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Entertainment Venues

Concert halls, opera houses, theaters and more.


Academy of Music

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19102
Opened in 1857, the building is the oldest grand opera house in America used for its original purpose. It is the home of the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philadelphia Opera Company.


Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, 46805
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is a 13,000-seat multi-purpose arena located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. It opened in 1952.


Bellagio Hotel and Casino

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, 89109
Owned by MGM Mirage, the Bellagio was built on the site of the demolished Dunes hotel and casino. The building was inspired by the Lake Como resort of Bellagio, Italy.


Bob Carr Theater

Orlando, Orange County, Florida, 32801
The site has been a center for performing arts since 1926 and was renamed for former Orlando Mayor Bob Carr in the 1970's. It is home to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Orlando Opera and the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra.


Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)

New Orleans, Louisiana
When New Orleans was founded in 1718, it was originally centered around the French Quarter. The city has since expanded, but "The Quarter" remains the cultural hub with Bourbon Street as one of its main attractions.


Capitol Center for the Arts

Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 03301
The Capitol Center for the Arts opened in its current form in 1995 after a multiyear renovation of the Capitol Theater, which had existed in the same location from 1927 to 1989.


Carnegie Hall

New York, New York, 10019
Carnegie Hall is named after Andrew Carnegie, who paid for its construction. It was intended as a venue for the Oratorio Society of New York and the New York Symphony Society, on whose boards Carnegie served.


Centennial Olympic Park

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, 30313
A small amphitheater is located at the southern end of Centennial Olympic Park. The park is host several events including a summer popular music concert series as well as holiday concerts and fireworks display.


Chautauqua Auditorium

Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, 80302
The Chautauqua Auditorium is a wooden building constructed for the first season of the Colorado Chautauqua in 1898, and through the years has been a venue for many lectures, musical performances, and motion pictures both primitive and modern.


Church Street Station

Orlando, Orange County, Florida, 32801
Once an active entertainment venue, Church Street has been fighting to regain an audience that was taken by Downtown Disney. At one time, there was a station for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad here.


Churchill Downs

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 40208
Famous for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs filled a void in Louisville left by the closing of Oakland and Woodlawn, two earlier race courses. The twin spires atop the grandstands are used as a symbol of the track and the Derby.


Circus World Museum

Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, 53913
Among the buildings that make up the Circus World Museum is The Hippodrome, a permanent big-top which houses the museum's daily circus and magic show performances.


Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences

Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 25301
The Clay Center houses the Maier Foundation Performance Hall, an 1,883-seat theater with exceptional acoustics and sight lines and The Walker Theater, a black-box venue.


Coleman Coliseum

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35487
Coleman Coliseum is a 15,383-seat multi-purpose arena in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on the campus of the University of Alabama.


Count de Hoernle Amphitheater

Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33432
Formerly called the Mizner Park Amphitheater, the venue is part of Boca Raton's Centre for the Arts. It opened in 2002. The 3500-seat venue is located adjacent to the shopping area at Mizner Park.


Cross Insurance Arena

Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Cross Insurance Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Portland, Maine. Built in 1977, at a cost of US$8 million, it is the home arena for the Maine Mariners of the ECHL.


Daniel S. Frawley Stadium

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19801
Daniel S. Frawley Stadium is a stadium in Wilmington, Delaware. It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball team.


David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33602
As the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Center opened in 1987 and provides an environment for a wide variety of world-class events.


Dehler Park

Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, 59101
Dehler Park is a multi-use stadium in Billings, Montana. It is primarily used for baseball and is the home of the Billings Mustangs of the independent Pioneer League.


Denny Chimes

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
Denny Chimes is a 115-foot (35 m) tall campanile tower on the south side of The Quad at the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


Dothan Opera House

Dothan, Houston County, Alabama, 36303
The Dothan Opera House is a historic performing arts venue in Dothan, Alabama. It was built in 1914–15 as a municipal auditorium by the growing town.


Dover International Speedway

Dover, Kent County, Delaware, 19901
Dover International Speedway is a race track in Dover, Delaware, United States. The track has hosted at least one NASCAR Cup Series race each year since 1969, including two per year from 1971 to 2020.


Embassy Theatre

Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, 46802
The Embassy Theatre (formerly the Emboyd Theatre) is a 2,471-seat performing arts theater in Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was built in 1928 as a movie palace and today it is the home of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra.


Everett Arena

Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 03301
The Douglas N. Everett Arena is an indoor arena in Concord, New Hampshire. The arena was built in 1965 and holds 3,000 people.


Fargo Civic Center

Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, 58102
Fargo Civic Center is an indoor arena located in Fargo, North Dakota.



Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, 58102
Fargodome is an indoor athletic stadium located in Fargo, North Dakota, on the campus of North Dakota State University. Opened in late 1992, the facility is owned by the City of Fargo, built on university land.


French Quarter

New Orleans, Louisiana
The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. Many of the buildings date from before New Orleans became part of the United States. New Orlean's Mardi Gras celebration is centered here.


Independence Stadium

Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71129
Independence Stadium is a stadium owned by the city of Shreveport, Louisiana and is the home of the Independence Bowl.


Iowa Events Center

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, 50309
The Iowa Events Center is a public events complex located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It consists of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, the Polk County Convention Complex, Hy-Vee Hall, and the Wells Fargo Arena.


Klein Memorial Auditorium

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 06605
The Klein Memorial Auditorium is a 1400-seat proscenium theater located in Bridgeport, CT.


Las Vegas Strip

Clark County, Nevada
Some of the more popular free attractions visible from the Las Vegas Strip include the water fountains at Bellagio, the volcano at The Mirage, and the Fall of Atlantis and Festival Fountain at Caesars Palace.


Louis Armstrong Park

New Orleans, Louisiana
Louis Armstrong Park is a 32-acre (130,000 m2) park located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, just across Rampart Street from the French Quarter.


Magic Springs and Crystal Falls

Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, 71901
The Timberwood Amphitheater is a state-of-the-art concert venue which offers a variety of entertainment. Concerts are held every Saturday during the operating season. While there is free lawn seating, there are also 26 rows of bench reserved seats in front of the stage.


Mall of America

Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55425
Mall of America has a gross area of 4.2 million sq ft. (390,000 m2), with over 520 stores. The Mall is organized into 4 different zones, each with its own decorative style.


Mann Music Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131
Originally founded as the summer home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, The Mann Center is the only outdoor cultural arts venue in the Philadelphia region and one of the largest of its kind in the nation.


Mardi Gras World

New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
The events venue at Mardi Gras World, the River City Complex, hosts festivals, weddings, private parties and corporate events.


Marriott Center

Provo, Utah County, Utah, 84604
The Marriott Center is a multi-purpose arena located on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. It is home to the BYU Cougars men's and women's basketball teams.


Masonic Temple of Des Moines

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, 50309
The Masonic Temple of Des Moines is a historic Beaux Arts style building. Constructed in 1913, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.


Maverik Center

West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84119
The Maverik Center is a 12,000 seat multi-purpose arena located in West Valley City, Utah. Construction on the arena started in 1996 and was completed in time to hold its first event on September 22, 1997.


Merrill Auditorium

Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 04101
Merrill Auditorium is a 1,908-seat auditorium located in Portland, Maine. Originally known as Portland City Hall Auditorium, it is located in the eastern section of Portland City Hall.


Merriweather Post Pavilion

Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Merriweather Post Pavilion is an outdoor concert venue located within Symphony Woods, a 40-acre (162,000-m²) lot of preserved land in the heart of the planned community of Columbia, Maryland.


Mesa Amphitheatre

Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85201
Mesa Amphitheatre is an outdoor concert venue with lawn seating located in Mesa, Arizona. It opened in 1979 and has a maximum capacity of 4,950 people.


Mesa Arts Center

Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85201
The Mesa Arts Center is a performing and visual arts complex in downtown Mesa, Arizona. At more than 210,000 square feet (20,000 m2) square feet, the $95 million facility, completed in 2005, is the largest comprehensive arts campus in the state.


Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort

Chester, Hancock County, West Virginia, 26034
The track was known as Waterford Park prior to 1990. In 1994, the track was authorized to have slot machines. The Mountaineer now has casino table games, a convention center and entertainment venue called "The Harv."


Muhammad Ali Center

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 40202
The Muhammad Ali Center is a non-profit museum and cultural center in Louisville, Kentucky. Dedicated to boxer Muhammad Ali, a native of Louisville, it is located in the city's West Main District.


New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States.


Orange County Convention Center (OCCC)

Orlando, Orange County, Florida, 32819
The OCCC currently ranks as the second largest convention center in the United States with over 2.2 million square feet of exhibition space.


Paris Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, 89109
Owned and operated by Harrah's Entertainment, this hotel-casino's theme is the city of Paris in France. It contains replicas of many famous landmarks in Paris, including a 540 ft. (164.6 m) replica of the Eiffel Tower.


Parx Casino and Racing

Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 19020
Originally called Keystone Racetrack, Philadelphia Park opened in November 1974. It is the home of Grade II Pennsylvania Derby. The name of the casino, Parx, is a modified spelling of the racetrack name.


Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 17110
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is a large exhibition center and indoor arena in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Pinnacle Bank Arena

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, 68508
Pinnacle Bank Arena is a 15,500-seat indoor arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was completed in 2013 and replaced the Bob Devaney Sports Center as the home of the University of Nebraska's men's and women's basketball teams.


Polynesian Cultural Center

Laie, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 96762
The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts many special events, highlighting Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian and Māori cultures along with a Christmas festival and a Haunted Lagoon.


Prudential Center

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, 07102
Prudential Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the central business district of Newark, New Jersey.


Renaissance Center

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48243
The Renaissance Center (also known as the GM Renaissance Center and nicknamed the RenCen) is a group of seven interconnected skyscrapers in Downtown Detroit, Michigan.


Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Dedicated on April 27, 1973, the Riverfront Plaza/Belvedere consists of a grassy 7-acre (28,000 m2) park built atop a large parking garage and Interstate 64. It also features fountains, shelters, and an ice-skating rink.


Sacramento Convention Center Complex

Sacramento, California, 95814
The Sacramento Convention Center Complex is a complex of entertainment venues and a convention center located in downtown Sacramento, California.


SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego, California, 92109
SeaWorld San Diego is an animal theme park, oceanarium, outside aquarium, and marine mammal park, located in San Diego, California. SeaWorld San Diego is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


Severance Hall

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 44106
Severance Hall is a concert hall located in the University Circle section of Cleveland, Ohio. Opened in 1931, Severance Hall was named after patrons John L. Severance and his wife, Elisabeth Huntingdon DeWitt Severance.


Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
The 3,200-seat Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium is used for concerts, family shows, Broadway plays, boxing, and other special events.


Sloss Furnaces

Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35222
Sloss Furnaces was operated as a pig iron-producing blast furnace from 1882 to 1971. After closing it became one of the first industrial sites in the U.S. to be preserved for public use. The site currently serves as an interpretive museum of industry.


Southern New Hampshire University Arena

Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, 03101
The Southern New Hampshire University Arena (SNHU Arena) is an indoor events arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, and seats 9,852 for ice hockey, 11,140 for basketball and up to 11,770 for concerts.


Spectrum Center

Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
Spectrum Center is an indoor arena located in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. It is owned by the city of Charlotte and operated by its main tenant, the NBA's Charlotte Hornets.


Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
The Stormont Vail Events Center is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena built in 1987 in Topeka, Kansas. The 80-acre (320,000 m2) site has a long history of use for activities related to agriculture, farming, exhibitions, education and entertainment.


Temple Square

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150
Temple Square is often the location of concerts and other events. During the Christmas holiday season, approximately 100,000 Christmas lights sparkle from trees and shrubs around Temple Square each evening until 9 pm. The lighting of Temple Square is a popular event, usually attended by more than 10,000 people.


The Epic of American Civilization Mural

Baker, Grafton County, New Hampshire
The Epic of American Civilization is a mural by the social realist painter Jose Clemente Orozco. It is located in the basement reading room of the Baker Memorial Library on the campus of Dartmouth College in Hanover.


The Motown Museum

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48208
"Hitsville U.S.A." is the nickname given to Motown's first headquarters. A former photographers' studio near the New Center area, it was purchased by Motown founder Berry Gordy in 1959.


The Palladium

Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01608
The Palladium is an all-ages concert hall and performance venue located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was designed by architect Arlan W. Johnson and opened as a theatre in 1928 as the Plymouth Theatre.


Titanic Museum

Branson, Missouri, 65616
The Titanic Museum Attraction is a museum located in Branson, Missouri on 76 Country Boulevard. It is one of two Titanic-themed museums owned by John Joslyn (who headed a 1987 expedition to Titanic's final resting place). The museum holds 400 pre-discover


Toby's Dinner Theatre

Columbia, Howard County, Maryland, 21044
Toby's Dinner Theatre is a Baltimore-Washington area professional dinner theater based in Columbia, Maryland.


Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 35401
The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is an outdoor amphitheater in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA that is used primarily for music performances. It has a seating capacity of 7,470.


USANA Amphitheatre

West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84118
The USANA Amphitheatre is a 20,000-seat outdoor amphitheater, located in West Valley City, Utah. The Amphitheater is named after USANA Health Sciences, a manufacturer of nutritional supplements.


Walkup Skydome – NAU

Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, 86001
The J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome is an indoor multipurpose stadium located on the campus of Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona.


Walt Disney World Resort

Lake Buena Vista, Orange County, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort includes The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom and 32 resorts and hotels that are located on the Walt Disney World property.


Westminster Arcade

Providence, Rhode Island
The Westminster Arcade is a historic shopping center at 130 Westminster Street and 65 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1828, it is notable as the first enclosed shopping mall in the United States.


Wet'n'Wild Hawaii

Kapolei, Hawaii, 96707
Wet'n'Wild Hawaii is currently the only water park in the state of Hawaii. It is one of seven water parks operating under the Wet'n'Wild brand globally.

Top 10 Most Popular Entertainment Venues Landmarks

  1. Mardi Gras World
  2. Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)
  3. French Quarter
  4. Mall of America
  5. Walt Disney World Resort
  6. Centennial Olympic Park
  7. Bellagio Hotel and Casino
  8. Academy of Music
  9. Churchill Downs
  10. Las Vegas Strip

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