PRIVATE USE FAQs

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How much does it cost?
Holding a private event in the Parthenon is a benefit of an Olympian membership ($4,000) in The Conservancy. The Nike membership ($2,500) may hold a daytime event on a Monday. All memberships are 100% tax-deductible.

How many guests can the Parthenon accommodate?
Indoor theater-style seated (such as wedding): 200
Indoor seated dinner: 350
Outdoor plaza: 300
Standing, Mix & Mingle Reception: 400

May I hire my own caterer?
We have a preferred list of vendors from which you may choose.

Does the Parthenon provide equipment?
No. You will need to rent tables, chairs, linens, tents, etc. from an outside vendor; there are several on our list who can provide a variety of styles.

What are the event hours at the Parthenon?
Load in for service personnel can begin at 4:30 pm.
Arrival for guests may begin as early as 6:30 pm.

Does the Parthenon have heating and air?
Yes, a central air system is throughout the building. Please be aware that external temperature extremes are reflected in the Naos and Treasury rooms.

Is the Parthenon handicapped accessible?
Yes, but outdoor porches and the plaza are not.