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Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

  • Address: 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Phone: (260) 482-9502
  • Website: Visit Website
Meeting Facilities

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.

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.

“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

"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.


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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2018-06-16 07:00:00 2018-10-20 19:00:00 Fort Wayne Swap Meet 3rd Saturdays <p>Rain or Shine/Free admission/Parking $5 per car<br /><br />Allen County War Memorial Coliseum hosts our third Saturday Countywide Sale for June 2018. 128 vendors. Doors open at 7am.<br /><br />Sales Space rentals are $15 per 9 feet by 18 feet sales space. Vendors must be setup by 7am. To purchase a space online at www.FortWayneSwapMeet.com or call ‭(260) 408-6860‬</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-08-09 08:00:00 2018-08-10 08:00:00 Global Leadership Summit: Fort Wayne <p><span>Any time leaders improve - whatever it is they're leading wins. Quality leadership is what brings success, and when that leadership is constantly improving, that success will consistently grow.</span><br /><br /><span>In partnership with the Willow Creek Association, Sweetwater and our 40 local corporate and nonprofit partners are continuing to bring world-class leadership training and inspiration to all of Northeast Indiana through this life-changing event. Our hope is that whether you're a young, emerging leader or a seasoned veteran who's been leading for years, you'll come and join us as we raise the leadership bar here in our community and allow Fort Wayne to win like never before.</span></p> <p> </p> <div><strong>Thursday</strong></div> <div>Session 1 - 9:30am - 11:15am</div> <div>30 Min Break</div> <div>Session 2 - 11:45am - 1:15pm</div> <div>Lunch</div> <div>Session 3 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm</div> <div>15 Min Break</div> <div>Session 4 - 4:15pm - 5:30pm</div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Friday</strong></div> <div>Session 5 - 9:30am - 4:30pm</div> <div>30 Min Break</div> <div>Session 6 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm</div> <div>Lunch</div> <div>Session 7 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm</div> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Priscilla Shirer Live

    Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

    August 24, 2018 - August 25, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-08-24 2018-08-25 Priscilla Shirer Live <p>Join Priscilla Shirer if you want to:<br /><br />Learn to study God's Word for yourself with practical, biblical teaching from a Bible teacher you can trust<br /><br />Seek the Lord through whole-hearted prayer<br /><br />Worship with Anthony Evans<br /><br />Find spiritual refreshment alongside thousands of women from all walks of life<br /><br />Gain the direction you need to step into God's plan for your life</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Brad Miller Gala & Auction

    Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

    August 25, 2018 - August 27, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-08-25 17:30:00 2018-08-27 17:30:00 Brad Miller Gala & Auction <p><span>The Brad Miller Gala, Auction &amp; Golf Outing is the largest annual fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana. Hosted by former NBA Star and Little Brother Brad Miller, this three-day event features a Saturday gala &amp; auction (Allen County War Memorial Coliseum), a Sunday Classic Gold Sponsorship Golf Outing (Glendarin Hills Golf Club) and a Monday Golf Outing (Noble Hawk Golf Links).</span></p> <p><span>2018 Dates: August 25, 26 &amp; 27</span></p> <p>The Gala kicks off in Fort Wayne and features cuisine showcased from the greatest restaurants in Fort Wayne,<br />exhilarating live entertainment, exciting silent and live auctions featuring unique autographed items<br />&amp; memorabilia.</p> <p>An exclusive Sunday Classic will be hosted for Gold Sponsors+ at <a href="http://www.glendarinhills.com/">Glendarin Golf Club </a>(3333 Glendarin Way Angola)<br />beginning with a luncheon at noon and 1pm tee time.</p> <p>The Monday Golf Outing will be held at <a href="http://www.noblehawk.com/">Noble Hawk Golf Links</a> (3005 Noble Hawk Drive, Kendallville) featuring two shotgun starts <br />at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. play is followed by a post-outing meal and a firework display at dusk.</p> <p><span><br /></span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-08-29 15:00:00 2018-08-29 15:00:00 Memorial Coliseum Job Fair <p><span>The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Seasonal Job Fair is an annual event to recruit part-time, seasonal staff for a variety of departments: Guest Services, Ticket Office, Parking Lot, Concessions, Catering, Kitchen, Security and Housekeeping.</span><br /><br /><span>For more information, visit memorialcoliseum.com/jobs</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-09-07 07:00:00 2018-09-09 07:00:00 Indiana State Rabbit Breeders Association State Convention <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">The following breed specialties will be hosted by Indiana breed clubs: </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Cinnamon (Saturday &amp; Sunday),</span><br /><span style="font-size: 13px;">Dutch (Saturday &amp; Sunday)<br />Mini Lop (Saturday only)<br />Mini Rex (Saturday &amp; Sunday)<br />New Zealand (Sunday only)<br />Tan (Saturday &amp; Sunday)</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Specialty shows will be Day-of-Show entry.</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • RV & Boat Super Sale

    Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

    September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-09-21 07:00:00 2018-09-23 23:55:00 RV & Boat 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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  • 2018-09-30 2018-09-30 Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! <p><span>Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in <em>Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!</em> The inaugural production under Feld Entertainment’s new partnership with the non-profit educational organization, Sesame Workshop features favorite <em>Sesame Street</em> pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new sensory adventure live on stage. <em>Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! </em>visits <strong>Fort Wayne</strong> on<strong> September 30, 2018</strong> for <strong>two </strong>performances at the <strong>Expo Center at the Memorial Coliseum.</strong>  Tickets go on sale <strong>June 12, 2018.</strong></span></p> <p><span>From the moment the curtain rises, parents and children alike will be on their feet dancing along to a pop-infused soundtrack with new Sesame Street friends and live emcees Casey and Caleb. Planning a party isn’t easy when everybody has a different idea of fun, but with some help from the audience, it becomes the ultimate reflection of what friendship plus teamwork can accomplish. Party guests will sing along to new and familiar songs, like “I Love Trash” and “C is for Cookie,” with Oscar the Grouch and Cookie Monster; dance to the beat with Elmo; explore a wintry wonderland when Abby Cadabby’s magic goes awry; take flight with Big Bird to learn about some of his fabulous feathered friends; and discover new cultures in an interactive Spanish lesson with Rosita. A unique, up-close-and-personal pre-show experience will be offered at an additional charge prior to select performances, allowing families the opportunity to tour the on-stage neighborhood of their favorite, furry friends before they arrive for the main show. The fun doesn’t end there. A variety of interactive activities give children the chance to create, discover and learn as they help decorate for the upcoming party.</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-10-05 09:00:00 2018-10-07 15:00:00 Lucky Duck Children's Consignment Sale <p>DATE <span>FRI, OCT 5  </span>TIME <span>6:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">DATE </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">SAT, OCT 6  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">9:00 AM - 3:00 PM<br /></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">DATE </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">SUN,OCT 7  </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">TIME </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">9:00 AM - 3:00 PM</span></p> <p><span>Lucky Duck Consignment Sale will feature 30,000 sq. feet packed with Newborn-Junior sized clothing for boys and girls, plus shoes, toys, movies, décor, bikes, books and everything in between. Lucky Duck also features maternity and women’s clothing sections.</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-11-15 19:00:00 2018-11-15 19:00:00 Jeremy Camp/Matthew West Concert <p><span>GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award-winning artists Jeremy Camp and Matthew West are partnering this fall on The Answer / All In Tour, headed to 20 U.S. cities during the months of October and November, including a stop in Fort Wayne on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00pm. The tour marks the first time the two critically-acclaimed, chart-topping artists have co-headlined their own tour together, creating an unprecedented experience for concert attendees getting to see them share the stage for an energy-filled night of hit songs and fan favorites.   </span></p> <p><span>Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 29 at 10am. A limited VIP ticket package will include an exclusive signed photo, and a post-show meet and greet/photo op with both artists. Ticket and concert details are available at <a href="http://www.memorialcoliseum.com">www.memorialcoliseum.com</a>.</span></p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-11-16 2018-11-16 truTV Impractical Jokers “The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour” Starring The Tenderloins <p>Live Nation announced today that The Tenderloins will bring their brand new stage show, "The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour, to Fort Wayne at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday, November 16th.</p> <p>The Tenderloins, is a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members &#8211; Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano &#8211; are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers. Now in its seventh season, Impractical Jokers follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being filmed by hidden cameras. With each new season, the show continues to take dares to outrageous levels with new over-the-top hijinks. </p> <p>In addition to the top-rated television show, the Troupe has toured steadily over the last four years with its highly-successful, “Where’s Larry?” &amp; “Santiago Sent Us,” tours playing to hundreds of thousands of fans in the US and UK, including three sold-out nights at Radio City Music Hall, a sold-out Madison Square Garden, and five sold-out shows at London’s O2 Arena. Natives of Staten Island, NY, Vulcano, Gatto, Murray and Quinn met while attending high school and later formed The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe in 1999. After years of performing live improv and sketch comedy shows, The Tenderloins crossed over to the web, garnering millions of views for their internet sketches, eventually creating the runaway success Impractical Jokers for truTV. Impractical Jokers is top 5 in its timeslot on cable in the US and is the #1 show on Comedy Central in the United Kingdom and India. </p> <p>Beginning August 2018, The Tenderloins will unveil their brand new stage show "The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour." </p> <p>This show is 16+ Suggested/Parental Discretion Advised.</p> 4000 Parnell Ave Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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