The Dole is the perfect venue to host a meeting, reception, fundraiser, corporate training, educational, or art/music program. To check availability and receive pricing, please contact Jody Fields, Business & Accounting Manager, at or by calling 815.455.8000 ext. 102

Rooms available for rental include: Click here to take the virtual 3D tour!

Lakeview Room

The Lakeview Room is available to rent on an hourly or daily basis for meetings and seminars. Our comfortable, well-equipped room offers a professional setting within a beautiful historic mansion. 

Seats: 18 – 20

Sage Gallery

In the Roaring ’20s, Mrs. Lou Ringling purchased the properties and added the three-story annex. The first floor houses our second exquisite art gallery, the Sage. This beautiful room already boasts sophisticated splendor but also holds its own with an eclectic vibe for a more casual affair.

A striking art setting for weddings, corporate meetings, educational events, team building, and more.

Seats: 190    Standing: 500

Dole Gallery

Built-in 1865, the Dole mansion’s first floor is one of the two exquisite art galleries. This 4 – 5 room historical venue space is perfect for an intimate wedding, corporate meeting, educational events, team building, and more.

Seats: 80       Standing: 215

‘the Listening Room’ at the Dole

“An atmosphere that is as intimate as a house concert, with the production value of a large performances venue.”

A one of a kind entertainment venue. Professional sound, lights, and production equipment. Endless entertainment possibilities for musicians, actors, directors, authors, ensemble groups and more.

  • Take the virtual 3D tour! Click Here
  • Accommodations for audiences up to 120
  • Professional sound, lights, and production equipment
  • Private rental for corporations and recitals.
  • Accommodating audiences up to 120 (80 with a dance floor)

Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole is proud to present ‘the Listening Room’ at the Dole, a destination to be enjoyed by both the performer and the audience. Lakeside Legacy Foundation dedicated this beautiful venue on September 13, 2012. This opportunity was made possible by the generosity of a special group of individuals from Beach Cite, Inc.


Culinary Kitchen

Bring out your inner chef in The Dole’s very own state of the arts culinary kitchen. Rent this space for teaching and team building.

Group size: 16


Other amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Vestal Culinary Kitchen
  • Catering and boxed lunches may be brought in from a preferred list of vendors, also located near several downtown restaurants.
  • Audio and visual equipment is available for an additional fee.

Facility Rental Inquiry Form

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For more information please contact Jody Fields, Business & Accounting Manager, at or by calling 815.455.8000 ext. 102 for information on booking your next event!