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Wedding planners and caterers may have additional pre-arranged time to setup or cleanup prior to or following your event. However, your event must end and all guests and renters (along with their personal belongings and decor) must vacate the premises by the end of your rental period.
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The Veteran's Garden area is not available as a sole rental. Its' use will be included with a full Community Room rental.
All rentals are first-come, first-served. Rentals can be reserved online or come by the Community Center Office or call us at 386-281-3000. Determination will be made based on availability; and an appointment will be arranged to complete the process.
Yes. However, the City of Daytona Beach Shores has a standing noise ordinance. This noise ordinance is complaint driven and the rental party may be asked to turn down, or turn off, any music not meeting the City's requirements. Please inform your chosen DJ/Band of the City's strict noise ordinance which can be provided.
No DJ, bands, recorded music, amplifiers or speakers are allowed outside the Community Center. Acoustic music is allowed in the Veteran's Garden area until 8 p.m.
Decorations are permitted as stated in the Facilities Use Operations Manual and must be approved by the Community Center management. Decorations are permitted only in the space you have rented. It is the responsibility of the renter to remove all decorations immediately after the event. The Community Center does not have storage facilities for the decorations prior to, or following, your event.
Open flame is only allowed in a safe container. Placement and type to be approved by the Community Center Coordinator. No eternity candles or incense is allowed.
Yes, for groups of less than 75. For a group of 75 or more, the use of a caterer is mandatory. For non-catered events, the rental party may bring in and serve simple or prepared food items. Examples would be continental breakfast, boxed lunches, party trays, etc. No heating elements (hot plates) are permitted, with the exception of sterno for chafing dishes.
Renter is responsible for all set-up, serving and clean-up, all of which must occur during the rental period. An additional fee will be charged for kitchen use.
Alcohol is permitted inside the Shores Community Center and in the Veterans Garden only. For all rentals, regardless of the number of attendees, where alcohol is to be provided, the tenant must purchase an insurance policy through the City's Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP). This policy must include the additional alcohol rider. No alcohol may be sold under this policy.
A TULIP policy can be purchased through One Beacon Entertainment.
Allowed exceptions to the above policy:
The standard hourly rental rate for each area rented will be doubled and charged for any time you are in the building past your rental period (no discounts will apply). No events past 11 p.m. on weekends and 10 p.m. weeknights.