The Arena at the Memorial Coliseum is a flexible and variable event space that can be configured for capacities ranging from 3,000 up to 13,000. The Arena features convenient curtaining systems that can close the south end, as well as, both sides of the 600 level (upper deck) allowing event planners to easily customize the space for their event.
Over the years, the Arena has hosted such legendary musical artists and groups, such as, Elvis Presley, James Brown, Sir Elton John, Sonny & Cher, Ray Charles, Aerosmith, The Eagles, The Beach Boys, KISS and so many more! The Arena has played host to WWE, the Harlem Globetrotters, decades of the Ice Capades and Disney On Ice. Countless students have received their high school and/or college diplomas inside the Arena at the Memorial Coliseum.
The Arena has been the home of the Fort Wayne Komets for 64 seasons, hosting championship celebrations 6 times. The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have called the Arena their home for eight seasons, winnning the NBADL championship in 2014.