What are you allowed to decorate? Are you allowed to hang stuff from the ceiling? tack things to the wall? are you allowed balloons (some places don’t let you)
When can you get in to decorate and when do you require the decoration to be taken down? Do you have to ship all decor the day before?
What types of options do you have for a bar? open/close?toonie/cash bar? are you allowed variations like can you do open up to a certain amount and then switch it over to cash?
What types of fees do you have to pay in advance? is there a SOCAN fee?
What are typical event hours? is there a charge for going to late?
Can Guest leave their cars in the parking lot? will they be ticketed or towed away (incase they’re intoxicated)
Is there a coat check?
What tables are provided? Cake, guestbook, gift table. (do they include linens?)
(restaurant) Is there a extra charge for cleaning if theres over a certain amount of guest? OR is there a cleaning charge period?
Is there a podium? or sound podium? is there a charge?
How is the sound system? is it wired into the venue? or do you have to provide your own sound system?
Where can we take pictures?
Can you give us a timeline of when things are served? (so you know for pictures, when to do toast, cut the cake, dance)
Can you do a late night menu? is there an extra charge to keep staff later?
Are you allowed to switch out things in the menu and customize it?
Are there kids menus? and will the be the same set price as an adult?
During the meal (if there is wired in sound system) can there be light music be played?
Can you see your venue set up for your number of guest to get an idea of the room layout? OR do you have preset room layouts?
That’s all I can think of right now. Good luck and have fun. Maybe bring a camera so you can visualize the place in pictures (will help for decorating ideas)