Frequently Asked

We have the following areas available:

Outdoor: 5000 sq ft turf area for outdoor ceremony and a 2400 sq ft stained concrete pad, under the string lights area for cocktail hour

Indoor/Outdoor: 40ft covered patio for cocktail hour

Indoor: Reception area that seats up to 250 guests

We can also do an indoor ceremony followed by a room flip if needed.

We work with amazing planners and coordinators who can provide this service for you so you don’t have to worry about a single thing on your wedding day. Zen wedding vibes? Yes, please.

For weddings, we typically rent weekends on a 12-hour rental. Other events require a 4-hour minimum.

We like to keep weddings and receptions at no more than 250 guests to really take advantage of dancing! Without a dance floor, we can accommodate up to 300 guests.

A 50% payment is required to secure your date at the time of contract signing, as dates are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

No. However, there are a few AirBnBs located 6 miles away, and the closest hotels are 22 minutes door-to-door! If you need recommendations, let us know!

Yes, we do! We have two getting-ready suites. One is a soft-toned suite with large mirrors, a 9ft couch, coffee, en suite bathroom, and an outdoor lounge area, while the other suite comes equipped with a pool table, TV, and an outdoor putting green. Nice, right?

We do not provide any refunds for cancellations. We will accommodate a reschedule (date change) following the guidelines stated in our contract.

We allow you to bring your own decorations, but let’s chat to make sure it’s nothing hazardous, damaging to the walls or floors, or impossible to clean up (Did somebody say glitter…?) We are happy to share our policies and procedures that outline decor do’s and don’ts.

The Cinnamon Barn will sweep, mop, and clean all the facilities, as well as tear down the tables and chairs. We ask that all items be removed from the tables prior to us cleaning up. Both of the getting-ready suites should be tidied up as well. We ask your vendors to make sure all decor is removed, and your caterer to adhere to the clean-up policies we have for our catering kitchen as well as designated trash areas.

While The Cinnamon Barn has an open vendor policy, we do ask that all vendors you bring in are insured, and name The Cinnamon Barn as the additional insured the day of. Caterers should maintain a minimum $1,000,000 liability insurance policy and name The Cinnamon Barn as an additional insured. Should your vendor not have insurance, they can purchase the day of the wedding insurance here. 

You are welcome to rent linens through us, or we can refer you to some of the great folks we work with who offer beautiful rentals.

We only host one wedding or an event a day. The day is yours, and so is the Cinnamon Barn!

Set up is done on the day of your wedding during the rental block. If you do need extra time and want to come in earlier, you can purchase extra hours – just ask us.

Make sure your DJ, live band, or dueling piano folks carry liability insurance! We ask them to bring mats with them instead of sticky tape to avoid trip hazards on exposed wires. An extension cord is required as our ceremony area is a little ways away from the power source. Music needs to end by 11 pm unless you have written permission!

Feel free to schedule a tour with us on our website, or email us at if you’re looking for information!

Absolutely! You have 1-hour access to The Cinnamon Barn outside your rental period for you to come over and take pictures with your photographer! Just let us know, and we can schedule a time for you to come by. Please note that tours may be occurring during this time as well.

We ask you to provide us with your floor plans at least 21 days prior to your event.

Definitely. It is Texas, after all. While we do not have a chapel (yet!), we perform a flip of the indoor barn while guests are on the covered patio enjoying cocktail hour.

Yes, we allow animals, but please approve it in writing from The Cinnamon Barn. Approved animals are allowed outside only for the ceremony, and arrangements will need to be made for them to hang out in an equally awesome place, while you’re dancing away during your reception! Please pick up after your fur babies.

Absolutely. All alcohol has to be served by our approved bartending companies. All alcohol must be store bought, and arrive 3-4 hours prior to the event so bartenders can set up and chill necessary items. Extra ice is your responsibility. We also have a strict no-shots policy with bartending service. Security is mandatory with alcohol.

No, security options are limited to the approved vendors we have on our list, and we do not provide any exceptions.

Yes, we allow the use of outside vendors with the exception of bartending and security.  All vendors need to be licensed and insured. While we have a catering prep kitchen on-site for your vendors, we do not allow on-site cooking

Absolutely. You get a 30-min rehearsal outside of your rental period. Rehearsal times are based on venue availability. We offer the same level of privacy for every couple, and we will only schedule a rehearsal if there is no event happening at the same time!

Set up and take down of floors/tables/chairs are included in the venue fee. However, all items and trash brought by you, your vendors, or your guests are to be removed from the indoor space by the end of your rental period. Any excessive trash (boxes from flowers, decors, favors) is the responsibility of the client and must be taken to the on-site dumpster. The kitchen and bar should be free of food and beverages, wiped down, swept, and mopped by your caterer. You are responsible for making sure that your vendors are completely finished and out by the end of your 12-hour time frame. The vendors are responsible for removing their trash. If your vendors do not remove their trash, you will be responsible for trash removal. Any items not taken care of may result in the loss of full or partial Incidental Fee and Damage Deposit fee.

We have 50 parking spots available closest to the Barn, and another 72 spots located by the second gate. If you have a lot of family coming in from out of town, there are several transportation companies you can utilize to shuttle your guests to and from The Cinnamon Barn. You’re more than welcome to hire a valet company to spoil your guests, too! Guests will pull into the circle drive located in front of the main buildings, and their cars will then be parked in the designated lots.

At this time, we do not have a generator. Emergency lights will come on in the event of a power failure to light the venue.

The closest hotels are located in Allen and McKinney (22 minutes away), and rideshare options are always available. We suggest guests always ride share to truly enjoy the night and get home safely.

"The Cinnamon Barn!"

“I am SO excited for our wedding at the Cinnamon Barn!! Prianna has been great and very quick to respond. The price is very affordable. Not only that, it’s NEW! It’s very exciting to receive construction updates and see the progress along the way!! All and all, my fiancé and I are very happy with this venue and Prianna’s hospitality we definitely recommend it to all!!”

– Daisy

The Cinnamon Barn Experience

The Cinnamon Barn is a wedding venue in McKinney, Texas that seamlessly blends traditional Southern elements with modern finishes to create the perfect setting for any event.