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Facilities Update
San Antonio's Alamodome To Receive $43 Million Makeover

San Antonio is investing $43 million into its 65,000-seat Alamodome. Set in historic downtown and connected to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center by a walking path, the Alamodome places meeting and event attendees in the heart of historic San Antonio. Within walking distance is the beautiful River Walk, the Alamo, thousands of hotel rooms and numerous shops, restaurants and attractions.

"The Alamodome will undergo the most significant capital improvement program in its 23-year history," said Michael Sawaya, executive director of Convention & Sports Facilities for the City of San Antonio. "Improvements to the Alamodome will modernize the venue, allowing it to be more competitive with other stadiums around the country, and attract high profile national events to San Antonio."

Scheduled for completion in November 2017, the Alamodome is designed for flexibility to accommodate football, basketball, soccer, boxing, tradeshow, and both theater and stadium concert capabilities. Renovations will include:

  • Transformation of North Plaza - more contiguous event space added to outdoor plaza
  • 18,600-sq. ft. East and West Concourse expansion with upgraded concessions areas and new terrace club
  • New 24,000-sq. ft. multi-use space
  • New technology including two new LED video walls and ribbon boards
  • New visiting team locker room

"Aside from benefiting San Antonio's overall meetings package, the Alamodome enhancements are vital to maintaining and growing San Antonio's ability to host sporting events such as the Valero Alamo Bowl and U.S. Army All American Bowl," said San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director, Casandra Matej.  "One of the first events to utilize the revitalized Alamodome will be the NCAA Final Four in 2018."

Consistently noted as one of the nation's leading destinations for meetings and events, San Antonio continues to reinvest in its infrastructure. Aside from coming Alamodome renovations, the city has recently expanded its historic River Walk and will debut a transformed Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in January 2016. 

For more information about the Alamodome and meeting in San Antonio, go to meetings.visitsanantonio.com.
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