Event Planning

Thank you for choosing the Junior League facilities for your special function. The Tea Room Staff is able to assist you in every possible way to ensure that your event will be festive and successful.

The following is a schedule of fees to consider when planning your event. These guidelines and prices are subject to change without notice. The actual prices for your function will be guaranteed no sooner than 60 days prior to the event at the time the final arrangements are made with the Tea Room General Manager.

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Minimum Food and/or Room Rental Charge

Entire Building

Tuesday – Friday Breakfast $2,300
Monday – Thursday Daytime or Evening $6,000
Friday Daytime $6,000
Friday Evening $7,500
Saturday Daytime $7,750
Saturday Afternoon (2 – 5 p.m.) $9,750
Saturday Evening
$13,250
Sunday Day or Evening $7,500

Ballroom

Accommodates up to 350 guests for a seated event or 400 for a cocktail buffet

Tuesday – Friday Breakfast $1,500
Monday – Friday Daytime $3,000
Monday – Friday Evening $5,000
Saturday Daytime $4,500
Saturday Afternoon (2 – 5 p.m.) $6,000
Saturday Evening $9,500
Sunday Daytime or Evening
$5,000

Garden Rooms

All three rooms accommodate up to 76 guests

Wednesday – Friday Luncheon
Minimum Food Charge: $1,000
Saturday Luncheon
Minimum Food Charge: $1,500

Tea Room

Accommodates up to 100 guests for a seated event or 225 for a cocktail buffet

Tuesday – Friday Breakfast
$800
Monday – Friday Daytime
$2,000
Monday – Friday Evening
$2,000
Saturday Daytime or Evening
 $3,750
Sunday Daytime or Evening
$2,500

Breakfast food minimum time is from 6:30 – 9:30 a.m.; daytime food minimum time ends by 2 p.m.; and Saturday afternoon food minimum time is from 2 – 5 p.m.

The above food charge schedule does not include alcoholic beverages or service charge.

All charges are subject to applicable state sales tax and state mixed beverage tax at 8.25 percent.

Room Rental Without Food or Alcohol Service

The Ballroom or Tea Room may be rented without food or alcohol service for four hours, plus fees for room attendant and security. Coffee or soft drinks are available at a nominal charge.

Ballroom: Monday – Thursday
$1,750
Ballroom: Sunday
$2,000
Tea Room: Monday – Thursday
$1,000

Reservation Deposits

Entire Building
$3,500
Ballroom
$2,500
Tea Room
$1,000

A second deposit is due thirty (30) days prior to the event. The initial deposit and the second deposit are to equal the food minimum. For nonprofits, a $500 deposit will apply for daytime functions only. The deposit will be refunded by the League if written notice of cancellation is received by the League at least two hundred and forty (240) days prior to the date of the event. Cancellation of a contract must be made in writing to the Tea Room General Manager and must be acknowledged by him. Otherwise, responsibility for the contract remains and there will be no refund of the deposit.

Notification to the Tea Room General Manager of the guaranteed number of persons attending the event, no later than seventy-two (72) hours prior to the event, is required.

Consumption Bar Pricing

Specialty Martinis $10 – $12.50 per drink
Top Shelf Liquors $10 per drink
Premium Liquors $8.50 per drink
Standard Liquors $7 per drink
House Wine $30 per bottle
House Sparkling Wine $35 per bottle
Premium Beers $5 – $7.50 per drink
Standard Beers $4 per drink
Non-Alcoholic Fruit Punch $30 per gallon

Open Bar Packages

Standard Beer and Wine Package
Alamo Ale, Budweiser, Bud Light, Miller Lite, House Wines and House Sparkling Wine

Premium Beer and Wine Package
Alamo Ale, Dos Equis, Heineken, Miller Lite, Newcastle Brown Ale, House Wines and House Sparkling Wine

Standard Open Bar Package
Evan Williams Black, Gordon’s Gin, Grant’s, Ron Rico, Seagram’s VO and Smirnoff
Includes Standard Beer and Wine Selection

Premium Open Bar Package
Absolut, Bacardi, Canadian Club Reserve, Jack Daniels, Johnnie Walker Red and Tanqueray; Includes Premium Wines, House Sparkling Wine, Standard and Premium Beer Selection

Top Shelf Open Bar Package
Bombay Sapphire, Chivas, Crown Royal, Grey Goose, Maker’s Mark and Mount Gay; Includes Premium Wines, House Sparkling Wine, Standard and Premium Beer Selection

Pricing

Duration Standard
Beer & Wine
Premium
Beer & Wine
Standard
Open Bar
Premium
Open Bar
Top Shelf
Open Bar
3 Hours $21 $24 $27.50 $31.50 $35
3 1/2 Hours $24 $28 $32.50 $38 $45
4 Hours $25 $30 $36 $42.50 $50
4 1/2 Hours $26 $31.50 $38.50 $46 $53
5 Hours $27 $32.50 $40 $47.50 $55

Labor Charges

Security – works thirty (30) minutes before scheduled events to thirty (30) minutes after the last guest leaves
Each Officer– Three (3) hours minimum
$150
Overtime Per Hour
$40
One officer must be hired for every 100 minors or every 300 adults
Twenty percent (20%) of all food and alcoholic beverages charges will be added for service
Carver
$150
Cashier
$150
Wedding Cake Service
$1.50 per person charge
Coat Check (per attendant)
$150

Other Charges

Runway $300
Piano – Spinet $125
Piano – Grand Piano $250
Dance Floor (Tea Room) $500
Valet Parking
Parties with primarily couples in attendance
– 1 Valet per 40
Parties with primarily singles in attendance
– 1 Valet per 20
3 hour minimum per valet
$40 per valet
per hour
LCD Projector $300
Screen/Portable Screen $50
DVD Player $75
Lavalier Microphone $50
Cordless Microphone $50
Event Overtime $600 per hour
Ceremony Charge $750

If space is required for a wedding ceremony, rehearsal or photography session, a fee will be charged commensurate with the amount of space needed, time required, as well as for set up and breakdown of the room.

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