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Mayo Civic Center
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Mayo Civic Center at Minnesota
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Mayo Civic Center: Rochester's Premier Event Center

For the hottest ticket in town, head to the recently expanded Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN to catch concerts, live shows, sporting events or conventions while staying at the Kahler Grand Hotel.  With a 40,000 sq. ft. ballroom, 23 meeting rooms, two executive boardrooms, an exhibit hall, and auditorium, if there is an event happening in Rochester, it's at the Mayo Civic Center. This massive convention center also boasts an arena, perfect for any concert.  Originally built in 1938 and gifted to the city by Charles Mayo, the Mayo Civic Center has been home to some of the best performers and shows, as well as once the home to the Rochester Mustangs hockey team.
Coming to town for an upcoming event? Get the lowest rates on spacious accommodations near the Mayo Civic Center by booking one of our seasonal specials and offers.


Prices -

 Prices vary based on event.

Hours -

 Event hours vary. Box office is open Monday - Friday: 10 am to 5: 30 pm, Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm.


  • The Nutcracker
  • Paw Patrol Live
  • Rochester On Tap


  • Concerts
  • Live Shows
  • Special Events
  • Dance
  • Sporting Events
  • Performing Arts


  • Where can I find parking at the Mayo Civic Center?

    The Kahler Grand Hotel offers both self and valet parking to all guests during their stay. Guests may park at the hotel and take a 7-minute walk or a 3-minute cab ride to the Mayo Civic Center. If driving, there are several parking garages to park at. There are both North and South lots located across the river from the Mayo Civic Center, or metered parking around the building. Park for free in any city ramp on weekdays after 5 pm and until 1 am, and weekends from 9 am to 1 am.
  • When do the doors open for events at the Mayo Civic Center?

    Event times vary, but doors open one (1) hour prior to the start of the event unless otherwise noted on their website. The Kahler Grand Hotel is a short walk to the Mayo Civic Center, so stop in Martini’s for a pre-event drink or light bite.

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