Marin Center

10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael , CA
+1 415.473.6800
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Attractions, Venues, Arts & Entertainment Venues, Cultural Venues, Event Planning, Event Spaces


Throughout the year, Marin Center connects with over 600,000 event attendees and builds community through a variety of programs – from Marin Symphony to Marin County Farmers Market to the Marin Arts Festival. The diverse calendar of events presented by the Marin Center each year aims to broaden and awaken cultural experiences for audiences by showcasing the finest in dance, pop concerts, world music, theatre and acrobatics.

Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium
It seats 1,960 and hosts a variety of major events ranging from the Marin Symphony to Marcel Marceau; from the Peking Acrobats to Tommy Tune; from Marin Speakers Series to The Beach Boys. In addition, it's an excellent place for sales meetings, films, and special events.

Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall offers 22,500 square feet on one level and can be partitioned for a variety of uses. With space for 105 booths, the Hall hosts the major trade, consumer, and exhibit shows presented in Marin County.

The Hall also seats up to 1,000 for luncheons and dinners; and with the addition of the portable stage, is available for dinner-dances, corporate parties, and special events.

Showcase Theatre
It seats 315 in upholstered comfort, has a 40-foot proscenium, and is fully equipped with theatrical lighting, dimming and studio quality sound system. There is also a light and sound control booth with provisions for slide and 16mm film projection. When the Showcase Theatre isn't being a theatre, it's a meeting room. Many Marin businesses and organizations schedule meetings and conferences at the Showcase. In either case, no seat is more than 45 feet from the stage.

Meeting Rooms
The Meeting Rooms accommodate from 20 to 150, and are perfect for a variety of functions, including workshops, seminars, and break-out sessions.

Featuring a 14-acre lagoon, walking paths, lawns, and garden areas, the Fairgrounds are used in conjunction with the Exhibit Hall for additional exhibits or activities. With a capacity of 6,000, the picturesque Lagoon Park features 4 acres of level lawn and is a perfect venue for art and music festivals, corporate picnics and parties, and dog shows.

Convenient Parking
Free parking lots are located adjacent to all facilities.

General Contact Info:  415.473.6400
Box Office Info:   415.473.6800
Facility Rental Info:  Marion Boyd at 415.473.6397 or e-mail [email protected]