Iowa’s Oldest Entertainment Arena

The Hippodrome a large indoor sports and concert venue that has been the home for Midwest entertainment since 1919. Able to accommodate today’s entertainment requirements, the Hippodrome is your venue in the Midwest!

Perfect for
Concerts
Craft Shows
Circuses
Horse Shows
Rodeos & Bull Riding
Gun & Knife Shows
Kick Boxing
Antique & Collectible Shows
Monster Trucks
Conventions
Auctions
Swap Meets
Political Rallies
And so much more

Specs/Accommodations
Arena Floor: 20,000 square feet (200’ x 100’)
Lobby: 4,000 square feet

Capacity

234 Box seats
6600 permanent seats
1845 floor seating with chairs
Climate Control: Heated facility
Floor: Concrete or dirt
Ceiling Height: 27’ low steel to rafters
Freight Door: 16’ high x 14.6’ wide

Electricity
480v – 3phase
120/240v single phase
120/208/408 – 3 phase

Concessions: 4 stands
Restaurant: Calamity Café (150 Capacity)
Dressing Rooms: 6 available (4 large, 2 private with showers)
Back side catering for band and crew

Venue Credits
92 Years of stellar ticket sales
Up to 8735 seating capacity
Flexible merch and vending contracts
Versatile auditorium with full girder support for unlimited light and sound support