Special Events

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation offers unique event venues perfect for any occasion!Whether you are planning an intimate party or a large gathering, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation can help make your next event a success. We operate various venues across St. Louis’ Grand Center Arts District that are customizable and capable of meeting all of your needs!

Hosting your event at one of our venues means you will get to enjoy striking views of the vibrant Grand Center Arts District. Being in the epicenter of the arts, your guests will be surrounded by creativity and fun that only enhances the festivities. We take pride in our exciting, growing neighborhood, that’s why when you book your special event through the Kranzberg Arts Foundation, you are helping to support our thriving arts community.

Plan Your Event w/ our team

Our one-of-a-kind rental spaces are sought after for a range of celebrations and special events, including:

Weddings – From showers and rehearsals to ceremonies and receptions, the Kranzberg Arts Foundation can accommodate all of your wedding event needs!

Private events – We host a variety of parties, showers, galas, and fundraisers for groups of all sizes!

Corporate meetings – Use our venue to get down to business at your convention or workshop, or take a much-needed break at your work party, awards ceremony, or company retreat!

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation can help you pull off the perfect gathering—no matter what size guest list you need to accommodate. From party rooms to grand halls, our venues offer a gorgeous space you can personalize for all types of functions.

We not only provide exquisite venues, but our talented team can also assist you in your event planning down to the last detail! We offer a carefully curated list of caterers, florists, photographers, audio/visual equipment providers, musicians, DJs, transportation, and more, so you don’t have to worry about any aspect.

Our Venues

Begin planning your special occasion at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation in St. Louis. We can help you create an unforgettable experience for your guests!

The Urban Ballroom


A fourth-floor, private event space with full-service catering options by David Kirkland Catering. The Urban Ballroom features panoramic views of downtown St. Louis, and a customizable layout. A perfect venue for any event up to 450 people.

Capacity Seated: 250 | Cocktail Reception: 350
Dimensions 3700 sq ft x 13 ft H
Price Mon-Thurs: $2,500 | Fri-Sun $3,500

Sally’s Rooftop Garden & Terrace


A private rooftop event space and food garden with extraordinary views of St. Louis. The garden, run by Urban Harvest STL provides an ideal backdrop for your next event.

Capacity Theatre Reception: 200 | Cocktail Reception 150
Dimensions 28 ft W x 76 ft L
Price Mon-Thurs: $1,000 | Fri-Sun $2,000

Sophie’s Artist Lounge 

A meeting place for artists, resident arts organizations, and patrons of the arts.

Capacity Cocktail Reception: 50 guests
Dimensions 20 ft W x 61 ft L x 12 ft H
Price Sun-Tues: $1,500

Listening Room

High Low

A Literary Arts Cafe dedicated to the freedom of expression through spoken and written word.

Capacity Seated: 60 | Cocktail Reception: 125
Dimensions 30.7 ft W x 46 ft L
Price Mon-Thurs: $900 | Fri-Sun: $1,200

The Grand Hall

The Grandel

A beautiful private event venue with cathedral ceilings, stain glass windows, and beautiful hardwood floors. The Grand Hall is perfect for events for 50-200 people.

Capacity Seated: 130 | Cocktail Reception: 200
Dimensions 35 ft W x 60 ft L x 18 ft H
Price Mon-Thurs: $650 | Fri-Sun $1,500

The Big Top

Home to Circus Flora

Located at 3401 Washington Boulevard, The Big Top is a multi-use arts venue opened in 2018. Featuring the 1,200 person Big Top, a private VIP Tent, and a concessions tent, the site is available from March through October.

Capacity Seated: 700 | Cocktail Reception: 1,600
Dimensions 12,200 sq ft
Price Mon-Thurs: $14,500 | Fri-Sun $16,000

The Lounge


Capacity Seated: 42 | Cocktail Reception: 100
Dimensions 20 ft W x 61 ft L x 12 ft H
Price Mon – Thurs: $500   Fri. – Sunday $1,000


Rental Inquiry Form

Thank you for your interest in hosting your next event with us. Tell us more about the event you are interested in hosting, and our Director of Special Events will be in touch!

For more information, please contact Director of Special Events – Becky Hale:

Becky Hale
Director of Special Events

(314) 549-9990 ext. 103



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