Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College

Event Types Welcomed

  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


Franklin & Marshall College is nestled in the historic and vibrant city of Lancaster, PA. Centrally located, the campus is within an easy drive to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. Encompassing 180 acres, the campus includes functional and inspiring academic facilities, the Caroline Steinman Nunan Arboretum, four performing arts centers, our own Barnes & Noble bookstore, and wireless Internet access campuswide.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 3500 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 200
  • Largest Theatre Style: 3500
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 246
  • Largest Arena Seating: 1600
There are over 100 classrooms on our campus. In addition, there are 20 science labs. Each space is equipped with technology allowing for presentations including laptop-ready HDMI cables, projector with sound, and push or touch button control panel.
The Ann & Richard Barshinger Center
F&M is home to a world-class concert hall. The Ann & Richard Barshinger Center features an expanded stage designed to handle a full 70-piece orchestra or a chorus with up to 135 performers. The gallery area accommodates up to 500 guests.
Alumni Sports and Fitness Center
Better known as the ASFC, our Alumni Sports and Fitness Center, is our largest indoor facility. The ASFC houses two indoor tracks, and 5 multipurpose courts(basketball, and tennis). In addition to athletic activities (competition, clinics, and practices) this facility has been the site for graduation ceremonies, speaking engagements, as well as large scale social gatherings.
Athletic Venues
F&M has a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities that allow our clients to engage in several different sports. Our indoor facilities allow for basketball, volleyball, squash, swimming, and track and field. Our turf and grass fields can handle soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, and football.


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1200
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi


Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Car Charging Station Car Charging Station
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Near Public Transit
  • Overnight Rooms
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


PO Box 3003,
415 Harrisburg Avenue,
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Harrisburg Int'l - 30 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: Yes

Nearby Cities

Lancaster – 0|Philadelphia – 70|Hershey – 20

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes
  • Do you offer tables, chairs, and linens?: Yes


Wireless internet access campuswide, “smart classrooms”, and teleconferencing capabilities.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • LCD Projectors
    • Projector Screen
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No