Rental Fees

Prices Effective January 1, 2018


Facility and Seating Capacity

Weekday Rates
(6 hr. Block)
Each Additional Hour Weekend & Holidays Each Additional Hour
Benham's Grove (Entire Complex) - 200 guests
April 1 through October 31 $1,300 $150 $2,400 $300
 November 1 through March 31 $700 $110 $1,600 $250
Gerber House - 70 guests (off peak) 120 guests (peak season)
April 1 through October 31 $750 $100 $1,600 $200
November 1 through March 31 $475 $75 $975 $150
East Meeting Room - 20 guests $215 $30 N/A N/A
Barn - 80 guests
April 1 through October 31 $650 $75 $1,100 $150
November 1 through March 31 $425 $50 $825 $130
Cottage - 24 guests $250 $35 $475 $75
Gazebo Available as part of a rental of one or more facilities.
Brick Plaza Fee 
April 1 through October 31 $1,600 for each client renting the Complex who uses the brick plaza, tent is provided.  10% Discount Mondays through Thursdays. No discount for weekend/holiday. Tent is not eligible for resident discount. 
For Ceremony (rain plan)  $300

Complex rental required for:

  • Saturdays during peak season (April 1 through October 31) 
  • Guest count of 120 or more



WEEKEND/HOLIDAY RATES. Weekend rates go into effect at 4:00 p.m. Friday and end at midnight Sunday. Weekend rates also apply on holidays observed by the City of Centerville. (New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year's Eve.)

RESIDENT FEES. City of Centerville residents and businesses receive a 20% discount off the facility rental fee.  Resident/business verification is required. Additional hours and tent fee are charged at the regular rate.

SECURITY DEPOSIT. A $300 ($500 for high school parties) security deposit will be collected from all renters and returned within 20 business days of the event if the facility is left clean and in good condition.

SERVICE DISCOUNT. Groups who carry the 501(c)(3) classification will be eligible for a 10% discount.

BEREAVEMENT RATE.  Groups who may need a place to gather on short notice during a bereavement period will be eligible for a 15% discount.

WEEKDAY BUSINESS RATE.  Special rates are available for half-day and  all-day meetings, seminars, etc. ending by 5 P.M. Monday through Thursday. 

RENTAL FEES. Rental fees are subject to annual adjustment. More than one discount will not be permitted, the highest discount available will be applied.

Benham's Grove is owned and operated by the City of Centerville. For additional information or to make reservations, contact Benham's Grove at (937) 433-1913.

Rental fees include the use of the selected facility for six hours. Arrangements for catering and decorations are not included in the rental fee and rental items such as linens, etc. are the responsibility of the renter.


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