Additional hours must be approved in advance. There will be a charge of $25.00/hour with a minimum of two (2) hours.
All rental fees must be paid prior to the date of function.
Failure to pay fees two (2) full weeks in advance will result in cancellation of the rental agreement.
*The deposit is due the DAY THE FACILITY IS BOOKED.
The balance will be due two (2) weeks prior to the event.
(The deposit is REFUNDABLE after the event, provided there is no damage to the facility or its contents.
If the event is cancelled before the rental date, or the day of the event, the deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE).
Deposit refund checks may take up to 30 days to be issued.
No persons or group renting this facility will be permitted to SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES to the public unless the seller is Licensed and Bonded by the State of Mississippi.
Groups are permitted to bring alcoholic beverages for their Personal Consumption Only.
NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21 WILL BE ALLOWED TO CONSUME ALCOHOL IN A CITY FACILITY (NO EXCEPTIONS).
IF ANY TYPE OF ALCOHOL IS PRESENT ON THE PREMISES OF THIS FACILITY, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE SECURITY PRESENT.
SECURITY GUARDS AND CHAPERONES
For security reasons, any function serving alcohol must have security officers on duty during the event. The number of officers required is based on the number of guests attending the event.
|# of Guests
||# of Officers
|Up to 299
All youth groups must have TWO (2) SECURITY GUARDS IN ADDITION TO ONE (1) CHAPERONE FOR EVERY 50 CHILDREN. The chaperone’s name and phone number must be provided before the contract can be signed.
The cost for each security guard is $25.00/hr.
There is a minimum of four (4) hours per security guard.
The City will book the security guards through the Ocean Springs Police Department.
The security guard fee will need to be paid separately the night of your event.
FAILURE TO PROVIDE SECURITY WILL BE GROUNDS FOR IMMEDIATE CANCELLATION OF THE RESERVATION AND POSSIBLE FORFEITURE OF THE DEPOSIT.
The City of Ocean Springs reserves the right to require ADDITIONAL SECURITY AT ITS DISCRETION.
There will be a City of Ocean Springs employee present at all times when the facility is reserved or occupied. This employee will be there to open and close the facility, and will control all equipment located on the premises of this facility; however the City employee on duty will not handle or move property owned by those other than the City.
THIS CITY EMPLOYEE WILL NOT ACT AS A CHAPERONE FOR ANY GROUP.
Decorating must be done during the time period you have reserved this facility.
(If you wish to decorate the previous day, you must pay the rental fee of $300.00).
Materials such as tacks, nails, staples, glue, etc. may not be used to attach decorations to walls or tables. 3M packing tape may be used for applying decorations to wood surfaces. NO TAPE ON SHEETROCK WALLS.
No spray glue, bottled bubbles, smoke machines, spray glitter, spray paint, or any type of aerosol adhesives will be allowed in the facility.
TABLES AND CHAIRS AVAILABLE
Fifty (50) 8 Ft. Long Tables
Ten (10) 6 Ft. Long Tables
Two (2) 4 Ft. Round Tables
Ten (10) 6 Ft. Round Tables
400 Black Folding Chairs
CAPACITY AND SEATING
|400 Auditorium Style
||100 Auditorium Style
||50 Auditorium Style
|250 with Tables & Chairs
||80 with Tables & Chairs