Columbian Center - Banquet & Event Hall, Wedding Receptions, Bingo Fundraisers
Rental Rates & Packages (as of March 2016):

Rates and prices are subject to change without notice.

Main Hall   without In-House Catering:

Friday evening rental:       $1,200 
Saturday evening rental:   $1,400
Sunday evening rental:     $1,000 

Rental price covers 4 hour event, and includes 2 hours before for set-up and 1 hour after for clean up. Extra hours $150/hour. Set-up/clean-up fee $250/event. Bartender fee $115. The hall closes at 1 AM. 

Minimum non-refundable deposit 25%, not less than $600. Balance due payable 10 days prior to event. Cash, check, or money order only. 

Discounts are available for non-profit organizations and military veterans. Hall rate for Basket/Purse Bingo fundraising groups with 501(c)3 status is $1,250, with 4 hours allowed before event for kitchen prep and hall set-up. Basket/Purse Bingo events will be limited to 250 patrons.

Hall capacity is 450 with table seating, 730 with auditorium seating. 

Main Hall   with In-House Catering (Standard Rates):

100 - 150  Guests  $58 / person
151 - 200  Guests  $55 / person
201 - 250  Guests  $52 / person
251 - 300  Guests  $49 / person

Price includes hall rental, set-up fees, meal, beer, wine, soda, 2 bartenders, linens and napkins (choice of colors), china plates and silverware. Meals are served buffet style.18% service charge and 6% Maryland sales tax added to final bill.

Bar Room & Lounge  without In-House Catering:

$600 for 4 hour event, includes 2 hours before and 1 hour after event. Extra hours $100/hour. Set-up/clean-up fee $90/event. Discounts available for non-profit organizations and military veterans. Lounge capacity is 80 with bar seating.

Bar Room & Lounge  with In-House Catering (Standard Rates):

50 - 60  Guests  $3,100
61 - 70  Guests  $3,450
71 - 80  Guests  $3,750

Fifty (50) guest minimum for in-house catering. 18% service charge and 6% Maryland sales tax added to final bill. All bookings include beer, wine, soda, bartender, tablecloths (choice of colors), buffet and head table skirted in white.

Kitchen & Caterer:

Customer and/or caterer use of commercial kitchen $500/event. Caterer extra hours $50/hour. Only the following items in the kitchen may be used: stove tops, ovens, grill, sinks, prep tables, walk-in refrigerator. Caterers required to remove all trash, clean kitchen and buffet area. Caterers must provide copy of license, insurance certificate, and food waiver if requested.

Bar Service: 

Customer obtained one-day liquor license is required and must be provided 10 days prior to events with bar service. NO EXCEPTIONS. Anne Arundel County liquor license charges: BWS $25, BWSL $50 

Bar service packages are available (without in-house catering):

Beer, Soda                             $ 7.75 / person
Beer, Wine, Soda                   $ 9.25 / person
Beer, Wine, Soda, Liquor        $14.50 / person

Open Bar (liquor and blender drink) service for events with In-House Catering is available for an additional fee of $10.50 per person. NO BYOB ALLOWED. Bartenders and Servers are $90 each for 4 hours. Bar closes 15 minutes prior to end of event. 18% service charge and 9% Maryland sales tax added to final bill.

To plan your next event, contact Larry Veri at the Columbian Center.  Thanks! 

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