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(727) 893-1070
5501 27th Avenue South Gulfport, Florida 33707

ADA Accommodations

  • Parking: Handicap parking is available on location in our parking lot. Spots are first-come, first-served.
  • Seating: The Catherine Hickman Theater of Gulfport has wheelchair accessible seating located in Row A and Row J.
  • Restrooms: Wheelchair and Scooter accessible restrooms are available in the Theater’s lobby area.
  • Assistive-Listening Devices: Assistive-Listening Devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis for all events. Please inquire at the Bar area located in the lobby.
  • Service Animals: ADA–certified service animals are welcome inside the Catherine A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport. They must be clearly marked and kept on a leash or in a harness at all times.

Catherine Hickman Theater Rental Rates

5501 27th Ave. South, Gulfport, FL 33707
Enter on 26th Ave. S. and Beach Blvd.


Before Noon

Monday – Thursday: $44.00 per hour
Friday: $55.00 per hour
Saturday & Sunday: $65.00 per hour

Noon to 4 PM

Monday – Thursday: $69.00 per hour
Friday: $87.00 per hour
Saturday & Sunday: $311.00 flat fee

After 4 PM

Monday – Thursday: $106.00 per hour
Friday – Saturday: $616.00 flat fee
Sunday: $411.00 flat fee


Other fees may apply:
  • All rentals require a (4) hour minimum rental agreement
  • $224.00 Event Charge for all rentals
  • $145.00 Audio Visual Usage (Sound system, projector and/or screen)
  • $32.00 per hour (Sound Technician)
  • $50.00 per hour (Additional setup time)
  • $220 Security deposit (Minimum)
  • Table & chair set up & breakdown in lobby (If needed)

Cultural Facilities Front Office

5500 Shore Boulevard South Gulfport, Florida 33707

Cultural Facility Staff

Justin Shea
Cultural Facilities Supervisor

Jacob Taylor
Technical Events Specialist

Tammy Ruhl
Front Office Support

Kristin Ossola
Technical Events Specialist

Catherine A Hickman TheaterThe Catherine A. Hickman Theater of Gulfport is a new state-of-the art performing arts theater with superb acoustics, comfortable seating and an intimate setting that all can enjoy.

Whether it be a cultural arts or business event, the theater provides a prestigious setting for

  • stage productions
  • recitals
  • concerts
  • award ceremonies
  • films festivals
  • seminars
  • training sessions
  • Power Point presentations

There are 173 fixed seats, and 8 wheel chair accessible seats. Concession services are available including beer and wine.

Free and ample parking is available.

A dining room and kitchen is available in the facility for those that may wish to include a dinner or luncheon with their event.

Contact the Catherine A. Hickman Theater

Contact the theater to request information and availability.

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