The Lyric Oxford

Private Events


The Lyric Oxford, located at 1006 Van Buren Avenue, just off of the historic downtown Square in Oxford, MS, was once an elegant movie house. Recently, the historic building underwent multimillion-dollar renovations to restore it to its former glory. This bi-level venue has a spacious lobby, multiple bar and green room areas, beautiful bathrooms, and top-of-the-line sound and lighting equipment.
We host all types of events including, but not limited to:

  • Fundraisers
  • Film premieres and showings
  • Private parties
  • Speaking events
  • After-parties
  • Corporate meetings & events
  • Wedding receptions or post-wedding parties

What’s Included in Our Events:

  • Glassware and Bar needs
  • Tables & Chairs (inventory below)
  • Use of The Lyric’s state of the art lighting and sound system
  • Projector, screen, and A/V equipment
  • Lyric event staff
  • Security

Optional Services:

  • Food
  • Catering
  • Decorations
  • Photo Booths
  • Band/DJ Booking
  • Linens



If you would like to see more images of private events at The Lyric Oxford, please check out our Gallery and Facebook page.
If you are interested in hosting and even at The Lyric Oxford, please contact us for price info and availability. We look forward to working with you.


The Lyric is happy to provide bartending services for any of your private events. Send us an e-mail and we will cater a bar to your specific needs. No need to worry about permits or liquor liability – we have you covered! With Lyric Bar Catering, you do not have to worry about setup, service, or supplies. We can accommodate full service bars for any sized event.