Sneads Ferry Community Center

and Grounds Rental

(Revised October 2009)


Our Community Center and Grounds are home to the Shrimp Festival, the Shrimp Queens Pageant, the Queens Ball, Winter Fest, the annual Rotary sponsored Senior Citizens Dinner, Bingo, and it also houses the Sneads Ferry Community Theatre, the only theatre in Onslow County.  Our facility is also used for town meetings and it is a great place for weddings, receptions, reunions, retirement celebrations, birthday parties, military affairs and business meetings; as well as many other social gatherings.

Check available dates: Click Here to view the Rental Calendar
(Some dates may have flexibility in renting, please call the building at 910-327-3335 to see)

Community Center:

7000 square foot air conditioned and heated steel structure with the following amenities:
7 acres of parking with designated handicap spaces Covered patio entry
Large stage with attached dressing rooms Ticket booth Restrooms Ceiling fans
Large kitchen with 4 burner stove, refrigeration, dishwashing sink, microwave and coffee urns
55-8” rectangle tables 400 folding chairs 30-42” round tables
27” TV VCR and DVD players Audio System

The building is inspected by the Onslow County Fire Marshal and is equipped with smoke detectors, lighted emergency exits and emergency lights, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit.
The 8’ rectangle tables may be rented for use away from the center for $2.50 each per day and the folding chairs may be rented for use away from the center for $1.00 each per day.

Deposits and Refunds:  The center is rented on a first come, first deposit basis and is limited to one rental party per day.   Deposits are $100.00 and are returned after the building is inspected for cleanliness and keys are returned.  Cancellation refunds will be issued with a 30 day notice.  Cancellations with less than 30 days notice will receive no deposit refund.

Rental prices for the entire center:
Not for profit events: For profit events:
Residents: $200.00 Residents: $350.00
Non-residents: $400.00 Non Residents: $500.00
$85.00 for decorating the day prior $40.00 for small office meetings

Grounds pricing: The grounds are also available for rent but must be approved by the Sneads Ferry Community Council. Pricing will depend upon the event, electrical needs, water needs, camping spaces, duration of event, profit / non-profit, etc.

The 7 acres grassy grounds are well maintained with trees and fences lining the boundaries with the following amenities:

Grand stand covered stage with full electrical hook ups
Security flood lights throughout the field
2 pavilions with picnic tables
(local "not for profit" = no charge; local "for profit" and political uses = $50.00 per day)
Water is available for $10.00 per day by the community center
Electricity is available through JOEMC—contact them directly
The grounds are rented separately, per event, contact the center manager at 910/327-3335
There are no restroom facilities on the grounds; you must provide your own port-a-johns.

Local civic organizations:
Local civic organizations as well as local Churches may rent the building and/or grounds at half of the normal fee as long as they are active participating Sneads Ferry Community Council members.

Co-sponsored events:
Any event, co-sponsored and approved by the Sneads Ferry Community Council is free of charge.

Political Parties: Must rent the building and grounds at full price.

Blackout dates:
Some dates may already be reserved, please contact the building manager for your specific details.

Refunds: Deposits will only be refunded with a 30 day notice.

The community center office: (910) 327-3335, M-F 0900 – 1200; after hours, please leave a message.

Emergencies: Please call Dave Richards at 327-3077 or Ed Sota at 327-0546

Rental policy:
The rental policy is subject to change.

Rental contracts and liability:
You are required to sign a rental contract prior to renting the building or grounds that itemizes; your rental fees, deposits, cleanliness, alcohol and liability agreement, insurance, hold harmless agreement, etc.

Directions: click here


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