The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Art Center




Located conveniently in the heart of downtown Lexington, The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center provides a multitude of beautiful and unique spaces to cater to a huge variety of wedding types and sizes. Originally built as a movie house, the Lyric opened at the corner of Third and Deweese Street (now Elm Tree Lane) in Lexington. It quickly became a cultural icon and today reflects the vibrancy, uniqueness, and grandeur of its original time. Also referred to as the Multipurpose Room, The Deweese Street Community Room features large windows and wood flooring, creating the perfect backdrop to your celebration. With elegant lighting and simple design, the space can be transformed into the wedding if your dreams. As an outdoor option, the Courtyard provides a comfortable, enclosed outdoor atmosphere for your celebration. Gather your loved ones in this historic space and toast to forever at The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Art Center.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $250 for 2 hours and $125/hr per each additional hour for a reception. The set up fee for a ceremony is $250 for a 2-hour minimum. A deposit is required for all event bookings.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Art Center is estimated at between $1,550 and $3,455 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM