Mayo Civic Center is Southern Minnesota's premier destination for local, regional, national and international conventions, entertainment, social and sporting opportunities. Serving as a vital economic generator for the region, Mayo Civic Center focuses on providing an exceptional experience by delivering world-class service and high-quality, versatile facilities.
With nearly 100,000 available square feet of multi-use space for conventions and events, the Mayo Civic Center is the largest event facility in Southern Minnesota. Our current floor plan includes a variety of versatile venue spaces including the Taylor Arena, Auditorium & Presentation Hall, as well as a 25,200 square foot exhibit hall and numerous meeting rooms and suites.
Easily accessible by connecting flights, the Rochester International Airport offers direct flights to Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Chicago. Rochester features more than 5,400 hotel rooms, city-wide, and 2,400 hotel rooms within walking distance of the convention center via climate-controlled skyway system. The skyways provide quick and easy above ground access to downtown entertainment and locally-owned restaurants and shops.