Nestled in the Catskill mountains, in the highly accessible university city of Oneonta, Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center is a not-for-profit entertainment and civic center that serves the cultural, educational, and community needs of the Otsego, Delaware, and Chenango region.

Our Services

Space Rental

A Flexible Event Space For All Occasions




Music, Theater, Comedy, Dance and More!

A Cultural Hub

Arts, Education, and Community

What’s new at Foothills?

Upcoming Event Schedule

This Month at Foothills!

A look at everything going on here at Foothills during February 2023!

Jazz Nights @ Foothills

A rotating cast of the area’s best jazz musicians, curated by SUNY Oneonta professor, Rich Mollin.

Cabaret Night with Stan Fox & Friends

Live music, drinks, dancing, and fantastic vibes!

Spring Swing Dance presented by Linda Leverock

Learn to West Coast Swing and test out your new moves on the dance floor, with one of the area’s best teachers, Linda Leverock!

Stand Up Comedy with North Country!

Join us for a night of laughs, drinks and good times!

Meet the Easter Bunny with Destination Oneonta

Hop on over to Foothills to meet the Easter Bunny, and check out the Oneonta Farmer’s Market while you’re here!

The Story Tour

A night of hope and healing for the hurting and struggling.

Bigger Dreams Productions presents The Vagina Monologues

Bigger Dreams Productions is proud to present an Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone.

Helios Care presents Speaking Grief

Speaking Grief explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a death- and grief-avoidant society.

Bigger Dreams Productions presents Love Letters

A tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities, and deep closeness of two lifelong, complicated friends

Something in the Water - Film Screening

Local filmmakers present a documentary about a search for common ground in America.

Dark Sarcasm - A Tribute to Pink Floyd

Dark Sarcasm is a Pink Floyd tribute band based in the Albany, NY area. They focus on providing an authentic Pink Floyd experience.

Stand Up Comedy!

Stand up comedy at Foothills with local celeb, JP Lambiase!

The Downtown Men - A Tribute to Billy Joel

Mat Beadle and The Downtown Men playing Billy Joel’s greatest hits!


A rock n roll tribute to the legendary AC/DC!

Oneonta Farmer's Market

Every Saturday 9 am to 12 pm. May to October on Market Street next to Foothills PAC, rain or shine. November to April in Foothills Performing Arts Center

The Met Opera: Live in HD

Take a look at the upcoming 2022-23 season of live broadcasts directly from the world famous Metropolitan Opera House!

Community Theatre at Foothills!

Bigger Dreams Productions presents multiple theatrical performances at Foothills every year!


Little Delaware Youth Ensemble

Nurturing musical excellence for 20 years, LDYE rehearses at Foothills and hosts a number of free performances too!    

New Life Oneonta

New Life Oneonta is a Free Methodist Church meeting at Foothills on Sunday mornings at 10:00!

Orpheus Theatre

Orpheus Theatre was founded in 1984, and has been firmly rooted in the community ever since.

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Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center

24 Market Street, Oneonta, NY 13820


Client & Guest Testimonials

“Amazing events put on by these guys every single time. From a wedding reception, to plays, to health fairs, and many many many other events I have attended here. Love this place!!!”
Aaron Chapin

“The staff helped me put together a lovely reception for my daughter and her husband. It was an evening to remember. I recommend this venue!”
Donna Jane

“Personal attention. Easy to work with. Flexibility is infinite. Staff goes above and beyond to suit needs of every event whether it’s big or small. Have been playing there since day one. Hope to continue indefinitely.”
Patrick del Rosario

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