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Great venues for
Wedding Receptions  *   Birthday Parties  *   Bridal/Baby Showers  *   Graduation Parties  *   Family Reunions
Meetings   *   Fundraising Events


The City of Tulare Parks and Recreation Department encourages you to explore rental options the City has to offer. From an informal outdoor ceremony to a large banquet, we have a facility to meet your needs. Reserving is easy and fees are reasonable. Please call the Department at (559)684-4310 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and staff will gladly answer any questions and check on the availability of your desired dates. Visit the site that you are interested in to determine if it will fulfill your needs. Reservations can be made by stopping by the Department, 830 S. Blackstone Street.

Hourly rental fees vary for each building, ranging from $60 per hour to $80 per hour plus a refundable security deposit. Rental fees include use of facility, tables and chairs, and a building attendant who will remain in the facility for the duration of the rental. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (559)684-4310 to check on availability.


To view more information about facilities that you may be interested in renting, please click on the facility name or picture below.

 The Tulare Room (inside the Meitzenheimer Community Center) has limited kitchen facilities (no stove/oven), banquet tables and chairs, and is available for large gatherings up to 165 persons. The Sequoia Room is a conference room for smaller groups up to 20 persons (no food allowed in this room). An audio/visual screen and public address system are available for use at no extra charge. An adjacent barbecue area and patio are available to complement your party.

Fees to reserve Tulare Room:  $60 per hour for Private functions
                                                  $65 per hour for Commercial-no sales functions
                                                  $80 per hour for Commercial-w/sales functions

Fees to reserve the Sequoia Room $25 per hour for Private functions
                                                         $30 per hour for Commercial-no sales functions
                                                         $80 per hour for Commercial-w/sales functions

Refundable Deposit for both rooms (required to make a reservation): 
                                                   $150 for groups of less than 150 people
                                                   $300 for groups of more than 150 people and dance functions

(Deposit paid is separate from rental fees due.  Cash or check deposit will be returned by mail no later than four(4) weeks following the event provided there is no damage to the building or additional use charges.  Credit card deposits will be processed the next business day following your function.)

Professional security guards will be required at all rentals having music and/or a dance.  Any event having music and/or dance without professional security guards will be asked to discontinue the music until guards arrive.  It shall be the responsibility of the user to pay a security company approved by the City for the required number of security guards.  If the guards do not arrive, the dance/music will not be allowed.  Professional security guards will be required as follows:

Up to 100 persons:  2 security guards
More than 100 persons:  3 security guards






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