With its expansive layout, the Lake Charles Civic Center can hold a variety of theater, sports, concert and other events. The center was built in 1972 and can hold up to eight functions at a time. The main coliseum holds 7,500, which is the largest venue at the center. Of course, the Civic Center also allows patrons to enjoy the beauty of Lake Charles.
The box office for the Lake Charles Civic Center Arena is open from Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. It is also open on Saturday from 10am to 12pm and also until ½ hour after a show starts. The box office is only open on Sundays for performances and remains open until ½ hour after the show starts.