Frequently asked questions

The Pinecrest Event Center is the perfect location to house your special event. Here are the answers to the questions we are being asked. Let us know if you have any additional we can address.
Frequently Asked Questions
This area will cover many of the questions renters have for our facility. 
for additional questions and answers, email [email protected] or call (208) 227-8088
What are my rental options?
Is security provided/available?
The Pinecrest Event Center has three reception halls. The South Hall has 1,500 sq. ft., followed by the North Hall at 4,500 sq. ft. The Center Hall has 19,500 sq. ft. You can rent one room or the entire event center, base on availability.
The Pinecrest Event Center requires security at all receptions, Quinceaneras and Concerts where alcohol is being served. The service requires a seperate fee. The amount and time of payment will be determined by Alpha Security - Raymond Mendoza, (208) 970-4618.

Can we select our own caterer?
What are the rental fees?
The Pinecrest Event Center is open to using the caterer of your choice. All caterers must complete a service agreement application prior to the event as well as a certificate of insurance. Pinecest Event Center often refers clients to Catered Your Way (208) 716-2463.
The Pinecrest Event Center requiresa 50% non-refundable deposit for rental of space. An additional $500 cleaning/security deposit is required 30 days prior to the event. Cleaning/security deposit wil be refunded within 15 days after conclusion of the event, unless penalties are required from status of building following your event.
Can we select our own band or DJ?
We welcome any local band or DJ to our establishment. Power needs vary from reception hall to reception hall so make sure your band has contacted us about what power is available.
Do you allow alcohol in your facility?
No outside alcohol is permitted into the venue, however we have a licensed/insured caterer that is the only entity allowed to provide alcohol at our venue. Currently we use Pachanga's in Downtown Idaho Falls as our designated bar.

Can we set up the day prior to our event?
All rentals are only for the days contracted. If you need additional days to setup for your event, you will have to pay at the standard rate for those rooms.
Do you have ample restrooms available?
The Pinecrest Event center has 7 ladies stalls, 3 gentlemen stalls and 3 urinals. In addition, we have two family bathrooms that are ADA accessible for both men and women. In our mother's lounge we, just off the ladies restroom, we have a diaper changing area that has changing stations and a sink for washing hands.