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Max Occupancy 150
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Community Building Facility Agreement

Community Building Floor Plan

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Features

  1. Chairs
  2. Meeting Rooms
  3. Parking
  4. Restrooms
  5. Tables
  6. Water

Facility Rental & Ceremony Information

The Longwood Community Building is the jewel of the City's historic downtown area. Located off of State Road 434 and Ronald Reagan Boulevard, on the corner of Wilma Street and Warren Avenue.

The Building provides the ideal location for:
  • Banquets
  • Business Meetings
  • Parties
  • Receptions
  • Retreats
  • Weddings

Rentals are available on a block basis. This beautiful Victorian home is approximately 9,000 square feet, including the carriage house. The building's maximum capacity is 150 guests.

To arrange a guided tour of the building, or to change event reservations, please contact us at 407-260-3428. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Reservations & Cancellations
  • Reservations may be made in person by appointment, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Please call 407-260-3428 to schedule an appointment.
  • The Longwood Community Building accepts reservations up to 18 months in advance.
  • Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
  • Fifty percent of the total rental fees and a signed Facility Use Contract will secure an event date. If reservations are made within 30 days of the event date, the total rental fees, deposits, and applicable taxes are due in full.
  • The rental fee balance is due 30 days prior to the event.
  • If your organization is tax-exempt, please provide the proper documentation, including the Certificate of Sales Tax Exemption, prior to completing the Facility Use Contract.
  • Damage deposits will be returned by City Check, usually within four (4) to six (6) weeks following the event. Deductions may be made for damage, excessive cleaning, or time used beyond the contracted period.
  • Floor plans must be submitted to the Reservations Office no less than ten (10) days prior to the event to ensure proper setup prior to the event's start.
  • The City reserves the right to cancel the Facility Use Contract if the rental fee balance and damage deposit are not paid when due.
  • Cancellations for any event will be accepted 6 months prior to the event with written notification. Date changes are treated as cancellations. Event date and times are not transferable. The City will refund the 50% deposit less a $100 administrative fee. Cancellations for any event less than 6 months prior to the event will result in forfeiture of all deposit fees. If the event is canceled less than 30 days prior, the full rental payment will not be refunded. No reservations will be held until the use contract is signed.

Rates and Fees


Non-resident or non-City Commercial/Business pay $150 per hour plus tax.

City Residents (Proof of City residency is required), church groups, civic groups, fraternal groups, or community groups located in the City of Longwood; City commercial/business (proof of City Occupational License is required) for the sole purpose of promoting their commercial/business enterprise pay $65 per hour plus tax.

Please note that reservations will not be held until a facility contract is signed and deposit received. At the time the contract is signed, 50% of all fees and deposits are due. The remaining balance is due thirty days prior to the event.

Only one event per day is scheduled on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Weekday schedules allow for multiple events.

Other Fees and Deposits

Type of Fee
Fee
Security Deposit (required) $200 Refundable
Audio/Visual Rental (optional) $50
Bridal/Groom's Room (optional)
$150

Amenities

Tables and Chairs

The following equipment is offered for complimentary use during your rental period. Please specify equipment that you will require on the Facility Use Contract. This is the proposed list of equipment. Some items may be subject to change; likewise, some items may be added, deleted, or require a nominal rental fee. Please contact an outside vendor for any other equipment your event requires.
  • Folding chairs: 160 plus
  • Podium (with/without microphone): 1
  • Rectangular tables, 72 inches x 30 inches: 10
  • Round tables, 60 inches: 2
  • Round tables, 72 inches: 15
  • Cocktail tables, 36 inches: 12

Audio/Visual Equipment

$50 Rental fee
  • LCD Projector (Ceiling mount)
  • Microphones: 1 cord, 2 cordless, 1 podium
  • Projector Screen (Front of stage)
  • Sony 5-disc CD player
  • Sony DVD player

Kitchen Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice machine
  • Microwave
  • One 2 sided Refrigerator
  • Oven/Stove