Standard rentals at the historic Filter Building on White Rock Lake include:
Eight hours of building time. All setup and cleanup must occur during the rental period. Extra hours are $100 each. All events must end no later than midnight. Vendors must vacate the building by 1 a.m.
Four hours of security. Our off-duty police officer must be present from the time you begin serving alcohol until cleanup is complete and the building is locked. Additional hours are $50 each. Guests may not provide their own security. All alcohol must be served by a TABC-certified bartender.
Two parking lots for guests. The main lot nearest the building has approximately 50 spaces. Our second gravel lot holds overflow parking. Events with more than 130 guests are required to hire one of our preferred valet.
Our full furniture package. We provide (20) 60" round tables, (8) 36" high top tables, (6) 6' long tables and 200 white garden chairs. These items will be setup according to our standard layout the day of your event. We cannot arrange furniture according to customized floorplans.
One, two-hour event planning meeting. We recommend using this time at the venue to meet with vendors and finalize your event details. You may opt to use this time to host a rehearsal instead. All planning meetings/rehearsals must be scheduled with the venue manager for a Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., availability allowing. No one from The Filter Building staff attends planning meetings.
Eighteen approved caterers. If you'd like to use an outside caterer, a $300 fee and proof of insurance is required. Guests may not cater their own events.
900 square foot bridal suite. Located on the second floor, this spacious room boasts the same high ceilings, exposed brick and beautiful views as the Main Hall.
*We do not provide linens, tableware, or audio equipment. Please see our list of recommended vendors for suggestions on where to rent those items.