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Public Auditorium & Conference Center

500 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

P: 216.348.2211
F: 216.348.2262
Hours of Operation vary, depending on event schedule
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This facility is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, surrounded by first class hotels and restaurants and within walking distance of several entertainment and sightseeing venues. It is only fifteen minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

With 15 meeting rooms accommodating groups from 10 to 700, this venue is popular for fundraisers, conventions, conferences, weddings, and exhibitions.

The performing arts area of the Public Auditorium was constructed in the grand opera tradition and features a spacious 21,780 square foot registration lobby, a 10,000 seat auditorium, the 3,000 seat Cleveland Music Hall and 600 seat Little Theater. Parking is within a short walking distance and the facility is well-served by public transportation.


The Public Auditorium provides accommodations for special needs guests, including elevators, accessible seating and restrooms, and a map for those who are visually impaired.

Department of Public Works
Michael E. Cox, Director
500 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

P: 216.664.2485
F: 216.664.4086
Relay Service: 711
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