Gainesville Civic Center

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Book your next event at the Gainesville Civic Center! Our Main Room is great for wedding receptions, conventions, birthday parties, reunions, seminars, quinceañeras, and much more. If you are looking for a smaller, more intimate event, try one of our activity rooms. Our activity rooms are perfect for baby showers, meetings, and presentations.

Rental Rates

MAIN ROOM  (MON-THURS 8AM-12AM)
$420.00 (6 HOURS) ADDITIONAL HOURS $75.00/HR
MAIN ROOM (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)$920.00 (7 HOURS) ADDITIONAL HOURS $100.00/HR
MEETING ROOM RENTAL WITH MAIN ROOM$85.00 FLAT FEE PER ROOM
MEETING ROOM 1 OR 2 (MON-THURS 8AM-5PM)$26.00/HR MINIMUM 2 HOURS OR $190.00 ALL DAY
MEETING ROOM 1 OR 2 (MON-FRI AFTER 5PM)
(SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 6AM-12AM)
$130.00 MINIMUM 4 HOURS (ADDITIONAL HOURS $25.00/HR)
DAMAGE DEPOSITS (REFUNDABLE IF NO DAMAGE OR EXTRA TRASH)HALF RENTAL RATE UP TO $500.00
SECURITY FOR ALCOHOL RENTALS (REQUIRED)$40.00 Per Hour/ Per Officer    2 CERTIFIED GAINESVILLE OFFICES MINIMUM 
MAIN ROOM (MON-SUN FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION)$70.00/HR
MEETING ROOM 1 OR 2 (NON-PROFIT COINCIDING WITH MAIN ROOM RENTAL)$55.00 FLAT FEE PER ROOM
  • All events must end by Midnight (this includes clean up and renters personal belongings)
  • Main Activity Room rental includes use of kitchen, tables, chairs, stage and microphones at no charge. Audio visual equipment, table clothes and skirts available for a small fee. Staff will set up and break down tables and chairs.
  • Any use of parking lots or outside grounds is $100 per event and must be approved by City Staff
  • If alcohol is served at event, security officers are needed, one per 150 guests at the expense of the renter. $40.00 per hour paid directly to the officers in cash or money order on the day of the event.
  1. Patrick McCage

    Director of Parks and Recreation
    Phone: (940) 668-4530, ext 6001

  2. Zenia Cruz

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: (940) 668-4530, ext 6002

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours 8AM-5PM

Facility Hours 6AM-12AM

dimensions & capacitieS

Main Activity RoomCivic Center Floor Plan
75' x 100'
Seating Capacity:
484 Theater Style
484 Banquet Style

Meeting Room #1
30' x 29' 6"
Seating Capacity:
40 Theater Style
32 Classroom Style

Meeting room #2
24' x 24'
Seating Capacity:
30 Theater Style
24 Classroom Style