Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

What is the Everett Firefighters Hall?

Everett Firefighters Hall provides low-cost meeting and event space for local citizens and
non-profit groups alike. Our building was purchased and remodeled by our members in 2006. It
serves to promote the fellowship of our members as well as to support the community in which
we live and work.

Who owns the Everett Firefighters Hall?

Our hall is owned by our membership of both active and retired Everett Firefighters. It is not a City of Everett facility.

What is the Everett Firefighters Association?

The Everett Firefighters Association is a  non-profit group of over 350 active and retired Everett Firefighters. Our mission is to preserve the history of the Everett Fire Department, build fellowship for our members, and enhance the Everett community. The Association is governed by a board of directors elected from the active and retired membership.

What are the Hall rental rates?

Please see our Rental Rates Page.

Do you ever offer reduced rates to non-profit groups?

Yes. The Everett Firefighters Association regularly donates meeting space to qualifying
non-profit groups. Submit a Donation Request Form.

The Main Meeting Space

How many people will the hall accommodate?

Our hall will accommodate sit down events of up to 100 people maximum, but is better suited to groups of fewer than 75 if tables are involved in the event.

What size is the main meeting space?

Our main meeting room is approximately 35 ft. by 35 ft.

How many chairs and tables do you have and what size and color are they?

There are eight 5′ diameter round tables and eight 8’x30″ long, rectangular tables in the chair and table storage room for your use. More tables are available by special request if proper lead time is given. There are 100 chairs for your use. They are a neutral beige color typical of Lifetime tables and chairs.

What are the audio/video capabilities of the hall?

Our Hall is equipped with high definition laser projection on a 12 foot retractable screen, surround sound, CD/DVD capability, i-pod connections, wireless microphone, and connections for power-point presentations via your own laptop computer. For specific capabilities please see the AV User’s Guide. The AV system requires an additional $75 user fee which will give you access to the AV cabinet. The fee is refundable if the system is down.

What cable TV channels are available?

Comcast only offers basic cable for commercial spaces. No pay-per-view is available. For a complete channel listing, see the AV Users Guide.

Is there a wireless option for displaying on the big screen?

No. You must have a device that outputs via a wired connection. Your input options are HDMI or VGA connections. Many newer tablets and computers require a conversion “dongle” to connect to HDMI ports. For example, Apple sells various HDMI adapters for their products. You are responsible for adapting your device to HDMI or VGA inputs.

Do you have a brochure I could print?

Yes. Please see our Firefighters Hall Rental Brochure.

Food and Beverage Information

Can we prepare our own food or do we have to use a caterer?

Yes, you may prepare your own food and/or choose your own caterer.

Can we serve alcohol at our event?

Yes. Tenants must secure the proper permits through the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

Do you supply linens, tablecloths, flatware, or cooking utensils?

No. The Everett Firefighters Hall is an entirely self-service venue. There is a small assortment of cooking utensils and cookware, and a few chafing trays. You are welcome to use what we have, but plan to bring all the things you will need to create your meals and setting. Also, clean up after yourself and leave nothing behind, we operate on a leave it better than you found it mantra.

Is there freezer and refrigerator space available?

We have one commercial freezer and one commercial fridge in the kitchen for rental use.

What sort of coffee, cooking, and food preparation equipment is available at the hall?

Our hall boasts a 6 burner Viking cook top with gas convection oven. There is an additional electric oven in the 5 ft. x 7 ft. island. Ample counter space, commercial sink, additional hand washing sink, microwave oven, and roll out buffet table provide excellent food prep. and service area.

There is a Bunn Commercial one-pot coffee brewer with two carafes, two carafe warmers, and unlimited coffee filters. You will need to supply your own coffee grounds and any coffee or tea service items you wish to serve.

Miscellaneous Information

Can I have a message placed on your illuminated sign in front of the hall?

Yes. A short one. Think 8 words or less. No. Currently the sign is undergoing an upgrade. We expect this option to be available in June, 2017.

Email ddemarco230@gmail.com to request a personalized message for the day of your event. Please make requests at least 2 weeks prior your actual event date. No last minute signage requests will be honored. Sign requests are free of charge and are not tied to the cost to rent the hall in any way. If your sign request is incorrect or does not get done, you are not entitled to any refund of hall rental fees and any verbiage may be edited for space and content.

No political messages will be displayed.

Can we decorate the hall?

Yes. We have had many issues with tape, staples, and push pins in the past so please do not use these in any capacity. Your damage deposit will be forfeited if you tape or poke the walls in any way. Decorations can be tied to the ceiling or attached to walls as long as no damage is done. Make sure to take all decorations down and clean up any traces of them before leaving.

What sort of parking is available?

Our parking lot will accommodate from 15 to 20 cars. Additional free street parking is available around the facility. Please use the Firefighters Hall Parking Map.

What time can we get in on our scheduled day and when must we leave?

You may begin your use at 8am of your scheduled event, and should wrap things up by midnight.

How do I get into the building on the day of my event?

Our entry door has a digital keypad.

You will be provided with instructions on how to enter the building prior to your rental date. Included in these instructions will be a unique four-digit PIN code for use on the entry door that is valid during your rental period. Please see our instructions on How To Use Your Entry Code.

Who do I contact to reserve a date or schedule a time to see the hall?

Please see our Reservations page.

What is the street address of the Firefighters Hall?

Please see our Contact Us page for address and mapping.