What is the maximum occupancy of guests in the Skybox?

Reception Style

200 Guests (Warmer Months) & 160 Guests (Colder Months)

Seated Dinner

November – April- 90 with a dance floor and 110 without
May – October - 140 with a dance floor and 150 without

What are the allotted rental hours for the venue? Does this include set-up and break down?

The room rental rate includes 5 hours. A 6th hour can be purchased. The longest an event can occur is 6 hours and the latest an event can go is 12:00am

Monday – Friday set up can occur 3 hours prior to the event start time.

Additional set up or breakdown hours can be purchased for $250 per hour.

Break Down: The vendors must arrive at the end of the event and 1 hour is given for break down.

Will the AC be on during this time?

The rooms thermostat is always set at 72 degrees. If the nano doors are open, the air conditioner or heater will adjust accordingly.

Is user responsible for set-up and clean up?

The Skybox staff comes in for set-up prior to the event, to make sure the room is in perfect condition. Included in the room rental fee is a cleaning crew.

Do we have to use the Skybox’s preferred catering list?

Yes, there are 15 highly recommended caterers on our preferred list. They all have a $1 million insurance policy on file with DiamondView Tower and have been trained to work in the building.

Can we bring in our own vendors?

Yes, you can use any other type of vendor that is not on the buildings list except for the catering, bar catering and rental companies. The only requirement is they must be a professional company that has a business license and business insurance. Regarding a florist please know that you must hire a professional florist to set up and break down all floral items that are brought into the space. All florists must show up at the end of the event to break down and remove all floral and décor rentals from the property. If this is not done, and the on-site coordinator or cleaning company removes any floral or décor, $500 will be deducted from your damage deposit.

Can we recommend vendors?

Yes, our company Creative Affairs has been working in the industry for 15 years and has built relationships with multiple vendor type. Once signing the contract, we will refer vendors within your budget.

Can we bring in our own beverages?

Yes, you can bring in ALL of your own beverages. The only requirement is that you hire a bartender through one of the caterers or bar catering companies on the preferred list, due to licensing requirements.There are NO corkage fees.

*PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ALLOW SHOTS OR KEGS.

What is the required deposit and when is it due? Is it refundable?

The deposit is due once the contract is signed and turned in. The amount will be broken down and then given to you, once the hours of your event are decided upon. The deposit is NON-refundable once turned in.

Is there a cake-cutting fee?

No.

Do we have to pay labor fees, taxes or service charges on the venue?

No! There is one flat room rental fee.

Can you guarantee the room in contract?

Yes, once the contract is signed and deposit turned in, the room is all yours!

Will you be able to help us with the floor plan?

Yes, one of our consultants will sit down with you & prepare the floor plan.

Can we visit before our event?

Of course, you can come down to see a set up. You just have to make an appointment with us.

Can we have live music and how late can we play music?

12:00am is the latest the event can go. Yes, you can have live music or a DJ.

Is smoking allowed on the patio?

Smoking is not allowed on the patio on the 15th floor. If your guests wish to smoke, they must go downstairs in front of the building, more than 20 feet from the building entrance. We do not allow smoking in any form which includes vape pens, cigars, pipes or cigarettes.

Are children allowed in the facilities?

Yes, children of all ages are welcome.

Are there screens available? Can a laptop be hooked up to your system?

There are 3 flat screen monitors in the main room and 1 – 9'x12' drop down screen. There are also 2 flat screens in the bar area, but they only have cable access. Please note if you wish to use the drop down screen a projector and AV Tech must be brought in by an AV company from our list. Both companies are listed on our required vendors list.

Are there any insurance requirements?

Yes, as part of the room rental we order a $1 million dollar day of insurance policy in whomever’s name is on the contract. The policy protects you the client, your guests and the property, from any damage that could occur during or after your event. *Pricing is subject to change for events that are booked during the holidays.

Are there any rules regarding candles?

Candles are allowed just so they meet CA fire regulations. You MUST be able to set a piece of tissue over the top of the candle holder for 5 seconds without it catching fire. When the candle is lit the flame must be 1” below the glass rim of the candle holder.

Is an event/wedding coordinator included or is that an extra cost?

An on-site day of coordinator is included in the price of the event. There is NO extra charge for this service. If you wish to have a more hands on coordinator you can choose our Creative Expressions package which allows you to start working with your coordinator the moment the contract is signed. You are more than welcome to bring in your own coordinator as well.

Are vendors required to have insurance?

All vendors must provide liability insurance to the venue 60 days prior to event start date. Please provide each vendor contract to Creative Affairs staff once they have been booked. Creative Affairs will contact each vendor to obtain their insurance for the building.

Can you pay the room rental with a credit card?

The owners only accept checks, cashier’s checks, wire or ACH transfers for payments. If paying by check it must be made payable to: DWF V DIAMONDVIEW TOWER, LLC

Is there a place in DiamondView Tower where the wedding couple can get ready?

There is not a location in the building to get ready. Most clients will book a hotel room nearby to get ready at then come over right as the event is starting. If you need a room block for your guests please let us know. We have a hotel RFP form that you can fill out and our local rep will contact the hotels within blocks of our venue for a group rate. This is a free service to you.

For Children / Young Adult Events

We do require 1 adult per 20 young adults. On site staff is not responsible for the actions or safety of the guests. The client must work with an event coordinator and that event coordinators team must be present during the event to set up, orchestrate, supervise and break down the event.

Drones

The Skybox is located on the 15th floor over a very populated area. Due to liability any use of drones is strictly prohibited.

Please note that Petco Park is a separate venue than the Skybox. If a baseball game, private event, concert or corporate event is booked by Petco Park we have no control over them booking their space. Petco Park typically does not notify us of these types of events until the week of the event.

No fog machines or laser shows are allowed in the space. They will set off the fire alarm and if the fire department comes they will charge a fine which the client and vendor will be responsible for.

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