The Center Cincinnati

The Center is an event venue in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Located on the second floor of a building looking out on Government Square, this space is large at 15,000 square feet. There is seating for up to 300 guests. This expansive space has high ceilings, hardwood floors and neutral colored walls with large picture windows, one of which looks on to Fountain Square.

exterior of The Center
One of The Center’s large windows (this one above the downtown Currito)

Pricing and Option Services

The Center is on the affordable side especially for a downtown space, with Saturday rentals starting at $2,000, and $4,000 during peak season. This gets you a four hour reception, with three additional hours to be split between setup and tear down. Additional hours are $700, and bridal suite is available for $300. Included with your rental is an event coordinator and tables and chairs.

Wedding set up inside The Center, Cincinnati
Interior showing the standard tables and chair provided with a rental

The Center has five preferred catering options to choose from. No parking is available onsite, but hundreds of spots are available nearby in parking garages such as Fountain Square’s. Hundreds of hotel rooms are available within a couple blocks.

Wedding ceremony inside the Center, with chiavari chairs
The Center is large enough to have a portion of the room set up for a ceremony and the rest ready for the reception

Similar Venues

The View at Mt. Adams – Mount Adams. Modern receptions hall with views of downtown

The Penthaus Event Space – Over-the-Rhine. Historic space just outside of downtown.


The Center Website

115 East Fifth Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202