Hold your next event at Groundswell. Enjoy our open, airy, modern space in the up-and-coming Kingston Village neighborhood just west of downtown.
You can choose from our cafe space, the large event space next door to the cafe, or open up the divider wall and use both spaces. All of the furniture is easily movable, so we can modify the space to fit just about any kind of event.
Events We Host
Groundswell is an ideal venue for a wide variety of events, including:
- Community group meetings
- Corporate events and training
- Class presentations
- Graduation parties
- Family reunions
- Church gatherings
- Holiday parties
- Concerts, recitals, and other performances
Your rental of the cafe space includes use of:
- Full kitchen with a sink, oven, stove, and refrigerator
- Projector with screen
- Surround sound system, including a sound board and microphones
- Lighting technology
- Tables and chairs
- Stage area
In the cafe space, you’ll have room for:
- Standing: 200 people
- Seated: 120 people
- Tables: 80 people
Here are the hours that Groundswell is available to rent:
Mondays – Before 8 AM or after 5 PM
Tuesdays – Before 8 AM or after 5 PM
Wednesdays – Before 8 AM or after 5 PM
Thursdays – Before 8 AM or after 5 PM
Fridays – Before 8 AM or after 5 PM
Saturdays – All day
Sundays – After 12 PM
Cafe: To rent the cafe space for private event, you’ll pay a $30 non-refundable reservation fee, plus $60 per hour (2-hour minimum). To rent the space for a concert or other performance where you’re charging for tickets, you’ll pay a $30 non-refundable reservation fee, plus 50 percent of profits from admittance/tickets to your event.
Large Event Space: To rent our large event space, you’ll pay a $75 non-refundable reservation fee, plus $150 per hour (2-hour minimum).
Both Cafe and Large Event Space: To rent both the cafe and the large event space next door, you’ll pay a $100 non-refundable reservation fee, plus $200 per hour (2-hour minimum). For Saturday events, to have the space for the entire day, you’ll pay $1,200 in May-October or $800 in November-April.
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