2nd Street Market Rentals

Enjoy the relaxed historic atmosphere of the 2nd Street Market for your next gathering. The Market’s east dining area and pavilion, with its exposed brick walls and ample glass garage doors, provide plenty of room with a fun urban vibe.

Indoor Venues


With glass garage doors letting in natural light from all directions, the 2nd Street Market pavilion is photogenic and sure to impress for your event. Ideal for ceremonies and gatherings with up to 30 people seated, or more with standing room only.

East Dining Area

Located next to the pavilion, the east dining area's exposed brick walls with iron wrought chairs and tables will give your gathering an old school charm. Perfect for events with up to 48 people seated and more with standing-room only.

Rental Guidelines

  • A minimum 5-hour rental includes event set up and clean up time needed.
  • All events require a staff person on site during the entire rental period.
  • Reservable area includes the pavilion and dining room areas.
  • Reservable area is restricted to 1 event at a time.
  • On site meeting required prior to approval.
  • These rooms are available on days and hours the Market is not operational. Rentals are not available before 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays due to the market being open.
  • Kitchen space is limited to access to a prep sink and dishwashing sinks.
  • Trash and recycling receptacles provided. Must sweep and remove trash and return any tables and chairs to their original location after event. Composting is available and highly encouraged.
  • Rentals for private events only, not public.
  • The space is handicap-accessible with adjacent handicap parking and access to free parking in the Market’s parking lots.

Special Use Permit FAQ

How many guests will each area accommodate? The Pavilion can accommodate 30 people with tables and chairs. The Dining Room can accommodate 48 people with tables and chairs. Standing room only events can accommodate more.

Are tables and chairs provided? There are 30 white folding tables and 27 white bucket chairs available for use along with 24 wrought iron tables with 48 chairs in the dining room. All are usable for no extra fee but must be returned to the proper locations as part of the required clean up immediately following your event.

Can I bring decorations? Decorations are allowed but all must be approved ahead of time as part of the permit approval process. Nothing can be attached to any surface in a way that could cause damage or lasting residue.

Can I play music during my event? Yes, you may have amplified sound playing during your event.

Can I serve alcohol at my event? You may serve but not sell alcohol at your event.

Is there heat and or air conditioning at the market? Both areas have heat, however the Pavilion does not have air conditioning.

Will the market vendors be available to shop with during my event? No, the vendors will not be present during your private event and guests are not allowed to wander the market or vendor booths. Access to restrooms is permitted. Rentals are not available before 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays due to the market being open.

Can I use a food vendor at the market to cater for my event? Yes, we encourage you to use one of our food vendors to cater to your event. Please reach out to the vendor directly to make the necessary arrangements.

Is access to electricity available? Yes, there are ample electrical outlets available throughout the space.

Can I add additional hours? Yes, additional hours may be added ahead of time to your rental for $50 per hour with a maximum of 8 total reserved hours.

How can I apply to use this space? Visit the “Public or Private Event” section of the Special Permits page for more information. After logging in or creating an account on the application page, choose 2nd Street Market and fill in as much detail as you can when prompted.

Rental Rates

  • Evening rentals begin at $475 for 5 hours total including set up and clean up required.
  • Daytime rentals begin at $350 for 5 hours total including set up and clean up required.
  • Non-profit discount available for approved 501(c) applicants.
  • Additional hours can be added for $50 per hour up to 8 hours maximum.
  • Additional charges will be billed for damages, failure to clean up or going over the permitted time.
  • Insurance may be required at Five Rivers Metroparks discretion.

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