FAQs

What spaces can I rent?

The Fitton Center has many spaces available
for your event, including:

  • The Carruthers Signature Ballroom
    Seated Capacity 230-250 | Standing 300

  • The Hamilton Rotary Vista Room
    Seated Capacity 80 | Standing 125

  • The Riverview Terrace
    Capacity 200-230

  • The Anne Ruder Bever Galleries
    Seated Capacity 150 | Standing 250

    • The North Gallery

    • The West Gallery

    • The Riverview Gallery

    • The Lobby Gallery

  • The Boardroom
    Seating Capacity 20

  • The Fitton Family Theater
    Seating Capacity 241

  • Several Classrooms/studios that can be used for team building art-based events

Is there a cost for parking?

  • The Fitton Center has a parking lot
    with 99 spaces. It is free and available
    for use for you and your guests.

  • Sometimes we have multiple events taking place and the parking lot is shared.

  • There are other lots surrounding the Fitton Center as well as street parking.

Do I need to rent tables and chairs?

No, we include the use of tables and chairs for most events. We also include some basic linens as well.

Is my deposit refundable?

The current policy is that all payments received by The Fitton Center become non-refundable.

Do you provide catering?

No, the Fitton Center partners with four preferred caterers. These caterers are well acquainted with the facility. Any of them should be able to support your
catering needs for your event.


Our preferred caterers are:


A Catered Affair | 513 827 9022


Hammann’s Catering | 513 858 3237


Jeannette’s Delicacies | 513 309 7973


Two Women in a Kitchen | 513 464 6808


If you choose to use a caterer not included in this list, please notify the events manager so that your caterer can go through the process of being approved. This must be completed a minimum of ten (10) days prior to your caterer coming into the Fitton Center. Non-preferred caterers are subject to a facility fee.

Can you provide
audio visual assistance?

Yes, the Fitton Center can offer various AV and technical support at an additional cost. There are also several reputable companies in the region that offer these services as well.

Can we view the galleries
during our event?

Yes, we can make arrangements to have our galleries open and accessible to you and your guests. We reserve the right to exclude food and drink in all the galleries depending on the exhibition on display during your event.

What if I have more questions
or need specific details?

Please contact Crystal Swift at crystal@fittoncenter.org 

or call 419 699 9659

and we'll be happy to answer any additional questions!

Can I bring my own bar?

The Fitton Center holds a liquor license and as such must provide ALL bar services for your event. Whether it’s just soda, water, and coffee or everything including cocktails; the Fitton Center has a bar package to meet your needs.

Do you provide security?

The Fitton Center is a secure venue and we utilize some video surveillance. For most events we will have a staff member at the door until the doors are locked. If necessary, the Fitton Center can provide an increased security presence at additional costs. The Fitton Center reserves the right to require additional security, at the client’s expense, should it be deemed necessary.

How much does it cost
to rent the Fitton Center?

Rental fees for the Fitton Center range from as little as $50 per hour for some spaces to as much as $4000 for a four hour rental in the Carruthers Signature Ballroom.

PURCHASING TICKETS

Tickets for events and performances can be purchased:

  • In person at the front desk during business hours

  • By phone at 513 863 8873, ext. 110

  • By mail, with a ticket order form to 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton OH, 45011

  • Online at fittoncenter.org

  • At the Fitton Center Box Office one hour prior to each performance

  • If accessible seating accommodations are needed, please call the front office when ordering tickets.

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BUILDING HOURS

Mon - Thur: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

GALLERY HOURS

Mon - Thur: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed


The Fitton Center galleries are always open prior to performances and public events. All exhibitions are free and open to the whole community.

CONTACT THE FITTON CENTER

Phone: 513 863 8873, ext. 110
Email: frontdesk@fittoncenter.org

101 S Monument Ave, Hamilton, OH 45011