Meeting Space

Rental Space

Below are layouts of the main the SWVA Marketplace gallery space with available areas to rent labeled. There are also three boardrooms on the floor below which are available for rent.

Rental Fees & Capacities

Click on the links for the rooms below for photos and more information:


The SWVA Cafe & Mountain Brew Bar features food from local sources. It’s the perfect place to stop for lunch.

Rental Information:
  • Rental Fee: $75/hr (min 2 hours)
  • Maximum Capacity: 75 persons
Bill Shelton Board Room

A small space perfect for office meetings or gatherings.

Rental Information:
  • Rental Fee: $25 per hour (min 2 hours)
Southwest Virginia Board Room

A large space perfect for board meetings or group get-togethers.

Rental Information:
  • Rental Fee: $50 per hour (min 2 hours)
  • Maximum Capacity: 75 persons
Performance Area

Experience a concert by one of Southwest Virginia’s old time or bluegrass bands in the SWVA Cultural Center’s heart-stopping performance space. It’s the perfect place for that special event you’ve been planning – a wedding, reception, reunion or company  meeting. Enjoy catering by our outstanding restaurant staff in an architecturally beautiful place surrounded by mountain vistas.

Rental Information:
  • Upper Level, Middle Section with Stage, Mountain Brew Bar and Café
  • Rental Fee: $2000 (4 hours)
  • $500 per additional hour
  • Maximum Capacity: 250 persons
  • Only available after 3pm
Entire SWVA Cultural Center Facility & Amphitheater
  • Performance Area + Cafe Area + Mountain Brew Bar + Board Room I, II, & III + Amphitheater
  • $2,500 (available only after 3 p.m. – no hour minimum)
  • 300 persons
  • $100 per hour (2 hour minimum)
  • 300 persons
Tent Rentals
  • 10×10 Outdoor Tent
  • $10 per hour (2 hours minimum)
  • 5 Tents Available


Available for private events after hours! We offer both in-house and off-site catering.

Call (276) 492-2400 for more information.

Catering Menu


Leah Kidd
Sales & Events Coordinator
SWVA Cultural Center

SWVA Cultural Center Events

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