Western Kentucky University

Van Meter Rental Amenities

Something for everyone...

Van Meter accommodates a myriad of events such as musical, dance, and theatrical performances. With a capacity of 1045, Van Meter can host both large and intimate events.

All performances/events at Van Meter are booked through our Campus and Community Events Office at WKU. Please call 270-745-2497 between 8 and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Features and Amenities:

  • 3 dressing rooms, each has a restroom, shower, monitor, and paging system)
  • Green Room
  • Multipurpose room that can seat a 100 piece orchestra practice simultaneously with a performance occurring on the stage without ever hearing each other.
  • 2 VIP rooms, one with kitchen
  • Recording Studio
  • 3 Cameras that are patchable from any spot in building
  • Video monitors that can be placed anywhere in the building
  • Lobby that can hold intimate events
  • 2 Grand pianos
  • Balcony
  • Orchestra Pit



Van Meter Auditorium / WKU Campus and Community Events; Van Meter Hall, 102 • (270) 745-2497 • campus.events@wku.edu


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 Last Modified 7/19/13