Rental Information

Please note: due to the high volume of rental requests, we will be handling rental applications and related questions via email only. Please email Telephone inquiries will not receive a response.
We are currently accepting bookings through July, 2017.
We will not be accepting bookings for the August, 2017 onwards until at least late May, 2016.
We do not have any dates available for rental in the following months:
December, 2016
January, 2017
March, 2017
April, 2017
May, 2017
If you are interested in renting McAfee Performing Arts & Lecture Center you will need to do the following:
Please review and familiarize yourself with the guidelines contained in Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 1330 - Use of Facilities. Please also review our Fee Chart, Technical Information Package and the Technical Information page on our website so that you are familiar with McAfee Center and what the facility rental does and does not include.
Contact us by email at to determine if the date you would like is available. Due to the high volume of rental requests, we are accepting rental inquiries via email only. When you email, please include:
  • Your name
  • Your contact information
  • The name of the company or organization putting on the event
  • Some information on the type of event and staging requirements
The more complete the information you give us, the better we will be able to accommodate your needs.
Once we have determined that the date you want is available, you will need to send in the following:
a) Facility Use Application. Please fill out PART II and PART III as completely as possible. Include all times you will need the Center for rehearsals, set-up, technical work, performance, clean-up, etc. Please be sure to read the General Rules and Special Conditions on the reverse side of this form.

b) McAfee Center House Policies Agreement. Please read and sign this agreement.

c) A copy of your certificate of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status if you are a registered non-profit organization.

d) Your application fee ($42) in the form of a check made payable to Saratoga High School.
Please send these to:
McAfee Center
Saratoga High School
20300 Herriman Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Forms may also be faxed to (408) 867-3577 attn: McAfee Center, or emailed to
Once your application has been processed, you will be sent an invoice for the rental fees (see Fee Chart). Within thirty days we must receive:
e) Your full payment and deposit, in the form of a check made out to Saratoga High School.

f) A copy of your General Liability Insurance, listing the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District as additional insured, with coverage for $1,000,000 for the dates of your event (including rehearsals). Information on the insurance requirements is on the second page of the Facility Use Application form, item 4 under Special Conditions.
Once your event has completed, your deposit will be returned to you, provided no additional charges have been incurred.