Social & Corporate Events

Discovery Center is one of Springfield's most unique and versatile event locations and is unmatched in originality and value. After more than 16 years of making memories, Discovery Center of Springfield has the event experience down to a science. We can work with you to fit your needs for almost any event. Turn any function into an unforgettable event. Discovery Center looks forward to helping you design your special event with our:

  • Flexible space
  • Abundant parking
  • Central location
  • A unique setting
  • affordable rental fees

Proceeds from event rentals support our educational programming and hands-on exhibits. Discovery Center is a non-profit organization that depends on contributions to provide extraordinary experiences that help ignite imagination and excite people of all ages to want to learn something more.

Sample Events

  • Weddings & Receptions:
    • Plan your big day at Discovery Center.  We can help you create a memorable ceremony and reception in any one of our unique and flexible spaces. 
  • Off-Site Meetings
    • Plan your next meeting in one of Discovery Center's meeting rooms or conduct a presentation in our theater area. Equipment is available to help make your next meeting a success. You could also explore Discovery Center before or after your meeting. Group rates and tours available.
  • Fundraising Galas
    • At Discovery Center, you can turn your ideas into a magical affair. Central location, easy parking, unique environment, and flexible space can help make your next event one to remember.
  • Presentations, Lectures And Seminars
    • Bursting with creative energy and imagination, our one of a kind facility can easily accommodate large groups for presentations.
  • Holiday Parties
    • The most important decision you will make for your holiday event is the location. No location offers the versatility, value, convenience, and creativity of Discovery Center.
  • Retreats And Team Outings
    • Discovery Center's facility is an ideal location for your company’s next retreat. Plan a meeting in one of our meeting rooms, conduct team building exercises by exploring the exhibits of Discovery Center with a scavenger hunt. Watch an inspirational movie on one of our big screens. Our venue is the perfect place for your employees to reenergize and refocus on your company’s goals. 
  • Retirement Parties
    • What a wonderful send off for that special person.
  • Press Conferences
    • With its location in central downtown Springfield, Discovery Center can provide a unique backdrop for your press conference.