We are happy to offer our space at an affordable price for hosting private events and community gatherings. Contact us to talk more about whether our main hall could be the right venue for your concert, wedding, party, lecture, meeting, or other event!
Meal seated: 128
Auditorium seated: 175
Use this form to contact Erin with questions about event rentals.
Is there wi-fi access?
Yes! There is a free open wireless network.
What about officiants & pre-marital counseling?
Officiants and counseling are not included in the rental of our space. You are welcome to inquire with our pastors about hire for religious ceremonies as well as religious leaders unaffiliated with our church, but these are considered private contracts and unrelated to your rental.
Can I set up the day before?
Typically not. Set up time is usually allotted the same day depending on scheduling constraints. Your representative may be able to make exceptions if there is a vacancy in the schedule.
Can I use outside vendors?
Yes! Caterers and Vendors are responsible to bring their own equipment. A kitchen deposit will be required if the Caterers will be cooking on site. Please remove all excess.
Are alcohol or smoking allowed?
Alcohol and visibly intoxicated persons are not permitted on the Hot Metal property. Smoking is permitted outside in the parking lot.
How can I arrange to see the facilities?
Contact Erin at or the Hot Metal office at 412 481 4010 to schedule a tour.
When is my payment due?
A 50% deposit is required to reserve your event. The remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to the event date. Any overruns of time will be billed at $150/hour.
What if I need to cancel or change my event?
Cancellations up to 2 weeks prior to the date of your event will receive a full refund, after which the deposit will be non-refundable. Changes in date are also recommended at least 2 weeks prior and your deposit will be applied to the new event date.
What paperwork do I need to submit?
A signed contract and proof of event insurance due with the deposit.
Is it possible to reserve parking?
Hot Metal has a 23-car parking lot and street parking is generally available. You can also obtain a permit to reserve street parking during your event from the City of Pittsburgh.
Will I need to hire security?
Some events will be required to provide security at the cost of the lessee.
What are the fees & charges?
Rental Fee is $300 plus a non-refundable deposit of $50. Members of Hot Metal and non-profit organizations can inquire about discounted rates.
What does my rental include?
Your rental includes rooms on the ground floor of the Hot Metal building, 18 tables and 175 chairs.
Are there any additional fees?
Sound System, Video Projector and Basic Cable TV: Hot Metal will provide an a/v operator at the rate of $15/hour (minimum $30).