Mayo Civic Center
It consists of: Taylor Arena (7,200 seat) used for wrestling and basketball, The Auditorium (3,000 seat) used for performing arts and an Exhibit Hall.
The Center was started in 1938 and has been expanded and renovated several times over the years.
The Mayo Civic Center acts as the main place for meeting and events of the Mayo Clinic, as it plays host to company parties and medical lectures.
Mayo Civic Center Auditorium
The Mayo Civic Auditorium is used for performing arts as well as concert events. Shows like "The Chocolate Factory" and 1940's Big Band Swing Revue "In the Mood" and other arts events have taken place here. As well as broadway shows such as Rent.
Professional wrestling events
The American Wrestling Association held a weekly television broadcast for both syndication, and cable on ESPN, from 1989-1990. Other promotions like World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling also held shows here prior to their demise. The Civic Center recently has hosted World Wrestling Entertainment house shows with the WWE Raw, Smackdown and ECW appearing. TNA has hosted events here as well.
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