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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.



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 available upon request. Email events@thecrucible for pricing information.

Rent Smaller Rooms

Need a space for a class or a lecture? 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.

Prices available upon request:

Jewelry Room, Woodshop Room Glass Fusing Room

Neon Room, ARC Welding Room, Glass Coldworking

Dance Studio


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.


Ring of Fire

Aerial Rigs

Fire Pit

4 Fire Poofers

Flaming Cat Tails

Crucible Sign

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 available upon request

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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