The Fawcett event center

Whether you need a boardroom for eight, an auditorium for 500, or a beautiful reception ballroom, the Fawcett Event Center can accommodate the guests at your next conference or event. Located on the perimeter of the Ohio State campus, the center has a unique atmosphere and a tradition of exceptional, personalized service. The executive chef and on-site catering team provide an extensive, creative food and beverage menu. The Fawcett Event Center delivers professional meeting, banquet, and reception services with a personalized touch.


  • Over 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space
  • Ballroom seats up to 310 guests and opens to patio
  • Conference Theater features 500 seats with stage
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi                                                                                                           
  • Coach's Club Café Restaurant
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Within minutes of area hotels, shopping and entertainment
  • Easy access off I-270, St. Rte. 315, and I-71


The Fawcett Event Center is staffed with professional planners to assist in every detail of your event, plus hotels, transportation, tours, and the use of other campus facilities.


The Coach’s Club Café in the Fawcett Center offers lunch buffet service Monday through Friday and is open before every home football game for a pre-game buffet and beverages.

Newly-remodeled ballroom seats up to 300 guests and opens to patio. On-site catering includes snacks and receptions, elegant multi-course meals, tailgate parties, wedding receptions, Mitzvahs and full bar service.  


2400 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210