Faq

How do we book a tour with you? 

Click the link to get a tour scheduled:

 

Do you require a deposit to reserve my date?  

$1,000 deposit is required when booking, deposit goes towards your rental fee. This deposit is non-refundable. 

Do you require a security deposit? 

$1000 security deposit is due when remaining balance is paid. Deposit is refunded 7-14 business days concluding event should no damages and/or breech of contract occur during or before event. 

 

What is your max capacity? 

Max capacity is 600. We put guests in all 3 areas of the Venue. Top & Bottom Balcony & Indoor Reception Area.

Can I bring in outside alcohol? 

No. Southwest Event Center has a full liquor license. Outside alcohol being brought in by yourself or guests will forfeit your security deposit and event will be ended immediately

How does a cash bar work?  

Client is not responsible for anything involving the bar. Alcohol is sold by the drink and 22% Gratuity is applied to  each transaction. 

Do you have a contract? 

Yes, all contracts are taken care of via email when you decide to book with us. 

 

How do payments work? 

All payments are taken of in your client portal that you are emailed when the contract is finalized. $1000 deposit is due immediately at booking, payments are able to be made up until 60 days before your event. Invoice and $1000 security deposit must be paid in full 60 days prior. 

What type of payment do you accept? 

Cash, Check or Card. 

Checks payable to: Southwest Event Center 

Can we stay past Midnight?  

No, last call is 11:30, All guests must be gone by midnight.  

How does clean up work? 

Southwest Event Center staff takes care of all trash, busing tables etc. Kitchen is to remain in the same condition it was received, Southwest Event Center is not responsible for kitchen cleanup. 

 

How many tables and chairs are provided? 

16 Tables in the main reception area. Seating 10 around each table. 20 Barstools at bar making seating for 180 inside. 

200 Ceremony chairs.

40 60" Round tables that fit 8 chairs at each for outside balcony. 

We can add more tables if needed.  

How many area's do you have? 

Three Ceremony Area's & 3 Reception Area's 

Can we bring in our own vendors?  

Yes, however all must be approved through SWEC. 

How much do drinks cost? 

 $5-$12 depending on what type of drink. 

Do you provide silverware, cups & plates? 

We do not provide any silverware, cups or plates. However we do provide tables for food. 

What does Southwest Event Center NOT provide? 

We do not provide food, linen, decorations or music. We do have some additional packages we offer so be sure to ask your venue manager at your consultation. 

 

Do you just do Weddings? 

No, We also host rodeo events, showers, certain parties etc... We do not just do weddings! 

24 Dalies Rd

Los Lunas, NM 87031

Tel: 505-865-4600

Email: brittanytorres@swecevents.com