The Bessemer Civic Center

A two-story glass and brick structure that can easily accommodate events from Broadway plays to banquets, the Bessemer Civic Center is within an hour’s drive of 1.75 million residents and within easy walking distance of 800 hotel rooms, several restaurants and a golf course.

The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is only 20 minutes away and the Bessemer Airport,  which accommodates corporate jets, is within a 10-minute drive. Our Main hall seats up to 1200 for entertainment events and 550 for banquets.  Catering is provided at very reasonable costs.  Other special services such as ticket printing,  ushers, and stage hands also are available through the Civic Center office.

Our facility consists of a Main Hall, an East Meeting Room, a North Meeting Room, a South Meeting Room and a Mezzanine. Parking for events at the Civic Center is free. Civic Center parking can accomodate up to 500 vehicles.

The Civic Center is wifi accessible and handicapped accessible.  The facility is easily accessible from Interstate 20/59 at exit 108 or the Academy Drive exit.

For booking please contact the Event Manager, John Bandy at (205) 424-7469 or via email at


Terry Dawson


1130 9th Avenue SW
Bessemer, Alabama 35022
(205) 424-7469 phone
(205) 424-9388 fax