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How much does it cost to rent a San Diego venue?
There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to venue pricing for San Diego sports facilities, but as an estimate, you can typically figure on paying a base rent of about $1 per seat (i.e. a 5,000-seat arena would have about a $5,000 base rent). However, this estimate gets less reliable as the venues get larger. A public or municipal facility will typically cost less than a private facility, and most public venues have different rates for nonprofit and for-profit events.
Some San Diego sporting event venues charge per hour, and others charge a daily rate. Sports centers typically charge a per hour, per court/field rate. Another variable is that some venues provide pricing that is inclusive of certain service fees, while others will quote a base rent and then require the event promoter to bring in the necessary support services. It is important that you are comparing “apples to apples” when it comes to venue rental rates. The San Diego venue sourcing experts at Stylehawk can help you wade through all of the details that come with facility rentals to make sure you secure a venue that will realistically fit within your budget when all of the costs are considered.
Seasonal rates can also come into play with San Diego sporting event facilities. Some venues will have higher rates during their busy season, and conversely, may have better rates during times of low demand. If you are able to be flexible with both the time of the year and the days of the week your event can be held, you may be able to secure your desired facility at a more competitive rate, when venue managers have “dark days” they are looking to fill with outside events.
At Stylehawk, we have relationships with some of the best sporting event venues in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Santa Barbara. We can help you get your event into the venue of your choice and work with the venue on your behalf to secure the best pricing available. Venue sourcing is our specialty! Let us use our expertise to help you find the best venue that meets your needs and fits within your budget.