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  • Event Services & Catering
  • Facility Rental : Fortino Ballroom

    Capacity up to 400 with a dance floor, 500 without a dance floor

    Rental Rates

    Sunday - Thursday: Full Ballroom $850

    Friday & Saturday: Full Ballroom $1,000 

    OneThird and Two Third Section prices are available Sunday – Friday, Full Ballroompricing only on Saturdays

    Sunday - Thursday: One Third Full Day $340 (up to 120), Two Thirds Full Day (up to 250) $595
    Friday: One Third Full Day $450 (up to 120), Two Thirds Full Day (up to 250) $700

    All facility rental rates include standard audio visual equipment, set-up, tear down, tables and chairs
    Ask about our Wedding Reception and Ceremony Packages.

    Deposit

    Deposit required is 50% of the venue rental. A deposit and signed contract confirms your space, the deposit is non-refundable and is applied toward the room rental fee. For weddings and other large special events specific contractual terms will apply. 50% of the total invoice is due 90 days prior to the event. Final payment and guarantee is due three (3) business days prior to event.

    Catering Services

    All catering must go through Pueblo Community College Conference & Event Services.  All Dining Services are under the direction of our professional Catering Chef. We offer a wide variety of menu options for beverages, snacks, appetizers, buffets and plated meals. Please see the Catering Menu  for options. Linens are included with all buffet and plated catering. Specialty cakes from outside licensed professional vendors are allowed, vendor information must be provided to Conference and Event Services prior to your event. Cake cutting service fee is $75 if our staff is required to cut the cake, this fee includes plates, napkins and flatware. Wedding Reception Packages have other terms and conditions that apply.

    There will be an 18% service fee added to all catering service. Taxes will be added to catering at the current rate unless your group is tax exempt and a copy of your tax exemption certificate is provided to Conference and Event Services.

    Linens

    Linens and napkins for the guests, guest tables and buffet lines are included with full meal service. Tablecloths are available in White, Ivory & Black. Cloth napkins are available in a variety of colors. Linens and skirting needed for additional tables will be charged at the following rates: Tablecloths - $5.00 ea, Skirting - $15.00 per table and Napkins - $.25 ea. Wedding Reception Packages have different rates that may apply. 

    Bar Service

    The bar set-up fee is $75. The bartender charge is $20 per hour, per bartender. One hour of set up and 30 minutes of tear down time is added to the service time. One bartender is required per every 75 -100 guests. There is a two hour bar minimum and a six hour maximum on the bar service time. We offer full cash and hosted bar service, please see Bar Information for details on service and pricing. Please Note: Bar service is only available with full menu food service due to our licensing. Absolutely no outside liquor/alcohol is allowed!!!

    Security

    Security is required for all evening and weekend events, any event with alcohol or as deemed necessary by our office. One Public Safety Police Officer is required at $40 per event hour and one hour prior to and following your event if a bar is requested.  Additional security guards at $20/hour are required with bar service, or as deemed necessary for your event, and are dependent on the number of guests for your event. Security arrangements are made through Pueblo Community College only. 

    Audio /Visual

    State of the art standard audio visual equipment such as LCD screens, laptops, projectors and microphones are included with the facility rental. 

    Additional Services

    Our professional staff offers other design services to make your event unforgettable such as ceiling décor, centerpieces, chair covers and sashes, table runners, up lighting, backdrops and more. Please contact us for a personal design consultation! 

    Other Information

    We do allow candles if they are floating or enclosed in a glass vase or container. NO CONFETTI ALLOWED!