Event & Conference Services
Host your event at Carthage
Carthage College is located on the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Carthage’s tranquil 80-acre campus is an arboretum lush with stately oaks, a winding river, and breathtaking lake views. Yet just a free trolley ride away, you’ll find art galleries, cafes, shopping, and more in Kenosha — Wisconsin’s fourth-largest city.
Are you a Carthage staff or faculty member, student, or a member of an approved student organization wanting to host an event? Visit our internal event planning page.
Camps, Conferences, & Expos
Carthage boasts the largest indoor venue between the greater Chicago and Milwaukee metro areas. The Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House can accommodate up to 4,200 attendees. Carthage offers several dormitory housing options for overnight conferences or camps, from semi-private suites to traditional double occupancy residence halls.
Carthage’s tranquil 80-acre campus is an arboretum lush with stately oaks, a winding river, and breathtaking lake views. Choose from, or combine our unique indoor and outdoor spaces to create your ideal event experience.
A.F. Siebert Chapel is located in the center of campus, it is the primary space in which the Carthage community assembles for worship, convocations, and other events.
The Jockey Rooms feature beautiful views of Lake Michigan and two rooms (A and B) with additional functional space available.
The A. W. Clausen Center for World Business offers several classrooms, conference rooms, a 200-person theatre, and several indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.
The TARC Field House accommodates up to 4,400 people theatre-style. The TARC offers custom sound and lighting capability, stage rigging capability, and multi-use general recreation capability.
The Tower Terrace includes an outdoor seating area and volleyball court.
The Straz Atrium, which overlooks Lake Michigan, is also home to Carthage’s planetarium. This venue is perfect for networking events and happy hours.
The Campbell Student Union Auditorium seats 200 and includes a multi-purpose stage that is equipped with sound, lighting, a projector, and screen.
Carthage is proud to partner exclusively with Parkhurst Dining to elevate the dining experiences at our events, conferences, camps, and corporate retreats. With a rich history in the restaurant industry and a team of skilled chefs, Parkhurst Dining shares our commitment to culinary excellence and genuine hospitality.