Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats


KEMBA Live! is located in the heart of downtown Columbus’ Arena District making it easily accessible from anywhere in the metro area. The flexible and customizable event space serves as a blank canvas for your imagination.The industrial architecture and unique Rock & Roll ambiance is ideal for creating a high-energy atmosphere for all sorts of special occasions, but can also seamlessly transform into a glamorous ballroom suitable for the most elegant events such as weddings, galas, receptions, banquets and formal dinners. Accommodating both indoor and outdoor events, the venue’s versatility allows for a variety of capacity options anywhere from 100 people to 5,000.

KEMBA Live! comes fully-equipped with a marque to welcome your guests, state-of-the-art audio, lighting, sound and full-service production staff. Our experienced event team are some of the best in the business and are ready to assist with the planning of your most memorable event.


  • 5,000 Max Capacity
  • Flexible Layout
  • Customizable Space for Branding Opportunities
  • Accommodates Indoor & Outdoor Events
  • Centrally Located in Downtown Columbus
  • Exceptional Stage, Sound, + Lighting
  • Multi-Venue Facility
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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 5000 guests
  • Largest Standing Reception: 5000

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Eco-Friendly
  • In-House Catering
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxi

Venue Location + Transportation


405 Neil Ave,
Columbus, Ohio 43215


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • SubwaySubway
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Cities

Arena District

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes

Venue Policies

  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: Yes