POLICIES AND RULES FOR RENTING THIRD DEGREE
It is understood and agreed that the renter/organization renting the facilities will hold Third Degree, LLC, harmless in any and all occurrences arising from the use of the facilities under the terms of this contract. All rental contracts are subject to approval by the administrative staff of Third Degree Glass Factory and may not be changed unless agreed to in writing by both parties.
PAYMENT POLICIES FOR LARGE GROUPS
One-third of the overall fees (plus a $300 Security Deposit) are due to hold the date. This acts as a reservation deposit.
One-third of the overall fees are due 90 days out.
Payment in FULL is due 10 days before the event.
PAYMENT POLICIES FOR SMALL GROUPS
One-half of the overall fees are due to hold the date. This acts as a reservation deposit.
Payment in FULL is due 10 days before the event.
ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. All payments made within 7 days of the event, must be paid with a credit card, cashier’s check, or money order.
If an event is canceled and Third Degree can reschedule an additional event on the same day of equal or more value, Third Degree will return 75% of the deposit. 25% will be retained for administrative fees. These fees may be used to schedule and additional date if needed.
All events must end by 10 p.m. on Sunday-Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday. Third Degree is a non-smoking facility.
Per Missouri law- outside alcohol is not allowed on premise at Third Degree. By order of Third Degree’s liquor license with the City of St. Louis, Ordinance #68536, Section 14.05.100, we are required by law to deny alcoholic beverage service to any visibly intoxicated persons, as we would be wholly liable for any injury or death related to our serving alcohol.
No rice, confetti, chewing gum, silly string, wheat or birdseed in the building. Glitter requires an additional cleaning fee. Only non-drip candles in votives or hurricanes/bell jars allowed. Exposed flame is not allowed: candlesticks, small candles in metal cups, etc….
Don’t like the artwork in the East Gallery. No problem. We’ll gladly take it down for you for $200.00
All personal items must be delivered and set the day of and removed at the close of the event. Items must be approved to arrive early or stay post-event. If left overnight, all items must be removed by 12 pm the following day. Any items left at Third Degree for more than 72 hours will be thrown away or donated.
Third Degree will assign an experienced, fully informed Manager one month prior to your event. If you’d like to hire your Coordinator (Rachel or Tracey) as well, she will arrive 2-3 hours early, review and confirm the floor plan, check-in vendors, answer questions and assist where needed. She will also help with the ceremony, supervise the reset, assist with guest seating, introductions, and cake cutting. She will say goodbye during dinner, and the assigned Manager will be on hand until the event is complete. $50/hour for 5 hours.
Children are the sole responsibility of the client and their guests.
If you have hired a band, please limit to 4-5 instruments. The maximum volume allotted for sound is 75-80 decibels. The band will be instructed to reduce the volume once 75 decibels is reached.
The client takes full responsibility for their well being when opting to use Third Degree’s High Jacker to hang items from the ceiling. The client agrees that Third Degree will not and cannot be held accountable or responsible for any injury sustained during the use of the High Jacker.
Third Degree is not responsible for any personal items (pre-event, during or post-event). Cake, gifts and personal items are never allowed to stay overnight.
Third Degree cannot guarantee staffing, rentals, or special orders for events scheduled within a two week period.
Third Degree does not offer kitchen equipment: stove, fryer, ovens, etc… or refrigeration. Deep frying is NOT allowed in the building.
Rental of Third Degree does not include food service staff.
As of December 1, 2019, Third Degree will no longer permit plastic server ware, including plates, flatware, etc… Third Degree has set up a new trash system with clearly labeled bins for compostables, recyclables, and landfill for the front and back of the house. Caterers and their staff will need to sort all trash that is collected.
Additions and Substitutions. $50 for each wine sub and $150 for each beer substitution. All requests must be made 30 days prior to the event. Client to pay the difference per case and a minimum of $100 in admin fees.
Additions: no charge. Client to pay for all additions in advance and take any unconsumed product at the close of the event. Corkage for super special (outside) liquor or wine (up to 6 bottles) is $15.00.
If a demo or activity is canceled less than 14 days the fee is 50% of the total cost. If it’s less than 7 days, the fee is 100% of the total cost.
Non-Performance by Third Degree Glass Factory. If, for any reason beyond Venue’s control, including but not limited to, strikes, labor disputes, accidents, acts of government, acts of God, force majeure, labor difficulties, fire or other causes, Third Degree is not able to perform its obligations under this Agreement and shall be executed from and have no liability for damages of any nature, including but not limited to, consequential damages, incidental damages, special damages, compensatory damages, general damages, and damages arising from negligence. The customer shall be entitled to the immediate return of the deposit and other payments if the event is not rescheduled.
I agree to always respect and uphold the artistic quality of Third Degree Glass Factory in all manners regarding my rental of the facility. I understand that if I or anyone related to my event fails to meet the terms of this contract, including any and all rules or regulations set forth by these documents which pertain to my rental of the property, I personally or my organization will be financially responsible, up to and beyond the amount of my security deposit, for all charges incurred related to my event.