Midland TX Event Sites and Sports Venues
Al G. Langford Chaparral Center at Midland College
3600 N. Garfield
Located on the main campus of Midland College, the Al G. Langford Chaparral Center is a versatile facility with a seating capacity of 5,500, which can be configured to accommodate audiences of varying sizes.
4300 N. Lamesa Rd.
Opened in 1952 and seating 3,500, the stadium was home to Texas League baseball for three decades and used by the Midland Rockhounds until 2002. It is currently used by the Midland College Chaparrals baseball team and area high school teams.
6 Desta Dr.
An elegant retreat for weddings and receptions, ClayDesta Center’s six-story atrium offers a charming West Texas oasis. A 40,000 square foot skylight beams gently upon tropical plants, streams, waterfalls, colorful birds and fish – a distinctive ambiance for any occasion.
3207 W. Cuthbert
The Cuthbert Mansion and Gardens – an affiliate of Weddings by Design and Flowers by Design – specializes in wedding decorations and flowers for weddings and receptions. Their floral designers and wedding planners can help couples create the wedding of their dreams.
La Hacienda Event Center
12600 Texas 191 Frontage
(432) 563-3737 | www.haciendamidland.com
Featuring indoor and outdoor spaces and plenty of parking, La Hacienda is available for weddings, concerts, Quinceaneras and more.
Midland Convention Center
(opening fall 2019) & Centennial Park (opening spring 2020)
105 N. Main
A completely new Midland Convention Center is underway. The adjacent Centennial Plaza will also receive a facelift during the process. Visit the website for timeline and updates.
Midland County Horseshoe Arena, Pavilion & Amphitheater
2514 Arena Tr.
(432) 682-1300 or (866) 471-7463
Since its 2006 debut, Horseshoe Arena has hosted more than 500 events, including concerts, sporting events, championship rodeos, trade shows, conventions and equestrian competitions. A variety of indoor-outdoor configurations make it a popular venue for community events and wedding receptions. With over 90,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space in the main building, educational facility, arena and terrace, this complex is versatile enough to accommodate groups from 30 to 4,000. With the added amphitheater, the facility can also host large outdoor concerts as well.
Midland Memorial Stadium
Midland Independent School District
2001 W. Cuthbert, Midland
Featuring a natural grass playing surface and seating 10,750, the stadium has a press area, radio/TV booths, a PA/scoreboard booth, coaches’ boxes and two player locker rooms.
Scharbauer Sports Complex
5514 Champions Dr., Midland
Scharbauer Sports Complex includes Security Bank Ballpark, home of the Midland RockHound, with fixed seating for 5,000, plus additional seating on the grass berm and two picnic areas with seating for an additional 2,500 attendees; Grande Communications Stadium, with seating for 15,000 and open seating for 3,000 on grass berms; and Cimarex Energy Pavilion, a multi-use space between the two stadiums. The complex features state-of-the-art facilities for football, soccer and baseball and was designed to also be used for music concerts, antique/car/RV displays and shows. The facility also has four full size multi-purpose fields featuring artificial turf. These fields can host soccer, football and lacrosse events/tournaments.
The Way Retreat Center
4014 Todd Rd
The Way Retreat Center is a non-denominational Christian facility that is dedicated to providing a peaceful venue for spiritual and personal growth. Available to rent for spiritual retreats and meetings, weddings, quinceañeras and corporate events. The Way includes a Chapel, Presentation Room, and Dining Room. There’s also a Hacienda and 5 Casitas for over-night stays.
208 N. Colorado
Designed by Fort Worth architect Wyatt C. Hedrick and opened in 1929, the Yucca Theatre is known for its Assyrian-style architecture. The interior features ornate columns and scrollwork, gilded lions and elaborate lighting fixtures. Black marble columns at the entrance frame the cut sandstone exterior.
Operating for years as a movie palace and stage for vaudeville acts, the theater closed in 1974. Diligent volunteers and building professionals restored the Texas Historical Medallion Landmark in 1981, and today the theater showcases the Summer Mummers’ zany performances. The theater troupe’s special blend of melodrama, eclectic acts, dance numbers and audience participation has been fulfilling appreciative audiences for dozens of seasons.
Other Venue Options
- Kessler’s Reception Hall3204 W. Wall
(432) 634-5177 | www.kesslershall.comThe rustically winsome charm of Kessler’s Hall brings more than a touch of Texas charm. Grand iron gates whisk guests into three courtyards, ideal for weddings, receptions and much more, and every amenity and diversion awaits guests.
For more information on the following listings, details are available on the corresponding page numbers listed in parentheses.
- Blakemore Planetarium (100)
- Bush Tennis Center (121)
- City Parks (122)
- COM Mabee Aquatics Center & Natatorium (121)
- Hotels/Motels/Lodging (98)
- Midland Army Airfield Museum (102)
- Museum of the Southwest (104)
- MLK Jr. Community Center (118)
- Permian Basin Petroleum Museum (106)
- Rock the Desert Skate Park (118)
- Wagner Noel PerformingArts Center (115)