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Venue Information

The Amarillo Civic Center Complex is comprised of two buildings in the downtown area: the Amarillo Civic Center and the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Both of these buildings contain a variety of venues available for lease to suit your event needs.

   Amarillo Civic Center Globe-News Center  


Amarillo Civic Center


The Amarillo Civic Center is a 340,000 square foot building containing a variety of multipurpose areas including the 4,870 fixed seat Cal Farley Coliseum and the 2,300 fixed seat Civic Center Auditorium. The facility also contains two exhibit halls, two ballrooms, and several meeting room spaces designed to meet a wide variety of event needs including business meetings, banquets, dances, conventions, and trade shows.

Amarillo Civic Center Venues
Auditorium Coliseum Grand Plaza
Heritage Room North Exhibit Hall Regency Room
South Exhibit Hall


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Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

GNC Outside


The Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts houses the 1,300 seat Carol Bush Emeny Performance Hall, the Gilliland Education Room which serves as a meeting or rehearsal space, a spacious three-level lobby, numerous dressing rooms, and a backstage green room. It is designed with acoustical excellence in mind and serves as a landmark in downtown Amarillo. The Globe-News Center is equipped to hold everything from large concerts and lectures to private receptions and meetings.

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts Venues
 Gilliland Education Room  Carol Bush Emeny Performance Hall


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