Located in the heart of Cumberland County, the Crown Complex is a state-of-the-art, five-venue complex comprised of a 4,500-seat arena, a 9,200-square foot ballroom, a 10,880-seat coliseum, an exposition center with 60,000 square feet of unobstructed space and a 2,440-seat theatre.
Managed by Global Spectrum, the Complex is home to the Fayetteville FireAntz hockey team (SPHL) and Cape Fear Heroes indoor football team (X-League) and hosts a variety of other sporting events, family shows, concerts and special productions year-round.
The flagship venue of the Crown Complex, the Coliseum, opened in October of 1997 and has continued to set records. This versatile facility contains an ice floor for hockey and ice shows and easily converts into the ideal venue for world-class concerts, sporting events and other performances.
The Crown Expo Center is designed as a full-service, multi-purpose exhibit and meeting facility. The Expo boasts 60,000 square feet of unobstructed event space that can be adjusted in size to meet the needs of any client.
Adjoining the Crown Expo Center, the 9,200-square foot Ballroom and Hospitality area is utilized for meetings and gatherings for groups of up to 650. Easily adaptable to theatre or classroom style seating for speaking presentations, the Ballroom is also an ideal location for wedding receptions, proms, anniversary dinners and more. An in-house, connected kitchen provides complete food service facilities throughout the Complex by Centerplate, the Crown Complex’s excusive caterer.
Seating just over 2,400, the Crown Theatre showcases a wide range of theatrical events, concerts and comedy shows. The theatre hosts a number of concerts, family and special entertainment as well as a variety of Broadway productions to compliment an assortment of community events.
The Crown Arena has the capability to meet the needs of a wide range of activities including catered functions, exhibitions, banquets, rodeos, circuses, basketball, wrestling, concerts and other sporting events. The Arena seats up to 4,500 and provides 11,552 square feet of unobstructed space. The Crown Arena is host to a tenant roller derby team, the Rogue Rollergirls.
In the most recent Venues Today magazine rankings, the Crown Complex ranked the 2013-2014 Number Four Top Stop in the Carolinas. The ranking was compiled based upon total gross sales, total attendance and number of shows from August 2013 – July 2014.