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Corporate Events

Be Unique. Be Distinctive.

The artfully-restored, historic Old Metropolitan Hall is the perfect place to host your next business function in Charlottesville. Located centrally on the downtown pedestrian mall, our venue features multiple spaces, both large and small, that can be used for both daytime and/or evening corporate functions.
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Larger Corporate Events

(36+ persons, available 7 days a week)

Conveniently located in the heart of Charlottesville, Old Metropolitan Hall is within walking distance of hotels, restaurants, theaters, boutique shops, and numerous options for entertainment. Old Met features over 4,000 sq. ft of versatile event space, which provides your group multiple options to ensure your events success. Generally, for larger groups, you select your day and are able to fully customize the space based off your event needs. Included in the rental rate:

  • black chiavari chairs and 5’ ft round tables
  • ballroom lower cellar space, outdoor patio space, 4 restrooms
  • catering kitchen
  • projector with built in screen, wireless microphones, speakers

* For these types of events: you can choose a caterer from our approved list and bring in other approved vendors

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Smaller Corporate Events

(+/- 36 persons, available Monday – Wednesday only)

Monday through Wednesday, Old Metropolitan Hall is set up for corporate/private events of up to 36 persons (additional persons can be added at additional costs), in which we offer Old Met in blocks of times with the same event furniture package to make your event simple to host.

The blocks of time offered (please know that you may add multiple blocks):


Monday – Wednesday (for 36 guests or less)

Morning Meetings–7:30AM-10:30AM

Lunch Meetings–11:30AM-2:30PM 

Dinner Meetings–4 hours of event time post 5PM.  Additional hours are available at additional costs. 

Cocktail Parties –4 hours of event time post 5PM .  

The package below is included in our Monday – Wednesday offerings:

  • Upstairs ballroom and bar
  • 36 Chivari Chairs and 7 farm tables
  • Lounge Furniture
  • 2 Cocktail Tables

Need to accommodate more people? Please inquire, as all of our furniture and equipment is stored offsite.

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    The 101 Library (up to 18 guests)

    If you are looking for a place to host a smaller, more intimate, breakfast, lunch meeting or dinner, the 101 Library is perfect. Think “Situation Room”, the 101 Library is a hidden secret under the mall and often used for board meetings, private lunches/dinners, or VIP guests.

    • Hidden room with tables and chairs
    • 55” TV for presentations (HDMI/Apple TV Connectivity)
    • Audio System
    • Private Restroom
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    ALL DAY MEETINGS – $350+ Room Rental Fee from 8am – 5pm

    PRIVATE LUNCHEONS – includes up to two hours of event time; Tuesday – Sunday, $200++ minimum with $100+ Room Rental Fee

    PRIVATE DINNER BOOKINGS AFTER 5PM – includes up to three hours of event time; Sun, Tues – Thurs $750++ minimum with $150+ Room Rental Fee. Fri & Sat $1,000++ minimum with $250+ Room Rental Fee

    ++ Food and Beverage minimums are subject to 20% gratuity & 11.03% State and Local Taxes

    + Room Rental Fees are subject to 5.3% State Tax

    Events Types

    Speaking Events


    Corporate Celebrations

    Upstairs Band

    Executive Dinners


    Product Release Events


    A few of our Corporate Clients

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