Allen Event Center & Courtyard by Marriott at Allen Event Center
The state-of-the-art Allen Event Center is more than just a great concert and sports venue. It’s a multipurpose facility and arena that hosts star performers, professional sporting events, ice events such as Disney on Ice, trade shows and large conventions. The facility is also home to the Allen Americans (Eastern Central Hockey League) and Dallas Sidekicks (Professional Arena Soccer League).
With a great location in The Village at Allen, it is situated among some of the hottest shopping, dining and entertainment venues in town and is right next door to the Courtyard by Marriott at the Allen Event Center with 228 guest rooms and 28,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Best of all, parking at Allen Event Center is convenient and always FREE!
PLANNING AN EVENT AT ALLEN EVENT CENTER
The arena space at Allen Event Center is extremely versatile for events of all types. Check out this 3 month time lapse showcasing the setup of various events hosted in the arena as the space is transformed for each unique event including Allen Gun Show, Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul, Guns & Hoses Boxing Tournament, Collin County Fall Home & Garden Show, Sadie Robertson Live, Counting Crows & Rob Thomas, Allen Bridal Show, Allen Americans Home Opener, Allen ISD Health Hustle, Dallas Sidekicks Home Opener, and Disney on Ice!
Arena and Floor Space
Allen Event Center has a 7,000+ seating capacity with the ability to transform from an exhilarating full-house concert or event to a cozy 2,700 seat quarter-house setup. The arena can host up to 27,000* square feet of uninterrupted floor space and the 50-foot ceiling height makes it an ideal location for trade shows and special events.
*Arena floor is roughly 27,000 sq. ft. of available event space with a full conversion to eliminate retractable seating. Our sales team can help determine the best plan for your event and costs associated.
Hear from Event Pros on their Experience Planning and Hosting an event at Allen Event Center.
ESPORTS HOMESTAND WEEKEND
“This was an incredible weekend on a number of levels,” Geoff Moore, President, Dallas Fuel
SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS
“We had a great experience working with the staff in Allen and could not have felt more welcomed. It was moving to get that type of support from the community, especially with this being our first time there. The athletes had an amazing experience and can’t wait to come back,” Sidny Harker, Director of Competition & Games, Special Olympics Texas
Concourse / Exhibit Space
Allen Event Center’s concourse can convert easily to provide 10,000 square feet of exhibit space.
Premium Level Lounge
Allen Event Center's Premium Level Lounge provides the perfect atmosphere for one-of-a-kind company banquets, team meetings and award ceremonies. A full-service bar and catering options available. (2,000 sq. ft. / Accommodates Up to 100 people)
Treat your guests to an incredible outing they won't forget. Enjoy captivating concerts or thrilling sporting events from the best seats in the house. Indulge in delicious food and beverage options personalized to each suite. Whether you're looking to close the deal or just want to show your appreciation, treat your guests to the suite life at Allen Event Center. Suites range in size from 13-54 person suites.
Meeting and Conference Rooms
Allen Event Center’s two meeting rooms allow you to conduct business or entertain on a more intimate scale. Perfect for sales presentations, team meetings and banquets. Food and beverage packages/catering available. (1,000 sq. ft. per meeting room / Accommodates Up to 32 people per room / Two rooms can be opened up to one larger room.)
Take your event outdoors! Allen Event Center has plenty of outdoor space to accommodate festivals, vendor booths, car shows, fairs and more!
Plus All the Extras!
In addition to its great location and versatility, Allen Event Center boasts two ice rinks, three loading docks for ease of load-in/load-out, free parking garages on the north and south sides of the building and ample power and rigging capabilities that surpass those of other arenas.