Private Events at The Agora

"The Beautiful Gathering Place"

Discover the epitome of elegance and versatility at The Agora (Greek for Gathering Place), Hotel Callista’s premier venue for private events and functions. Stunning details abound from the tiled entryway to the beautifully crafted restored bar, no small detail was overlooked. Nestled within the historic charm and modern luxury of Hotel Callista, we offer a perfect setting for making your special occasions truly unforgettable. 

Whether you’re planning a corporate event, an intimate gathering, or a wedding, The Agora provides the perfect backdrop. With its graceful decor and adaptable space, our venue can be transformed to match the theme and style of your event.

Weddings & Social Events

We’ve partnered with Rand Stewart Venue Agency for weddings and other social events at The Agora. They will help coordinate all the details for your special day.

Click here for pricing and additional info. 

Business & Networking Events

The Agora is also the perfect spot for your next business luncheon or networking event. We can accommodate all types of business events with weekday rentals by the hour.

Room Rental Details

The Agora is offered as a venue rental only. All other arrangements are the client’s responsibility, including food, alcohol, linens, flowers, decorations, and music. Specialty table and napkin linen options are available for an additional fee upon request. 

We can accommodate up to 140 guests in the main room and 30 in the bar area.

Rental Times:
Morning Functions: Starting as early as 6 AM
Afternoon Luncheons: 11 AM – 4 PM
Evening Receptions: 6 PM – 11 PM

Note: Weekday rentals (Mon – Thur) are by the hour. Weekend rentals (Fri – Sun) require a five-hour minimum.

Catering & Alcohol Policies:
Clients will receive a list of preferred food and alcohol vendors. There is a fee for non-preferred vendors. No BYOB is allowed, and all alcohol must be supplied and managed by a company licensed and insured by the state of Connecticut.

Book Your Event

Fill out the form below, and an event planner will contact you to schedule your event. Call (860) 300-4271 to speak with a team member directly.

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If you don't have an exact number please list a range of guests (i.e. 25-50).

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