Cultural Arts Village | Wedding & Event Rentals

Sorry, no pets allowed.The Cultural Arts Village is available for rental for groups of all sizes. From weddings and receptions to meetings and corporate events, the Dugas Pavilion and Village Green offer a spectacular outdoor setting to host events.

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Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Cultural Arts Village Venue Rental Rates

  • 1 – 100 Guests | $500 per day
  • 101 – 250 Guests | $1,000 per day
  • 251 – 500 Guests | $1,500 per day
  • 501 – 2,000 Guests | $3,000 per day*
  • 2,001 – 4,000 Guests | $5,000 per day*

*For commercial ticketed events, the rental rate will be 5% of ticket sales or rate quoted above, whichever is higher.

A refundable security deposit of $500 is due upon execution of rental agreement.

The property is to be left in the same condition it is found, free of any trash, tents, chairs, etc. Otherwise, the $500 will be kept for clean-up expenses.

Deposit will also be kept if event is canceled with less than a one month notice.

Rental of venue includes power, water, utilities, access to bathhouse, and parking in the grass next to the venue. NOT INCLUDED: Lighting equipment, sound system and equipment, power cords, chairs, tables and tents.

Parking is allowed at Grace Lutheran Church with coordination and a recommended donation of $500.

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation events take priority for use of the venue. The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation reserves the right to refuse an event for any reason.

Non-profit rates may be available upon request. Prices quoted above are subject to change.

By The Numbers

  • 6.76 acre event lawn with 79,547 square feet of highly-flexible space for seating, tents, and more
  • MKAF1,600 square foot covered stage with ramp access
  • 1,924 square foot bathroom facility with access ramp for persons with disabilities
  • 168 on-site parking spaces (access to additional 309 shared parking spaces)
  • Bus/shuttle loop for easy drop off and pick up of guests
  • Surrounded by 44.94 acres of pristine forest and wetlands

Groups Of All Sizes

  • Comfortably accommodate audiences up to 5,000 on lawn
  • Seating for 5,200 people theater-style
  • Seating for 4,200 people banquet-style (rounds or banquet tables)

MKAF offers a list of preferred vendors for tables, tents, catering and decor to create a one-of-a-kind, memorable experience for your group.

Venue Leasing
Call 850.650.2226 for rates and information.
Or Email Elizabeth Spies.