Civic Center

"Your meeting place in the Ozarks". Since opening its doors in March 1993, the West Plains Civic Center has proven to be a popular facility for everything from concerts to circuses, championship rodeos to athletic events and conferences to conventions. Conveniently located between major markets of Kansas City, St. Louis, Branson, Memphis, Springfield and Little Rock, the West Plains Civic Center is the perfect choice for routing your group through the Midwest. When booking meetings or events,we encourage you to set your sights on the West Plains Civic Center.

Civic Center

Conventions and Trade Shows

  • More than 30,000 square feet of exhibit space
  • Can easily accommodate 150 booths measuring 10 x 10
  • More than 18,900 square feet of comfortable meeting rooms for small groups or as large as 600
  • Can accommodate banquets of more than 1,000 people
  • Impressive arena accommodates up to 3,600 patrons



  • Event Staffing - fully trained, in-house ushers and ticket takers.We also have a complete staff of security police officers and emergency medical technicians.

  • Operations - experienced stagehands, riggers and spotlight operators are available.

  • Catering and Food Services - we have a complete selection of food vendors to accommodate your taste and budget.

  • Box Office - the main lobby features three ticket windows as well as several satellite outlets throughout the trade area. Experienced box office staff can handle your ticketing needs.

  • The Ozark Heritage Welcome Center will gladly assist you in securing lodging, dining accommodations and recreational opportunities to enhance your stay in our City. Call toll free 1-888-256-8835.

Performing Arts Theater

The completely equipped theatre provides a variety of cultural arts & entertainment productions in a luxurious, intimate atmosphere with seating for 450.


The Pool and fitness center has state-of-the-art exercise facilities.To meet the fitness and recreational needs of those visiting the Center, we offer an indoor track, indoor collegiatesize pool, whirlpool, sauna and fitness room.

Sporting EventsBasket Ball

Indoor sports at every level. The center is the official home of the Missouri State University-West Plains campus men's basketball and women's volleyball teams.


West Plains Civic Center
110 St. Louis Street
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 256-8087 Fax: (417) 256-8108
Toll Free: (877) 256-6034