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Capitol Rooms

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Utah State Capitol RotundaRotunda

The Rotunda is a beautiful and spacious venue that gives class and elegance to large gatherings and celebrations. It is a room full of history and symbolism. The Capitol dedication in 1916 and rededication in 2008 were held in this space and almost all of Utah’s past governors have walked its floor.

  • Location: Capitol Second Floor
  • Capacity: 1,500
  • Seated: 500
  • Seated at Tables: 320
  • Rental Rate: Weekdays $2,000/daily; Friday–Sunday $2,300/daily
  • Special event insurance required for use

Rotunda setup diagram must be submitted no later than 2 weeks before event or additional fees will be charged.


 Hall of GovernorsHall of Governors Utah State Capitol

The first floor of the Capitol, directly under the Rotunda, features elegant portraits of Utah’s former governors. Under the glow of the glass Rotunda floor and highlighted by historic Edison light bulbs, this large open area provides a unique setting for a variety of gatherings.

  • Location: Capitol First Floor
  • Capacity: 1,500
  • Seated: 500
  • Seated at Tables: 300
  • Rental Rate: $1,300/daily
  • Special event insurance required for use

Hall of Governors setup diagram must be submitted no later than 2 weeks before event or additional fees will be charged.


Utah State Capitol Board RoomCapitol Board Room

The Capitol Board Room is a venue capable of hosting both large and small gatherings. Lit by replicas of the original light fixtures, the room is both spacious and comfortable. A nearly life size portrait of the Capitol Commission, that directed the original design and construction of the Capitol, adds a historic touch to this elegant room.

  • Location: Capitol 240
  • Capacity: 82
  • Standard Setup: 20 chairs around board table and 50 wooden chairs around the room
  • Podium with microphone and projector/screen 
  • Rental Rate: $75.00/hour

Alternate Setup Configurations

  • Cafeteria Style (50 chairs)
  • Classroom style (30 chairs at tables, 20 around the room)

*Official State of Utah Business reservations take priority in the Capitol Board Room. If the Board Room is requested for Official State of Utah Business, your reservation will be moved to another space. If another space is unavailable, your reservation will be cancelled.

 

Setup diagram


Conference Rooms 105, 170, 160, and Visitor Services

These small conference rooms, ideally for 10–15 people, are conveniently located inside the Capitol. Please check each room for capacity details.

Room 105Capitol Room 105

  • Location: Capitol First Floor
  • Standard Setup: 10 around board table and 4 around the room
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Capitol Room 170Room 170

  • Location: Capitol First Floor
  • Standard Setup: 14 chairs around board table
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Visitor Services Conference Room        

  • Location: Capitol First Floor
  • Standard Setup: 12 Chairs around board table, 1 bench and 3 chairs around the room
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

State Capitol Grounds

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The beautifully restored Capitol grounds provide an elegant outdoor setting for any event. The immaculate lawns and plazas offer a variety of spaces from which to choose.

Capitol Hill Complex Map

North PlazaUtah State Capitol North Plaza

The North Plaza is the central point of Capitol Hill and its buildings. The plaza walkways are lined with yoshino cherry trees, carefully trimmed gardens, and sculptures of historic Utah figures. A reflecting pool in the center of the plaza creates a stunning backdrop for events and photography. An accord certificate is required for each event held on the Plaza.

  • Rental Rate: $1,300/daily
  • Capacity: 5,000
  • Special event insurance required for use

North Plaza setup diagram


Utah State Capitol East PlazaEast Plaza

The East Plaza is perfect for evening events. With a complete view of Salt Lake City and the surrounding mountains, this area is sure to be the perfect location for weddings, receptions, socials and more. An accord certificate is required for each event held on the Plaza.

  • Rental Rate: $1,300/daily
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Special event insurance required for use

East Plaza setup diagram


Utah State Capitol West PlazaWest Plaza

The West Plaza is located near the Utah Law Enforcement Memorial and the Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos Veterans War Memorial. This area boasts views of the southwest cityscape and is perfect for weddings, receptions, socials, and more. An accord certificate is required for each event held on the Plaza.

  • Rental Rate: $1,300/daily
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Special event insurance required for use

View the West Plaza diagram


Utah State Capitol South StepsSouth Steps

The grand staircase sweeps across the South entrance of the Capitol, creating a grand setting for press conferences, rallies, and choir performances.

Please contact the Capitol Preservation Board for pricing and scheduling information.

South Steps setup diagram


East Senate Building

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Senate Seagull RoomSeagull Room

  • Location: East Senate Building First Floor
  • Standard Setup: Hollow square with 25 chairs
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Alternate Setup Configurations:

  • Auditorium/Panel style: 38 chairs total
  • Cafeteria style: 27 chairs 

Setup diagram


Senate Beehive RoomBeehive Room

  • Location: East Senate Building First Floor
  • Standard setup: Hollow square table with 25 chairs
  • Polycom Capability
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour 

Alternate Setup Configurations:

  • Auditorium/Panel style: 38 chairs total
  • Cafeteria style: 27 chairs

Setup diagram


Aspen RoomSenate Spruce Room

  • Location: East Senate Building First Floor
  • Standard Setup: Hollow rectangle with 36 at tables and 14 additional chairs around the room
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/ hour

Alternate Setup Configurations:

  • Auditorium/Panel style; 36 chairs total
  • Cafeteria style: 50 chairs

Setup diagram


Olmsted RoomSenate Olmsted Room

  • Location: East Senate Building First Floor
  • Standard setup: Board table with 16 chairs and 16 additional chairs around the room
  • Polycom Phone capability
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Alternate Setup Configurations:

  • Auditorium/Panel style: 50 chairs
  • Cafeteria style: 40 chairs

Setup diagram


Senate Kletting RoomKletting Room

  • Location: East Senate Building First Floor
  • Standard Setup: Board table with 20 chairs and 20 additional chairs around the room
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Alternate Setup configurations:

  • Auditorium/Panel style: 50 chairs
  • Cafeteria style: 40 chairs

Setup diagram


State Office Building

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Conference Room 2112

  • Location: State Office Building Second Floor
  • Standard Setup: Table with 14 chairs
  • Whiteboard Included
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Conference Room 1112

  • Location: State Office Building First Floor
  • Standard Setup: Hollow square with 20 chairs
  • Whiteboard included
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Setup diagram


Conference Room 4114

  • Location: State Office Building Fourth Floor
  • Standard Setup: Board table with 8 chairs and 14 additional chairs around room
  • Rental Rate: $50.00/hour

Conference Room 4112

  • Location: State Office Building Fourth Floor
  • Standard Setup: Hollow square with 22 chairs and 16 additional chairs around room
  • Projector screen provided (projector not included)

White Chapel

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White Memorial Chapel

Located in the southeast corner of the Capitol grounds, the White Chapel was originally built as a LDS meetinghouse in 1881. The chapel was dismantled and reconstructed on capitol grounds in 1976 and now serves as a nondenominational meetinghouse for weddings, memorials, and other special gatherings. Read more on the historic significance of the White Chapel.

  • Location: 150 East 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT 84114
  • Capacity: 160
  • Rental Rate: $500.00/daily
  • Rehearsal reservation available for $250.00
  • Special event insurance required for use

The following items are prohibited in the White Chapel:

  • Food
  • Fresh flower petals on the ground (fresh flowers may be held and attached to pews)
  • Alcohol
  • Open flame

For more information on what is allowed in the White Chapel, please refer to the Facility Use Rules.

 

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