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Farmers Market Pavilion and Plaza
Rental Information and Reservation
The Farmers Market Pavilion (FMP) is a beautiful, light, and spacious venue with a unique indoor/outdoor atmosphere that includes roll-up garage doors that lead to a versatile Plaza space. Located in the heart of downtown in Eugene’s vibrant arts district, the Pavilion is an easily accessible gathering space designed with elegance and sustainability in mind.
Reservations are not being taken at this time, but will resume soon. Check back for updates.
- Where is the Pavilion located?
85 E 8th Avenue at the intersection of 8th and Oak Street in downtown Eugene.
- What is the capacity of the building?
The building has a capacity of 1,461 occupants that fit within the 8,515 SF area. Successful events have housed up to this many comfortably when the event operates with crowd flow and attendee turnover.
- How do I reserve the Pavilion?
You can begin the reservation process on the website at eugene-or.gov/fmp or contact the Farmers Market Pavilion Steward Jana Meszaro.
- Can I meet with the staff to discuss questions or concerns?
Yes! The FMP Steward or Cultural Services staff can be of service to answer questions or provide tours of the space. You can also learn about the Pavilion & Plaza by going to eugene-or.gov/fmp and viewing the Rental Information Sheet.
- Are there restrooms on site?
There are five unisex bathrooms on site, including an ADA accessible restroom.
- Is there an area to change?
The Pavilion boasts a single great room with high ceilings and brushed concrete floors. There are no additional side rooms.
- Are the grounds lit?
Yes, there are streetlamps that light the surrounding area, including the Plaza, as well as hanging string lights on the Plaza concourse. The outside space remains well-lit even on the darkest nights.
- Are renters responsible for cleanup?
Yes. Rental parties are responsible for cleaning up after the event, as described in the Cleanup Checklist.
- Do we have to remove our own trash and recycling?
The Pavilion has a dedicated trash and recycling room, accessible from the exterior west side of the building. Renters are responsible for placing any garbage and recycling in this room as part of the cleanup process post-event. There are receptacles that can be available for event use.
- How many chairs and tables are provided?
Currently, there are bistro tables and chairs that seat 75, available for rental use. Equipment inventory may grow in the future.