Weddings & Events

Weddings
With the high ceiling Great Court, acoustically-perfect Cable Recital Hall, full service catering kitchen, bar amenities, on-site parking, elevators, and a staff that aims to please, our location is perfectly suited to turn wedding dreams into a wonderful reality. You and your party can be assured that The Cultural Center for the Arts is where magic can happen. Photo by Genevieve Nisly Photography
Corporate & Special Events
Whether you are looking for a space to host an intimate gathering or a spacious area to let loose, you can rest assured that our facility can fit your needs!
Celebrations
The Cultural Center provides a unique ability for our guests to hold their ceremony and reception in the same facility. Cable Recital Hall allows you to have 220 of your closest relatives and friends witness your union. Afterwords a few steps will bring you into the Great Court where our 14,000 square foot room, with the Pegasus fountain, will host upwards of 400 guests!
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THE

VENUE

GREAT COURT

The Great Court is for couples who have an eye for style and is sure to be a sublime backdrop and stage for your special day. Up to 400 guests for seated dinner and up to 450 guests for cocktail reception or theatre style-seating. The 14,000 square foot space features a Pegasus Sculpture and fountain, adding that unique touch to your event!

  • Forty-Three (43) 60″ round tables and 280 chairs (Additional chairs can be obtained from a rental)
  • Staging/risers if applicable up to 24X20
  • Three (3) – 80” HD TV Screens capable of streaming video, and slide show.
  • Event Lighting
  • Fourteen (14) 32” Round High Tops
  • One (1) Portable bar setup with bartender
  • Tear down of venue’s furnishings
  • Event Manager on-site
  • Security
  • Janitorial services during event

CABLE RECITAL HALL

Cable Recital Hall located off of the Great Court offers an intimate setting for weddings, a great space for showers and parties or a fantastic stage and acoustics for recitals. Cable Hall seats 220 people auditorium seating or 144 people at tables for an elegant all-inclusive rental or as a separate rental price.

  • Eighteen (18) 60″ round tables and 160 chairs
  • Fourteen (14) 32” Round High Tops
  • One (1) Portable bar setup with bartender
  • Event Lighting
  • Tear down of venue’s furnishings
  • Event Manager on-site
  • Security
  • Janitorial services during event

PLAZA

Located in the heart of downtown Canton, the Cultural Center Plaza offers a unique setting for all your events. The 200 sq. ft. Plaza can host up to 250 guests for seated dinner and up to 300 guests for cocktail reception or theatre-style seating.

  • Thirty (30) 60″ round tables and 240 chairs
  • Fourteen (14) 32” Round High Tops 
  • One (1) Portable bar setup & bartender with temporary license
  • Event Lighting
  • Tear down of venue’s furnishings
  • Event Manager on-site
  • Security
  • Janitorial services during event

Complementary Amenities

Cultural Center Bridal Suite

BRIDAL SUITE

Adjacent to Cable Recital Hall is our newly created dressing room that provides privacy and all the tools to make your day memorable, with its state of the art mirrors that adjust to any setting for daylight, office or evening and is fully climate controlled.

  • Hair/Makeup table
  • Chairs
  • Full-length and tabletop lighted mirrors 
  • Wardrobe
  • Hanging Hooks

CATERING KITCHEN

Located behind Cable Recital Hall, this catering kitchen is designed for serving and heating pre-prepared food. We ask that your catering company supply dish soap and towels. The kitchen must be cleaned after use, or an additional charge of $50.00 will be applied to billing for clean up. Caterers must have a catering license on file with the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts 60 days before the event.

  • Warming ovens
  • Limited capacity dishwasher
  • Garbage disposal
  • Two (2) prep tables
  • Two (2) large sinks
  • Microwave
  • Limited 110 volt outlets
  • One (1) Blodgett oven (two (2) decks)
  • One (1) commercial gas stove with oven
  • One (1) refrigerator (no freezer)

BAR SERVICE &

BEVERAGES

The Cultural Center for the Arts is a licensed Agent of the State and therefore solely responsible for ALL liquor sold or distributed in and on the Cultural Center for the Arts premises.

No alcoholic beverages of any kind may be brought into the Cultural Center.

Bars have a five (5) hour time limit with a last call – shut down of one (1) hour prior to event end time.

When purchasing alcohol from the Cultural Center, orders must be paid in full before the order will be placed.

Requests for liquor/beverages not listed below will incur the full charge for items ordered for your event.

All liquor requests must be made and paid thirty (30) days before your event.

The per person price applies to every guest in attendance because the bar includes staffing as well as soda and water for everyone to enjoy.

SIGNATURE BAR

Wine (PICK 2)

Mondavi Chardonnay
Mondavi Cabernet
Mondavi Moscato

Beer (PICK 2)

Miller
Miller Lite
Budweiser
Budweiser Lite

Liquor

Old Crow Bourbon
Paramont Gin
Kamatchka Vodka
Queen Anne Scotch
Ron Rico Rum
Canadian Club Whiskey

PREMIUM BAR

Wine (PICK 2)

Clos Dubois Chardonnay
Luis Martini Cabernet
Mondavi Moscato

Beer (PICK 2)

Miller
Miller Lite
Budweiser
Budweiser Lite

Liquor

Knob Creek Bourbon
Tanqueray Gin
Absolut Vodka
Johnny Walker Black Label
Bacardi Rum
Canadian Club Twelve Year-
Old Whiskey

RECOMMENDED

VENDORS

We proudly work with the top professionals in the industry. 
We have worked with these teams extensively and they share our commitment to excellence.

CATERING
The Canton Cultural Center for the Arts has a list of preferred caterers that we would highly recommend you use for your event. This list of caterers offers a large section of cuisines, variety of pricing options and have outstanding customer service.

AA Executive Catering, Inc.​

5211 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, Ohio 44708
330-477-8588

Charlie Brown's Catering

828 Erie St S
Massillion, Ohio 44646
330-832-5400

Old Carolina Barbecue

4710 Everhard Rd NW
Canton, OH 44718
330-499-3080

Robert J. Events & Catering

815 E. Tallmadge Ave.
Akron, Ohio 44310
330-724-2211

Santangelo's Catering​

3228 11th St SW
Canton, OH 44710
330-456-1556

LIGHTING & ENTERTAINMENT

GC Productions

Event production company
gcproductionsltd@gmail.com
330-992-9335

Russell Sound Lab

8811 Cleveland Ave
North Canton, Ohio 44720
330-494-9317

FLORAL & DECOR

Cathy Cowgill Flowers

Florist
4315 Hills and Dales Rd NW
Canton, Ohio 44708
330-478-1599

Personal Touch

Wedding Service
3615 Progress St NE
Canton, Ohio 44705
330-453-3311

 
RENTALS

Canton Chair Rental

Party equipment rental service
4850 Southway St SW
Canton, Ohio
330-477-7719

Sully's Tool & Party Rental

Party equipment rental service
337 Fortuna Dr
Akron, Ohio 44312
330-645-0555

Miller's Party Rental​

Party equipment rental service
869 W Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH 44314
330-753-9104

SUGGESTED

TIMELINE

24 TO 4 MONTHS BEFORE

60 DAYS BEFORE

30 DAYS BEFORE

14 DAYS BEFORE

AVAILABILITY &

BOOKING

Tours

If you would like to set up a time to tour the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts and discuss your event further with a staff member, we would invite you to schedule a visit! Tours must be scheduled in advance by contacting our offices at 330-452-4096 or email at krussell@artsinstark.com.

Booking

To confirm your date, a signed contract along with the required deposit of 50% of the total rental fee must be provided to the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts to book a date. Bookings will be taken no more than 24 months in advance, and all dates are subject to availability.
The calendar and form below is for inquiring ONLY and does not confirm or guarantee your date until it is confirmed, contract signed and deposit received.

Deposits

After the initial deposit of 50% of the rental fee is paid, the total balance is due THIRTY (30) Business Days prior to your event. This is payable by Credit Card or Check. For events with food or bar, a $250 security deposit will be added. This will be returned after the event if cleaning occurred, deadlines met and guidelines followed properly.

CURRENT AVAILABILITY & DATE INQUIRY
Below please view the current availability at the Cultural Center for events in our
Great Court, Cable Recital Hall and Plaza. 

If you wish to inquire about a date or put a temporary hold on it, please select the date(s) and submit the form below completely, including relevant details about the type and size of event you are hosting. Submitting this form does NOT guarantee a booking. A member of our events team will reach out to you promptly to review your request, answer any questions you may have and book your event, if possible. 

NOTE: We do our very best to keep this calendar as up to date as possible, usually every 24-48 hours as new events are booked but please be aware that there are no guarantees that the dates that show as available are open.

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