Convention Center & Fairgrounds

Convention Center

With more than 40,000 square feet of air conditioned space, more than 63,000 square feet of outdoor covered space, and 100 acres of fairgrounds space, the Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds has the kind of options you want when you’re planning an event. Especially when you consider its accessibility to Houston’s Hobby Airport, Interstates 45 and 10, and to the Port of Houston, one of the three largest in the U.S.

This is the place for your event whether you need:

  • An Exposition Hall for up to 160 eight-by-ten booths in one main setting or five mini-halls, each with its own entrance area
  • A Mini-Hall to accommodate up to 320 attendees with individual climate control and sound systems, banquet seating for 1,500, concession stands and catering
  • A Concert Hall with unobstructed seating for up to 2,850 people, a combination of cushioned telescopic and floor seating, remarkable acoustics, dressing rooms and plenty of parking

Features & Amenities

The Pasadena Convention Center can be an exposition hall, a mini-hall or a concert hall With its obstruction-free exposition hall configuration, it is ideal for:

  • Conventions
  • Farm Shows
  • Festivals
  • Sporting Events
  • Trade Shows
  • Your Unique Program

The Pasadena Municipal Fairgrounds

100 acres with parking, restrooms, electrical outlets and water connections.

The Ross Kelley Rodeo Arena

  • 4,000 Seats
  • Completely Renovated in 1997
  • Concert Stage
  • Concessions
  • Covered Grandstands and Arena
  • Executive Suites
  • Ideal for Music Concerts
  • Livestock
  • Rodeo Gates
  • Staging (Including Feeding and Holding Pens)

Campbell Hall

  • Climate-controlled exhibition facility adjacent to the rodeo arena with portable staging.
  • Capacity for approximately 85 exhibition booths.
  • Outside areas with electrical outlets and water connections.

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) Pavilion

Open air for livestock exhibits. Electrical outlets and water connections.


  • Two major airports - Hobby and IAH
  • Two interstate highways: I-10 and I-45, plus Houston’s inner and outer loops, 610 and Beltway 8
  • One of the nation’s three largest ports

Additional Information

Fill out our online form to get more specific information about your event date availability or contact us directly at 281-487-4331 to learn more. If you'd like to view files showing the layout of facility buildings and electrical hookup availability, you may download an aerial photo (PDF) or the same layout in a simplified drawing (PDF). Both files contain the same layout information.