Event Rentals

Let Us Set the Stage for You to Make Memories

The Center is Dallas’ premier location for performances and special occasions, from parties and intimate gatherings to galas and grand exhibitions.

Find your perfect location

The Center’s 10-acre campus in the heart of the Dallas Arts District is the ideal setting for celebrations, receptions, conferences, meetings, shows — or any experience that brings people together in community.

From small spaces to grand stages, you’ll find just the right space at the Winspear Opera House, Wyly Theatre, Sammons Park or Strauss Square. And all of our spaces offer amazing flexibility — so you can build the ambience you need for any occasion.

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Winspear Opera House

With two performance chambers and an expansive lobby for special events, this versatile venue offers an array of extraordinary guest experiences. Spaces to consider include:

  • Margaret McDermott Performance Hall
  • Nancy B. Hamon Hall
  • C. Vincent Prothro Lobby
  •  Box Circle Landing
  •  Skyline Terrace

Wyly Theatre

The Wyly Theatre’s flexibility allows it to host a wide range of classical and experimental drama; dance and musical productions; and world-renowned vocalists and dance troupes. Unique spaces throughout the many levels of the building provide a variety of dramatic areas to host special events:

  • Potter Rose Performance Hall
  • Studio Theatre & Patron Lounge
  • Wyly Theatre Lobby
  • Rehearsal Hall and Bess & Ted Enloe Terrace
  • Mark and Barbara Thomas Lemmon Rooftop Terrace & Diane and Hal Brierley Sky Lounge

Strauss Square

With a sweeping lawn, patios, room for lawn and chair seating, and the expansive main stage, Strauss Square is the perfect place to invite 2,000 of your closest friends and family for larger-than-life events that demand an open-air setting on a grand scale.

What do you want to know?

Cost is dependent on your event needs. Creating an estimate requires knowing your timeline, complete technical needs and desired services. Please submit a rental request form for Private Rental or Ticketed Rental for more information.

Our rentals include access to our space, tables and chairs designated to that space, and basic lighting and audio needs. Please contact us for a detailed estimate.

You are welcome to bring your own furniture and décor in order to achieve your vision for the event. An event manager will be assigned to your event and can assist with vendor deliveries.

Prohibited items include but are not limited to:

  • Open flames
  • Helium Balloons
  • Adhesive tape on floor or glass