Event Center FAQs | Banquet & Conference Center of DeWitt | DeWitt, MI

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What is included in the fee?

 

The rental fee includes the set-up and break down of the tables and chairs, use of a portable bar cart, access to the ice machine and a staff member on site during your event.

 

What is the deposit?

 

The deposit is $500.00 and is non-refundable. We also require an additional $500.00 security deposit which is refundable after your event, if there are no minor damages or excessive clean ups.

 

When and for how long is the facility available?

 

Room availability is based on prior events. Subject to the manager's discretion, you may be allowed access to the facility for two hours the afternoon prior to your event to set up or decorate. The premises must be vacated by 4:30pm. On the day of the event, you will be allowed a maximum of two hours prior to the start of any event for any type of set up, including decorators, band / DJ. Clean up must start no later than midnight with the premises being vacated no later than 1:00am.

 

May I use my own caterer?

 

Unfortunately, no.  We have a REQUIRED CATERERS LIST that includes several local caterers that are fully equipped to handle your catering needs. The only exception to this is the bartenders and wedding cake.

 

Are there any restrictions on music?

 

Break down must start by midnight; this includes the band and / or DJ. The premises must be vacated by 1:00am. If the band and / or DJ take longer than 1 hour to break down, they must adjust their break down time accordingly. The facility does NOT have a 220 outlet.

 

What is your policy on alcohol?

 

We do not have a liquor license and cannot allow a cash bar. We require a $1,000,000 Limited Liability Insurance Policy, which may be obtained through your insurance agent. You are responsible to provide your own bartenders and alcohol. We have a four keg limit.

 

Is the facility handicap accessible?

 

Yes, the entire facility is handicap accessible and barrier-free.

 

What are your restrictions to decorating?

 

Nothing is to be affixed to the walls, windows, floors, ceilings, or chandeliers. Glitter, confetti, tinsel or other similar materials, rice, birdseed, pets, silly string, party poppers, sand stones, bubbles, soap and fireworks are not permitted. Candles must be contained within a globe or in water.

 

What size is the dance floor and is it permanent?

 

The dance floor is 18’ x 20’ and cannot be moved.

 

If we choose to hold our wedding ceremony at the facility, is there any space available for the bride and groom to change clothes?

 

We do not have any private rooms available.

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Banquet and Conference Center policies and rates

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The Banquet & Conference Center of DeWitt is completely handicap accessible. Call 517-668-9229 for more information.

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