Looking for a location to host your next special event?  View event facilities in Uptown Shelby

Reception and Wedding Facilities in + around Uptown

Carrousel and Train at City Park

Capacity, 50 to 80 people seated. Contact Margaret Singleton (704) 484-6821, City of Shelby-Parks and Recreation

Bobby Bell Pavilion*

The Pavilion is suitable for any large gathering (100+), such as a company picnic, awards banquet, fundraiser, family reunion and wedding reception. The Pavilion has electricity, tables and restrooms for men and women. Alcohol & liquor are permitted with license. Live music and entertainment are also permitted.

For rental Inquiries, please contact the Shelby City Park at (704) 484-6811.

Cleveland County Arts Council*

Located in the historic 1917 US Post Office building facing the Court Square. Available for rentals during and after hours.

For more information visit their facility rentals page or call Violet Arth at 704-484-2787.

Eugenia H. Young Memorial Library 

Capacity, 100 people seated. (704) 487-9069

Court Square*

Owned and managed by Cleveland County government. Event organizers must submit a use form for groups of 15 or more (including special events, assemblies, and demonstrations). Click here for the new assembly policy (updated August 18, 2020). Click here for the use request form (updated February 6, 2023). Contact April Crotts 704-484-4800. 

Don Gibson Theatre*

Theatre capacity, 400 seated. Reception area capacity, 150 seated and standing. Contact Stan Lowery (704) 487-8114. Don Gibson Theatre

Earl Scruggs Center*

Housed in the beautifully restored 1907 historic Cleveland County Courthouse, the Earl Scruggs Center offers a variety of services and spaces for all types of special events. The Great Hall at the Earl Scruggs Center can be rented for a variety of uses including meetings, workshops,  retreats, holiday parties, class reunions, weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners, anniversary celebrations or whatever else you want to celebrate.  The Earl Scruggs Center team brings experience and the desire to make your event one of a kind and memorable for you and your guests.

If you’re interested in hosting your special event at the Earl Scruggs Center, please contact them at 704.487.6233 or email to arrange a consultation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Shelby Parks and Recreation

Capacity, 400-900 people seated inside. Outdoor space also available. Contact Dee Greene at (704) 484-6821. City of Shelby- Parks and Recreation

The Bankers House

The Banker’s House, built in 1874, is among the state’s finest examples of the Second Empire Style and is available for private events. The historic house has many lovely spaces for small events and bridal parties. The extensive yard and gardens can accommodate tents and large events.

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Uptown Indigo*

Located in the historic Campbell Building, Uptown Indigo has two spaces available for rent, including a modern 6,000 square foot hall with an occupancy for 220. Uptown Indigo can accommodate private celebrations both large and small.

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*venue is located in the Uptown Shelby district

There are numerous facilities, of all sizes and character, available in the surrounding areas of Shelby as well as throughout Cleveland County. For a complete listing, please check Visit Cleveland County; for specific questions, pleast contact a venue directly.