Meeting and Conference Spaces in RochesterWhether you are looking for a small space to hold an informal meeting or are looking for a more elegant place to have an elaborate reception, Rochester has a space that will meet your needs.
Elks Lodge 41 Columbus Avenue 603-332-9700
Rochester Lodge #1393 has a beautiful Function Room capable of seating up to 400 people. Smaller groups can be accommodated as well with their portable partioning system. Recently renovated, this room has a state of the art ventilation and air filtration system and is totally "non-smoking". A new sound system, central air conditioning and adjustable lighting systems are also installed. This is one of the best function halls in the Rochester area. Contact Home Manager Bill Lodes for further information. He will be happy to work with you on your event to make it a pleasant and successful experience. Call 332-9700 or e-mail
Frisbie Conference Center 11 Whitehall Road 603-335-8129
Frisbie's Community Education & Conference Center hosts meetings and conferences throughout the year. Built in 2000, this 8,500 square-foot building is dedicated to supporting health improvement and disease prevention through educational programs for the communities they serve. The facility features six meeting areas and is the location for many of their child and maternal health classes, health and safety programs, support groups and community events.
Frisbie physicians also utilize the Center as a location to learn new techniques and advances in medical technology and patient care and to host educational workshops throughout the year.
If you are a non-profit, health care focused organization interested in using the Frisbie Community Education and Conference Center for an upcoming meeting, please call (603) 335-8129.
Frisbie South Main Street Conference Center 95 S. Main Street 603-335-8129
There is a small conference room available at the Rehab3 building at their 95 South Main Street campus. For specifics, give them a call at 603-335-8129.
Granite Steak & Grill 11 Farmington Road (Route 11) 603-330-3100
They have a wonderful function room that provides an intimate setting complete with gas fireplaces and outside patio area. They can comfortably accommodate up to 70 people.
They provide a superior setting for any type of special event, such as:
- Rehearsal Dinners
- Corporate Events
- Anniversary & Birthday Parties
- Graduation & Retirement Celebrations
- Holiday Parties
- Family Gatherings
- Awards Ceremonies
- Private Gatherings
If you are looking for a slightly smaller room, they do have a cozy dining room upstairs with French doors and a gas fireplace that can be reserved. This space can comfortably accommodate up to 40 people.
Call for specifics on cost and menu options, 603-330-3100
Governor’s Inn 78 Wakefield Street 603-332-0107
For weddings or special events, the Governor's Inn is the perfect choice ... old world elegance combined with excellence in hospitality. The Inn features the beautiful Governor's Ballroom, adjacent to the Courtyard with its festive white party tent. For more intimate events and fireside dining rooms, consider the Rolland Estate. For business Conferences or small dinner parties, inquire about the Huntley Room.
The Governor’s Inn also has party equipment rentals and caters off site for your event.
Holiday Inn Express 77 Farmington Road (Route 11) 603-994-1175
The brand new 58-room hotel located on busy Route 11 has a cozy space with a fireplace that may be utilized for informal gatherings. If you are interested in utilizing their space, give them a call for specifics and availability.
Knights of Columbus 40 Columbus Avenue 603-335-6636
The Knights of Columbus have a large function hall that can be rented for your special event. Call for specifics.
Mel Flanagan’s Irish Café and Pub 50 North Main Street 603-332-6357
They have a meeting room located in the back that can accommodate about 15 people.
Professional Arts Centre - 34 Winter Street - 603-332-7710
They have three separate meeting rooms available for public use. Please call for details.
Profile Bank - 45 Wakefield Street - 603-332-2610
They have a public room offered to community groups at no charge. For specifics and to reserve the room, please call Janet Hand at 332-2610 ext 122.
Roberge Center at Wyandotte Mill (behind artstream at 56 N. Main Street)
Located in the heart of downtown, the Roberge Center offers a convenient space to hold your meeting. The space is large enough to hold up to 100 people. Contact the Rochester Housing Authority at 603-332-4126 for more information.
Rochester Country Club 94 Church Street, Gonic 603-332-0985
They specialize in creating the perfect atmosphere for your special occasion. They can arrange your meeting or conference in an intimate, private function room. For larger-scale events, they have a recently renovated function room. For parties from 10 to 140, they can coordinate and cater your event to fulfill your vision.
The Rochester Country Club offers several rooms and packages to make your event special. Call them for details and package specifics.
Rochester City Hall 31 Wakefield Street 603-332-1167
Generally the meeting rooms at City Hall are utilized by City officials or by State officials holding a Public Hearing for Rochester. Also, any state or federal representative or senator is able to use the meeting rooms at City Hall for a town meeting.
Occasionally other organizations are able to reserve the rooms for their use. Call for specifics and to see if you would be allowed to utilize the space at City Hall.
Rochester Community Center 150 Wakefield Street 603-332-4120
The Rochester Community Center has various conference rooms available for informal meetings. The large Community Room can hold up to 100 people and there are several other smaller rooms available. Call Rochester Recreation for room availability and costs.
Rochester Opera House 31 Wakefield Street 603-332-2211
In addition to the beauty of a turn-of-the-century Victorian theatre the Rochester Opera House offers: catering access, elevator & bathrooms (shower & handicap accessible), service elevator, two backstage dressing rooms, level floor for tables & chairs (seating for up to 200 guests) and additional balcony seating, ample parking.
Rent the Opera House for parties, weddings, seminars, craft and trade shows, and conventions.
Rochester Public Library 65 South Main Street 603-332-1428
The Library has one large meeting room, which holds up to 75 people comfortably, and one smaller meeting room, which holds up to 10 people. These rooms are available on a limited basis during regular library hours. Meetings held at the library must be free and open to the public. Groups interested in using the library's meeting rooms need to read the Rochester Public Library Meeting Room Policy and fill out a Meeting Room Registration Form. For more information call the Adult Circulation Department at 332-1428.
The American Legion 94 Eastern Avenue 603-332-9765
The American Legion rents out their facility. Please call them for pricing specifics.
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- Visit NH: http://www.visitnh.gov
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- New Hampshire State Government: http://www.state.nh.us
- New Hampshire Department of Resources & Economic Development: http://www.nheconomy.com
- New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership: http://www.nhmep.org
- New Hampshire High Tech Council: http://www.nhhtc.org
- New Hampshire Department of Transportation: http://www.nh.gov/dot/index.htm
- Retail Merchants Association of New Hampshire: http://www.rmanh.org
- New Hampshire Stories, Inc.: http://www.nhmade.com
- New Hampshire Small Business Development Centers: http://www.nhsbdc.org
- New Hampshire Main Street: http://www.nhmainstreet.org
- Rochester Main Street: http://www.rochestermainstreet.org
- Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce: http://www.rochesternh.org