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Bismarck Event Center

315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota

Welcome to the Bismarck Event Center! Located in the heart of Bismarck, we are a mainstay in the community. Located one block from downtown retail, hotels and restaurants and one block from our local Kirkwood Mall, we have over 200,000 square feet of space available for anything from small meetings to large conventions and seating up to 10,000 for concerts. The Bismarck Event Center is a premier venue in central North Dakota!

The Bismarck Event Center offers three unique facilities (Exhibit Hall, Arena and Belle Mehus Auditorium) that combine to offer flexible, dynamic spaces for your meetings, expos, rodeo, circus, banquets and entertainment. We have 46,000 square feet of arena space with truck bays for easy load-in and load-out. If you are looking for a smaller venue, the Belle Mehus is our historic theatre with 840 seats, a 966 square foot stage and 315 square foot orchestra pit.

Arena Capacity:
• Boxing – 9,989
• High School Basketball – 8,683
• Pro Basketball – 8,799
• Rodeo – 6,966
• Reserved Concert (South Set) – 8,432
• Curtain Concert Set – 5,000
• GA Festival Concert – 10,500
• Hockey/Football – 7,225
• Ice Show – 5,400
• Starlite Theatre Set – 3,100

Additional files & links
Bismarck Event Center pages
Belle Promoter Packet
Arena Tech Pages

Booking information

Address : 315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota  
Contact : Charlie Jeske – Director  
Email : [email protected]  
Phone : 701-355-1372  
Website :  
Capacity : 3100-10,500  
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