Banquets and Receptions

When you want a more formal, sit-down event for your wedding reception, anniversary party or other celebration, Pongal Event Center can accommodate you. We have event space to comfortably seat a multitude of people.

Banquet Reception Accommodations

Pongal Event Center makes it easy to transform our 4,700 square-foot space into your banquet hall. We provide:

  • Tables and chairs (6’ rectangle, 5’ diameter and high cocktail tables available)
  • Event staffing
  • Event clean-up


Our facility is ADA-compliant, easy to find and offers ample parking with spacious rest rooms.

Our large windows and outdoor balcony  provides breathtaking views of the Sandia Mountains for stunning photographs.

Planning Your Banquet Reception

Pongal Event Center takes pride in our flexibility. We make it easy to coordinate everything it takes to put on a successful banquet reception. We allow you to choose your own service providers, including:

  • Caterer and/or baker
  • DJ
  • Photographer
  • Florist

If needed, we can provide recommendations for local companies with excellent reputations to provide food, entertainment and decorating services.

Excellent Value for Your Banquet Reception

Pongal Event Center has competitive event venue rental rates. We strive to offer the best value for your celebration.

Call to book your banquet reception at Pongal Event Center in Rio Rancho, NM today! 505.892.5022

Life is a fiesta. Come celebrate with us!