Brenau Event Services


We regret that Brenau University Event Services is not currently accepting requests for events from external groups. Our focus is on providing a safe, healthy environment for our students, faculty and staff during this unprecedented time. Please email with any questions. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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 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. Meals are served in a centrally-located dining hall. Brenau also offers an 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, 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. all within walking distance to several fine hotels and restaurants.47458_10151280083437359_1354323630_n

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Brenau Catering is our exclusive in-house caterer.

Please note that external bookings should be requested at least six weeks in advance.  

770-538-4600 or

Alcoholic beverage service must be provided by a caterer with an alcoholic beverage catering license within the City of Gainesville, GA. 

Contact us at or call 770-534-8420