Baby shower hosts can find local rental halls through personal recommendations, Yellow Page ads, online searches and by calling local event planners. Driving around in the part of town where the baby shower is to be held can also reveal potential banquet facilities for the event.
Common locations that allow rentals for events like baby showers include hotels, restaurants, freestanding reception halls, the local parks and recreation system and museums or similar attractions. Baby shower hosts can check with local facilities of this nature to determine if banquet hall space is available to rent.
Finding the best hall for the baby shower starts with knowing the details of the event. The size of the hall should match the guest list so the room isn't too crowded or too large and empty. Some rental facilities have ballrooms with dividers that allow the room to be adjusted in size.
The services and options offered by the hall also help narrow down the search. Many facilities require renters to use a specific caterer. Others allow the flexibility to choose any caterer or bring in homemade food. The location is another consideration, and the hall should be convenient and easy to access for the guests.