A two-story glass and brick structure that can easily accommodate events from Broadway plays to banquets, the Bessemer Civic Center is within an hour's drive of 1.75 million residents and within easy walking distance of 800 hotel rooms, several restaurants and a golf course.
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is only 20 minutes away and the Bessemer Airport, which accommodates corporate jets, is within a 10-minute drive.Our Main hall seats up to 1,600 for entertainment events and up to 1,000 for banquets. Catering is provided at very reasonable costs. Other special services such as ticket printing, ushers, and stage hands also are available through the Civic Center office.
Our facility consists of a Main Hall, an East Meeting Room, a North Meeting Room, a South Meeting Room and a Mezzanine.
The Main Hall is 13,000 square feet and is suitable for many events including plays, wrestling, boxing, concerts, pageants, banquets and exhibitions. The Mezzanine area is included in the rental of the Main Hall and will seat up to 480 people for banquets and 1,100 for theater arrangements. It is excellent for dancing and banquets. Rental cost is $800.00
The East Meeting Room is 4,000 square feet and can be divided into three breakout rooms. It is ideal for meetings and guests parties of 150-350 and for wedding receptions and banquets. Cost is $400.00
The North Meeting Room is 900 square feet and can accomodate up to 50 for banquets and 70 for a classroom setting. The room can also be divided in half for smaller meetings. Cost is $200.00
The South Meeting Room is 700 square feet and is ideal for meetings of up to 45. Cost is $150.00
The Civic Center is wifi accessible and handicapped accessible. The facility is easily accessible from Interstate 20/59 at exit 108 or the Academy Drive exit.