Other Venues at Furman
The 1,600-square-foot DeSantis Pavilion, which is part of the Younts
Conference Center, offers a stunning view of the Cherrydale Alumni House
and its surrounding landscaping. The pavilion can seat 175 for a
wedding or presentation, or serve as a pleasant place to mingle, chat
and dine, seating up to 120 guests banquet style. Ample parking and a
state-of-the-art sound system are also available.
A walk around Furman's lake walking trail will bring you to the Furman
amphitheater. This canopy-roofed venue is a popular location for
concerts, performances, and weddings. The amphitheater is equipped with a
full sound system and restroom facilities. The venue, renovated from
its original seating capacity of 450, is now able to comfortably hold
3,000 people. Speakers in the nearby bell tower broadcast Furman's
weekly Music by the Lake Summer Concert Series to listeners around the
shore of the campus lake.
Cherrydale Alumni House
Cherrydale is ideal for small gatherings of family, friends, and
colleagues. Situated at the highest point of Furman's campus, Cherrydale
offers seclusion from the hum and bustle of the main campus. Listed on
the National Register of Historic Places, the Cherrydale Alumni House
offers an elegant atmosphere; adjacent grounds also accommodate
beautiful outdoor events. Cherrydale's two-story interior and large
grounds allow for mingling, while its period architecture and antique
furnishings can inspire relaxing conversation.
Betty Ellison Pavilion
Located at the Furman golf course, Betty Ellison
Pavilion is a large 2000-square-foot area that is perfect for
tournaments and social gatherings of all sizes. The Ellison Pavilion has
a state-of-the-art sound system, seats up to 100 people, and is lighted
and covered for the comfort and convenience of guests.
Hartness Pavilion offers some of the most beautiful
views anywhere on the Furman University campus. This room is enclosed by
glass on three sides and overlooks Furman's lake and the Rose Garden.
Hartness Pavilion accommodates up to 200 people and is well-suited for
wedding receptions, retirement dinners or parties.
Timmons Arena is located on the south end of Furman’s campus. Two-story
windows and an elegant French Quarter stone floor make Timmons’s lobby
an area well-suited for small receptions and special events.
With a permanent stage and a concrete floor, Timmons Arena
has over 33,500 square feet of trade show space. Seating capacity for
Timmons is 2,000 for banquet seating, 5,000 for sporting events and
5,500 for concerts. In-house sound and lighting are available.
Timmons Arena also has an elegant private suite located
backstage which can accommodate up to 200 people. With direct access
from the dressing rooms, it is the perfect location for private dinners
McAlister Auditorium seats 1,900 for lectures, concerts, theatrical performances, political debates and rallies.
A large hydraulic orchestra pit, full theatrical
rigging and well-designed acoustics allow for a variety of productions,
from guest speakers to symphonic oratorios. McAlister offers a full
range of theatrical technology and an experienced technical staff.
Paladin Stadium is home to Furman’s beloved Paladins
football eam, the 2004 Southern Conference NCAA-IAA champions. Capable
of seating 16,000, the stadium is used for Furman’s annual commencement
exercises as well as athletic events.
Trustees Dining Room
The Trustees Dining Room is an elegantly decorated room ideal for an
intimate meal or a first-class business meeting. The dining room is
located in Daniel Dining Hall and has a 70 person capacity.