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Thurston County Expo Center

Our newest building, the Thurston Expo Center, was completed in July, 2002. It has a capacity of 288 people and can be divided into 2 or 4 rooms with a capacity for 140 or 70 people each.

The Thurston Expo Center has a ballroom, prep kitchen, lobby, restrooms, large covered patio, and is ADA Accessible.

Building rental includes chairs and round or oblong tables.

Weekday Rates
Monday - Thursday
Weekend Rates
Friday - Sunday & Holidays
​Full Building ​$550
$110 / Hour **
Additional Hours $50/Hour
​Half Building ​$325 (without kitchen)
$400 (with kitchen)
$65 / Hour **
​Not Available
​Quarter Building$175 all day
(without kitchen)
$250 all day
(with kitchen)
$35 / Hour **
​Not Available
​Kitchen w/ Quarter Room $250 per day​Not Available​

 **  Hourly rentals have a 2 hour minimum