If during the online reservation you designate your event as "Charge for Door Entry", there will be a door fee of $0.50/person payable after the event. This fee must be paid within 30 days of the event.
This fee is NOT based on Estimated Attendance provided during online reservation. This fee will be calculated based on the actual attendance.
For public events, alcohol may be served but will require a certified server, certificate of insurance, and a temporary beer and wine permit (must be provided to Fairgrounds staff upon request).
For hard liquor or full bar service, and INDIANA licensed caterer must provide and serve the alcohol.
More information can be found here: https://www.in.gov/atc/2409.htm
If you did not receive your confirmation email within 5-20 minutes of submitting your reservation, please check your Spam mailbox. If you still cannot locate the confirmation email, you may reprint these documents. Simply login to your reserve.lakecountyin.org account, select the reservation from the list and click Rental Agreement button. Receipt is available by clicking the Receipts tab and then clicking the PDF icon next to the receipt listed.
Total rental fee is a sum of:
On the website front page, click the Facilities button. There is a Rental Rates button for each facility listed. Rate is determined by the customer type and residential status.
Customer type is provided during the sign up process:
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Per rental agreement, all customers are required to return building to moved in condition in order to receive clean-up deposit. Clean-up deposit is refunded using a mailed check within 2 weeks after event end. If you don't receive a refund check after 2 weeks, please contact the Fairgrounds office.
The entire security deposit is refunded or nothing at all (no partial refunds)
Amenities will vary by facility and must be approved separately by the Fairgrounds Superintendent. Fees are as follows:
|Amenity||Fee Per Day|
|Stage (size)||$100 to $150|
|4H sound system||$50|
|Industrial building PA system||$50|
|Portabl 100-amp electrical service||$50|
|*Self-contained (primitive) camping (no electric)||$15|
|**Self-contained (primitive) camping (with electric)||$25|
|Electric (per hook-up)||$5|
|Notes to table:
*Only allowed with certain events and collected by Lessee
**Arrangements for special electric hookups must be made through the Superintendent's office for a qualified electrician, any costs to be paid by Lessee