Pensacola Bay Center continues to be one of the busiest facilities in Florida. Since opening its doors in 1985, Pensacola Bay Center, formerly known as Pensacola Civic Center, has hosted some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, including Jimmy Buffett, Cher, Kiss, Elton John and Kenny Chesney.
Serving the Gulf Coast region, Pensacola Bay Center is owned by Escambia County, and managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development. Pensacola Bay Center is a 10,000-seat arena with over 20,000 square feet of exhibition space and 12 versatile meeting rooms with 13,000 square feet of meeting space.
Pensacola Bay Center offers twelve versatile meeting rooms, four pre-function areas, and over 20,000 square feet of arena floor space. Our meeting rooms and arena floor offer excellent facility space to host your trade shows, conventions, exhibits, lectures, seminars, banquets, award ceremonies, and wedding receptions. Rooms may be used separately or combined to create a variety of customized settings and all rooms have wall-to-wall carpeting and dimmable lights We roll out the welcome mat for your special event. We make it a point to provide everything your heart desires. Our friendly atmosphere, delicious full service, in-house catering and southern hospitality keep our friends coming back again and again. We take pride in making you feel welcome in our home.