Hayloft Theatre

The Hayloft Theatre is a turn-of-the-century barn that functioned as a theater in the late 1940s. The building was relocated to the Celery Flats Historical Area and restored as a theater.  

Reservations: The Hayloft Theatre can be reserved 12 months in advance. To request a date or check availability, contact the Parks & Recreation Division by email or call 269-329-4522, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Maximum Capacity: 200 people without tables, 120 people with tables

Availability: April 15 - October 31

Rental Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit: $150
  • Minimum Rental Fee (5 hours): $400;  $60 each additional hour
  • Maximum Daily Rental Fee: $750
  • Weddings/Receptions: $750 ALL DAY RENTAL
  • Outside Performance Fee: $300 per night
  • Stacking Chair Cleaning Fee: $60
  • Interior Restroom Cleaning Fee: $15


  • Indoor Restrooms in Lower Level of Building
  • 200 Plastic Stacking Chairs Available (no tables provided)
  • Floor Space: 35' x 45'
  • No Kitchen Facility
  • No Heat or Air Conditioning
  • Additional photos of interior and exterior

Rules and Regulations:

  • The damage deposit and/or rental fees will be returned if the rental is cancelled within 2 weeks of payment.  After that period, 50% of the fees will be returned if cancelled at least 2 weeks prior to the rental date.  Any later cancellation will result in 100% forfeiture.
  • Reserving parties must ask guests to vacate facility by 10:00 p.m. and building must be cleaned up and completely vacated by 10:30 p.m.
  • The Hayloft Theatre and its surrounding area must be left in the proper condition on the same day as the rental or the damage deposit will be forfeited.
  • Battery operated candles are allowed.  Open flames are prohibited in historic buildings.

For more information about renting this facility, please contact the Parks & Recreation Division by email or call 269-329-4522, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.