Business Events

Create an exceptional event at Wagnalls






A Historical Location for Business Events

Roughly 30 minutes from downtown Columbus and 20 minutes from Lancaster, hold your next business meeting, retreat, presentation, banquet, or client appreciation event at Wagnalls Memorial Foundation. We have a variety of unique rooms both with flexible seating options. We can accommodate up to 300 people in our auditorium and meeting and event rooms seat up to 120. Catering service is welcome with many local options nearby. Ample free parking is available in our private parking lots and nearby streets. Lodging is close by, just 10 minutes away in Canal Winchester.

Choose your ideal event space from our selection of unique rooms including:

  • Beautiful Historic Auditorium
  • Banquet Hall
  • Community Building Rooms
  • The Loft
  • Small meeting rooms
Learn more about our rooms.


Room Rental Fees

The room rental fees we charge not only cover the cost of using the room, but help to maintain the historic Wagnalls Memorial. With your support, we are able to serve our community and to preserve the historic library, auditorium and community center.



Complete catering and bar service

Wagnalls partners with Creative Cuisine and L.A. Catering in Columbus and Barrel & Boar in Canal Winchester to offer our business clients professional catering and bar service. Our preferred catering partners provide everything from sophisticated cuisine to flavorful barbeque. They offer a variety of price points and menu selections that can be adapted to meet gluten-free and vegan diet requirements. Our caterers will work closely with you to ensure that every detail of your business event meets your expectations.

Reservation Inquiry

Interested in renting a room or conference space? Just fill out the form below and we'll be in touch!