How much does it cost to rent venues at Tacoma Arts Live?
Rental packages include the room or theater, janitorial, marquee acknowledgment the day of your event, website recognition (for most events), as well as tables and chairs based on availability in our inventory.
Additional expenses not included in your rental package vary depending upon each individual event requirements, and may include: stage labor, staffing, security, linens and coffee/water service.
Does Tacoma Arts Live require insurance for my event?
Tacoma Arts Live requests to receive an insurance rider that demonstrates $1,000,000 liability and $2,000,000 property coverage with Tacoma Arts Live and the City of Tacoma listed as additionally insured with the contract for all public events.
Your current insurance carrier should be able to provide this policy for you.
Is a deposit required to reserve the venue and date?
Once you’ve confirmed your rental date, you will receive a formal estimate of total expenses during your client consultation. Tacoma Arts Live will then create a formal contract for your approval and signature.
A deposit based on ½ of the total estimated rental amount will be collected to hold your reserved date, with the remaining balance due two weeks prior to your event.
Tacoma Arts Live maintains a list of caterers for events held in our venues. Our professional caterers offer a wide range of wonderful options to serve your guests. All of our caterers will customize menus to fit your budget and service requirements.
May we provide our own alcohol for a private event?
Who can I contact to discuss dates and venue options?