Eureka Municipal Auditorium

The Municipal Auditorium is one of Humboldt County's largest venues. Built in 1936, this historic building is the perfect location for a concert with a maximum capacity of 2,300 yet versatile enough to host an indoor sports clinic, roller skating or a birthday party.

General Facility Rental Guidelines

Reservations for the Municipal Auditorium must be made at least two months in advance of the desired date of use. Liability insurance is required for all rentals of City of Eureka facilities. 

  1. Facility Information
  2. Rental Fees
  3. Facility Pictures

Information about Municipal Auditorium

  • Maximum Capacity: 1,500 (with seating on the main floor), 2,300 (without seating on the main floor)
  • Balcony Seats: 806
  • Floor Seats: 1,494 (standing room only)
  • Chairs: 600 (folding)
  • Tables: 12
  • Total square feet of Main Floor: 10,000
  • Stage: 1,520 square feet (65 feet x 29 feet)
  • Stage Opening: 40 feet
  • Balcony Clearance: 8 feet (Balcony extends approximately 20 feet over main floor)

Electricity Information

120 and 208 volts available. Three phases, 400 amps lighting panel - 3 phase, 200 amps sound panel - 3 phase.

150 amps -No electrician


  • A minimum of 2 uniformed security guards are required to patrol a one-block radius outside the Municipal Auditorium. This is in addition to security guards required by EPD for inside the building.
  • All security personnel must be clearly identified by apparel.
  • Security requirements must be met within 7 days of the reservation.

Contracting Party Responsibilities

  • Stage lighting
  • Backdrops
  • 100 feet minimum cable
  • Security
  • Sound system

Production Company or Contracting Party are responsible for a one-block radius clean up.