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Market House Theatre

Meeting Facilities 

Events scheduled during March and April 2020 may have been postponed in response to COVID-19. We encourage travelers to call ahead to confirm event plans and reference our COVID-19 resource page for updated local information.

Nationally recognized, award-winning community theatre has produced musicals, dramas and comedies for five decades. In addition to the Main Stage Series, the theatre's popular programming includes a Youth/Family Series, fall ghost tours and murder mystery dinners.

Various performing arts opportunities are offered for children and adults throughout the year. Camps and workshops focus on the performing arts - acting, dance, comedy, puppetry and more.

Market House Theatre's facilities offer space for all types of events in the heart of Historic Downtown Paducah. There are five spaces available for rent with easy setup and convenient parking:

  • The Historic Market House Theatre Stage is equipped for digital presentation and sound reinforcement for parties, large meetings, weddings and receptions or acoustic performances.
  • The Studio Theatre and Studio Classroom accommodate smaller meetings, performances, birthday or dance parties or rehearsals.
  • The Multi-Use Stage in the Finkel's Annex Building is a large space complete with a stage and dance floor, perfect for parties or performances.
  • The Event Building is a unique space for parties and meetings.

  • Refrigerator/Microwave:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Rentals are subject to space availability. The cost of rentals can increase depending on time and staffing required for more elaborate events. Basic Rates: Theatre Stage: $75 per hour. Multi-Use Building: $75 per hour. Event Building: $50 per hour. Studio Theatre: $50 per hour. Studio Classroom: $25 per hour.
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Theatre Capacity 234
  • Banquet Capacity 150
  • Classroom Capacity 75
  • Reception Capacity 234
  • Sleeping Rooms 3
  • Accessible
  • WiFi Available
  • A/V Equipment Available
  • Liquor Allowed
  • Kitchen Available
  • Outside Catering Allowed
Market House Stage
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 50
  • Theater Capacity: 240
  • Listening Devices Present:
Studio Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1000
  • Width: 27
  • Length: 37
  • Theater Capacity: 84
Studio Classroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 680
  • Width: 18
  • Length: 38
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
Event Building
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2500
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 74
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Multi-Use Stage
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5300
  • Width: 89
  • Length: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 150
The Rainbow Fish Location: Enter from Maiden Alley Phone: (270) 444-6828
River City & Oak Grove Cemetery Ghost Tours presented by Market House Theatre Oct 2 - 30, 2020 Location: Downtown Paducah Admission: $15 Adults; $6 Children over 8 years old Phone: (270) 444-6828

We encourage travelers to call ahead and visit websites to confirm plans. Reference our COVID-19 resource page for the latest reopening updates and local information!