This Non-refundable down payment is a deposit of good faith by the buyer to underline his/her commitment to the event.
- This will reserve your date and provide me with the information to promote the event
I wish I didn't have to do this but I've been burned in the past by having people reserve a date and then back out. It was unfair to people who could have used the date and to me for using my time to promote an event that never took place.
As always everything you do, you make it simple to understand. Even a online order.