Brenau Event Services


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

Historic Campus
500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville

Nestled near Lake Lanier and the North Georgia mountains, the Brenau University historic campus offers a wide range of meeting venues including classrooms, dance studios, theater spaces and dining rooms. Concerts may be held indoors in one of our theaters, outside at the 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 and perched on the edge of Gainesville’s bustling downtown square within walking distance of several fine hotels and restaurants, the Brenau Downtown Center features nearly 4,500 square feet of meeting and ballroom space. The 300-seat Theatre on the Square completes the facility with its intimate setting for conferences, performances and special lectures.

For availability and rates call 770-534-8420 or email

Brenau Catering is our exclusive in-house caterer. Contact catering at  770-538-4600 or and visit for menu ideas.

Alcoholic beverage catering must be provided by Scott’s Downtown by contacting Kay Scott at 770-536-1111,

General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100