Rent The Dairy Barn

dairybarn_food_headerThe Dairy Barn Arts Center Rental Guide

You can rent The Dairy Barn!

We have several spaces and combinations of services available for events rentals.  We offer 10,000 square feet of versatile indoor space and several acres of space outdoors that can be configured in variety of different options to suit your needs.  Our spaces are beautiful, affordable and perfect for:

      • Civic and Professional Organizations
      • Meetings, Seminars, Classes, and Business Receptions
      • Exhibitions and Performances
      • Weddings and Receptions
      • Bar Mitzvahs & Bat Mitzvahs
      • Retirement Parties
      • Proms and many other life events.

 Our spaces available for rent include:

Other information:

Our rates are affordable and the location can’t be beat for convenience. We also feature WiFi and a full bar service!

The Gallery:

The Sauber Gallery has over 5,000 square feet of exhibition or event space and can accommodate as many as 250 people with room for dining and dancing.  This space is only available a few times per year so inquire early to book your event!

Click Here to see a floor plan of the Sauber Gallery

Photos of the Sauber Gallery space

Sauber Gallery Saturday Availability 2017

May 6

The AEP Performing Arts Center -2nd floor Loft

The second floor “loft”

The AEP Performing Arts Center wing of the Barn has about 2,100 square feet that can comfortably accommodate as many as 150 guests for your event.  This space can even separate into two smaller rooms to suit your needs.  Perfect for parties, meetings and performances, this space is available almost year round on weekends.

**Flooring in the AEP room has been updated to brand new wood floors.**

Click Here to see a floor plan of the Loft Space

Loft Space Photos

AEP Wing Saturday Availability 2017

May 6

June 17 and 24

July 1, 8 and 15

August 5

September 23

October 28

November 4, 11 and 18

December 16, 23 and 30

The Grounds

The Dairy Barn is nestled into the surrounding hills to boast an absolutely beautiful landscape.  Just minutes from uptown, but with a country feel, the Barn has large front and back lawn spaces perfect for an event tent.

Photos of Our Grounds

Art Classrooms

We have two fully equipped art education rooms available for classes or unique parties.  Additional supplies and instructors can be arranged.  A data line is available for internet access.

Contact our Event Coordinator with questions or to book your event at the Barn!

Click here to see a copy of the rental contract. Once completed, please return it to

As part of our rental fee, we make available the following items for your event:

      • 150 white resin padded chairs
      • 25 60″ round tables (6-8 people)
      • 10  6′ Rectangular Tables (4-6 people)
      • 1  Podium
      • Wired and wireless internet
      • Pedestals of various sizes and shapes
      • Sound System with Microphones
      • Wire Racks
    • Available in May of 2017
      • Brand new Catering Kitchen

These items/services are available at an additional charge:

      • Full Bar Service
      • Table Cloths (Black) to cover 72 inch rounds
      • Security Staff

*None of our equipment is permitted outside the building.

Please contact the Event Coordinator at The Barn for additional information, pricing, and availability.

To assist you in your event planning, below is a list of services for your event.


The Athens, Ohio website offers a great list of lodging accommodations.


The Dairy Barn allows any caterer to come and serve for your event.

Click here for a list of restaurants that cater in the area.


Contact the Dairy Barn for a current list of area DJs, musicians and bands for your event.

Bar Service

Contact the Dairy Barn regarding the latest options available for your event.  We work to have a mix of local and fine beers and wines for events.  We are a Liquor licensed (except No Sunday Privileges) facility, so no outside liquor is allowed.

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