Step out of the office and come to Explore Park for your next corporate retreat or organization meeting. With rooms suitable for both large theatre style meetings and smaller breakout group sessions Explore Park offers a refreshing change from the usual meeting sites.
Explore Park Facilities are also a unique location for parties, anniversary dinners, baby showers, bridal showers, and retirement celebrations. There are no catering or event planner restrictions.
The Arthur Taubman Center boasts two full floors for meeting and party space. Both floors are accessible and feature delightful details such as break out rooms, fireplaces, large walkout deck and wooden bar.
Our rental options are as follows:
10 Hour Full Facility Rental - $1,300
Limited hourly rental - $100 per hour, choose from main, lower or upper level
Call for additional package prices
The Arthur Taubman Center main level features a large central room with a fireplace, built-in wooden bar, and a spacious windowed walk-through area that leads to the inviting outdoor deck with views of the parks natural surroundings. Off the central room is an additional room that features a pull down screen for multi-media presentations. Bathrooms are also located on this level.
The Arthur Taubman lower level features a large open space with a fireplace and a smaller adjoining room. This space includes a wall of inviting glass doors, allowing abundant natural light and easy outdoor access. A small catering kitchen and bathroom complete this level.
The upper level of The Arthur Taubman Center features the Greenstone Ridge Conference Room. Perfect for smaller groups who want to get out of the office for a private retreat.
Please note there is no elevator to the upper level of the Arthur Taubman Center.
The Blue Ridge Room in the Explore Park Visitor Center is the perfect spot for a corporate meeting or family gathering for up to forty guests! The Explore Park Visitor Center also features a gift shop, Blue Ridge Parkway Museum, ample bathroom facilities and convenient parking. The Blue Ridge Room rents for $300.00 for a half day (up to four hours) or $550.00 for a full day (up to eight hours).
The Explore Park Visitor Center can also be rented after-hours for a business or community evening gathering! Your exclusive after-hours rental would include the Blue Ridge Room, Visitor Center welcome area and Blue Ridge Parkway Museum.
After hours pricing varies by event. Please call 540-777-6391, or email for details.