Indoor & Outdoor Event Rentals

The Stage Nature Center’s interpretive building is 8,200 square feet and offers 2 multi-purpose rooms that can be combined into one large room that can host up to 100 guests. The main lobby houses a nature exhibit hall, research library, mastodon dig site, children's activity area and an aqua wall featuring live animals that can be viewed inside their aquariums. If you are looking to host an event in the Metro Detroit area our facility may be the right choice for you!

DOWNLOAD our 2019-20 Event Guide to get all the details & pricing information!

Reserve your date today by or calling 248.688.9703

Outdoor Space Rental

Susan and Roger Kowalski Pavilion

May through October guests may rent our outdoor pavilion that is perfect for gatherings up to 50 seated guests.  The rental fee includes 8’ tables and chairs, access to electrical outlets and indoor restrooms.  The adjacent lawn area is included in the rental price and may be used for food set up, additional seating, games or activities. Carry in your own food or hire a caterer - both are welcome. Those with a caterer’s class C license are welcome to serve alcoholic beverages on-site. Our natural landscapes create a perfect backdrop for your next outdoor event!

A 50% deposit is required to reserve your date of choice. Caterers are welcome, those with a class C license are welcome to serve alcoholic beverages on-site. Stage Nature Center offers over 100 acres of natural landscapes and can be the backdrop to your next outdoor event! The grounds of our nature center will make your next event truly unique, and one that your guests will not soon forget.

20' x 34' |  Seats up to 50 people under the pavilion roof  |  8' tables and chairs included | Access to electrical outlets | Access to indoor restrooms.

Rate:  $135/hour (4-hour minimum)

Discounted rate for non-profit & community organizations:

$125 per hour (4-hour minimum)

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Indoor Space Rental

Two indoor classrooms can be reserved individually or combined to create a large space for your next event. We have chairs or wood benches to choose from for seating.  The indoor space can house up to 100 guests and can be set up in either classroom style or seated table style.

Please note it is the responsibility of the event host(s) to provide food, beverages, paper products, table coverings, set-up and clean up.  All decorations must be removed at the end of the event. No kitchen or staging areas are available. Alcohol is only permitted with a caterer’s Class C license.

To reserve your date today, or to request a tour of the indoor or outdoor spaces, please Carla Reeb, Executive Director or by calling 248.688.9703.