Rent The Dairy Barn

The Dairy Barn Arts Center Rental Guide

The Dairy Barn Arts Center has four spaces for events rentals of all different capacities and sizes! We offer over 10,000 square feet of versatile indoor space and several acres of outdoor space that can be configured in a variety of different options to suit your needs. Our spaces are beautiful, affordable and perfect for:

      • Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
      • Baby & Bridal Showers
      • Birthday & Graduation Parties
      • Business meetings, seminars and trainings
      • Proms
      • 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 Sauber 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!

Sauber Gallery Photos

Sauber Gallery Saturday Availability 2019

April 20
May 4

The AEP Performing Arts Center -2nd 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 an event.  This space can even separate into two smaller rooms to suit your needs. The AEP Wing acts as our main wedding reception room, but is also perfect for parties, meetings and performances.

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

Loft Space Photos


AEP Wing Saturday Availability 2018

September 1
November 3 & 17
December 15

AEP Wing Saturday Availability 2019

January- March
April 20
May 4
June 29-August 24
September 7
October 5
October 12
October 26- November 23
December 14-28

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. The Grounds also provide beautiful spots for outside wedding ceremonies.

Outside Grounds Photos

Brand new! Community Room and Outside Patio

Our newest rental spaces- each can fit up to 50 people. These spaces are on the first level of the Barn and are great for smaller events such as baby showers and birthday parties!


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

      • 150 white resin padded chairs
      • 25 60″ round tables (6-8 people)
      • 10  6′ Rectangular Tables (4-6 people)
      • 1  Podium
      • Wireless internet
      • Wood Pedestals
      • Sound System with Microphones

These items/services are available at an additional charge:

      • Full Bar Service
      • Brand new Catering Kitchen

*None of our equipment is permitted outside the building.

Please contact the Events Manager at The Barn for additional information, pricing, and availability.

      • 740-592-4981


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.

Click here to view our 2018 Beverage Service.

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