The Bayer Event Center provides an unparalleled opportunity to host private and public events in a setting like no other. State-of-the-art technology is blended with modern, elegant finishes to create an exceptional venue for hundreds of seated guests.
The Bayer Event Center includes the David T. Orthwein Event Center Lobby (pictured) and the Centene Event Hall. Natural light couples with sweeping views of the Kooyumjian Family Event Terrace and the historic Linnean House. Stunning landscapes provide the backdrop for memorable receptions, private parties, festivals, symposiums, and community events in all four seasons.
The Bayer Event Center serves as the Temporary Visitor Center during the second phase of construction and will be completely refinished for event use by winter 2022-2023.