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Event Rental Fees

San Francisco City Hall Event Rates

All rates include an Event Manager, an Engineer, an Electrician, and Custodians. The leased time is for ten hours; It begins at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 2:00 a.m. (This includes load-in and load-out times). Rates per venue and by guest count are as follows:

Rotunda with One Light Court and Second Floor:

1 to 499 Guests - $10,000*

Rotunda with Two Light Courts and Second Floor:

500 to 999 Guests $12,500
1,000 to 1,499 Guests $15,000
1,500 to 1,999 Guests $20,000
2,000 to 2,499 Guests $25,000
2,500 to 3,014 Guests $30,000 (rate subject to change)

Special Note:
*All events must conclude by 12 Midnight.

North Light Court set up begins at 2:00 p.m.
South Light Court set up begins at 4:00 p.m.
Rotunda & 2nd Floor setup begins at 4:00 p.m.

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North Light Court
2:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. $5,000
(inclusive of load-in and load-out times)
Additional fees will apply for more than 200 guests and for event security.

South Light Court
4:00 p.m. through 2:00 a.m. $5,000
(inclusive of load-in and load-out times)
Additional fees will apply for more than 200 guests and for event security.

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Hourly Rates (Monday-Friday only):

Rotunda (Mayor's Balcony) & Fourth Floor Galleries
8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday only $1,002
(for up to 100 guests)

North Light Court or South Light Court

8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday only $500 per hour
(for up to 200 guests)
Additional charges will apply for more than 200 guests, labor, rentals and insurance.

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Overtime Rates
Any additional time required for load-in on event day will be assessed at a rate of $500 per room, per hour. Setup the evening before the event will be assessed at a rate of 50% of the total event rental. Load-outs extending past the contracted ending time will be assessed at a rate of $500 per hour. The Light Court Café is open to the public until 2:00 p.m. The business may be bought out and closed for $800 per day. Set-ups beginning before 2:00 p.m.cannot impede the conduct of business, unless the business has been bought out.

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Insurance
All Clients, including vendors, must provide liability insurance. City Hall can provide the necessary insurance coverage at a rate of $2.00 per person with a $100.00 minimum. It is available for private wedding ceremonies and receptions only.

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Reservations and Payments
To guarantee your event date, a deposit of 75% of the base rental fee must be paid when booking your event. The deposit will be deducted from the total bill at the time of settlement. The final balance of payment is due five business days prior to the event.

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Security
Deputy Sheriffs will provide the necessary security coverage. This service cost is not included in your rental fee. Our Senior Event Manager will discuss the staffing levels needed to adequately cover your event.

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Last updated: 8/7/2012 11:00:17 AM