Mars Reception Hall  seen from the front

Welcome to the Mars Reception Hall

For banquets, civic, family & community events in Mars, PA!

Are you looking for a place to hold a reception near Mars, PA? A civic function perhaps? Does your business or organization have need for a comfortable meeting space nearby? Planning a graduation party for your child? A holiday soiree? Maybe you need an event space for a family reunion or get-together with friends? 

Then look no further! 

This page will provide you with the information you’ll need to rent the Mars Reception Hall for your next personal, civic or business event.

Where is the Mars Reception Hall?

STEP 1 - Explore the Mars Reception Hall

Here are some photos taken at recent fun events held at the Mars Reception Hall. Of course, the decorating is up to you and the sky’s the limit for your special event.

St Patrick's Day event at the Mars Reception Hall
Easter Event at the Mars Reception Hall
Halloween Event at the Mars Reception Hall

If you need to do a quick walk-through of the hall to make sure it meets your needs, please contact us here.

STEP 2 - Required Paperwork for Renting the Mars Reception Hall

Policies / Rules and Regulations / Rental Agreement

After reading and agreeing to our rental policies / rental rules and regulations, you’ll need to sign the rental lease agreement and return with your deposit to hold your date. Dates are NOT considered ‘booked’ until the entire fee is received and cleared.

STEP 3 – Check Availability of the Mars Reception Hall

Review your dates on this calendar. We block out dates as soon as we have your deposit in hand. All reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. If you see your date has been blocked out for another event, understand that we place a higher priority on rental events and are willing to ask other groups (when possible) to reschedule their event or make other accommodations.

To find out if your desired date is available, please contact us here.

STEP 4 – Other Details for your Rental

Cost: Rental times are as follows, please contact us for rates:

  • Full Day Rental, Sunday through Saturday – 8am to 11pm
  • Half Day Rental – 8am-4pm or 4pm-11pm
  • Hourly rental morning or afternoon
  • If you are requesting the night before to set up, it will be an additional $50.00, providing the Hall is not already rented for another event or being used by another activity. See our availability Calendar above.

Facility Walk-through

A pre-event walk through will be completed before and after your event to answer any questions and to receive keys to the facility.

Cleaning the Hall After Your Event

  • Dining room and kitchen must be cleaned up: spills, food, dirt, etc.
  • Tables and chairs returned to original position
  • Floors swept
  • All garbage bagged and tied

Seating Capacity and Tables

Seating Capacity: 150. We have 15 tables and 150 chairs. The tables are rectangular and seat 8 per table.

Alcohol Policy 

There is, under no circumstance, alcohol allowed on the premises UNLESS your caterer has an off-premises liquor license and you have purchased alcohol through the caterer. No exceptions, thank you for understanding.

Use of the Kitchen

We do allow minimal use of the kitchen; we ask that you furnish your own trash bags, table linen, silverware, plates and cups, etc.

You are allowed to heat up pre-prepared foods using crockpot type devices, but you are not allowed to use the kitchen to cook or prepare food.


The 54-space parking lot on either side of the building is available for your use. However, we do have an agreement with a local organization for them to utilize the parking lot during business hours on weekdays which may affect total availability.  

Still have questions?

Please contact us here!  We look forward to hosting you.

- Mars Reception Hall