Front of CVIC (Carson Valley Improvement Valley Club) Hall
Minden Park in the Fall


The CVIC Hall is one of the most recognizable historic building in Douglas County. In its infancy and during its youth, the Hall served as a movie theater, a gymnasium, a live theater, a church, and a center of Carson Valley social life. Through the careful and diligent efforts of the residents of the Town of Minden over the past century, the CVIC Hall has not only survived but also matured.


The CVIC Hall is available year-round for all types of public and private functions. The main floor is 3,300 square feet. The auditorium has a capacity of 290 persons for meetings, dances, seminars, parties and other functions. 190 is the maximum capacity for dining.

The CVIC Hall is a facility which includes a stage, kitchen, large open area, restrooms and two meeting rooms in the old building. Rental includes a podium, bar-counter and coat racks. It also includes 300 chairs, 19 six-foot round tables and 20 eight-foot rectangular tables. There is a conference ready sound and theatre system available upon request. Various organizations and individuals utilize the CVIC Hall for everything from weddings to exercise classes.

Fortnightly Room

Upstairs is a meeting room that can also be rented, either in conjunction with a Hall rental or on its own. The capacity for this room is about 40 persons. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint access is available to both floors.


For more information on renting the CVIC Hall, view CVIC Rental Policies and Procedures 2019 (PDF). Please read these policies carefully, and if you would like to make a reservation, call or email us to check availability for your desired rental date. Once the availability is confirmed, download and fill out the rental application and return it to our office, by mail, email, fax, or in person. No dates will be held until all of these steps are completed. The deposit will need to be received before the reservation can be guaranteed.