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Meeting Facilities Guide Rock Hill / York County, SC

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GUIDE CONTENTS & LEGEND

It’s Warm and Friendly Here

1 Best Western, Carowinds

2 Heritage Conference Center

2 Comfort Inn, Carowinds

3 McBryde Hall at Winthrop University

3 Sleep Inn, Carowinds 4 Courtyard by Marriott

York County, SC

York County’s partnerships provide access to the area’s top facilities where Meeting and Conference groups are lavished with personal attention and turn-key service.

Historic Meeting Sites pgs 5–6

5 Baymont Inn & Suites

1 Hightower Hall

6 Country Inn & Suites

2 Anne Springs Close Greenway Dairy Barn

7 Microtel Inn & Suites

3 Gettys Center

8 Quality Inn & Suites

4 McCelvey Center

9 Rock Hill Motel

5 The Larne Building

10 Comfort Suites 0

6 The Clebourne House

11 Hampton Inn 0

7 The Spratt Building

12 Wingate Inn 0

Unique Meeting Venues pgs 6–7

Hotels with Meeting Space pg 8

1 The Palmetto Room at Historic Old Town

1 Holiday Inn

2 Museum of York County

2 Hilton Garden Inn

3 City Club of Rock Hill

3 Motel 6

4 Tega Cay Golf Conference Center

Drive Time to Other Southern cities

5 NarroWay Productions

Area Must Sees pg 9

6 Bethelwoods Camp & Conference Center

1 Historic Brattonsville

7 Camp Canaan

2 Catawba Cultural Center

8 The Pointe

3 Glencairn Garden

9 Community Performance Center

4 Kings Mountain State / National Military Park

10 Center for the Arts 0

5 Museum of York County 6 NarroWay Productions

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Please refer to this guide as a reference when selecting the ideal meeting venue for your next event. We are happy to provide additional information or assistance — visit us online or give us a call today!

Hotels with Small Meeting Spaces pg 8

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Welcome to York County, SC — an accessible, affordable and authentically southern experience. An undiscovered destination, we offer big city amenities in a warm, friendly environment known for its hospitality.

York County’s climate is characterized by warm, humid summers and mild winters. The average high temperature in summer is 87 degrees while average high temperatures in winter are in the low 50’s. Snow is a rare site, averaging 1-2 inches accumulation per year.

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MEETING & CONVENTION FACILITIES

MEETING & CONVENTION FACILITIES

Baxter M. Hood Center

Heritage Conference Center

452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 981-7100 | hoodcenter.com

375 Star Light Drive, Fort Mill, SC (803) 802-5544 x223 | heritageconferencecenter.org

Baxter M. Hood Center is located on the campus of York Technical College, just off Interstate 77. The 40,000 s.f. facility offers an ideal setting and can accommodate a wide variety of activities, from small workshops or training sessions to full-scale meetings, conferences and trade shows. It is the largest conference facility in York County.

Whether you are hosting a conference for two thousand guests, a seminar for a dozen, a wedding, ministry meeting, or a benefit luncheon, Heritage Conference Center has numerous venues and offers various services to assist you in hosting a successful event. Heritage’s facilities feature more than 350 guest rooms, 20,000 square feet of conference space and an additional 30,000 square feet of meeting space. The center consists of a 10,140 s.f. ballroom with 8 breakout rooms, a 10,140 square-foot sanctuary that can host up to 800 guests on the main floor, with additional overflow space to accommodate hundreds more. Guests can gather in a VIP Lounge for meetings and private dining for up to 50 plus enjoy a café for meetings and large banqueting events.

The Hood Center’s design places a premium on flexibility, efficiency and convenience. The Center’s main banquet area seats 600 comfortably or over 1,000 for lectures or seminars with 10 dedicated breakout rooms. Baxter’s most important resource, however, is its fully-trained, experienced, on-site staff ready to assist you in planning every detail of your event, including facilities, audio-visual equipment, catering, and hotel reservations. The facility has 400 parking spaces conveniently located adjacent to the building. The Hood Center also offers state-of-the-art teleconferencing facilities, television production, graphic animation and remote control camera technology.

VENUE LAYOUT

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Guest rooms provide the comfort of a retreat-style accommodation, while providing the essential amenities of a hotel. In addition to king and double rooms, Heritage also has suites and apartments that provide additional amenities such as a kitchenette, balcony and lounge area. VENUE HIGHLIGHTS 40,000 s.f. Facility

VENUE HIGHLIGHTS VENUE LAYOUT

20,000 s.f. Conference Room

Banquet Rm 1,000+ capacity

350 Guest Rooms

Fully Trained On-Site Staff

30,000 s.f. Meeting Space

Adjacent Parking for 400

Private VIP Lounge

10 Dedicated Breakout Rooms

Dedicated Breakout Rooms

State-of-the-Art Technology

On-site café, bookstore & shops

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MEETING & CONVENTION FACILITIES

HISTORIC MEETING SITES

Winthrop University

Hightower Hall at Historic Brattonsville 1036 Brattonsville Rd, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 684-3948 x22 | chmuseums.org DETAILS

McBryde Hall at Winthrop University 226 Joynes Hall, Rock Hill, SC (803) 323-2518 | winthrop.edu/publicevents.com

4,000 s.f.

CAPACITY House Interior: 125 | House & Grounds: 350 | Verandas: 100

McBryde Hall, built in the eclectic style of medieval halls and named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, is on the campus of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Its spacious Tudor design accentuates the high hammer-beamed ceilings supported by an elaborate timber system.

Anne Springs Close Greenway Dairy Barn 288 Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 547-1169 | leroyspringscatering.com DETAILS

6,400 s.f.

CAPACITY Theater: 300 upstairs, 200 downstairs | Banquet: 200 downstairs

The main hall, the Vera Gruber Batten Dining Room, is used for social and conference functions for up to 600 guests. The adjoining Tuttle Dining Room, which seats up to 125 guests, is used for smaller events.

Classroom: 200 downstairs | Cocktail: 400

Anne Springs Close Greenway Field Trial Barn 835 Springfield Prkwy, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 548-7252 | leroysprings.com

McBryde Hall is the perfect location for weddings, dinners, holiday parties and receptions.

DETAILS

2,400 s.f., dimensions 30' x 80'

CAPACITY Theater: 100 | Banquet: 125 | Classroom: 100

Macfeat House

Gettys Art Center

Macfeat House offers several options for meeting and dining. A small conference room for 10, a dining room for 24 and a large conference room for 24. A comfortable and professional space to spend the day for training, retreats or special events.

DETAILS

Capacity: Flexible, from 24–75 Rental fee: $250/day

201 E. Main St, Rock Hill, SC (2nd Floor) | (803) 328-2787 | yorkcountyarts.org Tom S. Gettys Center Courtroom: 2,340 s.f., Dimensions 60' x 30'

CAPACITY Tom S. Gettys Center Courtroom: 118 VENUE HIGHLIGHTS McCelvey Center Historic Tudor Design

212 E. Jefferson St, York, SC | (803) 684-3948 x22 | chmuseums.org DETAILS

Lowry Family Theater: 6,170 s.f., Dimensions 60' x 32' (stage)

Dining Room holds up to 600

CAPACITY Theater: 560

Whitton Auditorium

Additional Seating for 125

DETAILS

Whitton Auditorium is a state-of-the-art facility that features split-screen presentation capability. Located in the Carroll Hall College of Business Building, Whitton Auditorium is suitable for seminars, training sessions, and multimedia presentations.

McFeat House fits 24–75

Capacity: 220 seats Rental Fee: $300/6 hours

Jane Spratt Reception Room: 1,550 s.f.

CAPACITY Theater: 80 | Banquet: 60–80 | Classroom: 80 | Cocktail: 150 DETAILS

Lobby: 600 s.f.

Whitton Auditorium, 220 seats

CAPACITY Cocktail: 70

Flexible Rental Opportunities

DETAILS

Room 203, 302: 530 s.f., Lowry Family Theater Dimensions 29' x 20'

CAPACITY Classroom: 30–40 | Cocktail: 30–40

The Larne Building 103 North Main Street, Clover, SC | (803) 222-9495 | cloversc.info DETAILS

1,600 s.f. first floor, 300 s.f. kitchen, 525 s.f. mezzanine, 1,029 s.f. second floor

CAPACITY Theater: N/A | Banquet: 84 | Classroom: N/A

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HISTORIC MEETING SITES

UNIQUE MEETING VENUES

The Clebourne House

City Club of Rock Hill

138 Clebourne St, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 548-8046 | theclebournehouse.com

140 E. Main St, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 980-2525 | cityclubofrockhill.com

DETAILS

DETAILS

Dogwood Ballroom

DETAILS

Atotech Room CAPACITY Banquet: 40 | Cocktail: 50

DETAILS

Board of Governors

DETAILS

SC Bank & Trust of the Piedmont CAPACITY Banquet: 10

DETAILS

Bar & Grill

CAPACITY Banquet: 50 | Cocktail: 75-100

DETAILS

Carolina First Bank

CAPACITY Banquet: 50 | Cocktail: 75-100

Palmetto Ballroom

CAPACITY Standing: 250 | Reception: 96 | Reception & Dance Floor: 64 DETAILS

Garden Patio

CAPACITY 150 DETAILS

CAPACITY Banquet: 160 | Cocktail: 225 CAPACITY Banquet: 15

Magnolia Room and Cypress Room, On-site Carolina Bridal Suite

CAPACITY Seated Dinner: 24 (Magnolia Room), 16 (Cypress Room) Tega Cay Golf Club/ Philip T. Glennon Community & Conference Center 15083 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay, SC | (803) 548-3500 x232 | tegacaygolfclub.com The Spratt Building 215 Main St, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 547–2116 | fortmillsc.org DETAILS

DETAILS

Total facility 23,000 s.f. | Glennon Ballroom: 6,300 s.f.

CAPACITY Seats up to 400 with a beautiful verandah overlooking golf course

Includes Executive Conference Table

CAPACITY Seated: 64 downstairs, 14 upstairs NarroWay Productions 3327 Hwy 51, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 802-2300 | narroway.net CAPACITY 325 (facility under renovation to expand at time of print)

UNIQUE MEETING VENUES Museum of York County 4621 Mount Gallant Rd, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 684-3948 x22 | chmuseums.org DETAILS

Auditorium, 1,728 s.f., dimensions 54' x 32'

CAPACITY Theater: 100 | Banquet: 80 | Cocktail: 175 DETAILS

Bethelwoods Camp & Conference Center 922 West Mt. Gallant Rd, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 366-3722 | bethelwoods.org DETAILS

Facility includes three lodges, cabins, pool and challenge course

CAPACITY Horton Lodge: 250 | Lake Lodge: 200 | Hopkins Lodge: 100

Elephant Hall, 2,180 s.f., dimensions 15' x 142'

CAPACITY Banquet: 60 | Cocktail: 125 Camp Canaan DETAILS

Upstairs Classroom, 625 s.f., dimensions 25' x 25'

CAPACITY Theater: 50 | Classroom: 25

3111 Sand Island Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732 | (803) 327-6932 | campcanaan.org DETAILS

2 front porches, 8 picnic tables, hosting station

CAPACITY Multi-use, air-conditioned building accomodates 120 DETAILS

Stans African Hall, 2,210 s.f., dimensions 26' x 85'

CAPACITY Banquet: 75 | Cocktails: 100 The Palmetto Room 150 East White St, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 327-9222 | palmettoroom.com Arts Council of York County’s Center for the Arts

DETAILS

121 E. Main St, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 328-2787 | yorkcountyarts.org

CAPACITY Theater: 350 | Banquet: 320 | Cocktail: 400 | Classroon: 200

DETAILS

5,300 s.f. total facility; 3,900 s.f. function space

Dalton Gallery, 1,640 s.f., dimensions 42' x 41'

CAPACITY Theater: 250 | Banquet: 100 | Cocktail: 250 The Pointe Community Performance Center

2266 Deerfield Dr, Fort Mill, SC | (803) 802-1528 | lifepointecc.com

249 E. Main St, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 328-2787 | yorkcountyarts.org

DETAILS

DETAILS

CAPACITY Seats 5,000 total: 1,000 chairs on the floor, 890 stadium seating

Auditorium 6,000 s.f., dimensions 80' x 75'

CAPACITY Theater: 300 max | Banquet: 90 | Classroom: 150

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Main Floor & Exhibit Area: 27,000 s.f. | 5 Conference Rooms: 185–1,100 s.f. 3,100 in stadium bleacher seating (3,000 main floor, 2,000 mezzanine)

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HOTELS WITH SMALL MEETING SPACE

ROCK HILL / YORK COUNTY MUST-SEES

VENUE S.F.

VENUE S.F.

Best Western Carowinds 100 3675 Foothills Parkway, Fort Mill, SC (803) 548-8400 | bestwesterncharlotte.net

Rock Hill Motel 1,400 914 Riverview Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 329-6581

Comfort Inn, Carowinds 420 3725 Avenue of Carolinas, Fort Mill, SC (803) 548-5200 | choicehotels.com/hotel/sc416

Comfort Suites 900 1323 Old Springdale Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 326-3300 | comfortsuites.com/hotel/sc287

Sleep Inn, Carowinds 3540 Lakemont Blvd, Fort Mill, SC (803) 547-2300

880

Hampton Inn 770 2111 Tabor Drive, Rock Hill, SC (803) 325-1100 | rockhill.hgi.com

Courtyard by Marriott 1300 River Run Court, Rock Hill, SC (803) 324-1400 | marriott.com/rkhcy

675

Microtel Inn & Suites 1047 Riverview Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 817-7700 | microtelinn.com

165

Quality Inn & Suites 2625 Cherry Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 329-3121 | qualityinn.com

800

Wingate Inn 650 (803) 324-9000

Historic Brattonsville 1444 Brattonsville Rd, McConnells, SC | (803) 684-2327 | chmuseums.org Mon–Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5, Closed major holidays This 778-acre site served was an historic backdrop for the Rev War film, The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson. Enjoy Living History Saturdays featuring costumed interpreters. Special events are throughout year. Walt Schrader Trails have 8 miles of hiking/biking. Catawba Cultural Center 1536 Tom Stevens Rd, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 328-2427 x236 | ccppcrafts.com Mon–Sat 9-5, Closed major holidays The Ye Iswa, or People of the River, invite you to experience a modern day Native American culture. On site is a reconstructed bark house, archeological site, historic exhibits, archives center, picnic area, view of the Catawba River and a shop to purchase the famed Catawba pottery. Glencairn Garden 725 Crest Street, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 329-5620 | rockhillrocks.com | Dawn to dusk This 11-acre award-winning garden features a tiered fountain and pond, Japanese footbridge

Baymont Inn & Suites 350 1106 Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 329-1330 | baymontinns.com/hotel/23012

and beautiful walkways. New display gardens and a Veterans Garden will soon join the recently

Country Inn & Suites (803) 329-5151

Kings Mountain State / National Military Park

500

constructed Vernon Grant Performance Stage. The Garden boasts a variety of blooms year round with peak bloom season the last week of March through mid April.

2625 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC | (864) 936-7921 | nps.gov/kimo Daily 9am-5pm, Closed major holidays The military park has an on-site information center, films, a battlefield trail, hiking trials and a museum of period artifacts. It is said that the battle that took place here was the real turning point of the American Revolution. FREE admission. Museum of York County

HOTELS WITH MEETING SPACE

4621 Mount Gallant Rd, Rock Hill, SC | (803) 329-2121 | chmuseums.org Mon–Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5, Closed major holidays

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Outside Catering

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Banquet Capacity

Classroom Capacity

Theatre Capacity

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Tech Available

124

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Inside Corridors

Motel 6 2640 North Cherry Rd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 329-1122

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127

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Restaurant

Hilton Garden Inn 650 Tinsley Way, Rock Hill, SC (803) 325-2800 / www.rockhill.hgi.com

# Meeting Rooms

114

Meeting Space (Sq Ft)

Holiday Inn 503 Galleria Blvd, Rock Hill, SC (803) 323-1900 / www.holidayinn.com

Suites

Guest Rooms

This intimate museum contains over 200 mounted African animal dioramas, African cultural

Patio 33’ x50’ 1,600 s.f.

artifacts, a planetarium and a gallery dedicated to Vernon Grant, the creator of the Rice Krispies characters, Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® NarroWay Productions 3346 Hwy 21, Carowinds Blvd, Fort Mill, SC 29715 | (803) 802-2300 | narroway.net Hilarious comedy and chilling drama in fun-filled, interactive performances are NarroWay’s trademarks. With dinner theatre, epic biblical productions, mystery theatre, theatre tours, field trips and spectacular holiday shows, NarroWay has a host of activities your group will talk about for years to come. Carowinds

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Exit 90, Avenue of the Carolinas, Fort Mill, SC 29715 | 800-888-4386 | carowinds.com The most intense coaster in the Southeast is speeding across Carowinds. Inspired by racing legend Dale Earnhardt, Intimidator™ puts you in the fast lane of thrills. Plus, hang out with the PEANUTS™ gang at Planet Snoopy. And enjoy all the flipping, dipping fun Carowinds and Boomerang Bay™

2,640

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Waterpark have to offer. No one does fun like we do. To check on offers, hours of operation or performances, contact our partner sites directly. The information above is subject to change.

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Visitors Guide

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For more information on what you and your group can see and do during your stay in York County, request the latest visitors guide. Rock Hill / York County Convention & Visitors Bureau PO Box 11377, Rock Hill, SC 29731 p (888) 702-1320 f (803) 329-0145 visityorkcounty.com

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This Meeting Facilities Guide is not inclusive of all meeting establishments in York County. For additional information about York County visit our website at visityorkcounty.com. Funded in part by York County Hospitality Tax.

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