1630 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 288-1844
Fax: (507) 424-4099
Nestled in the Olmsted County Fairgrounds, the Graham Arena Complex is run by the Rochester Park and Recreation Department. It consists of four huge arenas and is used for a various events, These include concerts, trade shows, art and craft fairs, sporting events, dance shows and antique markets. These spaces are also available on rent.
Rochester Civic Music presents many concerts throughout the year, including pops and Classical concerts from September to May, and a series of concerts on Sunday nights in July and August in Mayo Park.
Founded in 1919, this orchestra and chorale performs many high quality musical performances each season.
This acting troupe presents live theatre productions, including comedies and musicals, with dinner or dessert seats being available.
In the heart of the city, Peace Plaza is nestled under downtown’s towering skyline. This picturesque outdoor square is a stunning backdrop for myriad cultural events that are hosted here throughout the year. Farmers’ markets, concerts, live entertainment, theater productions, fundraising events and performing arts feature on their schedule. It can accommodate up to 2,000 people and can be rented out for wedding receptions and private parties.
This community theatre presents seven adult and two children's productions during its season, as well as offering year-round classes.
Vertigo Theatre Factory produces cutting edge, sometimes controversial, theatre in Rochester, including avant garde, unconventional, wild, and sometimes strange, productions.
This choral organization features five youth choirs comprised of two hundred fifty two singers who come from seventeen communities, and who present several choral music performances each season.
Rochester's United States Hockey League team, the Mustangs play a fifty eight game schedule from late September to March, as well as pre-season and post-season play.
It's About Time Theatre is a new professional theatre company based in Rochester, with a mission to inspire, showcase, educate and support women through the theatrical arts.
Run by a volunteer group, the Chatfield Center for the Arts plays host to numerous events throughout the year. Although it is best known as the home of the historic Potter Auditorium, this center has many more top-notch facilities to boast of. The American Legion Room is perfect for meetings, while the Library Room is an intimate space apt for small performances. Many concerts are also held here.
Located next to the State Theater, Crossings At Carnegie is a center for performing and visual arts in Zumbrota. Occupying the former Carnegie library, this thriving art center has an interesting line up of monthly art exhibitions and concerts featuring upcoming local and national artists/ bands. Unlike what one would experience at a concert hall, watching the talented musicians perform here is a more intimate affair. In the past, artists like Richard Shindell and Claudia Schmidt have performed and interacted with audiences at this center. And just like their concerts, the center is serious about its commitment towards contemporary visual arts. Rotating exhibitions feature artworks in ceramics, pottery, sculptures, fine art and a plethora of other art forms. Visit their website for booking information and more.