Mobile Civic Center
is a multi-use event center located in Mobile, Alabama
. It comprises three venues:
The 1,940 seat theater is used for concerts
shows, and other theatrical events. The Theater is connected to the Arena by a glass promenade. The theater is known for its acoustics, unobstructed views, and backstage facilities. It contains a 90 by 60 foot (27 by 18 m) stage.
The Expo Hall
With 28,000 square feet (2600 m²) of space, the Expo Hall can be used for conventions, trade shows, sporting events, banquets, and even concerts as well as other events. It seats 2,200 for seating events and up to 3,000 for concerts. It has a 40 by 32 foot (12 by 28 m) portable stage and a dance floor that can accommodate 1,500.
The tallest building in the complex at seven stories tall, the Civic Center Arena features a domed roof. It features 80,000 square feet (7400 m) of space for sporting events and trade shows. There are 6,120 permanent seats at the arena, which for sporting events and concerts seats up to 10,112. The arena's main floor is encircled by 15 meeting rooms. There are eight concession stands, plus three locker rooms. In addition to trade shows, concerts, and sporting events, ice shows, circuses, wrestling, conventions and banquets can be held at the arena. The arena hosted the Mobile Mysticks
of the East Coast Hockey League
, WCW Beach Blast
1992, and WCW Uncensored
1998, as well as hosting the Mobile Seagulls
of the National Indoor Football League
and Mobile Wizards
of the af2
. It also was the site of the 1991 Sun Belt Conference
men’s basketball tournament.