will have a planning meeting and final walk through a 30 days out. At this time all
your paperwork is due, final payment and anything else you need to go over.
More questions? Contact us at (662) 816-6126 or email