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Tanner Hall

Recreation Department

310 North Dillard Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: 407-656-4155
Fax: 407-656-6504

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Jay Conn, Parks & Recreation Director
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5433

Eric Fischer, Recreation Supervisor
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5434

Elizabeth Robertson, Parks Division Manager
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5435

Jackie Wyman, Recreation Supervisor
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5435

Sebrenia Brown-Jones, Recreation Specialist
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5438

Matt Bennett, Recreation Specialist
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 4301

Ramona Miles, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5436

Carol Lippold, Senior Citizen Program Specialist
Phone: 407.656.4111 ext. 5439


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Tanner Hall
29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden, FL 34787

Hours of Operation:
Friday & Saturday: 10:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Rental Rates and Damage Fees:

Day of Week
6 Hour Rental
Additional Hours
Refundable Damage Fee
City Residents
Friday & Sunday
$700.00 + tax
$100.00 + tax
$850.00 + tax
$125.00 + tax
Non-City Residents
Friday & Sunday
$850.00 + tax
$125.00 + tax
$1000.00 + tax
$150.00 + tax

Weekday Rates (Monday – Thursday):
Hours of Operation: 10:00am – 10:00pm (2-hour minimum)
Hourly Fee: $75.00 + tax per hour
$35.00 (for all nonprofit organizations inside the city limits of Winter Garden)
If exempt, current certificate of exemption must be provided. All other organizations outside
of the winter garden city limits are subject to regular fees.
Damage Fee: $400.00 (refundable)

Additional Fees:
Liability insurance is required for all events serving alcohol. The current liability insurance fee for 2013 is $125.98. Fee can be waived with current certificate of insurance indicating at least $1,000,000 liability coverage. Additional insurance fees will apply for any youth event where alcohol is being served for more than four hours. Two Winter Garden police officers are required for any event where the guest of honor is under the age of 21 and alcohol is being served (minimum charge of $224.00 for four hours and $56.00 per hour for each additional hour).

Tanner Hall Building Specifics:

  • Seating and tables available for 200 people
    (25 sixty inch round tables, 12 six foot banquet tables,
    8 thirty-six inch cocktail tables and 200 padded chairs)
  • 5,000 sq. ft. main hall with capacity of 300 people; best suited for 225
  • Refrigerator, convection oven and ice machine available in a caterer’s kitchen
  • 20’ x 20’ wooden dance floor centered in the main hall
  • Outdoor gazebo available for ceremonies; outdoor seating is not provided

Additional Rental Items:
If available, Little Hall may be rented for two hours prior to the Tanner Hall rentalincluding the entire length of the Tanner Hall rental to be used as a bridal ordressing room. There is a $200.00 fee plus tax for the Little Hall rental.
• Event Sign $15.00 + tax
• Beverage Cooler $15.00 + tax
• Scroll Easel $10.00 + tax
• Wooden Easel $10.00 + tax
• Wooden Podium $10.00 + tax
• Projection Screen $10.00 + tax
There is no other A/V equipment provided.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations are to be made in writing and in person by the applicant only at the Winter Garden Parks & Recreation Department Office. (Renter has 5 business days from the date they sign the rental agreement to cancel without penalty and will get a full refund) Refund Schedule for Cancellations (all days are calculated as actual calendar days from the date of the rental, not business days):
• 12 months or greater $50.00
• 91 days to 12 months $200.00
• 61 to 90 days $750.00
• 60 days or less NO REFUND/NO EXCEPTIONS (The Refundable Damage Fee will be refunded)

Basic Rental Information:
• The City Resident discount will be applied for weddings if the bride, groom, or the bride/groom's parents live within the city limits of Winter Garden.
• The bride, groom or the bride/groom's parents may reserve the facility for a wedding.
• All events scheduled for minors must be reserved by a parent or legal guardian.
• Reservations can be made up to 18 months in advance.
• There are no free hours given for setup or decoration. There is a free hour given afterward for cleanup and teardown.
• One free hour is given for rehearsal time on any weekday morning prior to the rental from 8:00-9:00am or 9:00-10:00am.
• The renter may hire any caterer, restaurant, etc. to provide food and non-alcoholic beverages at the event.
• All alcoholic beverages must be distributed by a certified bartender. Renter must supply a copy of the caterer/bartender's certification to serve/sell alcoholic beverages.
• No cash bars are allowed in the facility.
• ATTENTION: From November 26th-January 5th A Christmas tree and white light holiday decorations are put up in the
last week of November. The Tree will not be taken down until the first week of January. If you do not want the Christmas tree in your wedding pictures. You will have to provide your own pipe and drape or screen to cover it.
You may not move the Christmas tree, nor any of the potted plants can be moved NO EXCEPTIONS! Moving them could result in a charge taken out of your $400 damage fee
• Tanner Hall is shown by on Tuesdays from 3p-7p and Thursdays from 5p-8p. You do not need to make an appointment.
Please do call in advance the office at Jessie Brock (number below) to make sure there is not a function going on those nights.

Contact Information:
Terri Franklin, Facilities Coordinator
310 North Dillard Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: 407-656-4155
Fax: 407-656-6504