The City of Del Rio Civic Center offers modern, spacious facilities for conventions, stage shows, trade exhibits, and social events. The complex consists of two large ballrooms, a 2,000 square foot banquet and exhibit hall, and two 1,000 square foot meeting rooms. It is centrally located, accessible by Hwy-90, and minutes from historic downtown Del Rio, the International Bridge, Lake Amistad, Laughlin A.F.B. and the Del Rio International Airport. The Civic Center is the largest City owned facility available for rent, providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere.

Available Rooms

Red Oak Ballroom - This ballroom is 8,600 square feet and can accommodate up to 800 people depending on the type of event. This room features a large stage, with an interactive public address system. The Red Oak Room is the most requested room in the Civic Center due to the nostalgic feel of a formal ballroom.

Pecan Ballroom - This ballroom is 10,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 1,000 people depending on the type of event. This room features a large stage, large overhead doors allowing for vehicle entry when needed and a large entry lobby. The Pecan Ballroom was constructed in 1997 adding onto the original Civic Center.

Kennedy Room - This 2,000 square foot room is the right size for smaller parties, meetings, banquets or seminars. It has direct access to the main parking lot and large enough for up to 120 people.

Cottonwood or Mesquite Room - Both of these rooms are 1,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 65 people depending on the table arrangements.

Additional Services

Bar/Concession - This rental is only available with the Red Oak Ballroom or Pecan Ballroom rental. This rental includes counter-space, sinks, and large ice machines for your use during your event.

Kitchen - This rental is available with all room rentals in the Civic Center. Both kitchens (2) have ample space featuring the following:

  • 2 - 6 burner stoves
  • 3 ovens
  • Deep fryer
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator, freezer, and ice maker
  • Large dish sinks and stainless steel tables
  • Food warmers or coolers

Additional items available for rent with all room rentals include the following:

  • Place settings
  • Table cloths and napkins
  • Buffet serving carts
  • Dishwashing equipment
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Projection screens and podium
  • Wireless Internet (available in the Red Oak Ballroom and Kennedy Room only)
  • Marquee announcements for events

Rental Fees

Event Security Requirements

All events at the Civic Center which alcoholic beverages are sold, provided or consumed are required to have security for the duration of the event.

Additionally, if security is required, then the Lessee shall comply with all of the provisions of Resolution No. R: 2007-173 this was passed and approved by the Del Rio City Council on November 13, 2007, stating the following:

At least one-half of the total amount is due for security upon the signing of this contract. The remaining balance is due at least one week prior to the event. If the security officers have to work beyond the hours scheduled for the event, the Lessee must pay any additional expenses which may be incurred in this regard. If necessary, Lessor will deduct the additional fees for security from the deposit and the remaining amount returned to Lessee. If the additional security fees exceed the deposit amount, the remaining balance will be billed to Lessee by Lessor.

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