Facility Rental

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. 

Arthur Taubman Center:

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

Main Level

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. 

12 Arthur Taubman Main Level Bar Room
Kids Arthur Taubman Porch
11 Arthur Taubman Main Level

Lower 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. 

Upper 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. 

Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center:

Explore Park’s Visitor Center offers a truly unique space for meetings and gatherings! The Blue Ridge Theatre is the perfect spot for a corporate presentation or multi-media presentation. There are ample bathroom facilities and parking.

During open business hours the Visitor Center rents for $300 half day (up to four hours) or $550 full day (up to eight hours).

The Blue Ridge Theatre can also be rented after hours for a business or community gathering! Your exclusive after-hours rental would include the Blue Ridge Theatre, Visitor Center welcome area and the Parkway Museum.

After hours pricing varies by event. Please call 540-777-6391, or email for details.

View a 3D rendering of the Visitor’s Center and start mapping out your event today!

Visitor Center Aerial
13 Visitor Center Blue Ridge Theatre
14 Visitor Center Parkway Museum


Rentals Coordinator, Luona Blankenship
(540) 777-6391
Email Luona Blankenship