Check out the Franco Center at our Open House! It’s happening with lots of fun stuff to do from 10am to 5pm Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15.

Meet our event manager Caitlyn to learn about having your wedding and reception here or if you’re a musician or band promoter you can talk to Jake about renting our venue for YOUR concert! Tours of the building will happen all day long. AND the Franco Center is only a 7-minute walk from Simard-Payne Park where L/A Metro Chamber’s RiverFest is taking place. You can walk back and forth and enjoy indoor and outdoor activities in Lewiston’s Riverfront Island neighborhood. Wicked Illustrations will bring one of their awesome paint and sip parties to the Franco Center at 1pm Saturday, July 15 during our Open House. Get your tickets from Wicked Illustrations Paint & Sip party Get tickets here



Celebrating 23 years of applause!

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Support the Performing Arts and Events at the Franco Center—the place to be for performances, weddings, family gatherings, meetings, cultural programs and more! 

FREE French Conversation Meet-ups

Drop in to “Parlez-Vous?” our free French meet-up for people who speak French and meet every other Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Heritage Hall at Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. No need for advance registration, just drop in! Next meeting is August 6. (June 22 is La Rencontre. Tickets for that can be purchased at .) For more information about the French meet-ups, contact Jan Sullivan at 207-239-0063 or Joanne Ducharme at 207-345-2649.

Our Location


Franco Center provides a welcoming, elegant and fun setting for all weddings and receptions. Our magnificent Performance Hall/Wedding Chapel is like no other. Our reception hall comfortably seats between 50 and 200 guests for a sit-down buffet meal. We can provide you with a list of caterers who offer a wide variety of delicious banquet options. Weddings at the Franco Center

Rent our building for YOUR event:

Franco Center provides a welcoming, elegant and professional setting for family gatherings, corporate meetings, conferences, business expos, social events and artistic performances and presentations. The Center provides the perfect place for any unique event. Our Performance/Lecture Hall is like no other, with seating for 430! Our versatile reception venue comfortably seats between 50 and 250.

Hall rental for meetings and functions


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Call our Box Office at 207-689-2000 if you have questions. You can purchase tickets in person between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are located in the former St. Mary’s Church at 46 Cedar Street in Lewiston’s Riverfront Island neighborhood. Park in the mill lot.


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