Quality Inn East
1515 I-40 E.
Amarillo, TX 79102
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The Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium is is an auditorium used for concerts, lectures and more. The venue has as many as 7 dressing rooms and is hooked up with the best in electronic light and sound equipment. The auditorium has no balcony but can seat just over 2,000 people. It has staged artists like Don Williams and continues to attract touring artists like him. The venue also entertains Broadway shows and other concerts and local events. Do contact for details.
Formed in 1975 by the dance corps from the outdoor musical Texas! and scholarship students from West Texas State University, the company performs The Nutcracker at Christmas and gives other concerts throughout the year.
The Globe News Center for the Performing Arts is located in Downtown Amarillo and serves as a performing arts facility. Perfect for hosting performances and concerts or even special events, the center has three-levels which contain administrative offices, staging areas and dressing rooms. The auditorium can seat up to 1,300 guests, and the sound and light quality is excellent. State-of-the-art and perfectly designed, this versatile space accommodates all kinds of events including large concerts and small gathering functions with equal élan. Additional features like the Orchestra Pit, Acoustical Orchestra Shell and also a Stage Trap System make this venue one-of-a-kind.
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 events. 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.
Experimental Theatre is nestled in the sprawling campus of the Amarillo College. The college aims to introduce its students to different creative avenues and this theater is a part of its endeavor. The youngsters not only get a hands-on experience of acting but learn about other aspects of theatrical performances like sound, lighting, setting up stage and so forth. Every season, it brings forth fresh acts and classic dramas, thereby, ensuring a great mix of entertainment. For more details, check website.
This is the oldest of the "ranch events" in the Amarillo region, and has become enormously popular, reservations are sometimes made months in advance.
With a motto like that, you know that with Avenue 10, your evening is in good hands. The venue itself, though hardly prepossessing, packs a scrappy punch with its creative and free-wheeling productions. Check out the website for more information on upcoming shows.
Opening in 1949, this baseball stadium in Amarillo is home to the Amarillo Sox, a professional team. Built in the classic stadium architectural style of the time, the stadium features three levels of seating, an upper and lower concourse, four luxury boxes, concession stand, and of course, souvenir shop. Tickets are reasonably priced and the games make for a fun and relaxing family outing.
Founded by Mila Gibson of Amarillo College, the Amarillo Opera is a professional member of Opera America and one of its "Success Award" winners. Along with producing and showing critically acclaimed performances, the Amarillo Opera is renowned for its community outreach programs. The opera offers free workshops for youths between 5-18 in creative fields such as visual arts, music, drama, dance and poetry. Guest artist performances, scholarships and educational demonstrations are all part of the opera's community benefiting programs.
Cowboys from more than a dozen ranches compete in bronco riding, wild cow milking, cattle branding, and team penning in this authentic Western tradition.
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!
This premier pool hall is where the denizens of Amarillo come to socialize and have a good time. Fast Eddie's Billiards is offers patrons 25 pool tables to choose from, flat screen televisions lining the walls, foosball tables and other games. The bar features a bevy of pub grub options to nosh on in between sips of draft beer. Daily drink specials and ongoing weekly events mean there's never a dull moment.