James-Lorah Auditorium

James-Lorah Auditorium

100 Broad Street, Doylestown, PA

GPS: 132 N Main Street, Doylestown, PA

Reservations: 215 348-2187 or


The auditorium, attached to the historic James-Lorah Memorial Home, continues the rich history of the home which had a reputation in the Borough as a “gathering place” for the James’ family civic, musical and literature functions.

Host your next event in a venue located in the heart of the Borough of Doylestown.  It is available for parties, business and social meetings or your own special occasion. The acoustics are excellent for musical performances or recording sessions. Bring your own caterer to the full kitchen or enjoy a short walk to nearby restaurants.  For reservations and information, contact Barbara Darr, On-Site Administrator, by phone or email listed above.

The 2,275 square foot auditorium has a raised stage and holds a maximum of 144.

Rental includes:

  • Free WiFi
  • Folding Chairs
  • 8’ folding tables
  • 6’ folding tables
  • Card tables
  • Audio and projector system
  • Grand piano
  • Full kitchen
  • Free parking available at the Bucks County Parking Garage, one block from venue and metered street parking


  • All functions must conclude by 11:30 p.m.
  • The auditorium is not air conditioned.
  • Non-alcoholic, non-political and non-religious events only.

Rental fees are used to preserve and maintain this historic home listed since 1972 on the National Register of Historic Places.

Below are two views of the space.

View from the rear of the James-Lorah Memorial Home Auditorium
View from the rear of the James-Lorah Memorial Home Auditorium
View from the stage in the auditorium
View from the stage in the auditorium

JLMH Auditorium banquet 3


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