culinary classroom
rear of center
community board
steel benches for cocktail parties
rotating art exhibits on display
little chairs for little ones
art lined hallway
dance room transformed into event sp
4 convection ovens + convection top
built-in cubbies for your belongings
stairwell to parks & rec offices
multimedia equip. for presentations
multipurpose room
plastic folding tables and chairs
full-length mirrored fitness room
art-lined hallway

event space rental

For those that need a spot to lounge, throw a birthday bash, or house a conference, South Side Cultural Arts Center provides an excellent venue.  Recently renovated, this historic school is sure to impress all your guests. The center was thoughtfully restored to include amenities designed specifically to promote cultural arts education (e.g. sound insulation, rubber floors, television screens). Click on the photos above to take a tour through available rooms (all located on the 1st floor of the facility). 

Space available: 

  • Culinary Classroom with Kitchen (includes teaching island, oven, range, microwave, and refrigerator) 

  • Dance and Performing Arts Rooms (rubber flooring, ballet barres, full-length mirrors) 

  • Multipurpose Rooms (tables, chairs, and multimedia equipment)* 

Why rent at South Side Cultural Arts Center?

  • Halls lined with rotating exhibits showcasing local art and photography 

  • Over-sized rooms with with tables and chairs sitting upon original Dade County Pine

  • Convenient location in downtown Fort Lauderdale

  • Free wifi and multimedia equipment, so you can be sure to connect

  • Sits adjacent to Florence C. Hardy Park 

    • 7+ acres ​of park land

    • Newly constructed boundless playground for children of all abilities, (small + big)

    • Lawn bowling

    • Workout Area (with machines)

    • Tennis Courts

    • Lighted Athletic Field (soccer, football)

    • Outdoor bathroom facilities

  • Clean and modern setting, it still has that 'new car' smell​

  • Across the street from the delicious Hardy Park Bistro! Reach out to them for your catering needs.

Let South Side Cultural Arts Center be where you celebrate the holidays with an office party with your colleagues, schedule a food stuffing event for your nonprofit, and host your neighborhood's Mommy & Me Yoga classes.


*Center's wifi is free & open to the public, no password required 

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