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Thomas S. Monson Center

411 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

250Largest Group
7Meeting Rooms
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  • Monson Center LobbyMonson Center Lobby

  • Sorenson ParlorSorenson Parlor

  • Eccles RoomEccles Room

  • Sorenson Dining RoomSorenson Dining Room

  • Ivory BallroomIvory Ballroom

  • Ivory BallroomIvory Ballroom

  • East Balcony EntranceEast Balcony Entrance

  • South BalconySouth Balcony

  • East BalconyEast Balcony

  • Carriage House ExteriorCarriage House Exterior

  • Carriage House 2nd FloorCarriage House 2nd Floor

  • Carriage House Main FloorCarriage House Main Floor

  • Miller Town HallMiller Town Hall

  • Zions Bank ClassroomsZions Bank Classrooms

  • Beautiful setting inside the Carriage House for a premier weddingBeautiful setting inside the Carriage House for a premier wedding

  • Gorgeous strung lights to the Carriage House for an elegant weddingGorgeous strung lights to the Carriage House for an elegant wedding

  • Elegant ballroom setting for your weddingElegant ballroom setting for your wedding

  • The views from the balconies are incredibleThe views from the balconies are incredible

  • Hold your retreat in the Gail Miller Town HallHold your retreat in the Gail Miller Town Hall

  • Elegant ballroom set up for a receptionElegant ballroom set up for a reception

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The Thomas S. Monson Center serves as an embassy for the University of Utah downtown and as a community gathering place. Thanks to a generous gift from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other community donors, the university restored this magnificent facility to its original form. The center provides a world class venue for university functions and serves as home for an applied economic and demographic research center. We also invite the community to use this venue as a premier gathering place for private functions.
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Salt Lake International Airport / 15
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RENTAL INFORMATION We are excited for the opportunity to host your event. Due to the historic nature of our facility, we have some usage guidelines to safeguard our building and to ensure the safety of our guests. Please review this information prior to planning your event. Due to our downtown location, limited on site parking is available. Public parking is available adjacent to the Thomas. S. Monson Center on city streets. The standard business hours for the Thomas S. Monson Center are Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. During scheduled events, the building may be opened as early at 7:00 am and closed by 10:00 pm. If you need to make special arrangements to open the building prior to 7:00 am, please contact the building manager at 801-213-8739. A staffing fee of $50/hr will be charged to open/close the building outside of those hours. Deliveries to the Monson Center must be made during regular business hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Due to limited storage space, please schedule shipments to arrive no earlier than five days prior to the group’s arrival. A charge of $5.00 per package will apply for handling. Packages arriving more than five days prior to the arrival of the group, without special arrangements, will be returned to sender. The renter or a representative of the renter will be responsible for all deliveries and pick-ups in conjunction with the event. All items delivered by the vendor or renter must be removed at the conclusion of the event. At the conclusion of the event the renter must remove all equipment or decorations brought into the facility for the event. This includes all linens, dishes, flowers, plants, balloons and other disposable decorations. An additional cleaning fee of $50.00/hour will be assessed if equipment or decorations are not removed or disposed of properly. Rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter, silly string, sparklers, or fireworks are not allowed at the Thomas S. Monson Center. Bubble solution may be used outside the facility only. Rose pedals may be used inside or outside of the building with proper cleanup. Nails, hooks, tacks, screws, staples, wire, tape or any other abrasives may not be placed on or in walls or fixtures. Decorations may be hung or attached with zip-ties, soft rope or fishing wire only. Costs to repair any damages or defacement will be assessed to the renter. Open flames are not allowed anywhere on the property. Caterers may use sterno canisters to keep food warm. Any signage required for the event must be obtained through the Thomas S. Monson Center. The Thomas S. Monson Center is closed on all major holidays observed by the University of Utah. For a listing of holidays, click here. Children attending events should be supervised at all times. In accordance with the Utah Clean Air Act, smoking (including E-Cigarettes) is not permitted in the Thomas S. Monson Center or in the adjacent Carriage House. This includes all 2nd and 3rd floor balconies. Smoking is not permitted within 25 feet of any entrance-way, exit, open window, or air intake of the building. A fine of $250.00 will be assessed to any group in violation of this Act.
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception

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