Located in downtown Eugene, Oregon is the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Operated by the City of Eugene, the Hult Center presents more than 700 events and concerts annually. The Hult Center, which opened in 1982, consists of two performance halls, a studio, a theater and a large community meeting room. One of these performance halls is the Silva Concert Hall, a spacious room that resembles a 19th-century venue for high-end operas and orchestras. The Hult Center has hosted performers such as Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Pretty Lights, Colbie Caillat, Third Eye Blind, Bob Dylan, Travis Scott and Russ. Head over to StubHub to grab your Hult Center tickets.
What is the Hult Center's seating capacity?
Hult Center seating includes Silva Concert Hall which can seat 2,448 individuals. Its Soreng Theater can seat 495 people. 200 attendees can sit within The Studio. The Jacobs Community Room holds about 50 art enthusiasts. The Cuthbert Amphitheater can seat about 5,000 attendees.
Does public transportation reach the Hult Center?
The Hult Center is accessible through public transportation by taking certain combinations of Routes 13, 51, 91 and 92.
What about Hult Center parking?
There is a parking garage that is adjoined to the Hult Center, which can be entered from 6th Avenue and Olive Street. The east side of the garage has handicapped spaces, and those with handicap placards can park in designated spaces for free. Additionally, there is the Parcade, which is across from the Hult Center and can be reached between 7th Avenue and 8th Avenue. The Hult Center recommends that concert attendees should arrive early to ensure that they can find parking as multiple events could cause the garages to fill up quickly. The Diamond Parking lots offer more parking spaces and are within walking distance from the Hult Center. These lots are located on 5th and Charnelton, 5th and Pearl, 6th and Willamette, 7th Avenue and Olive as well as 8th Avenue and Olive. Street parking in downtown Eugene is free after 6:00 PM.
What are the food and drink options near the Hult Center?
There are many options for food and drinks near the Hult Center. Very close to its Silva Concert Hall is the steakhouse Oregon Electric Station and the farmer's market-tailored Marche. Cafe Soriah offers Mediterranean meals and local wines. Another nearby option for food is the Italian cuisine served at the Excelsior Inn's Ristorante Italiano.
What items won't be permitted at the Hult Center?
Prohibited items at Hult Center events include audio and video recording devices, laser pointers, selfie sticks, fireworks or sparklers and musical instruments. Other prohibited items are masks, pets, beach balls, hula hoops, coolers, backpacks or large bags, umbrellas and glass or cans. Drugs and weapons are also prohibited.Back to Top