Weddings

Looking for a unique venue for your wedding? Need some place that can entertain all your family and friends? Our arena can be transformed into something magical for larger weddings and/or receptions. The sky is the limit! We would love to help make your dreams come true!

  
  
Photo Credit: Laura Simon Photography

Wedding Pictures

Past Weddings

Please click the links below for a video of pictures from past weddings in our arena.

All photos in the videos below were taken by Laura Simon

Wedding May 2018
Wedding July 2019

Event Services

Contact Info
To book our arena for your wedding or reception please contact our Event Supervisor, Taylor Franke at tbfranke@semo.edu or by phone at (573) 651-2297.
You can also contact our Director, Wil Gorman at wgorman@semo.edu or by phone at (573) 651-2297

 

Dressing Rooms
Bride Dressing Room: large room with a bathroom and shower
Small Dressing Rooms: (2) small room with a bathroom and shower
Groom Dressing Room: medium room without a bathroom or shower

 

Catering

The Show Me Center provides a fantastic menu and options for your event.
*Please note that only an approved caterer may serve food at the Show Me Center, for any questions you may have concerning catering or an approved caterer listing, contact Tim Ketchum at (573) 651-2297 or  tketchum@semo.edu.

Floor & Capacity

Floor Capacity: Dependent on configuration
Floor Dimensions: 156 feet x 205 feet

Stage Dimensions

Stage Height: 4, 5, or 6 feet
Section Size: 4 feet x 8 feet
Steps: 4 sections
Risers: 4 feet x 8 feet wide by 1 or 2 feet high

Rigging

Load limit on Roof: 78,600 pounds
Load limit per Point: Variable
Description: No more than 6000 pounds vertical or 400 pounds horizontal applied to any single beam.
Floor to Steel: 45 feet
Floor to Roof Height: 60 feet
Scoreboards: Scoreboard center of house rises to 45 feet

House Lights

Incandescent: Programmable and dimmable lighting
Vapor: Programmable lighting

LED: Sport lighting (basketball)

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