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Plan Your Event

The River Arts Center is available to rent for events large and small. Whether you need space for a large performance, or a simple family get-together, the River Arts Center could be a great fit for you. We are available for:

  • Performances

  • Fundraisers

  • Corporate Trainings and Events

  • Banquets

  • Weddings

  • Funerals and Memorials

  • And more!

Main Hall

Perfect for large performances, lectures, and trainings, the Main Hall seats 492 and features our largest selection of options for technology and setup.

RAC Gallery

The Art Gallery is a beautiful space for a small meeting or banquet. Surrounded by beautiful artwork, this room is intimate and versitile, including a built in sound and video system.

Leola Hall Rendering

Opening in summer of 2023, Leola Hall will be a larger versatile event space than the Art Gallery, and will be usable in many different configurations.

Dance floor and lighting


If you're looking for a venue to host a dance performance or recital, the River Arts Center specializes in dance! With a high quality Rosco rubber dance floor in house, and a lighting plot built around dance, we can help you take your dance performance to the next level! Leola Hall is a perfect venue for a smaller dance performance, while the Main Hall is perfect for dance studio's recitals.

Live Music

The River Arts Center is a perfect venue for a concert, from classical, to jazz, to Rock and Roll! We have a sizeable stage, a significant inventory of microphones, high quality stage monitors, and an excellent PA system to make sure your band sounds great!

Live Theater

With our 50x20 prosceinium and 25 foot deep stage, full flyloft with 38 linesets, orchestra pit, and large scenic shop, The Main Hall is a perfect venue for a large theatrical performance. Meanwhile, Leola Hall features an 18' pipe grid and various configurations for smaller performances.


The River Arts Center has multiple rooms suited for meetings of all sizes. From small groups needing a single table to large presentations with multimedia and microphones, the River Arts Center has what you need to make your meeting a success.

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Inquire On Scheduling

If you're just starting to plan an event, reach out to us by email at or phone at 608-643-5636. Sometimes facility logistics are a little more complex than simply looking at our calendar. If you want a quick look at availability, see our Facility Calendar.

If you've discussed an event and are ready to start working out the paperwork, please fill out the reservation form.