1What dates are available?
See our "Rental Calendar"
below. You can scroll through the months to check the availability of each given day. Although this calendar is updated daily, reserving a date is first come first serve with respect to when you make your deposit.
2What time slots are available?
For Preferred Dates (Fri, Sat, Sun) we offer a 3 hour and a 5 hour rental option starting at either 12pm or 7pm. Therefore, the times for a 12pm start are from 12pm until 3pm or 4pm. And the times for a 7pm start are from 7pm until 10pm or 11pm. The time slots are more flexible for Non-Preferred Dates (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu). For more info click on the link just above the map titled "Read our Policies & Pricing".
3How do I reserve a date?
For the fastest response, scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out our "Uptown Hall Rental Form"
. You can include the date and time that you're interested in or even any questions you may have. Upon completion of this form you will be contacted within one week by our Hall Manager or another representative of the Uptown String Band. We will then schedule an appointment with our Hall Manager who will give you a tour of Uptown Hall. At the end of the meeting you will be given the opportunity to secure a date by making a $150 deposit.
4What are my catering options?
The Uptown String Band does not offer any catering or food packages. We encourage you to use the caterer of your choice. Uptown Hall does, however, have a small kitchen with a stove, oven, microwave and refrigerator for some small accommodations.
5When can I set up/decorate for my event?
Decorating the hall is allowed and generally available for 2 hours prior to the event. No tape, tacks or nails of any kind are allowed on the banquet hall walls, ceiling, or lighting fixtures.
6How many people can Uptown Hall accommodate?
Uptown Hall has a maximum occupancy of 125 people. And although we have the chairs, round tables & rectangular tables for a seating capacity of 125, the recommended number of guests to be seated comfortably for most events is approximately 100. However, certain seated fundraisers, like bingo's, can get closer to the maximum occupancy.
7What are the sizes of your tables?
The diameter of our circular tables are 5 foot across (60"L x 60"W x 30"H) which can seat approximately 8 to 10 adults. Our rectangular tables are 6 foot long (72"L x 30"W x 29"H) which can seat approximately 6 to 8 adults.
Please check out our recommended vendors. If you have your event at Uptown Hall we can offer discounted options with some of our vendors. You can hire the mummers to play at your event for 60% off ($300)! See our "Hire the Band" page or mention your interest in either our "Uptown Hall Rental Form"
or during your tour. You can hire DJT Productions for a discounted price if you mention that your next event will be at Uptown Hall.