About Us

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is northern Wake County's premier cultural arts and event venue.

Located at 405 S. Brooks St., in the heart of downtown Wake Forest, the facility features 10,000 square feet of versatile event and meeting space providing the perfect venue for a variety of events and activities, including exhibits, concerts, plays, recitals, conferences and private celebrations.

Our Grand Hall can be configured in a variety of settings to accommodate all your event and meeting needs. Numerous amenities are provided, including an LCD projector, automated projection screen and monitors, computer ports for presentations and both broadband and wireless Internet.

Box Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    9 am-Noon & 1-5 pm

  • Saturday & Sunday

Featured Amenities

  • Box office and lobby

  • Grand Hall offering 4,700 square feet of event, meeting/gathering, expo space

  • 535 sq. ft. performance stage

  • Dressing rooms

  • Staging area for caterers

  • Bar/Concessions

  • Convenient parking

  • Handicap accessible

No matter what your occasion—performances, meetings, or other events—the Renaissance Centre staff will work to ensure a successful experience for you and your organization.

Our charming downtown, warm and welcoming staff and our unique facility make the Renaissance Centre the number one meeting and entertainment venue in northern Wake County.

Events & Tickets

A listing of upcoming events, including our featured events and ticket information is now available. New events are added regularly.


The Renaissance Centre is now accepting rental reservations. Our rate schedule and rental agreement are provided.

Plan Your Visit

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is located in the heart of Wake Forest's Renaissance District! We aim to ensure your experience is as pleasant as possible. Whether you require information about accommodations, local dining, or other things to do while you’re here - this is where to find it

Downtown Wake Forest

The purchase of the Renaissance Centre is the town’s latest significant investment in the downtown municipal district. Also known as the Renaissance District, the area encompasses approximately 220 acres and extends roughly from south of Holding Avenue to just north of Spring Street and between South White Street and South Franklin Street.

For more information about the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, contact Renaissance Director Debbie Dunn at 919-435-9567.