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Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

  • Address: 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Phone: (260) 482-9502
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The Allen County Memorial Coliseum is the largest events venue in Northern Indiana, and one of the most unique event centers in the country; offering three venues under one roof. The building features over 1 million sq. ft. of meeting space, a 13,000 seat arena, and 5,000 parking spaces.

The Memorial Coliseum is located near 26 hotels, over 50 restaurants, Glenbrook Square (Indiana’s second largest shopping mall), and four minutes from major Interstate 69.

Amenities:
1 million sq. feet of meeting space; 152,000 sq. ft. exhibition halls; 27,000 sq. foot conference center; 13,000 seat arena; 8 breakout meeting rooms; 5,000 parking spaces

Experienced, professional staff; Large, convenient loading docks.

Awards:
“Top 100 Successful Venues in the World.” - Pollstar
“Prime Site Award.” - Facilities & Event Management Magazine
“Ranked among word’s top venues of similar-sized “ -Venues Today

Testimonials:
"A BIG thank you goes out to the Memorial Coliseum staff for making our Notre Dame women's basketball game vs. Maryland a huge success last night!! Simply the best.” - Chad DeWeese, Event Management Coordinator, Notre Dame Athletics
"The service and atmosphere was great! I highly recommend for your next corporate event." - Wes Jackson, Jackson Brokerage Corp.
"Everything from room setting to food, to service, to atmosphere, was completely awesome! Great staff and exceptional service!" - Mindy Papera, Steel Dynamics, Inc.

 

Learn more about the new 27,000 square foot conference center.

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 108000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1000000
  • Banquet Capacity 5000
  • Number of Rooms 22
Appleseed Room A or B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4050
  • Width: 55
  • Length: 73
  • Height: 11
  • Theater Capacity: 450
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 270
Archer A or B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 750
  • Width: 28
  • Length: 27
  • Height: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 35
Blue Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
  • Height: 9
  • Classroom Capacity: 130
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
Expo I-II-III
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 108000
  • Height: 37
  • Classroom Capacity: 3000
  • Banquet Capacity: 5000
Expo IV
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 44000
  • Height: 15
  • Classroom Capacity: 2000
  • Banquet Capacity: 5000
Red Room and White Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1700
  • Width: 58
  • Length: 31
  • Height: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Appleseed Room A and B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8100
  • Width: 110
  • Length: 73
  • Height: 11
  • Theater Capacity: 900
  • Classroom Capacity: 400
  • Banquet Capacity: 540
Expo Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6000
  • Banquet Capacity: 350
Archer A and B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Width: 28
  • Length: 54
  • Height: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 70
Century Club Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1900
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 65
  • Height: 10
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Upper Rotunda
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8500
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
Lounge
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6000
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
Conference Center A-E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 27155
  • Width: 120
  • Length: 233
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 3015
  • Classroom Capacity: 1358
  • Banquet Capacity: 1810
Conference Center B-E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 25480
  • Width: 120
  • Length: 213
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 2830
  • Classroom Capacity: 1274
  • Banquet Capacity: 1700
Conference Center B-C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 18400
  • Width: 120
  • Length: 153
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 2045
  • Classroom Capacity: 920
  • Banquet Capacity: 1225
Conference Center C-D-E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 17980
  • Width: 121
  • Length: 150
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 2000
  • Classroom Capacity: 900
  • Banquet Capacity: 1200
Conference Center C
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 10900
  • Width: 89
  • Length: 121
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 1210
  • Classroom Capacity: 545
  • Banquet Capacity: 725
Conference Center B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7500
  • Width: 63
  • Length: 120
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 830
  • Classroom Capacity: 375
  • Banquet Capacity: 500
Conference Center D-E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7080
  • Width: 60
  • Length: 120
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 790
  • Classroom Capacity: 355
  • Banquet Capacity: 475
Conference Center D or E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3540
  • Width: 60
  • Length: 60
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 390
  • Classroom Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 235
Conference Center A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1675
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 79
  • Height: 28
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 70
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Tasting Kitchen
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 500
  • 2019-06-03 20:00:00 2019-06-03 20:00:00 Paul McCartney #FRESHENUPTOUR <p><span>RESERVED TICKET PRICES: $275, $165, $99.50, $59.50, $29.50.</span><br /><br /><span>AMEX Presale: Tues, 9/11 at 10am through Thurs, 9/13 at 10pm</span><br /><span>TM Verified Fan Presale: Thurs, 9/13 at 10am through Fri, 9/14 at 10pm</span><br /><span>Venue Presale Fri, 9/14 at 12pm - Sat, 9/15 at 10pm (Venue Presale Offer Code: </span><span><strong>mccartney19)</strong></span><br /><span>Public On-Sale Mon, 9/17 at 10am</span></p> <p>The Freshen Up tour is Paul’s first outing following the release of his brand new studio album, Egypt Station, released September 7th on Capitol Records and generating rave reviews: Rolling Stone has raved, "Macca keeps adding new gems to his songbook, with nothing to prove except he’s the only genius who can do this… And, oh yeah — in his spare time, he happens to still be the greatest live performer on Earth,” while Entertainment Weekly described the album as "the still-vital life force of a superstar who has been there and everywhere and is glad just to be here now."</p> <p>The Paul McCartney live experience is everything any music lover could ever want from a show: Nearly three hours nightly of the greatest moments from the last 50 years of music, dozens of songs from Paul’s solo, Wings and of course Beatles catalogues that have formed the soundtracks of our lives. Paul and his band have played an unparalleled range of venues and locations throughout the Americas, the UK, Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and all points between: outside the Coliseum in Rome, Moscow’s Red Square, Buckingham Palace, The White House, a free show in Mexico for over 400,000 people, the last ever show at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park where The Beatles played their final concert  in 1966, a 2016 week in the California desert that included two headline sets at the historic Desert Trip festival and a jam-packed club gig for a few hundred lucky fans at Pappy &amp; Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, and even one performance broadcast live into Space! Featuring Paul’s band of the last 15+ years - Paul “Wix” Wickens (keyboards), Brian Ray (bass/guitar), Rusty Anderson (guitar) and Abe Laboriel Jr (drums) -and constantly upgraded state of the art audio and video technology that ensures an unforgettable experience from every seat in the house, a Paul McCartney concert is never anything short of life-changing.</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-06-06 07:30:00 2019-06-06 09:30:00 Erin's House Common Bond Breakfast ft. Marcus Luttrell <p>Common Bond is a cherished tradition for Erin's House. You will enjoy an inspirational message while supporting our grieving children, teens, and young adults. <br /><br />Erin’s House welcomes Marcus Luttrell as our 2019 Common Bond keynote speaker. <br /><br />Marcus Luttrell is the author of #1 New York Times best-selling book, Lone Survivor, turned blockbuster film. In his emotionally raw account, Luttrell will take us from the rigors of SEAL training, to the battle on the mountain, and into his family's experience of community support and generosity. <br /><br />We invite you to join us as Marcus Luttrell honors the memories of all those who died while sharing his own incredible story of survival, grace, and courage.</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Expedite Expo 2019

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    July 19, 2019 - July 20, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-07-19 2019-07-20 Expedite Expo 2019 <p>Expedite Expo is the only trade event focusing exclusively on the expedited trucking industry. Launched in 2001, Expedite Expo has experienced a steady growth in exhibitors, attendees and media exposure. Attendees and Exhibitors from all over the US and Canada, come to the Expo to learn about the newest trucks, career opportunities and products geared specifically to owner operators and drivers of medium duty and heavy-duty trucks.</p> <p><br /><strong>FREE ADMISSION - EXPEDITE EXPO IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC!</strong><br /><br />Expedite Expo is ideal for:</p> <ul> <li>People who want to learn about the fast paced, expedited trucking industry</li> <li>Truck Owners who want to master the steps of truck maintenance</li> <li>Owners seeking trucks, equipment and financing for 2019 and beyond</li> <li>Couples searching for a profitable first or second career opportunity</li> <li>Owner Operators who are seeking to lease with a trucking carrier</li> </ul> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-08-05 19:00:00 2019-08-05 19:00:00 Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss Together Live <p><span>Willie Nelson is one of the most successful country music singer-songwriters in history, releasing 68 studio albums and 10 live albums. In 1973, he signed to Atlantic Records and put out Shotgun Willie, which veered into outlaw country, a start contrast from the mainstream Nashville sound and clean-cut country artists of the era. 1975’s Red Headed Stranger and 1978’s Stardust followed on Columbia Records, both garnering commercial and critical success. The ‘80s saw the release of No. 1 albums Honeysuckle Rose, Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Always On My Mind, and The Promiseland, as well as Nelson joining Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson in the country supergroup The Highwaymen, touring and releasing three studio albums between 1985 and 1995. Nelson continues to release a new album almost every year and delight ticket buys in live shows to this day. </span><br /><br /><span>Alison Krauss is largely responsible for keeping bluegrass music alive and well in the U.S., and she’s got the awards to prove it. The singer-songwriter has received 27 Grammy Awards, making her the most awarded female artist in all of Grammy history &#8211; not too shabby for 47 short years. Krauss is a nationwide favorite in concert and has been performing onstage since the early ‘90s and selling out tours across North America since the early 2000s. She loves taking the stage just as much as recording in the studio, and ticket holders get to hear her soulful, soothing soprano up close, in addition to seeing her expertly play the fiddle, piano and mandolin. </span><br /><br /><span>For more information, visit:</span><br /><span>www.willienelson.com</span><br /><span>www.alisonkrauss.com</span><br /><span>www.nationalshows2.com</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-08-08 07:00:00 2019-08-09 07:00:00 Global Leadership Summit: Fort Wayne <p>What is the Global Leadership Summit? It's an amazing 2-day leadership conference that impacts 260,000 leaders across 875 cities in 120 countries, providing vision, inspiration, and countless practical skills you can put to work Monday morning. Experience it for yourself right here in Fort Wayne at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum where the entire event will be broadcast in brilliant HD, live direct from Willow Creek's Chicago campus.<br /> </p> <p>No matter what level of leadership you want to achieve, there's nothing like learning from like-minded individuals in a stimulating environment, and we hope to see you at this incredible event.<br /> </p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.fortwayneleaders.com/">www.fortwayneleaders.com</a>.</p> <p><strong>LUNCH OPTIONS</strong></p> <p>The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will be providing various lunch options including pre-ordered Boxed Lunches and Buffets. (A limited number of additional buffet tickets will be available to purchase on the days of the event, but pre-ordering is highly recommended.) <span>The event will not be held in the Arena this year, so concession stands will not be available.</span></p> <p><br /><strong>PRE-ORDER LUNCHES</strong></p> <p>Large groups can order Boxed Lunches by using this <a href="http://www.memorialcoliseum.com/images/PDFs/2019-GLS-Box-Lunch-Order-Form.pdf">form</a>.<br />Boxed Lunches and Buffet tickets can be ordered by submitting information via this <a href="https://forms.gle/d6ke8i4PsEE2vEmv9">form</a>.</p> <ul> <li>Boxed Lunches ($13) will include a sandwich, condiments, bagged chips, fresh whole fruit, a cookie or brownie and a 16 oz. bottle of water. Choices included ham, turkey or vegetarian.</li> <li>Buffets ($15) will be <strong>Italian</strong> on Thursday, August 8 and <strong>BBQ Picnic</strong> on Friday, August 9. The buffets will feature two entrees, salad, side dish, dessert and beverages.</li> <li>Both days, there will also be a <strong>Healthy Choice</strong> buffet option with a variety of prepared cold salads and two hot soup choices.</li> </ul> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-08-11 19:00:00 2019-08-11 19:00:00 Twins of Evil "Hell Never Dies Tour 2019" <div class="eventDetailsContainer"> <div class="eventDetailsContainerInfo"> <div class="eventDetailsTicketNotes"> <div> <p>Venue Presale: Thursday, February 21 @ 10am - 10pm local time <br />Public Onsale: Friday, 2/22 @ 10am local time<span style="font-size: 11pt;"> </span></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="eventDetailsContainer"> <div class="eventDetailsContainerInfo"> <div class="eventDetailsRow"> <div> <p>Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson have just confirmed their notorious ‘Twins of Evil’ tour which Billboard said makes a “big rock show feel like not only the right place to be, but also the best.” Produced by Live Nation, the co-headlining ‘Hell Never Dies Tour 2019’ North American summer tour kicks off in Baltimore, MD on July 9 and makes stops at Rock USA in Oshkosh, WI and Rock Fest in Cadott, WI. The tour will make a stop in Fort Wayne on Sunday, August 11 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. More information is available at <a href="http://www.marilynmanson.com/#tour"><span>www.marilynmanson.com/#tour</span></a> or <a href="http://www.robzombie.com/tour-dates."><span>www.robzombie.com/tour-dates.</span></a><br /><br />Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson will run additional artist presales beginning Wednesday, February 20 and fans can access a presale through www.Blabbermouth.com starting on Thursday, February 21. VIP packages will be available starting Wednesday, February 20. Citi is the official presale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi card members will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 20 at 12pm local time until Thursday, February 21 at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass program. For complete presale details, visit: www.citiprivatepass.com.</p> <p><br />CASH ONLY &amp; SINGLE ENTRY: $6 MAIN LOT; $10 PREFERRED LOT; $18 BUS/RV</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • RV Super Sale

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    September 14, 2019 - September 15, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-09-14 2019-09-15 RV Super Sale <p><span>Beat the heat and shop indoors during the RV and Boat Super Sale, featuring season ending inventory of new and used boats, travel trailers, campers, and motor coaches. Dozens of RV and boat dealers will be on site making for some of the best deals of the year!</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-09-28 18:00:00 2019-09-28 22:00:00 Hip to Snip Fur-Ball Bash <p>Join us for food, friends, casino games for fun, great music, and some amazing silent auction items! This event raised over $31,000 for H.O.P.E. for Animals in 2018… We sure hope you can come join us in 2019!<br /><br />Our next Hip to Snip Fur-ball Bash<br />will be held on Saturday, September 28th, at the Memorial Coliseum.<br />6 pm &#8211; 10 pm</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-10-26 18:00:00 2019-10-26 21:00:00 Associated Churches 75th Anniversary Celebration <p>Associated Churches has transformed since 1944. As the community developed and found new needs, Associated Churches grew and established comprehensive ministries. We appreciate and revere the families, churches, and businesses that have let us serve them. We would like to ask the community to join Associated Churches as we celebrate 75 years of being rooted in the community and help us work to raise funds for the next 75 years. “Our roots are grounded, but our leaves may change.”<br /><br />Entertainment will be provided by The Blackwood Brothers, Christiana Danielle, and Addison Agen.</p> 4000 Parnell Avenue Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Old Fort Cluster Dog Shows

    Allen county War Memorial Coliseum

    October 30, 2019 - November 3, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-10-30 08:00:00 2019-11-03 16:00:00 Old Fort Cluster Dog Shows <p>Old Fort Cluster Dog Shows one of Fort Waynes oldest ongoing events. <br />5 days of Dog Shows<br />Wednesday Oct 30th - Sunday Nov 3rd</p> <p><span>WED, OCT 30  -  </span>TIME <span>8:00 AM - 5:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">THU, OCT 31  -  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">8:00 AM - 4:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">FRI, NOV 1  -  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">8:00 AM - 4:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">SAT, NOV 2  -  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">8:00 AM - 4:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">SUN, NOV 3  -  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">8:00 AM - 4:00 PM</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-11-12 10:00:00 2019-11-13 10:00:00 Paw Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" <p><strong>Paw Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure"</strong></p> <p><strong>November 12th &amp; 13th at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm</strong></p> <p><span>It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Ryder will need all paws on deck as he and the PAW Patrol discover a secret treasure map while on a mission to rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern.  It’s up to Chase, Marshall, Skye and all their heroic pirate pup friends to save the day and find the pirate treasure before Mayor Humdinger finds it first!</span><br /><br /><span>Be a VIP &#8211; Very Important Pup! The VIP package includes a premium seat, special gift and exclusive access to a Meet &amp; Greet with characters after the show. Each adult &amp; child (aged 1 &amp; up) must have a VIP ticket.</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2019-11-23 09:00:00 2019-11-23 11:30:00 12th Annual Women's Champagne Brunch <p>More than 600 women will unite at this fun and unique event that celebrates and motivates women to Start Something Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event includes a champagne brunch, moving testimonials, and a fashion show featuring Big Sisters and Little Sisters.<br /><br />This event is a great opportunity to celebrate women making a difference and to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters. There is no fee to attend, but we hope the event inspires you to make a difference through the gift of a monetary donation - $75 or more is encouraged. Your participation is all it takes to set the foundation for a lifelong match between a “Big Sister” and her “Little”.<br /><br /></p> <p><span>2019 Date: November 23rd from 9 to 11:30am at the <a href="http://www.memorialcoliseum.com/">Allen County War Memorial Coliseum</a></span></p> <p><span>For more information contact Shelley Schwab at 260.456.1600 x 2259 or <a href="mailto:michelle.schwab@bbbsnei.org">Michelle.Schwab@bbbsnei.org</a></span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Le Chic Holiday Market

    Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

    December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019 (Select Dates)

    2019-12-06 2019-12-07 Le Chic Holiday Market <p><span>Join us for our 2019 Market! Over 100 amazing and unique vendor after amazing and unique vendor! One of a kind holiday shopping for EVERYONE on your list! Don't start your Holiday shopping, til you shop the Market! </span></p> <p>Friday, December 6th 5:00pm -9:00pm</p> <p>Saturday, December 7th 9:00am - 5:00pm</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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2019 Visitor's GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!