The Sturges-Young Center for the Arts is a large, multi-purpose facility equipped to provide an exciting experience whether you're enjoying one of our quality performances on the main stage or hosting your special event in one of our many spacious rooms. The flexible event space, convenient location, professional friendly staff, and affordable rates are just some of the reasons why the Sturges-Young Center for the Arts is the premier events space in the area. The center is located in downtown Sturgis, Michigan, 2 miles from Indiana Toll Road, halfway between Detroit and Chicago, and an hour south of Kalamazoo. The multi-purpose event venue includes a 960+ seat auditorium, 200 seat ballroom space, and lower-level meeting rooms hosting various year-round events, including concerts, dances, live stage plays, art shows, films, and more. Event rentals include weddings, showers, class reunions, memorial services, business meetings and conferences, and social events.