Rentals & Tech Specifications

Rentals & Tech Specifications

For May Pavilion and Palace Theatre rental rates, availability and conditions as well as bar package information, please contact the Facility Use Coordinator at or (740) 383-2101.

Please note:

  • The PCAA holds a liquor license and alcohol must be purchased through the PCAA. No outside liquor allowed.
  • The PCAA allows renters to select the licensed caterer of their choice.



Marion’s premiere event facility at the Marion Palace Theatre serving your special event needs:

  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Award Banquets
  • Corporate Meetings and Parties
  • Conventions
  • School Dances
  • Holiday Parties
  • Class Reunions
  • Fundraising Events


Pavilion Amenities
  • Seating for 350+
  • Convenient, free parking
  • Qualified, competent staff
  • A conveniently located serving kitchen
  • Elevator access to the Mezzanine
  • Accessible rest room facilities
  • Sound system
  • Projection equipment
  • Wi-Fi
  • Special effects lighting
  • Portable staging
  • Loading dock
  • Coat room
  • Three-sided, lighted marquee – A personalized message to promote your event


Distinctive sophistication, with elements of Moorish influence that tie the Pavilion to the one-of-a-kind beauty of the historic Palace Theatre’s architecture, creates the perfect atmosphere for any gathering. Let this unique space make your event memorable for all who attend.


The elegant interior features velvet drapes laden with gold stars, granite counters, beautifully tiled and carpeted floors, and a grand staircase to the mezzanine overlooking the activities on the main floor. These distinctive touches will make a remarkable first and long lasting impression on your guests.


With over 15,300 square feet of space, the May Pavilion offers plenty of options for seating design. Whether a theatrical production, business lecture, break-out work sessions, or a full scale catered dinner, this space offers versatility at an affordable price.

Customer Service

From inception to execution, the Pavilion Event Coordinator will assist you with all your needs. With a detailed visual display of available options, the Event Coordinator will provide you with a thorough list of resources to help with every element of your event.


The May Pavilion provides not only a beautiful setting but also the functionality necessary to meet the practical needs of your event. Let our qualified, competent staff personally assist you to achieve the outcome you desire for your special occasion, leaving a lasting impression on your guests.


The Pavilion is available to all corporations, groups, and organizations. The space can be adapted for meetings and social gatherings as well as for performances and lectures. With 2 catering kitchens, 4 rest rooms, an elevator, and up-to-date technology, this space is sure to satisfy your meeting needs.