The Amarillo Civic Center is a multi-purpose convention center in Amarillo, Texas. It consists of multiple facilities including:[1][2]

  • A 2,848-seat auditorium with 2,324 permanent seats used for concerts, Broadway shows and other events.
  • The Cal Farley Coliseum, a 4,987-seat multi-purpose arena serving as home to the Amarillo Wranglers of the North American Hockey League and the Amarillo Venom of Champions Indoor Football. The arena, which has 4,879 permanent seats, is also used for concerts, banquets, conventions, ice shows, wrestling and trade shows (the arena features 17,100 square feet (1,590 m2) of floor space). The arena measures 38' 10 from floor to rafters, 50'10 from floor to ceiling.
  • A 16,000-square-foot (1,500 m2) grand plaza, designed as a tribute to Texas and seating up to 1,100 for smaller concerts, banquets, and other special events. It contains a Texas-accented floor, skylight ceiling, and fountains and planters.
  • Two exhibit halls, the North which has 24,565 square feet (2,282 m2) of exhibit space, used for trade shows, conventions, meetings and banquets (capacity is up to 2,200) and with a 25-foot (8 m) ceiling height; and a 26,000-square-foot (2,400 m2), 14-foot (4 m) South Exhibit Hall, also used for similar events.
  • Three meeting rooms—the Heritage, Hospitality, and Regency rooms.
Amarillo Civic Center
Location401 South Buchanan Street
Amarillo, Texas 79101
Coordinates35°12′33″N 101°49′54″W / 35.2090615°N 101.8315972°W / 35.2090615; -101.8315972
OwnerCity of Amarillo
OperatorCity of Amarillo
CapacityConcerts: 6,670
Ice Hockey: 4,912
Amarillo Wranglers (CHL) (1968–1969, 1970–1971)
Amarillo Wranglers (SWHL) (1975–1977)
Amarillo Rattlers/Gorillas (WPHL/CHL) (1996–2010)
Amarillo Venom (CIF/AIF) (2004–2021, 2024–present)
Amarillo Bulls (NAHL) (2010–2021)
FC Amarillo Bombers (MASL2) (2019–present)
Amarillo Wranglers (NAHL) (2021–present)
In front of the Amarillo Civic Center which also contains a ballroom.

There is a memorial statue of the Space Shuttle commander Rick Husband, one of the city's most famous sons, in front of the building.

References edit

  1. ^ "AMARILLO". Meetings & Conventions. 36 (8). 2001.
  2. ^ O'Brien, Tim (1993). "Amarillo Ctr. celebrates 25th anniversary". Amusement Business. 105 (37).

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