|Mayo Civic Center Shuttles|
|The Mayo Civic Center is the premier venue for all major events in Rochester. First built in 1938, the center has expanded over the years into a large, multipurpose convention center which hosts a variety of events.|
Affordable shuttles, taxi and limo services are available from both the Minneapolis and local companies. TransLoc provides local bus service throughout the city, with additional options for charter bus services as well.
About the Mayo Civic Center
Theater performances, sporting events, corporate conferences, trade shows, festivals and concerts are regularly held at this robust gathering space located in the heart of Rochester. The civic center is known for providing a variety of entertainment occasions. As the largest venue in southern Minnesota, the civic center has hosted everything from exciting professional wrestling showdowns to popular Broadway musicals, as well as providing a functional meeting place for business meetings and medical lectures.
Other noteworthy events include Disney Live, Elmo Live and other wonderful children’s events. It also annually hosts the NYWA Youth Wrestling State Championships, one of the largest wrestling tournaments in the country. In addition to national events, the Mayo Civic Center is well equipped to handle private and corporate functions of all sizes and styles.
The Center provides friendly, knowledgeable event planners, who coordinate with talented support staff to regularly execute successful and memorable events such as weddings, receptions, holiday celebrations, talent shows, school dances, as well as corporate conferences, meetings and training seminars. The civic center is located on the banks of the scenic Zumbro River, and is connected via climate controlled skyway for year round access to downtown and all major attractions.
Things to do in Rochester
Nearby Finger Lakes Wine Country provides a scenic getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, where visitors can explore the beautiful countryside and try a variety of delicious wines made from local grapes. The Seneca Zoo offers a fantastic African Safari exhibit, where guests can see all their favorite exotic animals. And don’t forget to check out the Strasenburg Planetarium, a local favorite for catching a beautiful star show and learning about the vast solar system.