Attention All patrons attending events at Merriweather Post Pavilion in 2021 are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a medically-administered laboratory-based negative test result from a test taken within the 72 hours prior to the show, along with a matching photo ID. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your card. Refunds WILL NOT be issued for failure to provide proof of vaccine or negative test.


Merriweather Post Pavilion, located in the heart of downtown Columbia, is now offering private special event space.  
The historic venue has several unique rental options available for your next meeting, retreat, trade show or party.  

Merriweather Special Events include:

  • Convenient location
  • Complimentary parking with attendant
  • ADA accessible
  • Dressing room facilities 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • On-site catering available (not required)
  • Tables, chairs and lounge seating
  • PA system
  • Video services available
  • On-site event coordinator
  • Over 3,000 feet of indoor space and 5,000 square feet of outdoor space

We also have VIP Concert Packages for up to 250 guests!
If interested in learning more please email
(Available on select shows for groups of 50 or more)

*Private event space rentals May – October cannot be confirmed until 60 days prior to the event.  
*Events November to April will likely be confirmed at 120 days prior.

Rental Application - Merriweather Post Pavilion