The Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River property is available for the public to rent for special events, meetings, get-togethers, photography sessions and more! Please see below for rental rates and contact us for more information and available dates at 254-298-5690.
Ranch House Only (no event activity on the grounds):
Weddings, reunions, receptions, parties and other similar events - $45 per hour
Non-profit/community organizations and corporate meetings - $25 per hour
Grounds Event Weekday Rentals:
$75 half day (up to 6 hours)
Grounds Event Weekend Rentals:
$150 half day (up to 6 hours)
Additional day for decoration or preparing for the event - $100
The department reserves the right to require staff to work at an event.
The department reserves the right to require security at an event.
A returnable clean-up deposit of 50% of the event rental fee, or a maximum of $200 will be charged. All or part of it will be returned up the events conclusion depending upon any damage or cleaning required by the City - final decision and amount to be charged to be determined by the Department Director. The renter will be required to bag all trash clean off all tables, sweep the floor of any trash and pick-up all litter. Please allow 2 weeks for deposits/refunds to be processes.