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Jefferson Center

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Meeting Facilities 

Diverse audiences and diverse programming. World class art in a great small city. These are the hallmarks of the Jefferson Center experience. Our sustainability is a reflection of the impact we have in this community so tell your story about Jefferson Center and tell it widely. Join us as we embark on celebrating experiences that resonate and the promise of a truly community centered institution.

  • Directions: From I-81: Take Exit 143 (I-581/220 South). Follow I-581/220 South to Elm Avenue Exit (Right at light). Follow Elm Avenue to 5th Street. Turn right onto 5th Street. Follow 5th Street for 3 blocks to Luck Avenue. Turn left onto Luck Avenue. Jefferson Center is at 541 Luck Avenue.
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 220, US 460
  • Monday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Friday Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
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  • Credit Card Types Accepted: All major credit cards accepted.
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  • Special Group Programs for Students:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
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  • DescriptionJefferson Center is distinctive in offering you the best of all worlds – the elegance of historic architecture and grand decor, coupled with the freedom to choose your caterer and other service providers. Select from our versatile options that are part of this innovative venue. From our state of the art 900+ seat Shaftman Performance Hall to the perfect meeting space L.L. Rice, our flexibility helps make your event unique and personal.
  • Largest Room14767
  • Total Sq. Ft.29113
  • Reception Capacity500
  • Theatre Capacity940
  • Type of Space Indoor Space
  • Banquet Capacity300
  • Number of Rooms6
Shaftman Performance Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 14767
  • Theater Capacity: 940
  • Amphitheater Present:
  • Listening Devices Present:
Fitpatrick Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7224
  • Theater Capacity: 350
  • Banquet Capacity: 240
  • Reception Capacity: 450
Fralin Atrium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3552
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Rehearsal Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1888
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 200
L.L. Rice Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 756
  • Theater Capacity: 36
  • Classroom Capacity: 36
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 44
Training Theater
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 926
  • Classroom Capacity: 50

Tanya Tucker

Jefferson Center
541 Luck Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
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