Amarillo Civic Center, Amarillo, TX

Visitors going to the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas will find it located at 401 S. Buchanan Street. It is easy to get to off of I-27 or I-40 and is situated in the heart of downtown Amarillo. The area has more than two thousand hotel rooms that are within ten minutes of the Civic Center. The center hosts special events, concerts, and meetings. There are 340,000 square feet of space in the facility that can be arranged into multi- purpose areas. The coliseum has more than forty eight hundred seats with a 90' x 190' floor that can accommodate two thousand more people. The auditorium has more than twenty three hundred seats with a fully equipped stage. There are trade shows, conventions, and meetings that occur at this location every year.

Some of the professional teams that use the Amarillo Civic Center are the Amarillo Gorillas, the professional hockey team and the Amarillo Dusters, a professional indoor football team. Professional musicians and dancers such as the Amarillo Opera, Amarillo Symphony, Lone Star Ballet and Broadway Spotlight Series have all used the Amarillo Civic Center.

The Amarillo Civic Center Box Office opens Monday through Saturday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The only exception to these box office hours are holidays. Should there be an event that happens on a Sunday the Box Office will open for ticket sales on that Sunday. Tickets can be charged using Visa or MasterCard only. Tickets will have an additional service charge and a three dollar handling/postage fee is administered to each order.

Some of the events that have been to the Amarillo Civic Center or are coming to the center include: Christmas Roundup, Amarillo Gorillas game, Gem and Mineral Show, Freedom Fund Banquet, Amarillo Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert, TMEA Region I Choir Concert, WRCA Rodeo Finals, Wild Blue Country Concert, Sesame Street When Elmo Grows Up, United Way Luncheon, Messiah's House Banquet, Nat's Philanthropy Luncheon, Amarillo Symphony concert, Nutcracker Ball, Artistry in Wood Show, Cheerleading Regional Championships, Pansy Parade of Shows, Family Life Thanksgiving Luncheon, Community Prayer Breakfast and High Plains Pigeon Trade Show.

Other places to buy tickets for performances or events at the Amarillo Civic Center are Randy's Music Mart, United Supermarkets in Amarillo, Canyon, Pampa, Borger, Dalhart & Dumas and the WT Event Center in Canyon. Tickets can also be purchased through an online source.

Attractions that visitors to Amarillo can enjoy are: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Caprock Canyons State Park, Wonderland Amusement Park, Harrington House, Don Harrington Discovery Center, Emerald Zoo, Helium Monument, Fire Water Park, XIT Rodeo and Reunion and Coors Ranch Rodeo. Guests of the city have also visited the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, Amarillo Zoo, Cadillac Ranch, Splash Amarillo, Route 66 Historic District and the Amarillo Museum of Art.

Hotels in the area include: Ambassador Hotel, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Ashmore Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Magnuson Hotel Amarillo, Drury Inn & Suites, Martha's Midtown Bed and Breakfast, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Marriott Amarillo.

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