Pavilion Title

The Pavilion is a rustic, three-sided open building that is available on a reserved-use basis to faculty as an outdoor classroom, to student organizations as a meeting or event venue, and to the public for private events. JMU faculty and student users do not pay a reservation rental fee.

Faculty please see visit JMU FACULTY & CLASS USE page


  • Picnic Table Seating (25 - 30 guests)
  • Electrical Connections
  • Lighting & Ceiling Fans

All foods and beverages served with Pavilion use must be through JMU Catering, except for personal brown bag meals. Set up can be arranged for table seating for up to 40, or for theater style seating for up to 50 people. Payment for set up is required in advance of the event. Rules for public uses and liability release are posted on the Pavilion Reservation Form (below), and are consented to by signature on that form.

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
780 University Blvd, MSC 3705
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

(540)-568-3194 | 
Grounds | Free to the public | Dawn to dusk | 365 days a year
Frances Plecker Education Center | Monday - Friday | 8 AM - 4 PM

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