The Mississippi Coast Coliseum is a landmark of culture for the Biloxi area. Opened in 1977, it's had a long and storied history of hosting some of the greatest events in the state ranging from music, sports, comedy and much more. A few of the big names that have used the Mississippi Coast Coliseum venue in the past include the band Foghat, who played the very first concert for the venue in 1978, Three Days Grace, Staind, Mississippi Surge hockey games, Mississippi Beach Kings soccer games and various WWE matches for both Raw and Smackdown. It was also the home of the Gulf Coast Bandits and the Mississippi Sea Wolves when they were still around. With so much going on all year round, you should grab your tickets for Mississippi Coast Coliseum events while they last over at StubHub.
What is the maximum occupancy for the Mississippi Coast Coliseum?
The maximum occupancy for this venue will depend on the type of event that's taking place, but 15,000 festival seats serve as the baseline. Overall, the Coliseum seats around 10,640 people. Basketball games are slightly less at 10,066 people, while wrestling and boxing matches seat 10,358. Ice hockey games only seat 8,797 people, and the seating for rodeo events drops even further to 8,584 people. Finally, theater performances only allow 4,007 people.
Is the Mississippi Coast Coliseum a wheelchair-accessible venue?
The Mississippi Coast Coliseum works to be accessible to people with various disabilities. Wheelchair seating is available on all levels with each level besides the balcony being accessible by elevator. You can also rent assisted-listening devices to help with any hearing issues. Designated handicapped parking spaces are provided in parking lots 1, 2 and 3 plus the garage. Service animals are allowed within the venue as well.
Can I bring children to the Mississippi Coast Coliseum?
The Mississippi Coast Coliseum is an all-ages facility. Children will need a valid ticket to gain entry into any event.
What is the parking situation like at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum?
There are a total of 3,000 individual parking spaces spread out between three lots surrounding the Coliseum. Additionally, a detached parking garage is available.
What are my food and drink options at this venue?
All concessions at the venue are provided by Levy Convention Centers. Typical offerings include things like sandwiches, hamburgers, pizza, fries, popcorn and a number of soft drinks and bottled water. Beer is also available provided the event is one where the consumption of alcohol would be appropriate.
What other entertainment options do I have in the area?
Most prominently, the Biloxi Beach is located quite close to the Mississippi Coast Coliseum, and jet ski rentals are one of the best activities for enjoying the sand and surf. You could also take a trip out to any of the several small islands located near the coast for more fun.Back to Top
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