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Port Elgin Pumpkinfest's Events Resource Centre

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON - See you in the Spring!

Did you know that you can rent equipment from Port Elgin Pumpkinfest?      

Well here's the scoop!

Port Elgin Pumpkinfest has been renting our equipment for many years, from tents and signage to tables and chairs to childrens' games, if we own it, we probably rent it!  We mainly cater to non-profit fundraising groups and small local events.  There is a list of inventory available (link below) and it is very affordable. We have a few simple rules to ensure our equipment is returned in the same condition that it was received.  Waivers and agreements will need to be signed before any rentals occur.

Pick Up & Drop Off Procedures:

  • When picking up and dropping off equipment please make sure you have enough help to load and unload equipment safely
  • Please make sure you have a vehicle that is able to carry all the equipment that is being rented
  • Events Resource Centre Staff are not responsible for loading and unloading, delivering or picking up equipment
  • Be sure to contact Events Resource Centre headquarters to book a pick-up and drop-off  time
  • A staff person will meet you at the building, locate the items from the Resource Centre to be rented and stay until all loading is complete

Main Pick Up & Drop Off Days: Mondays and Fridays 

Resource Centre Operates from approximately the start of May until after Labour Day weekend

Damaged/Lost Equipment:

  • Renter must sign a waiver/contract accepting full responsibility for the care of the rental items
  • If any items are damaged while in the renter's care - the renter  must pay/or replace it at full current retail value 
  • Events Resource Centre/Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce/ Port Elgin Pumpkinfest are not liable for any physical harm or injury due to equipment failure when equipment is in the renter's possession (Including pick up and drop off)

Minimum Fee: If your rental is under $25, you may still rent items but will be invoiced the minimum fee of $25

Information for running a special event. Here is a website you may want to look at when hosting an event. 

Alcohol and Gaming Commissions of Ontario

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