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Event rentals at the REACH offer a wide range of room capacities, multi-functional spaces, state of the art technology, and a variety of amenities.

  • WiFi
  • Security
  • Onsite Parking
  • Standard Furniture Set-Ups
  • Event Production Packages
  • Full Service Catering by Occasions Caterers
  • Access to the Nation’s Performing Arts Center
To inquire about renting space at the REACH,
please email us directly at REACHExternalEvents@kennedy-center.org.

Level A Spaces (995 Capacity)

Skylight Pavilion

Standing 425 | Rounds 300 | Theater 260
$6,750 – $18,000
5,000 square feet

A stunningly beautiful, vaulted-ceiling space with expansive views of the river. A great location for special events, receptions, or seated dinners, this space can serve as a public atrium and a great place to view the Potomac during the day. Acoustic plaster ceilings and walls, end grain wooden floor, and multiple glass skylights, offer an experience for lasting memories at the REACH.

Justice Forum

144 fixed Theater Seats
$1,050 – $2,700
2,033 square feet

Intimate lecture hall with capacity for film screenings, panel discussions, presentations, and small ensembles. Seats have a tablet arm for note-taking, large projector screen, and projector to provide audio visual at every location within the space. With cherry wood ceiling, acoustic crinkle natural grey concrete walls, wooden floors, the space is made to capture the presentation style setting.

Room PT-109 (Board Room)

Standing 85 | Rounds 50 | Theater 85 | Classroom 48
$600 – $1,600
1,120 square feet

A great space for meetings, small dinners, workshops, and breakouts for a conference day. The view boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking a reflecting pool outside to the East. Frosted glass is along the entry wall into the space, and can be easily accessible from our main entrance through the Welcome Pavilion.

Kennedy Center REACH Preview Event - Photo by Manda Weaver

Level B Spaces (879 Capacity)

Studio J

Standing 50 | Rounds 48 | Theater 50 | Classroom 48
$675 – $1,700
1,227 square feet

This multi-purpose rehearsal room is complete with ballet barres, permanent mirrors along the wall, and drapery to cover the installed mirror wall. This can be suitable for a green room, rehearsal space, meeting breakout room, or reception or dinner. With windows and natural light, shades can be drawn to limit the view into the space. Studio J is complete with a permanent Marley sprung floor, screen, projector, and audio playback system.

Studio F

Standing 164 | Rounds 104 | Theater 164 | Classroom 84
$1,050 – $2,700
2,018 square feet

Larger than Studio J, the second multi-purpose rehearsal room is complete with ballet barres, permanent mirrors along the wall, and drapery to cover the installed mirror wall. This can be suitable for a green room, rehearsal space, meeting breakout room, or reception or dinner. With windows and natural light, shades can be drawn to limit the view into the space. Studio J is complete with a permanent Marley sprung floor, screen, projector, and audio playback system.

Studio K

Standing 350 | Rounds 250 | Theater 300 | Classroom 144
$3,750 – $10,000
3,754 square feet

The largest multi-purpose room with a viewing balcony containing loose seating, to allow for observation. The space can be used for a variety of events, performances, rehearsals, and conference style theater or break out sessions. The space can be made dark with the use of curtains located on all four walls, including a permanent lighting, audio, and video system. The distinctive cerulean blue stained concrete ceiling, acoustic crinkle natural grey concrete walls, and dark stained wooden floor provide a space that can be transformed and used for any occasion.

River Pavilion

Standing 268 | Rounds 110 | Theater 148
Pricing available upon request.
2,166 square feet

With a flexible interior and exterior space, complete with a café, located along the south end of the Kennedy Center’s campus. This space offers brilliant views of the Potomac River and new pedestrian bridge across Rock Creek Parkway. A wall of windows facing both east and west offer a bright and warm space season round. To the West, the view of the Potomac River, and to the East, the view of the south Reflecting Pool and Presidential Grove of Ginkgo trees.

Photo of the exterior of the River Pavilion at sunset

Photos by Manda Weaver and Elman Studio.

To inquire about renting space at the REACH, 
please email us directly at REACHExternalEvents@kennedy-center.org.

David M. Rubenstein
Cornerstone of the REACH