Rent the Community Building

Conveniently located downtown next to City Hall, the Mount Dora Community Building is the ideal location for both small and large scale meetings, receptions, concerts, theatrical productions, movie screenings and other special events. The Community Building auditorium seats 633 guests and has full production capabilities in-house. The Community Building lobby can also be rented separately for your meeting or reception with room for 400 guests.

To submit a request regarding renting the Community Building, contact Special Events Coordinator Chris Carson at or (352) 735-7183.


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Rental Rates
(These rates apply to organizations charging admission for entry)
Upper Level Auditorium Resident/Non Profit*
Non Resident
$45 per hour
$50 per hour
$55 per hour
$450 per day
$500 per day
$550 per day
Upper Level Lobby Resident/Non Profit*
Non Resident
$30 per hour
$35 per hour
$40 per hour
$300 per day
$350 per day
$400 per day

Lower Level

(green rooms, dressing rooms, kitchen)

Resident/Non Profit*
Non Resident
$10 per hour
$15 per hour
$20 per hour
$100 per day
$150 per day
$200 per day
Entire Community Building
(Lobby, Auditorium, Lower Level)
Resident/Non Profit*
Non Resident
$85 per hour
$100 per hour
$110 per hour
$850 per day
$1,000 per day
$1,100 per day

*Non-profit rentals are defined as groups with a 501 (c) status.
Please note: Fees include set up, take down, cleaning, damage repair, utilities, contractual services, equipment use, amenities, improvements and supplies necessary as a result of use.

Facility Details


            520 North Baker Street

            Mount Dora, FL 32757

            (352) 735-7183

            (352) 735-3681 (Fax)



Christopher Carson (Events Coordinator)

            (352) 455-3171


Ken Hutzler (Technical/Production Manager)

            (352) 516-3588


Facility Details:

            Lobby Area


Maximum Occupancy: 403

            (100) Folding Chairs and (11) 60” Round Tables

            Restrooms, Concession Area and Ticket Booth Area.

            Monitor for Video


            Maximum Occupancy: 616

            Stage (28’ x 40’)

            Ground Floor Audio Platform

              -Ticket Booth

            - Separate Entrance


Green Room

Maximum Occupancy: 207

            (100) Folding Chairs and (10) 8’ Tables.

            Restrooms, (2) Dressing Rooms and Catering Kitchen.

            Sofa (Gray)

            Refrigerator with Freezer


Lighting System:


Strand Light Board (64 Channel)

Runs on Windows Vista with pallet VL

            (32) Source for Ellipsoidal Lights (Capable of additional Light, 15)

(2) – Voyager Follow Spots with six colors

Stage Pin Connections with (15) Additional Connections.

            3- Motorized Electrics (1 Down Stage and 2 on stage)

            3- Upstage Line sets fixed

            6- Legs 3-stage left and 3- stage right fixed

            1- CYC up stage

            1- Black Back drop up stage

            1- PROSCENIUM down stage split Curtin on track.

            1- Valence


Sound Reinforcement System:

(1) Yamaha CL5 48x32 config with Rio’s

(1) Yamaha Rio 32x24 stage box

(1) Yamaha Rio 16x8 stage box

(8) DAS Aero 20a Line Array enclosures

(6) DAS LX 118 Sub enclosures

(1) DAS Net interface

            Tascam CD-RW 901SL Recorder

            (4) Sennheiser EW100 G3 Wireless Handheld

            (4) Shure SM57–LC Microphones

            (4) Shure SM58-LC Microphones

            (2) Zone Microphones

(4) Airwave Headset’s Wireless

            (4) JBL JRX112M, 12” two

            Juice Goose JG81

            Juice Goose RC5-RM

            Tascam CD-01V, CD Playback

            Kramer VM-50AN, 1 + 5 Stereo Balanced Audio Distribution Amp.

            Crown CTS8200 (1) Audio Amp Common Areas

            (1) Close Circuit Camera System


4-25’ ¼ to ¼ Mono

4-50’ ¼ to Speaker

3-15’ ¼ to Speaker

3-50’ ¼ to Speaker

4-50’ XLR

6-25’ XLR

6-6’ ¼ to ¼ Stereo

8-10’ 10’ XLR

4-10’ ¼ to ¼ Mono

3-1/8 to XLR 10’

1-1/8 stereo to ¼ Mono

1-4x4 XLR

2-1/4 to1/4 mono 15’

2-1/4 to Speaker Mono

2-1/4 to speaker 6’

2-1/4 to 25’ Speaker

6-Speaker to Speaker 25’

4- Speaker to Speaker 10’

1-My Buddy 50’ Sub Snake 6) Channel

4-901R Astatic Zone Mics


Production Communication:

            (4) Telex ST-300 Wireless for Assistive Listening (sight and hearing)

            Telex Intercom 4 Stations

            (1) Close Circuit Camera System


Projection Equipment:


NEC Display: Model NP4000 Digital Projector

            Screen located on stage or large wall scrim.


Video Capabilities:


       Canon Camcorder

            Panasonic Blue-Ray

            LG DVD-VCR Recorder


Piano on site:

Steinway Concert Grand

Additional Accessories:


            Stage Carpet

            5-Music Stands


Maximum occupancy: 403
Seats up to 120 for banquets
Seats up to 150 for meetings (without tables)

Equipment: 100 padded folding chairs, 11 60' round tables
Restrooms, concession area, ticket booth area

Maximum occupancy: 618
Stage (28' X 40')

Green Room
Maximum occupancy: 207
Seats up to 50 for banquets
Seats up to 60 for meetings (without tables)

Equipment: 100 folding chairs, 10 8' tables
Restrooms, 2 dressing rooms, catering kitchen

Community Building Documents

Reservation Application 
Satisfaction Evaluation Survey
Informational Brochure
Technical Information Sheet