Multifaceted event options
Whether you’re looking for space for 2 or 200, Drake Performance and Event Center can offer it to you. From symposiums, to trade shows, to banquets, and committee meetings, Drake Performance and Event Center’s facilities are here to meet your needs. Our facilities include two theatres (a 600 seat proscenium arch theatre and a 275 seat black box theatre), a spacious lobby with a panoramic view of the Olentangy River, river-view glass break out spaces, and a large first-floor space adjacent to outdoor areas. Along the river, the Drake offers patios for picnics and tailgates, all within quick walking distance to Ohio Stadium and central campus.
- Within walking distance to Ohio Stadium and central campus locations
- Stunning views of the Olentangy River
- Outdoor as well as indoor event facilities
Dining and catering
You are welcome to use your licensed and insured caterer of choice. The building's alcohol License held by Levy Restaurants.
- Accommodates over 1,000 guests
- Alcohol service permitted
- Indoor event facility
- Meeting room
- Reception area
- Nearby parking