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Our beautiful event space in the heart of historic Inglewood is available to be rented for Calgary’s artistic community, and for corporate and private functions. Festival Hall has been used for fashion events, film, food, music, dance, theatre, markets, meetings, and weddings. What will you use it for?
Here are the basic rental fees, as well as some additional services we offer.
Nonprofit / charity
Private / individual
Wedding / corporate
*8 Hour Rental
Screen and Projector
Frequently asked questions
Please review these common questions about Festival Hall, including rental processes, inclusions, space dimensions, furniture etc.
Tours are by appointment-only and a generally conducted Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm. Special arrangements can be made outside these windows at the discretion of the Festival Hall Relationships Manager. Our venue will work with you to find a suitable booking. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book your tour.
To our valued community of renters. Our standard refund policy is as follows: In the event of cancellation, a percentage of your rental fee will be kept; if notified before 30 days prior = damage deposit held; if notified between 30 and 7 days prior = damage deposit and 50% of the rental fee will be withheld; if notified within 7 days prior to event = damage deposit and 100% of the rental fee will be kept.
Given these uncertain times, we are flexible in offering considerations to our existing cancelation policies should the cause be related to COVID-19. Refunds under these circumstances with be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Renting Festival Hall gives you access to an 8 hour rental period. It also includes access to various furniture, such as (200) padded chairs as well as (4) reclaimed wood 7-foot farm tables, (4) 8-foot folding banquet tables, (6) 6-foot folding banquet tables, (8) tall cocktail tables with (20) matching wooden chairs. We also have black spandex linens for the 6-foot tables, 8-foot tables and 2-foot cocktails.
Festival Hall's lobby features a service area available for bar and catering. The kitchenette features a double door industrial cooler, convection oven, ice freezer, double commercial sink, and a commercial dishwasher. Please keep in mind that we ask our renters to provide all glassware, dishes, and chaffing dishes etc.
Festival Hall renters also have access to the Muruve Green Room, which is accessible either by elevator or rear staircase. The Green Room features (3) sinks with mirrors, an accessible washroom, shower, fridge, coffee maker and kettle, washer and dryer, an iron and ironing board.
Festival Hall features a dynamic staging system with (6) 4'x8' movable platforms. Festival Hall is acoustically tempered, and is equipped with a mixing console graphical equalizer, stereo compressor, reverb etc. As well as a complete microphone package, DI boxes, monitors and extensive cabling, available with the engagement of a Festival Hall sound technician.
Our basic A/V package is available at the cost of $100 per event, and $350 additional for our mixing console, microphone package, and a technician (6 hours).
For complete specifications, view our Lighting and Gear List.
Festival Hall has a mounted 8k Lumen full HD projector and a 16'x9' motorized projection screen. Our screen and projector rent of $150 per day
The hall capacity is 225 including all performers and staff.
No, Festival Hall does not have dedicated parking. However there is street parking and a number of pay lots within a block radius. Please request a Local Parking Map.
Festival Hall operates as a bridge between a performance hall and a community center, all our renters should bring a spirit of DIY to their events. While we offer professional sound technician services and experienced bar service staff, all other front and back-of-house duties are the responsibility of the renter. This includes, but is not limited to, cleaning, ticketing, greeting, ushering, stage managing, catering etc.
What we ask of renters is to clean up any major spills after your event, remove all outside rental gear and to make Big Rock beer available for sale if your event is public.
Renters are responsible for general cleanliness and management of our waste diversion centre during the duration of their event. We also ask that renters monitor and clean up any major spills. Our official cleaning policy is as follows.
"The User shall ensure the facility is left in an acceptable state of cleanliness as determined by the on-duty Event Supervisor. The User will be presented with a Day of Event Checklist for review and sign off upon arrival and again at the end of their rental period. The User's areas of cleaning responsibility will be outlined in the Day of Event Checklist and include, but are not limited to Hall, Lobby, Women’s Washroom, Men’s Washroom, Green Room, Loading Bay, Bar/Kitchenette, Waste Diversion Bins. The User will not be responsible for sweeping or mopping the above-stated areas unless stated areas are subjected to wear and tear above normal standards as determined by the on-duty Event Supervisor. Wear and tear above normal standards may include, but are not limited to: broken glass, spilled liquids, spilled food products, excessive waste or garbage."
Our event supervisors will be onsite during your rental to confirm cleanliness.
Yes, we require that as a renter you have a minimum of $2 million worth of liability coverage. We recommend Foster Parker Brokers.
Yes, our hard close for the facility is 2am, please take this into account when planning your event.
Festival Hall does not have internal catering, but we do have excellent caterers that we like to work with.
http://www.devourcatering.com/ & http://www.redsealdining.com/
If these options don't meet your needs please feel free to source your own solution.
Yes we offer bar services for hire. Our bartenders charge $20 and hour for their services and accept tips. Our bartenders can be hired under our own license or, can be contracted under a renters license.
Please contact the Festival Hall Relationship Manager for more details.
We have class B license that applies to live performances.
Yes, we will just to have notice in advance and you may bring in your own event license and alcohol.
No, however we do have compostable cups that you may purchase for $5 per sleeve of 50 cups.
We do! We have some pre-made packages ready for your holiday event. Please see this PDF for all the details.
There are three available parking spots for renters located in our loading dock. For guests of the renter street parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. If there is no street parking available there are three pay lots available within a one block radius.