The Fawcett Center at Ohio State University

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Valet parking

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Starting at $5,947 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $5k for 50 Guests
Starting at $5k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 500

Starting price

5K$ to start


Alumni Lounge
Conference Theatre
Outdoor Patio


Event Center


Your wedding day should be blissful, beautiful, and most of all, worry-free. The Fawcett Event Center at Ohio State University sets the mood for romance with reception facilities for up to 250, beautiful outdoor spaces and outstanding catered specialties. With the assistance of a professional wedding coordinator, they can create the day of your dreams - from an Ohio State Buckeyes theme to a romantic fairy-tale world - all while working with your individual tastes and visions. After you tie the knot, take advantage of the gorgeous property for your first photos as a married couple. Then join your loved ones for a reception you’ll never forget. Inside, exposed brick and fun lighting create an ambiance that is ideal for your wedding day. Imagine tables of festive food and decorations as you transform the space into the wedding you’ve dreamed about for years. Gather your loved ones for an unforgettable wedding at The Fawcett Center at Ohio State University.

Venue Notes

We offer 3 packages starting at $70 per person for a minimum of 100 guests. Each package includes a dinner, hors d' oeuvres, a bar, room rental, a professional coordinator, and more. We can also completely customize your event to fit your budget and style. Please note there may be limited availability on Saturdays during football season. Ballroom reception rental includes the use of our outdoor patio.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Champagne toast
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors only- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by 11:00PM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- No smoking- Venue must approve all decorations