Sanborn Activity and Event Center

815 South Alabama Ave Deland, FL
Max Capacity: 1000 people
The Sanborn Activity and Event Center, named after Wayne G. Sanborn, City Manager of DeLand from 1968-1973 and again from 1992-1999, is your premier corporate and social event venue in DeLand. Conveniently located off of I-4 in Earl Brown Park, named after Earl Brown who was the Mayor of DeLand from 1926-1933, the Sanborn Center provides the ideal location for business meetings, weddings, receptions, banquets, parties and retreats. All of our rooms are divisible to make it just the perfect size for your event. We can accommodate smaller meetings of 1-50 attendees all the way up to larger events with theatre style seating for 750. Each room has a beautiful courtyard adjacent to it and our Grand Ballroom boasts a view of the fountain beyond the courtyard. The Sanborn Center’s Grand Ballroom has a raised stage behind the wooden dance floor with 2 small backstage changing rooms, universal Wi-Fi, and AV equipment. Our large catering kitchen, beautiful, spacious ballroom, courtyards and open dance floor would be perfect to host your next event. Rentals are available to rent hourly or with block times. Additionally, the amphitheater in the adjacent Earl Brown Park is available for rental as well. This is a perfect location for ceremonies, concerts, festivals, and more.
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa and MasterCard
  • Facility Location Setting: Located in the newly renovated Earl Brown Park, the Sanborn Activity Center is DeLand's premier event location. We have courtyards outside the French doors in each of our rental spaces with fountain views outside our Grand Ballroom.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1000
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 10
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: - Grand Ballroom (can be broken in half) - Meeting Rooms (can be broken in to 3 rooms) - Fountain Views - Dance Floor built in - A/V included - Outdoor Amphitheatre - Pavilions and Smokehouse available to rent outside
  • Year Built: 2014
  • Year Renovated: 2014
New Smyrna Beach, FL  
Capacity: 200
$250-$1,200 per event
Are you planning a wedding, reception, shower, reunion, meeting, birthday or anniversary party? They are our specialty! Our award-winning facilities are affordable, flexible, and convenient to the New Smyrna Beach area. And meeting and event planning are provided at no fee. The beautifully appointed banquet room overlooks the golf course and is an ideal setting for your occasion. Or if you are planning an outdoor wedding, we have the perfect setting under a spacious tent, or near a tranquil lake, or along a grassy knoll. Our facilities are ideal for: -Wedding and receptions -Parties -Business meetings -Office holiday parties -Workshops and training seminars -Corporate outings
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Capacity: 1000
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