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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions about weddings and events at Doko Manor. Please contact us for any further information.

How much does it cost to rent Doko Manor?

Prices vary depending on the day of the week, how much space is rented and how many hours are needed.

How much is the Security Deposit to rent the Manor?

We require a $1,500 Booking Fee. (Includes $1000 retainer applied to last payment and $500 refundable security deposit.)

When is the Manor open?

The Manor’s office hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Our rental hours are 7 days a week 7 a.m.-12 a.m.

How big is Doko Manor?

The Manor has 5,000 square feet of usable interior space not including the kitchen and bathrooms. The main ballroom is 3,240 square feet, the Lobby is 700 square feet and the small conference room is 396 square feet. The Manor also includes two porches on the front and back of the building and a large pergola in the rear.

How many people can the Manor accommodate?

The main ballroom can seat up to 240 people in banquet or reception style, 200 classroom style, and 300 theater style.

Can I tour Doko Manor before booking?

Yes! Please call Johna Sutton at 803-724-6039 or email at: to schedule a tour.

Can alcohol be served at Doko Manor?

Yes, alcohol can be served. We require using a licensed, bonded bartending service or certified bartender.

Can I use my own caterer and/or decorator?

Yes, you can use your own caterer and decorator as the Manor does not provide these services. Caterers and decorators are responsible for taking out their trash after an event.

Does the Manor provide linens and tablecloths?

No, the Manor does not provide these items.

Does Doko Manor allow candles?

Yes, small tea lights or votive candles covered in glass are acceptable. Large open flame or free standing candles are not allowed.

Is there a kitchen in the Manor?

Yes, the Manor has a full catering kitchen equipped with two warming ovens, a microwave, ice machine, refrigerator, freezer, sinks, and plenty of storage cabinets and counter space.

Are tables and chairs provided when I rent Doko Manor?

Yes, all inside tables and chairs are provided free of charge. Outdoor furniture is available for rent, as well as Beautiful Champagne Chiavari Chairs with Ivory Vinyl Cushions available to rent for only $5 per chair.

Can we pick up items left after an event at a later time?

No. All items brought into Doko Manor must be removed the day of the event. For special consideration please consult the Manor Director.

Can I bring my own tables and chairs to use in the Manor?

Yes, you can bring your own tables and chairs, furniture and bars if you desire.

Does Doko Manor have a dance floor?

Yes, the Manor has a dance floor for rent. It is 16 feet by 16 feet, wood parquet with a gold edge.

Does the Manor have LCD projectors and a sound system?

Yes, the Manor has 3 LCD projectors built into the ceiling, screens, a house sound system, and a handheld wireless microphone that can be rented.

Does the Manor have a preferred vendor list?

Yes. After booking Doko Manor, we are happy to share vendor recommendations, although lessees are free to use the vendors of their choice. The Manor can suggest vendors but does not certify services.

Does the Manor have Wi-Fi?

Yes, the Manor has free Wi-Fi.

When can I come in to decorate?

Decoration and clean up time is included in the hours of rental. You may purchase extra hours if needed.

What are the payment terms at Doko Manor?

We accept cash, personal checks, certified checks and major credit cards except American Express. You must have your bill paid in full 120 days prior to your event.

Does Doko Manor require Insurance?

Yes. We require that you purchase Liability Insurance. We have online insurance provided by

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