Rent the Crucible

Make your next private event unforgettable in the unique industrial setting of The Crucible! We have a 56,000 square feet conveniently located one block from the West Oakland BART station. Our main event space features 7,000 square feet of space with 25-foot ceilings and a capacity of up to 500 people. We have a basic stage of 12×24 feet, which can be modified to suit your specific needs.

EVENT SPACE

ROOM PRICING

Rent the Main Space

Our base rental rate includes use of the space during our normal working hours (10am-10pm Monday through Friday and 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday) for up to 150 people. Base rental includes simple lighting, event and studio staff, basic audio setup (microphone/music playing capabilities), a podium, and use of our tables and chairs.

Event rental pricing starts at $3,500 for a 4-hour rental period.

Rent Smaller Rooms

In addition to the main event space, several smaller rooms are available. The rooms vary in size and set-up, and can accommodate between 10 and 50 people, depending on configuration and activities. There is a 4-hour minimum for each room.

Nonprofit organizations receive a 25% discount off scheduled rental rates.

Jewelry Room, Woodshop Room Glass Fusing Room $100

Neon Room, ARC Welding Room, Glass Coldworking $75

Dance Studio $150

ADD FIRE TO YOUR EVENT

The Crucible is known for our fun and fiery special effects. You can add these effects to your own event to create an unforgettable experience. Please inquire or schedule a visit to learn more.

Fire Safety Technicians are required for fire exhibits and are not included in the listed price. The rates shown below are for four hours.

Arch

$600 if lit
$300 if unlit

Ring of Fire

$500

Aerial Rigs

$300 each

Fire Pit

$300

4 Fire Poofers

$200 each

Flaming Cat Tails

$200 each

Crucible Sign

$150 if lit

Optional services

subject to availability

  • Stage setup
  • Fire performance
  • Department demonstrations, such as glass flameworking or blacksmithing
  • Hands-on workshops, such as copper stamping or glass fusing
  • Catering arrangements
  • Coat check: $150 for 4-hour event

Availability & Hours

Classes and other programs are our first priority so availability is limited. The base price is only inclusive of times during our normal working hours (10am-10pm Monday through Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday). Hours outside of those times may be considered at an additional rate.

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