Alerus Center is the region’s largest convention and meeting facility. This seamless complex offers a diverse arena space that can be used for indoor football, trade shows, concerts and more, as well as a full conference center that can host conventions, meetings, weddings, banquets, and more. The venue boasts:

  • 160,000 sq. ft. of convention and trade show space
  • 20,000 sq. ft. pre-function hallway
  • 12 individual meeting rooms ranging from 600-1,300 sq. ft. for a total of 11,000 sq. ft.
  • Extravagant 25,000 sq. ft. ballroom with 22 foot high ceilings that is divisible into 5 smaller, contiguous ballrooms for a more intimate setting
  • 100,000 sq. ft. arena with a state-of-the-art acoustical design
  • Full-service kitchen and a full-time chef preparing culinary creations for a top-quality dining and catering experience
  • Home to the University of North Dakota football team

Alerus Center is Grand Forks’ premier entertainment and convention facility. Alerus Center is an exciting place for residents and visitors to enjoy a variety of entertainment activities and a superior convention facility that generates sales tax dollars for the community.