Event Rentals at the Ballroom
When looking for event rentals in the Baltimore-Washington, DC area, look no further than Hollywood Ballroom Dance Center.
With the spacious appearance and feel of HBDC, which has one of the largest dance floors in the Baltimore-Washington area, Hollywood Ballroom Dance Center is ideally suited for large and small private events. Our staff will work with you to fashion the event of your dreams.
Visit our Gallery of Ballroom Photos
The Ballroom during a dance lesson.
Hollywood Ballroom Dance Center (HBDC) is a versatile space that can be transformed for any kind of gathering, especially where there’s dancing:
- Bar/bat mitzvahs
- Birthday parties
- Anniversary celebrations
- Awards banquets
- Corporate team-building events
Features of the large ballroom include:
- 7,200 square feet of maple floating dance floor
- Spacious seating for 200 available around our legendary dance floor
- Optional seating for up to 500 available, still with room to dance
- Kitchen for warming and cooling (not cooking), walk-in refrigerator and serving bar
- Capacity for outside audio-visual equipment, stages and platforms
- Experienced staff available for welcome and registration, DJ, service counter and security
Our facility is also handicapped-accessible and has plenty of free parking.
The ballroom is versatile
The Ballroom can be arranged to have an intimate feel for a small group. It can also accommodate up to 500 seated guests. How much space do you need for the event you are planning? See our planning guidelines.
In addition to our large, 7,200 square foot Main Ballroom, we also have the Small Ballroom available for your smaller events. The Small Ballroom is about 750 square feet, has mirrors along one wall, and is adjacent to and connects with the Main Ballroom.
Catering and Outside Resources
Hollywood Ballroom Dance Center will work with the caterers and vendors you select, having worked with many in the area. We have a Beer/Wine license and we offer the convenience of purchasing your wine and beer directly from us as per Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control requirements. In keeping with the Rules and Regulations of the Board of License Commissioners of Montgomery County, the Ballroom is not permitted to allow renters to bring in their own beer, wine or spirits .
Take a Tour
Visit our photo gallery for a glimpse of what the Ballroom has to offer.
Then visit us any evening a dance is scheduled. There is no need to call ahead. Simply let the front desk attendant know you’re here to see the ballroom because you are interested in renting it for your event. Dances are usually scheduled on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Please check the calendar first, however, as our dance schedule sometimes changes.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Go to our RENTAL RATES PAGE to see the current rental rates. Rental fees vary according to the day of the week, duration of your event, staff required and other factors. As there are many variables in determining the rental fees, more precise figures can be given only after we have more information about your rental needs. After you have seen our general rates, please return to this page to fill out a rental application form (below) and we will get back to you shortly a precise rental fee for your particular event. View RENTAL RATES PAGE .
The Ballroom is rented in a six hour block of time from 6 p.m. to midnight. Rehearsal time, practice time and additional event time are available for additional fees.
Click to SEE THE DATES that the Ballroom has already been rented or is otherwise unavailable.
Yes, you can. Simply click for the Rental Application Form. Fill it out online and submit it online when you’re done. It’s that simple.
Click for our Rental Application Form. That will start the reservation process. After we receive the filled out application, we will get back to you shortly with specific pricing and details for your event.
For a general idea of rental fees, please see our current pricing above.