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Reserve Hempstead Hall for your event today!

Reserve Hempstead Hall for your event today!

The Perfect Space for Your Meeting - Large or Small

Reserve Hempstead Hall for your event today!

Reserve Our Facility

Hempstead Hall is a public venue available to rent for a variety of events from Arkansas conventions, conferences and training, to parties and reunions.  For more information on renting the facility, contact us today.


Hempstead Hall is a 65, 000 square foot building that features 4 conference suites, 2 meeting rooms, 1600 seat theater, 3 dressing rooms, full-size catering kitchen, and an outdoor amphitheater.

Take A Tour

Browse our photo gallery or take a virtual tour and see the beautiful facilities available at Hempstead Hall. To schedule a tour, call us at 1-870-722-8565 or complete our Contact Us form.

Buy Tickets

To buy tickets for upcoming events at Hempstead Hall, visit our ticket page or call us at 870-722-8565.

Upcoming Events

39th Annual Watermelon Festival Concert - Fair Park - Hope, AR

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 7:30 pm to Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 7:30 pm

The 39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Concert featuring headliner Sammy Kershaw on Saturday, August 8th. Arkansas native Buddy Jewell will open for Kershaw at 7:30pm on the CMC Stage in Hope’s Fair Park.


Avengers: Age of Ultron

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 6:30 pm

$4.00 All Ages

This sequel to the smash-hit comic-book epic The Avengers finds the iconic superhero team dealing with a threat of their own making: a sentient robot called Ultron (voice of James Spader), who…

Jurassic World

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm

$4.00 All Ages

In this thrilling fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" franchise, two young brothers (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) visit their Aunt Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) who's an executive at…

Gospel Music Hymn Sing

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm

2015 Gospel Music Hymn Sing Tour. Featuring Greater Vision, Mark Trammel Quartet, Taranda Greene, The Jim Brady Trio, Stan Whitmire, and The Mylon Hayes Family. Birthed from a desire to rekindle the unique worship experience…

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Volunteer Program

Hempstead Hall is seeking volunteers who would like to assist with programs at the theatre and conference center. There are specific jobs that the volunteers will be trained to perform. These will include but not limited to box office worker, usher, stage technician, and facility greeter. The volunteers will be added to a contact list and will be informed of opportunities to help as events are booked at Hemsptead Hall. Volunteers will be able to schedule the times they will be available. An awards program will implemented in appreciation of a job well done.

If interested, please fill out the Volunteer Application and return it by hand or by mail to Hempstead Hall 2500 South Main, Hope, AR 71801

Questions? Contact Hempstead Hall Assistant Director Brad Rogers at 870-722-8567 or


The perfect spot for Arkansas conventions, concerts, meetings and more.

Plan your next event at the newest venue in southwest Arkansas, the beautifully constructed Hempstead Hall.  Hempstead Hall features 4 modern conference suites, 2 meeting rooms, 1600 seat theater, 3 dressing rooms, full-size catering kitchen, and an outdoor amphitheater.

The 65,000 square foot Hempstead Hall is Hempstead County’s most versatile facility, making it the perfect venue for Arkansas conventions, parties, reunions and a variety of other events.

Hempstead Hall is the first of its kind in all of southwest Arkansas and it provides Hempstead County residents with a venue to enjoy cultural, artistic, and workforce development programming that has never been possible in our area because of the lack of an appropriate facility.  Hempstead Hall is a showcase for the Hope community, and it has provided a significant, positive economic impact on our community as well.  This facility gives Hempstead County a competitive edge in making our community more progressive and prosperous.


Hempstead Hall is a 65,000 square foot facility uniquely designed to accommodate large and small Arkansas conventions, meetings, conferences, performances, and banquets. It includes a 1600 seat theater with a full production stage, banquet space for 500, multiple conference and meeting rooms, an outdoor amphitheater, and a full- service catering kitchen.


Hempstead Hall is located on the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope campus on Arkansas Highway 29, at the southern city limits of Hope, Arkansas. Hope is 30 miles east of Texarkana and 110 miles southwest of Little Rock.  

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