The City of Shafter offers the Veterans Building Facility for commercial and/or private events (i.e. family reunions, quinceneria, weddings, etc.) Room One has the capacity of 500 for Assembly seating and 250 for Banquet seating. Room two has the capacity of 345 for Assembly seating and 160 for Banquet seating.
Guards are required for events that are open to the public, private events, and any event where alcohol is served. Guards start when the alcohol or dance starts and will end at 12 am. All events must end at 11 pm and have one hour to clean up.
The reservation application and security deposit are required in order to reserve a date. Please contact the Public Works Department at 661-746-5002 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by email will be deemed incomplete until all applicable fees are paid. Payments can be made in person at the City Services lobby Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. Forms of payment include: cash, check, money order, credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover). Over the phone payments are not accepted at this time. Please view the Veterans Building Facility Fees Form for more information.
The following is required when alcohol is present: A $2,000,000 general liability insurance policy, a Host Liquor Liability endorsement and must include as additionally insured: “City of Shafter, its officers, employees, city council members, agents, boards and commissions”
Applications and other information
Below are the applications required to reserve a date at the Shafter Veterans Facility: