McElroy Auditorium is a 5,155-seat multipurpose arena located in Waterloo, Iowa. The original auditorium was built in 1919 but was replaced by the current auditorium which was built in 1936. Most arenas of McElroy's capacity are today built with higher ceilings but McElroy's ceiling is only 26 feet from the 20,000-square-foot (100' by 200') arena floor.
A total of 1,845 chairs can be placed on the McElroy Auditorium floor; the arena holds up to 7,000 for concerts. Despite only 4 concession stands at the arena, the arena does feature a 150-seat restaurant, the Calamity's Cafe. There are also 5 dressing rooms and 5 box office windows. McElroy Auditorium tickets are going fast. Get yours today.
McElroy Auditorium housed the USHL's Waterloo Black Hawks from their inception in 1962 until Young Arena opened in 1995 and the Iowa Stars in the old Central Professional Hockey League during the 1969-70 season. Round up your entire family and reserve your tickets for the next few McElroy Auditorium events today.