Policies

Our facility rental policies are outlined below. Please contact us with any questions.

Reception Facility

The 10,700 sq. ft. of meeting, banquet or wedding space will comfortably accommodate up to 550 guests for seated dining and includes a stage and dance floor area. We provide 72’ round tables, chairs, set up, breakdown, and clean up.

Wedding Package

Includes 2 hour use of the Lady’s Lounge, 2 hour use of Auditorium for Ceremony, and 6 hours for Reception in Reception Facility.

Quinceañeras

At this time we do not accommodate Quinceanera's, Debuts, or Sweet 16's.

Auditorium

The auditorium seats 2,062 and is unfortuntely NOT handicapped accessible at this time.

Ladies' Parlor

Accommodates up to 80 guests for seated dining or 100 for class room style or cocktail reception.

Meeting Rooms

Some are set up class room style.



Maintenance

Rental of any of the facilities includes at least one (1) maintenance personnel to be on site during the event.

Security

Security is required for ALL events and will be provided by off duty S.A.P.D at the Lessee's expense at the rate of $30 ($60 holiday rate) per hour, per officer (minimum of 4 hours each officer). S.A.P.D. minimum standards are one (1) officer per every 150 guests. Performances and teenage parties will be required to provide one (1) officer per 100 guests. Arrangements for security will be made by the Scottish Rite.

Insurance

LESSEE shall provide bodily injury liability insurance from an insurance company licensed to do business in the state of Texas. This insurance may be provided through Lessee's home insurance or a special event insurance provider. It MAY NOT be provided by Markel or Affinity American Insurance. A copy of the certificate of insurance shall be provided as proof to the Scottish Rite. Insurance to cover full period of occupancy by Lessee. Failure to provide proper proof of insurance no later than 30 calendar days prior to event will result in cancellation of the event.

Technical Equipment/Services

Use of house audio/visual equipment is NOT included in the rental of any of the Scottish Rite facilities but is available for a rental fee.

Facility Reservation

Dates will not be reserved without a contract AND deposit.

Special Facility Rates

Absolutely no discounts for members, Masons, Shriners, etc. Extended use/multiple day rates may be negotiable.

Alcohol

Keg beer is NOT allowed in the facility. All alcohol is to be served by a T.A.B.C. certified bartender only. Lessee or guests are NOT permitted to bring in their own alcohol.

Rehearsals

Wedding rehearsals may be held, with advanced notice, during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri., 10:00am – 5:00pm) at no charge. Any rehearsal held outside of normal business hours will be subject to a $75/hr fee.

Decorations

Vendors may arrive for set-up/decorating DAY OF EVENT ONLY and NO EARLIER THAN 12:00pm. Candles are only allowed in drip and flame protected containers. Birdseed, natural flower petals, and bubbles are acceptable OUTSIDE THE BUILDING for toasting the Bride and Groom during their departure. Sparklers, confetti, and rice are NOT allowed.

Portraits

Portraits may be taken, with advanced notice, for $75/hr during normal business hours (Monday–Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm).

Cancellation Policy

Refund of payments made by Lessee, other than the deposit which is NON-REFUNDABLE, may be made subject to prior written notice. Such notice must be made in writing and no later than four (4) months prior to the contracted event.

Payments

Final payments must be made in full thirty (30) days prior to event.

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