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Groveport Town Hall

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Features

  1. Art Gallery
  2. Heritage Museum
  3. Meeting Rooms

Groveport Town Hall was constructed in 1876 as a jointly-owned project of the Village of Groveport, Madison Township, the Masonic Lodge and the Odd Fellows Lodge. The building has previously housed a hardware store, dry goods store, the Senior Center and Madison Township offices.


Today, Town Hall has been restored to its 1876 beauty, offering two floors for reservation by individuals and corporations, a historical museum featuring a section on early Canal history and the famous Horse Whisperer, an art gallery, nature center, and a cultural arts center with arts and education classes for the whole family.


Cultural Arts Center

The Cultural Arts Center offers arts and education classes at Town Hall and the Department's separate facility for children, Crooked Alley KidSpace, 630 Wirt Road.  An art gallery and historical museum are also located on the first floor.  The Heritage Nature Center, located in the historic Log House in Heritage Park, offers hands-on programming on topics of natural science.


Calendars for monthly arts and education programs can be found at Town Hall, KidSpace, as well as the Southeast Library. For online calendars, please view the following: 



September Dates to Remember

September Programs 

September Tuesdays@One


 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Effective June 1 - 


In light of Governor DeWine recently repealing Covid-19 health orders, Groveport Town Hall and Crooked Alley KidSpace will once again be opening their doors to the public. All in-person programs, classes, and room rentals being on June 1, 2021. Groveport Town Hall rentals will be different for a short period of time due to the elevator not working. Rooms are available to rent but the only access to the second and third floors is by stairs only. The City of Groveport is in the process of upgrading the elevator in Town Hall and will be completed in the very near future.


If you are fully vaccinated you do not have to wear a mask inside our facilities, if you are not vaccinated we recommend that you wear a mask and social distance. The City of Groveport and staff will not be asking patrons to provide proof of vaccination record nor will they be policing mask wearing.


On behalf of Mayor Westcamp, City Council and City Administration, thank you for your patience during this difficult time. We are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.


Any questions please call staff at 614-836-3333 or contact Community Affairs Director, Patty Storts at 614-830-2055.

Town Hall elevator is temporarily out of order for service until further notice. Please use stairs only.


Town Hall: All in-person programs, classes, and room rentals are temporarily suspended until further notice. Please join us online for Virtual Programs by following Groveport Town Hall's Facebook page. 






 Reservations 


Social and meeting rooms may be reserved for personal or business events at Groveport Town Hall. The three-story historic building offers rooms for use by the community on the second and third floors. The Groveport Heritage Museum, Art Gallery and Cultural Arts Center occupy the first floor of the building.


A contract will be completed to reserve your room and identify policies for facility usage. Town Hall may be reserved by Groveport residents and businesses for $50 fee per day/per event; a larger fee is charged for use by non-residents and those who work outside the municipal limits as follows:
$300 per day/per event (under 25 people)
$400 per day/event (between 26-75 people)
$500 per day/event (over 75 people)

A Security Deposit of $100 will be required for both Resident and Nonresidents. Security deposits will be returned if there is no damage and rules are followed. We have the right to withhold the difference in cost for any parties that exceeds attendance indicated on signed contract.
 
Security Deposits Refund: Allow approximately 2 weeks to have a refund check sent to listed address on contract. The City of Groveport is in the process of transitioning all payments made by paper check to electronic payments.
 
In order to ensure that your payments continue to be processed in a timely manner by the preferred method, please click here and complete the Vendor ACH/Direct Deposit Authorization Form. You may also complete a paper copy of the Vendor ACH/Direct Deposit Authorization Form attached to this letter and upon completion, please e-mail the signed form to Accountspayable@groveport.org for timely processing.
 
 All Groveport residents and taxpayers must show a picture ID and proof of taxpayer status to receive usage of facilities for the $50 fee. All renters must also sign in upon arrival and sign out upon departure to confirm attendance at your event.


To receive a facility, the contract signer must show proof of Groveport residency (Tax District 185) with a photo ID. Please understand that contract signer will continue to be legally and financially responsible for all damages incurred by participants of the group but does not have to be present for the duration of the event.

The second floor auditorium/ballroom can accommodate tables and chairs for 115 persons, or theater seating for 263. Hardwood floors, a full stage with lighting and drapery, and 16-feet-high pressed tin ceilings create an ideal setting for a wedding or reception, family event or community activity. On the third floor, two carpeted rooms accommodate groups of 50, with easy availability of restrooms and a kitchenette. An elevator assists guests to the upper floors.

Ample parking is available in the Municipal Parking Lot across the street, at Crooked Alley KidSpace and the public parking lot behind Ace Hardware. Street parking is permitted in designated areas. Inquiries may be directed to Groveport Town Hall at 614-836-3333.


Town Hall Reservation Contract (PDF)

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  1. Art Gallery

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