Event Services – Rent Brenau Facilities


Brenau University provides northeast Georgia with many unique venue options in the heart of historic Gainesville for social and business events of all sizes. Our staff is committed to ensuring a smooth and memorable conference, concert, production, party, or summer camp experience. 

Historic Campus
500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville

Conveniently located just minutes from Lake Lanier and the North Georgia mountains, the Brenau University historic campus offers a wide range of meeting venues including classrooms, dance studios and theater spaces. Music performances may be held indoors in one of our theaters, outside in our amphitheater, or on our spacious front lawn. Air-conditioned dormitories and house-style lodging is available for summer programs, as well as meals in a centrally-located dining hall and access to indoor pool and gymnasium.

Brenau Downtown Center & Theatre on the Square Brenau University Downtown Center Signage
301 Main St. SW, Gainesville

Only a few blocks from the historic campus, the Brenau Downtown Center features nearly 4,500 square feet of meeting and ballroom space in addition to an executive boardroom.  The Downtown Center provides a comfortable venue for a wide variety of social and business events.  A 300-seat theater completes the facility with its intimate setting for lectures or performances. The Brenau Downtown Center is perched on the edge of Gainesville, Georgia’s bustling downtown square and is within walking distance of several fine hotels and restaurants.

47458_10151280083437359_1354323630_nFor availability and rates call 770-534-8420

Vicki Wineland
Director of Event Marketing
770-297-5454 / vwineland1@brenau.edu

Danielle Miller
Director of Event Services
770-297-5456 / ddifede@brenau.edu

Brenau Catering is our exclusive in-house caterer. Contact Leigh at  770-538-4600 or brenaucatering@brenau.edu and visit brenau.catertrax.com for menu ideas.

Any alcoholic beverage catering must be provided by Scott’s Downtown by contacting Kay Scott at 770-536-1111, scottsonthesquare.com.

General inquiries: info@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions: admissions@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100
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