Twin Cities Venues

Twin Cities Calendar     
Venues by Seating Capacity
Vikings (ICNH) Stadium (65,000 or 72,000 for Super Bowl), Metrodome (64,172), TCF Bank Stadium (50,000), Target Field - Twins Ballpark (40,000), Target Center (20,500), Xcel Energy Center (19,355),  State Fair Grandstand (17,000), Williams Arena (14,625), Mariucci Arena (10,000), Midway Stadium (6,069), Sports Pavilion (5,840), Roy Wilkins Auditorium (5,678), Northrop Auditorium (4,845), Minneapolis Convention Center (3,433), Island Event Center - Treasure Island (3,000), Orpheum Theatre (2,600), Orchestra Hall (2,450), State Theatre (2,150), Mystic Lake Showroom (2,100), The Brick (2,000), Ordway Center (1,900), O'Shaughnessy (1,815), Weesner Amphitheater (1,500), Ted Mann Concert Hall (1,126), Guthrie Theater - Wurtele Stage (1,100), Fitzgerald Theater (1,058), Ames Center (1,014), Pantages Theatre (1,000), Hopkins Arts Center (715), History Theatre (587), Cowles Center - Goodale Theater (550), SteppingStone Theatre (430), Pepito's Parkway Theater (400), McGuire Theater (385), Bloomington Arts Center - Schneider Theater (366), Park Square Theatre (348), Rosemount Community Center Auditorium (350), E. M. Pearson Theater (340), St. Paul Student Center (327), Sundin Music Hall (325), History Center - 3M Auditorium (314), Maplewood Arts Theatre (276), Penumbra Theatre (265), Theatre in the Round (259), Hennepin Stages (240), Weyerhaeuser Auditorium (230), MacPhail Center For Music - Antonello Auditorium (225), Southern Theater (210), Jungle Theater (148),  Patrick's Cabaret (125), Intermedia Arts (117), Pillsbury House Theatre (96), & People’s Center Theater (70).

Ames Center - 12600 Nicollet Av, Burnsville 55337 (rental space)
•  1,014 seats - main stage, 150 seats - Black Box, 100 seats - meeting room
•  opened 2009, renamed in 2014 (for 10 years), formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center
Bloomington Arts Center - 1800 W Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington 55431 (rental space)
•  366 seats - Schneider Theater, 115 seats - Black Box
•  opened 2003
Cowles Center for Dance (formerly Shubert Theater) - 528 Hennepin Av S, Minneapolis 55403
•  550 seats (Goodale Theater)
•  reopened 2011, built in 1910 as Shubert Theater, moved two blocks in 1999
E. M. Pearson Theater, Concordia University - 312 N Hamline Av, St. Paul 55104
•  340 seats
•  built in 1994
F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, Landmark Center
- 75 W 5thSt, St. Paul 55102   (rental space)
•  230 seats
•  built in 1902
Fitzgerald Theater - 10 E Exchange St, St. Paul 55101  (rental space)
•  1,058 seats in a
two-balcony theater, every seat is within 87 feet of the stage
•  reopened 1986, built in 1910 as The Schubert
•  home of Prairie Home Companion
Guthrie Theater - 818 S. 2nd St, Minneapolis 55415  (rental space)
•  1,100 seats - Wurtele Thrust Stage,  700 seats - McGuire Proscenium Stage, 250 seats - Dowling Studio
•  opened 2006, original theater opened 1963
Heights Theater - 3951 Central Av NE, Columbia Heights 55421
 (rental space)
•  400 seats
•  opened 1926
Hennepin Stages - 824 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  240 seats (main floor) cabaret setting, 230 seats (upper level)
•  formerly Hey City Theater
History Center - 3M Auditorium - 345 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul 55102  (rental space)
•  314 seats
•  opened 1992
History Theatre - 30 E Tenth St, St. Paul 55101
•  587 seats
Hopkins Center for the Arts - 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins 55343  (rental space)
•  715 seats (573 main floor, 142 balcony)
•  opened 1997
•  not to be confused with Hopkins High School Performing Arts Center, 2400 Lindberg Dr, Minnetonka (900 seats)
ICNH (Insert Corporate Name Here) Stadium - where the Metrodome was
•  65,000 seats (expandable to 72,000 for Super Bowl)
•  plan agreed March 1, 2012 (subject to Legislative & City Council approval) for 2016 opening
Intermedia Arts (formerly Bee-Line Automotive) - 2822 Lyndale Av S, Minneapolis 55408
•  117 seats
•  opened 1994
Island Event Center - Treasure Island - 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd, Red Wing 55066
•  3,000 seats, every seat is within 125 feet of the stage
•  opened 2008
Jungle Theater - 2951 Lyndale Av S, Minneapolis 55408
•  148 seats
•  opened 1999
MacPhail Center For Music - Antonello Auditorium - 501 S 2nd St, Minneapolis 55401
•  225 seats
•  opened 2008, original 1923
Maplewood Arts Theater - Maplewood Community Center - 2100 White Bear Av, Maplewood 55109 (rental space)
•  276 seats
Mariucci Arena - University of Minnesota - 1901 4th St SE  Minneapolis, 55455  (rental space)
•  10,000 seats
•  opened 1993
McGuire Theater - Walker Art Center - 1750 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  385 seats
•  opened 2005
Metrodome - Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome - 900 S 5th St, Minneapolis 55415  (rental space)
•  seats 64,172 (football), 48,000 (baseball)
•  opened in 1982, torn down in 2014
Midway Stadium - 1771 Energy Park Dr, St. Paul 55108
•  6,069 seats outside
•  opened 1982
Mill City Nights - 111 - 5th St North, Minneapolis (rental space)
•  1,200 seats ( main floor + balcony )
•  reopened July 2012 with a higher stage & improved entranceway
•  opened March 15, 2012 as The Brick with 2,000 seats (1,700 main floor, 300 balcony)
Minneapolis Convention Center - 1301 2nd Av S, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  3,433 seats in auditorium
•  opened 1991
Minnesota Zoo - Weesner Family Amphitheater - 13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley 55124
•  1,500 seats outside, limestone amphitheater, six canopy structures
Mystic Lake Showroom - 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake 55372  (rental space)
•  2,100 seats, oversized 21-inch-wide chairs, every seat is within 120 feet of the stage
•  opened 2007, originally Mystic Lake Celebrity Palace
Northrop Auditorium - University of Minnesota - 84 Church St, Minneapolis 55455  (rental space)
•  4,845 seats (2517 main floor, 2248 balcony, 80 orchestra pit)
•  opened 1928, formerly the College of Pharmacy medicinal herb garden
•  expected reopening after full rebuilding on April 4, 2014
Orchestra Hall - 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  2,450 seats (1,500 main floor, 1,000 in 3 balconies)
•  opened 1974
•  home of the Minnesota Orchestra
Ordway Center - 345 Washington St, St. Paul 55102
•  1,900 seats (Music Theater - main hall), 306 seats (McKnight Theatre)
•  opened 1985
•  McKnight Theatre will be replaced with an 1,100 seat circular concert hall to open in Spring 2015
•  home of the Minnesota Opera and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Orpheum Theatre - 910 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  2,600 seats (1500 main floor, 1100 in the three level balcony)
•  reopened 1993, opened 1921 as the Hennepin
O'Shaughnessy - College of St. Catherine - 2004 Randolph Av, St. Paul 55105
 (rental space)
•  1,815 seats
•  reopened 2003
Pantages Theatre - 710 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis 55402  (rental space)
•  1,000 seats
•  reopened 2002, opened 1916
Park Square Theatre
20 W 7th Place, St. Paul 55102
•  348 seats
•  renovated 2010, opened 1995, founded 1974
Patrick's Cabaret - 3010 Minnehaha Av S, Minneapolis 55406 (rental space)
•  125 seats (150 maximum)
•  reopened March 2012, opened 1999, original firehouse in 1894
Penumbra Theatre - 270 N Kent St, St. Paul 55102
•  265 seats
People’s Center Theater - 425 20th Av S, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis 55454 (rental space)
•  70 seats
•  reopened 2007
Pepito's Parkway Theater  - 4817 Chicago Av S, Minneapolis 55417 (rental space)
•  400 seats (360 seats plus 20 movable loveseats)
•  opened 1931
Pillsbury House Theatre - 3501 Chicago Av S, Minneapolis 55407 (rental space)
•  96 seats
Rosemount Community Center Auditorium - 13885 S Robert Trail, Rosemount 55068
•  350 seats
Roy Wilkins Auditorium - 175 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul 55102  (rental space)
•  5,678 seats
•  opened in 1932
St. Paul Student Center Theater - University of Minnesota - 2017 Buford Av, St. Paul 55108
•  327 seats
•  reopened in 1979, built in 1959
Southern Theater - 1420 Washington Av S, Minneapolis 55454  (weddings)
•  210 seats
•  reopened 1981, built in 1910
Sports Pavilion - University of Minnesota - 1925 University Av SE, Minneapolis 55455
•  5,840 seats
•  reopened 1994, built in 1928
State Fair Grandstand - 1265 Snelling Av N, St. Paul 55108  (rental space)
•  17,000 seats outside
•  reopened 2003, opened 1909    
State Theatre805 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis 55402  (rental space)
•  2,150 seats (1300 main floor, 850 balcony)
•  reopened 1991, opened in 1921
SteppingStone Theatre - 55 Victoria St N, St. Paul 55104
•  430 seats
•  opened 2007, former Grace Community Church, founded 1987
Sundin Music Hall - Hamline University - 1531 Hewitt Av, St Paul 55104  (rental space)
•  325 seats
•  opened 1989
Target Center - 600 1st Av N, Minneapolis 55403  (rental space)
•  20,500 seats, inner bowl seats 7,500
•  opened 1990
Target Field - 1 Twins Way  Minneapolis, MN 55403
•  40,000 seats outside (18,500 infield seats)
•  opened 2010
TCF Bank Stadium - University of Minnesota - 2009 University Av SE, Minneapolis 55455
•  50,000 seats
•  opened 2009
Ted Mann Concert Hall
University of Minnesota - 2128 4th St S, Minneapolis 55455  (rental space)
•  1,126 seats (710 main floor, 208 1st tier, 208 2nd tier) + option for 93 extra seats
•  opened 1993
Theatre in the Round - 245 Cedar Av, Minneapolis 55454
•  259 seats, every seat is within 30 feet of the stage
•  reopened 1969, formerly Bimbo's Pizza Emporium
Williams Arena - University of Minnesota - 1925 University Av SE, Minneapolis 55455
•  14,625 seats
•  opened 1928
Xcel Energy Center - 199 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul 55102  (rental space)
•  19,355 seats (center stage-360), 13,500 (end stage 180)
•  opened 2000, replacing St. Paul Civic Center, which opened in 1973

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