Host A Private Party At SILO DistilleryAug 05, 2021 01:05PM ● By Virginia Dean
Photo from SILO Distillery Facebook Page
What better way to celebrate a special occasion than to hold a private event in the heart of Windsor, VT, at SILO DISTILLERY, where a group of Vermonters are dedicated to making innovative, artisanal craft spirits with local and natural ingredients? Whether with family or friends, honoring hard-working employees, or just looking to throw one memorable holiday soiree, host your next gathering in this award-winning craft distillery.
Alongside the Connecticut River in the heart of Windsor, VT, SILO Distillery is a perfect destination to host a private event. Established in 2013, the all-wood, modern red barn distillery and beautifully vaulted event space at SILO offers a warm party atmosphere with excellent acoustics for live music. The space is uniquely designed to support sustainable production and offer the public a full tour, tasting, and cocktail experience, inside and out. The two-story space is rich with the smells of pine and cooking grains, offering beautiful acoustics for local musicians against a backdrop of the stainless steel and copper of SILO’s custom German distillation equipment.
There are two tasting bars stocked with award-winning SILO spirits where you can drop off your beer and wine. There is a beautiful newly built patio space with elevated picnic-style seating. Other amenities include a selection of crafted cocktails; a loft overlooking the production area; private distilling courses, tours, and tastings; 45 comfortable seats for sit-down dinner inside and outside space that can fit even more.
If you like to host a private, standing cocktail party, up to 80 individuals can fit inside and up to 200 outside. Tables and chairs can be ordered depending on the size of the event, and guests can have use of the tasting room and loft for private cocktail parties. There is tent rental available at additional cost for larger groups outside, and packages are available to suit any group size. There is a large parking lot with overflow parking behind the distillery.
Event space pricing varies based on the use of space and/or time of year. The price range is from 300-$1000.Price includes basic candle décor. Basic flower arrangements are included for an average additional cost of $100, depending on the size of the event. If renting out a space and if SILO closes to outside business, or the event is outside normal operating hours, there is an additional $25/hour per bartender fee. Black-out dates include Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving.
For suggested vendors, visit www.silodistillery.com/privateevents.