Kenan Center

DESCRIPTION: Kenan Center has a 153-seat theater with attached meeting room that is available for rental. Weddings and small receptions can also be accommodated in the historic house. Classroom space of various sizes (with movable walls) in the Arena can be rented. For theater or house rental, call 433-2617; for Arena rooms, call 433-2619.


SPACENOTES: The Kenan House and Taylor Theater include small (not commercial size) kitchens--food must be brought in. Renter must provide all catering, tables, chairs, and linens. Outdoor parties or receptions can be accommodated with a cap on number of attendees. Screens are available for multimedia use. The Arena can accommodate exhibitions and public sporting events. Call for details on floor size and capacity.


433 Locust Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 433-2617

Meeting Facility

Motorcoach Parking

Non Smoking Rooms

Sports Played Volleyball, Soccer, Roller Hockey, Lacrosse


Meeting Space

Locker Rooms

Multi-purpose Outdoor Fields



Soccer Field


Wireless Internet

Motorcoach Parking

Group Limit: 25-50

Handicap Access

Tour Length: Under 1 hour

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Campus includes the 1850s Kenan House, a historic residence that serves as a regional community center providing arts, education and recreation programs. Facilities and amenities include a year-round gallery and landscaped gardens, the intimate Taylor Theater, an education building, and sports arena. Kenan Center hosts regular special events including the annual 100 American Craftsmen show of fine craft art the weekend after Memorial Day. Named “One of 40 All Star People, Places and Things in WNY.”