|Location||5115 IH-10 South, Beaumont, Texas 77705|
|Owner||Jefferson County, Texas|
Arena: 9,737Pavilion: 18,000
|Architect||Long Architects, Inc.|
Ford Arena seats 9,737 people. It is currently home to Oxford City FC of Texas (formerly the Texas Strikers) of the Major Arena Soccer League. It is the former home to the Southeast Texas Mavericks ABA franchise, Beaumont Drillers of the NIFL, and the Texas Wildcatters of the East Coast Hockey League. The arena also hosts concerts, rodeos, circuses, motor sports, ice shows and many other special events.
Ford Exhibit Hall is a multi-purpose hall for exhibits, boat shows, and more. It has 83,000 feet (25,000 m) of space. Ford Fields are 12 softball/baseball fields. Ford Midway is a 9-acre (36,000 m2) midway for fairs and carnivals, and other large outdoor events. It is the home of the South Texas State Fair. Ford Pavilion seats 18,000 people. Ford Pavilion is the home of Dog Jam, an annual rock music event.
The park opened in 2003. There is also an RV park on the site, the Gulf Coast RV Resort. In addition, there are eight meeting rooms and a regional visitors center.
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