Frequently Ask Questions

1. How much is the rental fee?

The prices are listed below along with what is included for The White House Event Center.  Our rates vary depending on the event type, time of year, hours of usage and what you will be using the space for. We rent the venue with tables and chairs. You are free to bring in your own food, music, and drinks (alcohol included). You can have as many guests up to 150 seated. If you have fewer guests, you will have additional space to use for a dance floor or lounge area.

The standard rental rate for The White House:

  • Monday – Thursday $450.00*
  • Friday $625.00*
  • Saturday $775.00*
  • Sunday $625.00*

*Premium & specialty events are higher than the standard rental rate. They are allotted more time & use than the standard rental rate. Contact us for pricing!

Each party must pay the 300.00 minimum deposit fee (in addition to rental fees - refunded approx. 15 days after the event if there is no damage or additional cleaning required). 

Pricing above is for a six (6) hr block of time unless otherwise noted. Additional hours , may be purchased at $125.00 per hour. 

Prices are subject to change at the owners discretion.  

2. How much deposit is required? 

Our policy is first come first serve. We do not hold dates for anyone. A $300 minimum deposit is required to hold and confirm the date of your choice.  The balance of the rental is due 30 days prior to your event. You are subject to cancellation if balance is not paid in four full weeks prior to the event - unless you notify and are confirmed by a White House Event Center representative. The White House E.C. does not accept partial booking deposits.

3. How do I book?
To reserve your date the client must sign the White House Event Center contract and pay the refundable security deposit. Full payment is due 30 days prior to the event date. 

4. Whats included in the White House Event Center Rental? 

20 tables (combination of round and rectangle) / 125 chairs included in price!


Event Extras (pricing upon request)

King and Queen Throne Chairs

Basic White Linens (additional pricing)

Alcohol Permit -allows Renter to have alcohol in facility

We do not provide  utensils, dinnerware, glassware or toiletries.

The White House Event Center does not currently offer any catering options. We will work very closely with local catering companies that you choose and are happy to assist you in connecting with them! 

5. When can I stop by to view the space? 

We require an appointment to view the event space. Unless there are open house hours.

6. What is the cancellation policy?

Any cancellation shall result in a total retainer of security deposit to White House Event Center as liquidated damages. White House Event Center reserves the right to cancel any event for which full payment outlined above is not received by designated date.  

The venue does not offer refund or rain check due to any circumstance if it’s a last minute cancellation. You can reschedule another date if we are notified at least 30 days prior to the original scheduled date. 

7. Where do guest park?

It’s the most common question we hear from people planning book our venue. We are a downtown facility. The city of Dayton owns most of the parking or the parking lots are privately owned. On-street parking is available for free - evenings & weekends.  

Parking meters are enforced from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

However, there are four (4) parking lots surrounding the venue & also one (1) adjacent lot directly across the street available for an additional charge. 

For an interactive map & parking options, please click here.

8.  When does our event have to end? 

The White House Event Center has a curfew of 12am. All of your belongings must be cleaned up and removed by 1am. No worries , you can visit some of the local breweries in the area :) 

Life is an Event. Celebrate Here.

Life is an Event. Celebrate Here.