Mayo Civic Center is Southern Minnesota's premier destination for local, regional, national and international conventions, entertainment, social and sporting opportunities. Serving as a vital economic generator for the region, Mayo Civic Center focuses on providing an exceptional experience by delivering world-class service and high-quality, versatile facilities.
It is always our goal to strive to meet the needs of visitors and clients while balancing the various interests of our community. We achieve this objective in several ways each day:
- Providing quality services in a professional manner
- Listening to and anticipating customers' needs
- Delivering timely and accurate services
- Serving all customers fairly and equally
- Working to establish and maintain effective relationships
The original building was built in 1938, as a gift to the city by Dr. Charles H. Mayo and Mayo Properties Association (now Mayo Clinic) and has been expanded and renovated several times over the years. It consists of a Ballroom (40,000 sq. ft.) used for conferences and galas, Arena (7,200 seats) used for concerts, wrestling, and basketball, Auditorium (3,000 seats) used for concerts, performing arts, and sporting events, an Exhibit Hall for consumer shows and a Presentation Hall theatre for the arts (1,084 fixed seat theatre). The Mayo Civic Center also has 23-meeting rooms/suites varying in size.
Mayo Park, a serene, 11-acre park, adjacent to the venue offers groups the opportunity to host outdoor events.