Big event? No big deal.

With over 20+ auditoriums to choose from, we have the match for your event!  Our auditoriums hold 150-2700 attendees, and come equipped with a range of multi-media options, as well as experienced staffing in staging and full production needs.  Our offerings, on and off campus, offer both sleek modern designs and beautifully restored historic options.

Iowa State University Campus Facilities

Benton Auditorium – Iowa State Center

  • 450 person capacity
  • Located in building adjacent meeting space
  • Rental includes sound booth, technology and technician

Ensconced in the Scheman building, as part of a 4 building complex with onsite catering, and adjacent meeting rooms, this is the perfect setting for your next general session.

Fisher Theater

200 Beach Ave

(515) 294-3347

  • 451-seat theater
  • No seat is more than 13 rows from performance
  • Media booth with full lighting capabilities
  • Permanent and portable sound systems

The uniquely designed Fisher Theater is the perfect setting for intimate performances or as a breakout for a large group session, and conveniently located next to the Scheman Building and C.Y. Stephens Auditorium.

No member of the audience is more than 13 rows from the speaker in the uniquely designed 451-seat Fisher Theater. It is a perfect setting for intimate performances.

ISU Academic Auditoriums

  • 20+ auditoriums
  • Seats 120 to 450 people
  • Equipped with Smart Technology options

With tiered seating, our fully equipped auditoriums all have a great view. Located in buildings with nearby classrooms for interactive sessions, we’ve got you covered!

Stephens Auditorium

1805 Center Dr


  • 2,749-seat auditorium (including the 112 seat orchestra pit)
  • Main Floor seating for 1,702
  • Onsite equipment and technical staff
  • Adjacent Parking

The facility, which seats 2,749, has consistently won praise for its excellent acoustics. It was specially designed for viewing many different types of performances which provides meeting planners with a striking environment for lectures, meetings and performances. The staff can take care of any light, sound, and media needs.

This 2,747-seat auditorium (including the 112 seat orchestra pit) creates a great event with a striking environment and excellent acoustics for lectures, meetings, performances and speeches.

Ames Community Facilities

Ames City Auditorium & Durham Bandshell

515 Clark Ave


  • Seating for 881
  • Parking adjacent to building
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Short walk to nearby shops and restaurants

Join the growing number of businesses and performing arts groups who have chosen the Ames City Auditorium. Reasonably priced, the auditorium is ideally suited for meetings, lectures, and all types of dance, music and theatrical performances.

The beautiful Auditorium, seating for 881, is suitable for meetings, lectures, and performances. Durham Bandshell, nestled in Ames oldest park, is perfect for outdoor events.