About the Coliseum
The El Paso County Coliseum is one of the city’s most popular venues.
Some of music’s iconic performers, like Elvis Presley, Jackson 5, Johnny Cash, Selena, Juan Gabriel, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead, Ariana Grande and Green Day took to the stage since the coliseum opened its doors on May 21, 1942.
The El Paso County Coliseum, which was originally known as the “El Paso County Live Stock and Agricultural Exhibition Building,” hosted rodeos when it opened.
The El Paso County Coliseum has also hosted a variety of entertainment, including boxing, Disney on Ice, Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding, car shows and much more.
The El Paso County Coliseum is owned by the county of El Paso and operated by the El Paso Sports Commission.
The coliseum, which has featured more than 150 events, has a seating capacity of 6,500.
The property features an 850-space parking lot, an Events Center, a Judging Arena and the open-air Pavilion.
The venue has undergone several changes throughout the years, including a major renovation to the facade and box office. State-of-the-art heating and air-conditioning system was installed, along with new seating.
The coliseum has expanded hallways and concession stands.
Promoters and entertainers can enjoy comfortable dressing rooms, new staging and the easiest load-in capabilities in the area.