Facility Rentals

Have your next event at the VIC

The VIC is available for weddings, staff picnics, birthday parties, board meetings, and other private events.For weddings and other large events, please contact Paul Smith’s VIC at svanlaer@paulsmiths.edu.)

Outdoor Spaces

Picnic Pavilion
Picnic Pavilion

Our Maple and Balsam Pavilions are ready for your next family reunion, staff picnic, or birthday party. Bring your food, drinks, and games, and we’ll provide the rest!

  • 5 picnic tables
  • 5 charcoal grills
  • Large covered area
  • Flat concrete patio
  • Adjacent to parking area
  • Fully accessible
  • $100 full day; $60 half-day

Please note: there is no running water available directly at the pavilion


The VIC amphitheater can host live performances, lectures, presentations and more.

  • 50-person theater
  • Fully accessible seating area
  • Covered Stage
  •  Beautiful backdrop
  • $250 

Indoor Spaces

Heron Marsh Gallery
Board Room
Heron Marsh Gallery

The Heron Marsh Gallery is available for rental for private functions, dinners, groups, and more.

  • Seating available for up to 40 people
  • 8-foot tables
  • Folding chairs
  • Rotating art exhibits provide beautiful backdrop
  • $350 for a full day; contact us for evening or half-day pricing


The VIC Theater can host live performances, lectures, presentations, movies, and more.

  • 175-person theater
  • Movie playing capabilities
  • Stage
  • Variable lighting
  • Sound system
  • $350 for full day; contact us for half day or evening pricing

The VIC has a downstairs classroom space with a partition that can split the room in half. Perfect for staff meetings, school groups, and more.

  • Folding chairs and lecture tables available for up to 45 people
  • Kitchen sink and counter in room
  • Projector, screen, and chalk board available
  • Laptop/computer not provided
  • $30/hour space only

Board Room

The VIC has an upstairs board room available for staff meetings, events, and more.

  • Large tables and chairs seating up to 20 people
  • Adjacent to staff kitchen, available for use when renting board room
  • Projector available
  • Computer/screen not provided
  • $30/hour space only

Interested in having your wedding or other large event at the VIC? You can reserve the entire facility. Paul Smith’s College Conference Services will work with you to create a package that meets your pricing and facility needs!

  • Full access to Theater – play your picture slideshow during your reception
  • Full access to Great Room and Heron Marsh Gallery – perfect for large group gatherings and socializing
  • Full access to outside Great Lawn – the best space for a beautiful outdoor event
  • Cater your event through Paul Smith’s College’s Conference Services, or use your own caterer

For weddings and other large events, please contact Paul Smith’s VIC at svanlaer@paulsmiths.edu.)