Rental Rates - Tax Exempt

The Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center is a 40,000 square­-foot facility with five auxiliary meeting rooms. Amenities include an independent acoustical sound system, movable staging arrangements, dressing and shower facilities for sporting events, glassed foyer with courtyard fountain and covered portico entry. The 30,000 square foot main hall can be divided into two large areas with access to break out rooms. In the main hall, classroom capacity is 1,300; theater capacity is 2,500; banquet capacity is 2,150.

This page contains information about the Class II Tax Exempt Rates and Equipment Rates that pertain to Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
CLASS II - Non-Profit Rates

Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center

Sections Rate
One-Half Hall $600/day
Full Hall $800/day
Full Hall & Rooms $950/day

Activity Rooms and Bob Eitelman Conference Room

# of Rooms 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 5 p.m. - 12 a.m. 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. 
(All Day)
1 $60 $60 $90
2 $70 $70 $110
3 $85 $85 $125
4 $100 $100 $150
5 $115 $115 $175
Conference Room $120 $120 $180

Longview Exhibit Building

Sections Rate (the higher of)
1 $265/day
2 $365/day
3 $550/day

Longview Rodeo Arena

Time Rate
Full Day  $500

Longview Agricultural Pavilions

Area Rate
Small Shed $50/day
Large Shed $60/day
Entire Area $85/day
General Use Area $250/day

J.R. Curtis, Jr. Memorial Garden for the Blind

Area Rate
Gazebo $25/hour
Equipment Charges
Class II - 501 (C) Rates $ Per Event
Chairs, each $1.00
Tables, each $4.00
Staging (4' x 8'), each $10.00
Podium, each $20.00
Acrylic Podium, each $50.00
Kitchen (any facility), per day $300.00
Concession Stand (any facility), per day $100.00
Ticket Office (any facility), per day $25.00
Microphone, each $25.00
Projectors, each $50.00
Portable Screen, each $50.00
TV with VCR/DVD, each $25.00
Easels, each $5.00
Stanchions (set of 2) $10.00
Flip Chart, each $25.00
Dry Erase Board, each $25.00
Coffee Service for 20, 1 urn $20.00
2-5 Coffee Urns, each $15.00
6-15 Coffee Urns, each $12.50
16 or more Coffee Urns, each $10.00
Bottle Water, each $1.00
60 amp Portable Power Station $100.00
Metal Barricades, each $5.00
Portable Bleachers (seat approx. 150) $100.00
Office Supplies Market Cost

Additional Charges

Security $40/hour/officer
EMS $30/hour/EMT or Paramedic 
(2 personnel per unit minimum)
Fire Watch $30/hour/firefighter
Animal Control Officer $30/hour/officer
RV Hook Up $20/night/hook-up
Parties desiring to rent facilities at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex shall provide adequate security and proof of general insurance. Additional fees for insurance may apply. Please contact the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex for additional details.

For each hour an activity continues after midnight at any city facility, there shall be an additional charge of $200/hour or any portion thereof.

For each hour or portion thereof prior to 7:00 a.m. that city facilities are used, there shall be a charge of $100/hour.

A rental deposit in the amount of 25% of the rental fee shall be required to be paid at the time any facility of the MCCAC is booked for a Class I or Class II activity or event. This rental deposit is refundable up to 90 days prior to the booked date. The fee shall be nonrefundable as of the 90th day prior to the event or activity.

Refundable damage deposit in an amount varying from $100 to $1,000. Amount of the damage deposit required is based upon the scope and nature of the proposed use of city facilities.

*If a move-­in/out, rehearsal time, or setup day is required, then a minimum fee of one-­half of the daily rate specified above shall be charged for such use, if such use is limited to 8 hours or less.