FAQ

What  features and amenities are available at the EventCenter?
A full range of services are available such as a variety of rooms and outdoor spaces ideal for weddings, receptions, fundraising events, corporate meetings, family celebrations, and even pool parties.

When is the Event Center available for rent?
The regular hours of operations are Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

*Special events and activities by outside groups may be scheduled during these hours although priority is given to existing Community Center programs.

Block Rates
Friday, 4pm to 12am
Saturday, 10am to 3pm
Saturday, 4pm to 12am

How do  I make a reservation at the Event Center?
To reserve a room, the applicant must contact the Community Center Rental Coordinator. Applicant must pay a nonrefundable fee equal to 50% of the rental fee at the time the reservation is made. The remaining nonrefundable rental fees are due sixty (60) days prior to the event. Refundable deposits are due thirty (30) days prior to the event. Failure to pay in full will result in cancellation of reservation. Deposits will be returned 2 – 3 weeks after your event.

What is the capacity for your available space?
Grand Hall capacity is 300 dining (without dance space) and 500 assembly.
Courtyard capacity is 250 dining and 400 assembly.
Classroom – 50 classroom seating/ 70 assembly
Classroom A or B – 25 classroom seating/ 35 assembly
Board Room – 25
Board Room A or B – 15

Do you need insurance to rent the Event Center?
Applicant must provide, at their own expense, a valid and current certificate of liability insurance and evidence of liquor liability coverage, if acceptable. The City of Fullerton must be listed as an additional insured. The City may provide a suggested insurance vendor if needed.

Do I need a security guard for my event?
The City reserves the right to require security guard services at any activity in the facility and adjoining courtyard.

During the entire rental time whenever alcohol is sold or served, security guards or sworn security officers are required, at the expense of the applicant. Applicant must use City approved security guard vendor.

Is music permitted?
Amplified music may be used only with advance written permission and must be requested at the time the facility use application is made. Depending on the type of activity, a refundable deposit of $250 maybe required. Failure to comply with any of the rules will result in forfeiture of deposit.

What is the music fee?
Depending on the type of activity, a refundable deposit of $250 maybe required. Failure to comply with any of the above rules will result in forfeiture of deposit.

Can I serve alcohol at my event?
Alcohol may be used only with advance written permission by the Director of Parks and Recreation and must be requested at the time the facility use application is made. The service of alcohol is limited to a maximum of six (6) hours and must be served by an approved caterer or certified bartender.

What is the food policy?
A licensed caterer must be used for all food service at the Center. Renters must provide a copy of the catering agreement/contract prior to use of the facility. Cooking on site is not permitted. Homemade food is strictly prohibited.

Why would sworn in security officers be required?
Security guards or sworn security officers are required, at the expense of the applicant, during the entire rental time whenever alcohol is sold or served.  The number of officers will be determined by event type, expected attendance and other factors.  Applicant must use City approved security guard vendor.