Set Current Location
Influenced by the Palo Duro Canyon, the rippled roof and stratified red sandstone facade of the Globe News Center for the Performing Arts is among the prominent landmarks of Downtown Amarillo. Spread across three floors, the center features a 1300-seat theater known as the Carol Bush Emeny Performance Hall. It is named after a renowned Texan philanthropist. Home to the Lone Star Ballet, Amarillo Opera and Amarillo Symphony along with other cultural organizations, it is one of the best places in town for performing arts.
The Amarillo Civic Center is ideally located in downtown and is easily accessible and in close proximity to plenty of hotels. A perfect place for conventions and business meets, the venue is also used for concerts, banquets, dances, trade shows and is the home field for the Amarillo Venom arena football team. This state-of-the-art center has the capacity to seat more than 5,000 people, and the numerous conventions and meetings held each year attract thousands. The center is also host to several sports events and competitions. This versatile venue is well equipped and designed to graciously host and meet the needs of any event that might be held here.
The Amarillo Little Theatre (ALT) has been a staple of the city's cultural scene since 1927, making it one of the oldest community theaters in the country. The venue can seat 453 and also houses two dance studios. This non-profit theater company puts on great shows throughout the year showcasing local talent in the form of writers, actors and producers. If you're in town, don't pass up the opportunity to see what ALT has to offer!
Pioneer Amphitheatre, located in Palo Duro Canyon, is a dedicated address for performing arts. Its weekly program includes concerts, musicals and drama productions that are a big draw among locals and visitors alike. It showcases performances by the Texas Musical Drama, and can also be rented out for private functions like wedding receptions and galas. Get here before the show for a delicious dinner of steak, bread and scrumptious sides.