If you would like to utilize any of our facilities for your event, please review the information on this page before contacting our Facility Rentals Manager.


ArtReach Space

Located in the south hallway off the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium, the ArtReach Space features the work of young students engaged in education and outreach endeavors under the instruction of teachers and artists in residence.

Virginia G. Piper Theater

Virginia G Piper Theater

Most events take place in Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ state-of-the-art, 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater, recognized for its intimacy, acoustics and comfort. View the seating chart, video, and gallery images of the venue.

Stage 2

With theater-style seating for 137 guests, Stage 2 accommodates a variety of lectures, films and other events.

Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium

Named after Dayton Fowler Grafman, a longtime board member and supporter of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and curator of its nationally recognized Virginia G. Piper Concert Series, the 6,200-square-foot Atrium provides an impressive entrance and an inviting place to gather before and after events.


Outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and a stylish conference table for business meetings, the Mezzanine Conference Room (MCR) is also the ideal location for a pre-show dinner party, post-show dessert reception and any elegant social gathering (up to 120 people).

Young @ Art Gallery

The Young @ Art Gallery is a 1,700-square-foot gallery devoted to the creative artwork of students with a capacity of 75 (seated) to 120 (standing).

SMoCA Lounge

SMoCA Lounge is an intimate gallery space that can be tailored for a variety of events for 60 to 80 people.


Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Virginia G. Piper Theatre853$1,650$1,430
Stage 2137$550$330
Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium500-900$1,430$1,100
Mezzanine Lounge30-120$330$110
Young @ Art Gallery75-120$550$330

Rates do not include labor and equipment expenses.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA)

SMoCA Lounge and Sculpture Garden75-125$825$660
SMoCA Lounge50-75$550$440

Rates do not include labor and equipment expenses.


Scottsdale Civic Center Park has been the location for hundreds of wedding ceremonies and receptions. We believe that every wedding is special. Whether it’s a large party complete with a lavish reception or an intimate ceremony, the options are endless. By hosting your wedding at the Park, you will be able to create a unique, memorable experience. Although we do not plan your event, we are here to answer any questions you may have regarding logistics and the Park’s reservation policy.

Scottsdale Civic Center Map

Mayer Garden

For the most intimate event of 20 people or less, the Mayer Garden provides a lovely desert garden setting complete with a canopy of trees, a tiered waterfall fountain and James Waddell’s sculpture Mother and Child.

Marshall Garden

This picturesque setting has lovely flowers in bloom year-round and a softly flowing fountain in a sunken courtyard of red brick, shaded by overhanging trees. This space includes grassy areas on both sides, which make this space ideal for up to 200 people.


For groups of 250 or less, the overpass provides a very open, beautifully tailored melding of decorative, majestic fountains amidst several different kinds of mature trees. Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE sculpture is located on the lawn adjacent to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.

Fountain Stage

The Fountain Stage is the perfect location for larger groups of up to 1,500. This area is known for its grand focal point: a flagstone and brick stage in a sea of lush grass, flanked by vivid seasonal flowers. Please be advised that seasonal staging and canopy may also be in place November through April for this location.

Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater


Located in the park a short walk from Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, the Amphitheater is the home of the popular Concerts Under the Stars series. The outdoor venue accommodates up to 1,800 people on its sloped grass lawn.

The Northeast Lawn

Accommodating up to 750 people, the Northeast Lawn features a beautiful level lawn flanked by mature trees, a perfect location for open-air and tented events. Scottsdale’s distinctive City Hall overlooks the lawn, with easy access parking immediately available.


Outdoor Hourly Rates

Mayer Garden20$99$33
Marshall Garden200$165$55
Fountain Stage1,500$660$220

Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater

The Northeast Lawn750$165$55
Fees are for space only. Additional charges may apply for security, equipment, and environmental services, depending on the details of the event. All fees are subject to change.

Scheduling and Availability

  • Site reservations must be approved by our Operations Assistant and are subject to availability.
  • Due to reoccurring annual events and festivals, space availability may be limited.
  • Grass overseeding and turf renovation take place annually in October so these areas are not available.
  • First priority scheduling is reserved for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. All bookings are scheduled within the Scottsdale Cultural Council’s fiscal year, which runs from July 1 through June 30. Available dates are released for public rentals on May 1. Known availability and bookings for the proceeding season will not be available until this time.

Additional Information

  • All food related products and non-alcoholic beverage services must be provided by one of our preferred caterers. Catering arrangements must be contracted separately with each individual caterer.
  • All alcoholic beverage services must be provided and served by our exclusive alcohol manager. For alcoholic beverage services, please contact Associate Director of Patron Experience Jamie Prins at 480-874-4697 or JPrins@ScottsdaleArts.org.
  • Rules and policies for renting Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and other on-site facilities.
  • A limited number of rental fee waivers are provided to local non-profit organizations in support of their events. To apply, download and submit the Non-Profit Rental Support Program Policy and Application.

Rental Request Form

To request information on renting spaces at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts please complete the form on this page.

Rental Contact

Annie Parker
Facility Rentals Manager

Tel: 480-874-4604
Fax: 480-874-4655


Rental Request Form