Our event venues range from rustic lodges to classrooms to lush gardens, offering you a multitude of possibilities.
Conference and Event Facilities
Various venues located in five core University districts can be tailored to suit your individual needs.
University Gateway District

The University Gateway district is the contemporary doorway to UC Davis, featuring the prestigious Robert and Margrit Mondavi Performing Arts Center, Alumni Center, Mondavi Wine Institute, and the newly constructed Hyatt and University Conference Center.

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The Quad District

The Quad District is the historic center of UC Davis as well as the center of student life. Freeborn Hall and the Memorial Union meeting rooms are located in the Quad District and can be booked individually or together. These facilities form a district that can accommodate up to 1,800 people in a versatile space with numerous breakout rooms. Across from the Memorial Union is the tree-lined Quad, offering acres of expansive green lawn for events of all kinds.

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The Silo District

Home to UC Davis' world-class education, the Silo District offers lecture halls suited for professional settings as well as rustic spaces for dining and smaller conferences. The district is anchored by a restored dairy barn, the Silo, reminiscent of UC Davis' agricultural history. Today, the Silo houses the Cabernet conference room and offers on-site retail dining.

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The Arboretum District

Along the southwest strip of campus, Putah Creek drifts serenely by, setting the backdrop for the Arboretum District. Known for its impressive and worldly botanic collection, the colorful Arboretum sets the mood for events of all types and features a charming gazebo. Cozy Putah Creek Lodge, at the east end, serves as the district's indoor space and offers audiovisual equipment and other indoor amenities.

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The ARC District

As one of the region's premier event facilities, the ARC Conference Center features more than 6,200 square feet of event space, including a multi-configuration ballroom, two meeting rooms, plus an adjacent courtyard.The Pavilion is an 8,000-seat arena that expands the scope of event possibilities. Ample parking and easy freeway access make it a convenient destination for trade shows, athletic events, banquets, receptions and meetings.

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