Plainfield American Legion Marne Post 13

Rental of Facilities Information

The halls at Post 13 are available for rental to the general public.  Rates are as follows with new pricing below as of January 1st, 2023.

All halls rent for 5 hours and include a bartender.  Additional hours may be purchased for $100 per hour but may not run past midnight.  A $400 security deposit is required for any hall rental and will be refunded when the room is left in good condition.  You will receive your security deposit by mail within 7 to 10 business days. A payment of 50% of the total fees (hall rental fee + security deposit) is due at the time of contract signing in order to reserve the date.

The Pavilion rents for $500 between April 1 and October 31 and $400 between November 1 and March 31.  The pavilion has a max capacity of 90 people (seating for 41 inside including barstools plus 2 outdoor picnic tables and 3-4 person iron tables).  Please note there will be no loud music allowed in the Pavilion without a special event permit from Will County. All paperwork is located at the Legion but must be applied for on your own 30 days before your event to insure approval.  Fees for the permit are not included in the hall rental.

The Large hall (which would include the small hall when rented) rents for $850 and holds up to 200 people.  

The Small hall rents for $400 and holds up to 60 people.

The Small hall and the Pavilion rented together rent for $900  between April 1 and October 31 and $800 between November 1 and March 31and include 2 bartenders.  It holds approximately 150 combined.  

The Large hall, Small hall and Paviliion rent for $1300 between April 1 and October 31 and $1200 between November 1 and March 31, includes 2 bartenders and holds up to 320 people combined.

You may select when your 5 hours will start and end, but the latest block starts at 7pm and ends at midnight.  Last call is 30 minutes before the end of the time block.  Decorations, tablecloths and garbage must be removed (garbage to be placed in provided cans) and hall must be vacated by the end of the time block.

A payment of 50% of the total fees (hall rental fee + security deposit) is due at the time of contract signing in order to reserve the date.

A member discount is available to active members in good standing for more than a year at the signing of the contract.  Discount does not apply to member organized fundraisers or any ticketed events.  Discount is soley designed for member family events and member must be present during the contract hours. The contract must also be in the members name.

The member discount does not apply to beverages. 

All beverages must be purchased from the Legion.  Gratuity is not included.

Bar set up examples:

  • Guests pay for their own
  • Open bar
  • Open bar for beer, wine, soda and water only
  • Open bar for well, beer, wine, soda and water only

Payment set up examples:

  • Tab set up with credit card
    • We do not offer bar packages.  We charge by the drink.  We can arrange bar offerings tailored for you. For example:
      • Pre-pay a set dollar limit and the bartender will notify the customer when your limit has been reached.
      • Give a credit card and run a tab.  The bartender can notify you when you reach set increments.

Drink prices are as follows:

  • Soda, Bottled water and coffee - $1.00
  • Domestic draft beer - $2.00
  • Import draft beer - $3.50
  • Domestic bottled beer - $3.50
  • Import bottled beer - $5.00
  • Well drinks & wine - $5.00
  • Top shelf/call - $6.00

DUE TO HEALTH DEPARTMENT RULES A LICENSED CATERER MUST PREPARE AND DELIVER ANY & ALL FOOD SERVED

A calendar of available dates can be found under our events tab.

Please give us a call to check the most up to date hall availability as our web calendar can vary slightly since reservations change almost daily lately.  Our number is 815-436-9231.  Office hours are 9:30am to 12:00pm (Monday through Friday) ask for Brenda. Email address: plainfieldmarnepost13@gmail.com

We look forward to helping make your party a success.

 

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