Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule a tour?

Please Contact Gene Hutchison 208-985-9000


Am I allowed to hold a date without a deposit?

To guarantee your date, a deposit is required.


How can I secure the date?

In order to secure the space, Capital City Event Center requires a signed contract, and a deposit of 50% of the facility fee.


What does my rental fee at Capital City Event Center include?

The Room Rental Fee includes a rental of the facility from decided start to end time. Planning and coordination of food and beverages, the set up and take down of tables, and chair, and a decided rehearsal time and basic cleanup.


What is your payment and cancellation policy?

A Pre Final payment of estimated fees is due 45 days prior to event. If we are unable to rebook the date, should there be a need to cancel, a 50% return on deposit will be credited back to you.


When can I access the facility to decorate and customize on the day of the event?

Under most circumstances the venue will be available by 1pm the day of the event. If there is not an event the day before, we will allow and encourage early set up. A maintenance crew will be cleaning and setting up prior to prepare for the event that day.


May I decorate my rented space?

Yes. You are welcome to bring in décor, we love to see how creative you get with the space. However, to protect the integrity of the historic building some considerations and restrictions will be enforced.


Can I bring in my own food, alcohol or catering service?

Capital City Event Center has a full in house catering service, state of the art kitchen that staffs a personal chef to accommodate all of your catering needs. However, if you choose to go outside Capital City Event Center with a Licensed Caterer, an $800 outside catering fee will apply, and use of linens, tableware and set up are therefore forfeited.


Can I have a rehearsal prior to my wedding day?

Yes. However, wedding rehearsal times are subject to availability, and not arranged until 45 days prior to your event.


Does Capital City Event Center have a full bar?

Yes we have a full premise bar. You have the option to host some of the spirits, all of it, or none of it.


Is there an in house P/A system, projector and screen that the building has for use?

Capital City Event Center can bring in an array of audio and video to meet your event needs. Capital City Event Center has a sound system throughout the entire facility including the restrooms. This allows the ability to direct your guests as needed.


Does the building have a dance floor?

The natural hardwood floors through the facility are waxed and maintained for such occasions. No additional flooring is needed.


Does the building have natural light, windows, curtains and drapes?

Yes. There’s ample natural light from our numerous Romanesque windows. Several of our windows have interior custom drapes that can be open or closed should one need to limit the amount of natural light in the building.


Can we get a floor plan of the space for layout and design?

Yes, we have floor plans available to you on our website, or we will be more than happy to send you a floor plan to scale upon request.


Is the building air conditioned/Can we turn up or down the heat and/or a/c?

Yes, the building is air conditioned and we have staff at each event that monitors the temperature to suit everyone’s needs.


Is there an insurance requirement?

Yes, Capital City Event Center requires that all events are individually insured. Although Capital City Event Center is covered personally, we require it for your protection. This alleviates and protects you, should a class action law suit occur with any one of your guests.


Is there special lighting in the space available to use for a special event?

Both ballrooms, lounge, and bar have multiple circuit dimmers. If other substantial lighting is needed or desired, we have several partnerships with trusted vendors to assist you with you in that area.



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