Performing Arts Center

The Lake Forest Civic Center includes a City Council Chamber that doubles as a Performing Arts Center. When the City is not hosting official meetings of the City Council and Commissions, the Performing Arts Center is available for rent for plays, musicals, pageants, spelling bees, awards ceremonies, graduations, and similar events requiring theater space.  

The following regulations and table provide information and the anticipated size of each rentable space to help you plan your event at the Lake Forest Civic Center! 

For more information on operating hours and reservations please contact the Communications and Marketing Division at

Description Square Feet   Features
Theater Seating 2,566   200 Seats
Stage 1,509    
Lobby 500   Accordion Doors Opening to Outside
Dressing Room 411   Flat Panel Monitors, 6 Dressing Stations
Ticket Booth 75   Sales Window
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