Black Box Rentals

The lovely, historic 1923 facility is owned and operated by the City of Fort Pierce and affords a beautiful location for all of your special events including birthday parties, receptions, weddings, office parties, etc.

Planning A Party?

The Sunrise Theatre has a wide variety of charming, quaint venues to select from to meet your needs, from the Main Stage, Main Lobby Area, Black Box, Second Floor Historic Bar and Sunrise Deck.

The Sunrise Theatre is conveniently located in downtown Fort Pierce, just two blocks west of the Indian River, Fort Pierce City Marina and in the heart of many wonderful restaurants and shopping on 2nd Street along with convenient on street and free garage parking.


  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Catering Available
  • Photography Available
  • Bar Service available
  • Sound System and Projector available for rent.


  • Linens (Limited Availability)
  • Tables & Chairs (additional charge)
  • Sound System and Projector available for rent.


4 Event/Function Spaces:
  • Black Box – Maximum Number of People Classroom style seating: 200; Seating with round tables: 120
  • Main Stage – Maximum Number of People: 1200
  • Main Lobby Area – Maximum Number of People – Cocktail table seating: 30
  • Second Floor Historic Bar & Sunrise Deck – Maximum Number of People – Cocktail table Seating: 90


All renters are required to obtain insurance as follows: The Lessee is required to carry general commercial liability insurance naming the Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. 2nd St., Fort Pierce, FL 34950 AND the City of Fort Pierce, 100 N US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 as additional insured in the amount of $1,000,000 (One Million Dollars) for injury to any one person and the same amount $1,000,000 (One Million Dollars) for any single incident, in addition to property damage of at least $100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Dollars) written by an insurer authorized to do business in the State of Florida. LESSEE will provide VENUE certificate of said coverage and additional.
If an additional day is required for rehearsals or loading the standard venue service rates will apply for the additional day as well as any technical costs associated with the rehearsal or loading.
No painting or marking of any walls or stage deck…and ABSOLUTELY nothing will be taped or tacked to walls (no screws, taping of set lists to walls, drawing, etc. excluding spike and gaffers tape). No glitter or sequins.
In case of fire, please move calmly to the exit nearest your seat.
Smoking of any kind is prohibited inside the Sunrise Theatre, including e-cigarettes and vaping.
Located in the main auditorium and on the second floor of the theatre.

Upcoming Shows

Elko Concerts presents GET THE LED OUT

Free Fallin, The Tom Petty Concert Experience