Grand Ballroom The spacious and inviting appearance of the Grand Ballroom makes this frequently used room very popular. This multi-use room is host to banquets, receptions, meetings, seminars, Christmas parties, proms, and many more special gatherings. Offering over 5,600 square feet of space, a variety of area settings are available. Depending upon the desired room design, 400 guests can be accommodated for dining, or can be set for theater design seating. To furnish the variety of settings, Mendota Civic Center offers round and rectangle tables with upholstered chairs. A complete bar is readily available to accommodate any size event. Grand Ballroom setup for a reception An 8 x 28 foot platform stage is located to the south of the Grand Ballroom and is equipped with an automatic 8 x 8 foot overhead projection screen and two stair accesses. The overhead PA system can be directed to designated areas of the room to ensure privacy from other renters. Double decker head table With the use of insulated wall dividers, this large 5,600 square foot room may be reduced into 3,600 and 1,800 square foot spaces. Groups have the option to use a portion of the ballroom or the entire ballroom. The wall dividers allow the option of separating into smaller groups if your event requires breakout sessions.