Brannon Center FAQ’s
1. How do I reserve the Brannon Center?
All rentals are first-come, first served. A $500 performance guarantee deposit, signed facility use agreement, and policy agreement are required to reserve your date.
2. Is there a damage / security deposit?
Yes, all rentals require a $100-$500 refundable performance guarantee deposit (depending upon which room is rented). The deposit is placed into the City’s General Fund and will be returned via check from the City of New Smyrna Beach, usually within three (3) to five (5) weeks following the event. This deposit is in addition to the full rental price of the facility.
3. Can I choose my own vendors?
Caterers: All catering services must be provided by a State of Florida licensed caterer that agrees to the Brannon Center’s terms & conditions. Our list of Preferred Caterers have already been approved to work at the Brannon Center. All other vendors are at the discretion of the lessee.
4. Can I come anytime to view the building?
The building is available for tour Monday – Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, by appointment only. Please call the facility at 386-410-2880 to set up an appointment to ensure that the building is not in use.
5. How may I decorate?
Decorations are permitted within reason. They must be approved by Center management no less than ten (10) days prior to your event. Glitter and other confetti-like decorations are prohibited. Tape, tack, nails, etc… are not permitted to attach your decorations.
6. Can I have a sparkler exit?
Sparklers are permitted outside of the Center for your exit. All sparklers must be disposed of properly, used sparkler must be discarded in a bucket of water or sand. Failure to properly dispose of sparklers may result in the loss of the damage deposit.
7. What methods of payment are accepted?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, Check, or Money Order. Please note, we do not accept American Express.
8. Can I serve alcohol at my event?
All alcoholic beverages must be served via your caterer. Please contact your caterer to learn their policies and procedures regarding alcohol service.
9. What equipment do you provide?
We have state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment including microphones, projectors, and screens available. Every rental comes with the set-up, use, and tear down of chairs and tables. We have fifty (50) 60″ round tables, four hundred (400) chairs, twelve (12) 8′ rectangular tables, six (6) 6′ rectangular tables and ten (10) 30″ high-top tables available. Table linens are not provided.