Venue Spaces

The Event Center offers an array of spaces that can be rented together or separately for your next conference, wedding, or party. Select the perfect suite of spaces for your event.

Key Features and Amenities

  • Ample free on-site parking
  • Freshly renovated kitchen included with Great Hall rental
  • Tables and chairs included
  • Outside caterers welcome
  • Alcohol permitted
  • A beautiful blank canvas for event designers to customize
  • Convenient Blue Hill District location in the heart of Chapel Hill
  • The latest technology for meetings & conferences
  • Walking distance to a variety of restaurants

Summary of Venue Spaces

Measurements
Great Hall Executive Boardroom Franklin Columbia Rosemary
Dimensions 56.5 x 53.5’ 15 x 27’ 19 x 22.5’ 18 x 15’ 10.5 x 19.5’
Sq. Ft. 3000 420 430 270 200
Ceiling Height 16' 9.5' 9.5' 9.5' 9.5'
Capacity by Seating Arrangement
Banquet
(6-8 per round table)
150 N/A 16 12 8
Theater 200 N/A 25 20 15
Conference/Classroom 100 14 16 12 8

Event Center Map

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Great Hall

3,000 sq. ft. (56.5’ x 53.5’)

Up to 200 people

Our incredibly versatile Great Hall can seat up to 200 people theater style and 150 people for a banquet. The vaulted ceilings and ample natural light make our newly renovated space an elegant backdrop for any affair. The room features a retractable large screen that is perfect for presentations at business meetings or for fun slideshows and videos at parties.

The events manager will remain on-site for the duration of your event to ensure that every detail is perfect. Tables and chairs are included with the Great Hall rental and black full-drop tablecloths are also available to rent. This fresh, flexible space is the ideal venue for conferences, banquets, parties, and other social events.

Rates
  • Monday to Friday before 5pm
    $125/hour
  • Monday to Thursday after 5pm
    $150/hour
  • Saturday 7am to 9am
    
$175/hour
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm
    $150/hour
  • Friday and Saturday 5pm to 11pm
    $200/hour
  • Friday and Saturday 11pm to 2am
    $275/hour
  • Sunday 4pm to 11pm
    $200/hour
  • Sunday 11pm to 2am
    $275/hour

*Additional fees may apply depending on event.
Pricing is for one-time events. Special rates are available for recurring events.

Executive Boardroom

420 sq. ft. (15’ x 27’)

Up to 14 people

The Executive Boardroom is an elegantly designed professional business room with a large conference table and comfortable leather chairs for up to 14 people. The Boardroom features the latest state-of-the-art technology and presentation equipment, including a 70-inch flat panel screen with laptop hookups, a high speed Wi-Fi connection for streaming / live feeds, and in-table charging stations.

The sideboard includes a convenient refrigerator and coffee pot for your meeting or retreat needs. Bring your own food, call in a caterer, or walk across the street for lunch where there are a wide variety of delicious options.

Rates

Starting at
$75/hour

*Additional fees may apply depending on event.
Pricing is for one-time events. Special rates are available for recurring events.

Franklin Room

430 sq. ft. (19’ x 22.5’)

Up to 25 people

The Franklin Room is the largest of our three breakout / small event rooms. It has a large whiteboard, wall-mounted flat screen television with a/v hook ups, high speed Wi-Fi access that is great for streaming/live feeds, and large windows with lots of natural light.

Room setup and capacity recommendations

Classroom (half-depth long tables with chairs): ~24 people
Theater (rows of chairs): ~40 people

Rates

Starting at
$75/hour

*Additional fees may apply depending on event.
Pricing is for one-time events. Special rates are available for recurring events.

Columbia Room

270 sq. ft. (18’ x 15’)

Up to 20 people

The Columbia Room is the second largest of our three breakout / small event rooms. It has a large whiteboard, portable projector and screen (by request), high speed Wi-Fi access that’s great for streaming/live feeds, and large windows with lots of natural light.

Room setup and capacity recommendations

Classroom (half-depth tables with chairs): ~16 people
Theater (rows of chairs): ~20 people

Rates

Starting at
$75/hour

*Additional fees may apply depending on event.
Pricing is for one-time events. Special rates are available for recurring events.

Rosemary Room

200 sq. ft. (10.5 x 19.5’)

Up to 8 people

The Rosemary Room is the smallest of our three breakout / small event rooms. It has a large whiteboard, portable projector and screen (by request), high speed Wi-Fi access that’s great for streaming/live feeds. Included at no additional charge as a prep room with rental of the Great Hall. Often used as a staging room for caterers.

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