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Pensacola Bay Center continues to be one of the busiest facilities in Florida. Recently, the venue was ranked #1 in Florida and#16 in the world for ticket sales for locations with seating capacities between 5,001 – 10,000. 

Since opening its doors in 1985, Pensacola Bay Center, formerly known as Pensacola Civic Center, has hosted some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, including Jimmy Buffett, Cher, Kiss, Elton John and Kenny Chesney. 

Serving the Gulf Coast region, Pensacola Bay Center is owned by Escambia County, and managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development.

Pensacola Bay Center is a 10,000-seat arena with over 20,000 square feet of exhibition space and 12 versatile meeting rooms with 13,000 square feet of meeting space. Full service, on-site or off-site catering is also available through SAVOR… Pensacola. 

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