Civic Center

Exhibition Hall

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Versatility is the name of the game when it comes to this room since practically any type of event can be held in the Exhibition Hall. Located on the first floor of the Lake Charles Civic Center, the Exhibition Hall features direct access to a loading/unloading zone. There is over 17,981 square feet of open floor space in this room with a flexible capacity of up to 1,400 people, depending on the room's set-up. 

Several rental options are possible with this room. It can be rented as a full hall, with a theatre-style seating capacity of up to 1,400 people, or half of the hall can be rented for a theatre-style seating capacity of up to 700 people. 

There are two major exits leading from the front and rear of the building, with an access corridor leading directly into the James E. Sudduth Coliseum.

Access to commercial grade kitchen facilities is also available. 

Contact us today to learn more about renting the Exhibition Hall or any of our other great facilities.

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