Caledonia Kinsmen Hall
The Kin Hall, now managed by the Agricultural Society, is a 1,400 sq. ft. hall with a spacious and functional kitchen, coat closet, and private men's and women's washroom. It is accessible by a ramp at the front door, however, the washrooms are not fully accessible. The Kinsmen Hall has a capacity for up to 80 people. The Kin Hall is only available for rentals from July 1st to August 31st annually. From September 1st to June 30th it is home to Mary Poppins Co-Operative Preschool. Kitchen only rentals are available year-round.
What We Provide:
The Kin Hall features wireless fiber-optic internet access.
Rentals include the use of ten 8' rectangular tables, three 4' rectangular tables with adjustable height, and 80 stacking chairs. Five high-top round bar tables are also available.
The Government-Inspected Kitchen features two gas ranges (5 burners each) and two gas ovens. A commercial reach-in fridge, and a standard fridge/freezer combo are available for use. There are two service windows from the Kitchen into the Kin Hall. When renting the kitchen, you have access to dinner plates, side plates, bowls, and coffee mugs, and silverware for 80 place settings. A variety of utensils, serving bowls, pitchers, etc. are also available. You must wash any kitchen items used.
The Hall is heated and air-conditioned and a thermostat is provided for temperature control.
Some of the many events held here include meetings, luncheons, banquets, retirement parties, baby and wedding showers, funeral luncheons and wakes, Church services, poker nights, elections, information sessions, seminars and educational classes, arts and crafts shows, vendor shows, and more.
What You Provide:
A signed copy of our rental agreement and key-holder agreement.
A 50% non-refundable booking deposit is due at signing.
The balance 50% is due during the week before your event when you pick up your key.
We require a security deposit of $100.00 for all Kin Hall Rentals. This is usually returned within two weeks of your booking provided there is no damage to the Hall following your event. The security deposit is payable during the week before your event when you pick up your key.
We also require proof of liability insurance of $2 million dollars for all Kin Hall Rentals. This is standard across all rental facilities. We’ve partnered with Duuo to give our event hosts access to a preferred rate on coverage. To get a quote and purchase a policy, click HERE. Don’t forget to look out for the “Duuo Partner” tag when purchasing!
You must Sweep and Clean Up the Kin Hall following your event.
Full terms and conditions will be provided in the rental agreement.
The Kin Hall can be rented hourly, daily, weekend, or for extended periods. You can rent the Hall with or without the kitchen, or rent the kitchen without use of the hall. We recommend you contact us to make your booking at-least four weeks prior to your event. We take bookings up to 24 months in advance.
THE KINSMEN HALL IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR RENTALS FROM JULY 1st to AUGUST 31st ANNUALLY. From September 1st to June 30th, The Kinsmen Hall is home to Mary Poppins Co-Operative Preschool and is unavailable for short-term rentals.
Kitchen only rentals are available year-round.
Daily Rental Rate:
Available between July 1st and August 31st
Kin Hall with Kitchen $175.00
Kin Hall without Kitchen $160.00
Kitchen Only (No Hall Access) $80.00
Weekend Rental Rate:
Available Friday & Saturday, Saturday & Sunday, or Sunday & Holiday Monday
between July 1st and August 31st
Kin Hall with Kitchen $300.00
Kin Hall without Kitchen $270.00
Weekly Rental Rate (Monday-Friday):
Available Monday-Friday between July 1st and August 31st
Kin Hall with Kitchen $775.00
Kin Hall without Kitchen $700.00
Contact us for hourly bookings or for extended periods.
Kin Hall Rentals are payable by cash, cheque, bank draft, or money order payable to 'Caledonia Agricultural Society,' E-Transfer, or Interac Debit. Since we are a charity, we do not charge HST on rental fees.
To rent the Kin Hall or inquire about pricing, please contact the Caledonia Fair Office.