Looking for a unique venue to hold your next meeting, conference or special event?
The Draper Mercantile offers meeting facilities, classroom space and a large main floor for events. Conveniently located less than a mile off I-81, the Draper Mercantile is a great central destination for your next gathering.
The Draper Mercantile’s meeting facilities are well-equipped and offer a variety of options. Groups can reserve the entire facility or choose the specific area that best suits their needs. The entire building is equipped with high-speed wireless internet. Our courteous and professional staff will be happy to work with you to help make your meeting or event successful and enjoyable.
With 1,300 square feet of meeting space, the Taboori Room offers a comfortable atmosphere combined with the technology and furnishings that meeting planners and attendees expect. Audio-visual equipment is available for use upon request. Tables and chairs are provided and can be set-up to meet the needs of your event. The Taboori Room also includes a beverage kiosk which is equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee pots, tea station as well as cups and condiments for coffee and tea. This space is open and versatile; it is ideal for a variety of functions including classes, meetings, baby showers – even yoga or health related classes.
For larger events, our main floor and stage offers a great ambiance and 2,750 sq. ft. of space. The stage comes complete with sound equipment for a band or guest speaker. Rental of the main floor also includes access to the Perch, a cozy small group meeting space that overlooks the main floor.
For small group meetings such as interest groups, book clubs and small speaking engagements, the Perch offers a comfortable setting and an elegant atmosphere that fosters creativity and good conversation. This 350 sq. ft. loft can comfortable accommodate 9 people and is furnished with cozy couches and reading chairs.
Historically, the Draper Mercantile was the heart of the local community of Draper for over 100 years. Today, it is once again a center of activity. The New River Trail is located directly beside the Draper Mercantile and is a popular destination for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Claytor Lake and the New River are just a few miles away. Catering options are available and we will also be happy to help you arrange supplemental activities such as guided fishing excursions, canoe trips or guided winery tours.
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The Draper Mercantile is local landmark that has all the charm and ambiance you would expect in a historic building plus all the modern amenities needed to host a successful meeting or event.
For more information about renting meeting or event facilities at the Draper Mercantile, call 1-888-399-1210 or e-mail ana@DraperMerc.com. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff look forward to working with you.