WHAT ARE THE PRICES FOR AN EVENT?
Rental fees are quoted upon request and are an integral part of our fundraising efforts. They go directly to support The Armory’s invaluable youth programs and services.
Fees include operational expenses (basic security and maintenance) and dedicated support from The Armory’s Special Events Team.
Film shoots: Fees are quoted on a case-by-case basis.
Day before load-in: Based on availability. Fees are available upon request.
HOW CAN I HOLD A SPACE FOR AN EVENT? IS A DEPOSIT REQUIRED? IS MY DEPOSIT REFUNDABLE?
If you are interested in a space for an event, we will place a hold on that space for your desired date(s)—no deposit is required to place a hold for up to two weeks. If there is already a hold on your desired room and date, you may place a second hold and we will attempt to release that date for you. To confirm your event, a deposit is required. All deposits are non-refundable except in the case of Force Majeure.
ARE RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL, OR COMING-OF-AGE EVENTS/CEREMONIES ALLOWED AT THE ARMORY?
Yes, religious ceremonies, political events, or coming-of-age parties are allowed. However, The Armory maintains the right of approval over any potential event.
HOW DO I GET PERMISSION TO FILM AT THE ARMORY?
We ask that all filming and photography requests be submitted in writing at least 2–3 weeks prior to filming. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Armory reserves the right to decline involvement in any project and to approve any scene in which The Armory is featured. All projects should be submitted to be considered. Please call for details should your time frame not allow for the 2-3 week allowance.
CAN I FEATURE THE ARMORY NAME OR LOGO ON MY INVITATION OR IN MY FILM OR PHOTO SHOOT?
The name The Armory Foundation and the logo can be published with express, written permission. All rights are reserved. We are not the sponsor of your event, and our name, logo, or image(s) should not be used for any purpose without prior written permission. Accordingly, we reserve the right to approve, in writing, all invitations, press releases, and other promotional materials that refer to the facility or The Armory — prior to printing.
CAN I USE WHATEVER VENDORS I WISH?
The Armory has a list of vendors that are exclusive to our space. If you would like to use a different vendor, in some instances that may be possible but please note The Armory has final approval over all vendors. You should discuss your vendor choices with your Special Event Manager.
CAN I HANG SIGNS OR BANNERS IN AND AROUND THE ARMORY?
Signs, banners, and promotional materials may be placed in areas of the building agreed upon prior to your event. All materials must be removed immediately following your event. There are also several branding opportunities within the building itself. Your Special Event Manager can assist you with that information. In specific areas of the building nothing may be affixed or adhered to the walls or fixtures.
WILL I BE REQUIRED TO SIGN A CONTRACT AND SUPPLY INSURANCE?
All renting parties will be required to sign and comply with a standard facilities rental contract to use Armory space. Various levels of insurance will need to be obtained depending upon the nature of the event.
HOW DO I GET LIQUOR FOR MY EVENT?
All liquor purchases must be made through your caterer. Your caterer will be required to provide liquor liability insurance.
IS SECURITY AVAILABLE FOR MY EVENT?
Basic security and maintenance are included in all space rental fees. Any additional security or maintenance necessary is at the expense of the client. The Armory has final say in all security and maintenance matters.
CAN OTHER EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN THE BUILDING AT THE SAME TIME AS MINE?
The Armory will determine the number of events to be operated simultaneously in the building, and we do not guarantee you sole use of The Armory building except in the location(s) as contracted. However, we will ensure that your event is in no way disrupted by any other event. In addition, you may rent the entire building to ensure your sole use at the time of your event. Your Special Event Manager will speak with you about this option, if you wish.
DO MY GUESTS NEED TO GO THROUGH A BAG CHECK?
Bag checks are not required; however, The Armory reserves the right to inspect all packages, boxes, bags, purses, backpacks, or similar items and their contents being brought into the facility. The Armory may refuse to admit certain persons and/or certain packages or contents onto premises based on any security concerns.
ARE THERE SMOKING AREAS IN THE BUILDING?
There is no smoking whatsoever in any interior area of the building, including the loading dock and adjacent areas. Without exception, anyone caught smoking will be asked to leave the premises. Smoking is allowed only outside the building. Your Special Events Manager can show you the appropriate areas in which your guests may smoke.
HOW DO I GET A FLOOR PLAN FOR MY EVENT SPACE?
You may ask your Special Event Manager for any floor plans. Several, select floor plans are also available in the Our Spaces section of this website.
DOES THE BUILDING HAVE ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES?
The entire Armory building is ADA compliant.
DOES THE ARMORY PROVIDE FURNITURE AND OTHER EQUIPMENT?
The Armory has an extensive in-house inventory mix of furniture and equipment that we offer clients use of free-of-charge. However, anything needed over and above what we can provide is at the client’s expense.
ARE ALL YOUR RENTAL AREAS AIR-CONDITIONED?
All the rental spaces except for our Hospitality Salon are air conditioned.
DOES THE ARMORY PROVIDE PARKING AND ARE THERE HOTELS NEARBY?
There are many parking facilities and hotels within walking distance of the building’s location. Your Special Event Manager can give you more information.
HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE ARMORY?
By renting space with us, you are providing support for all the invaluable youth programs and services The Armory has to offer. In addition to space rental, The Armory has a variety of donation opportunities that may appeal to you.