Rent The Hipp


We’d love to work with you on creating your special event. Please give us a call! We’re happy to check dates and schedule a private tour to start the process. The Hippodrome is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers affordable rates for events of all sizes. We are happy to work with you and provide excellent service and value for your special event.

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Hippodrome Lower Level: The Hippodrome’s premiere event space offers flexible seating arrangements, full service bar, tables, chairs and linens, audio visual capabilities, custom lighting packages, private entrance, trained staff to ensure your event runs smoothly, and the ability to customize the space with your own decorations, flowers and design.

Hippodrome Cinema: Gainesville’s top-rated independent cinema offers 75 fixed theatre seats, audio visual capabilities, trained staff, adjacent reception space with full service bar available for private gatherings before or after your event.

The Hippodrome offers competitive pricing, all-inclusive packaging and we are here to help you with your event every step of the way!

Hippodrome Gallery: The Gallery is a great event space for meetings, networking events, baby/bridal/wedding showers, holiday parties, birthday/anniversary parties, engagement parties, graduation parties, end-of-year banquets, and exhibits. The room’s track lighting can be adjusted to set the mood of any event.