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Smoothie King Center

  • Neighborhood:
    Central Business District/Downtown
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  • Venues
  • Sporting Venue

The Smoothie King Center has taken its place as the number one entertainment and sports venue in the region. Adjacent to the iconic Mercedes-Benz Superdome and within close proximity to downtown, the French Quarter, and thousands of first class hotel rooms, the Smoothie King Center is New Orleans’ premier facility for a wide variety of events.

The building is home to the NBA Pelicans, and has hosted multiple NBA All-Star Games and NCAA Women’s Final Fours. Numerous special events and general sessions have been held with outstanding results, within the same walls where champions have been crowned and world-class performers have thrilled thousands of fans.

With high-end finishes and an array of premium spaces located throughout the facility, the Smoothie King Center is VIP ready. Utilizing its flexible seating configurations and an upper level curtain system, clients are able to create the ideal intimate setting for any special event or general session. Its state-of-the-art center-hung HD video screens create an unforgettable, immersive experience. The Smoothie King Center continues to set the standard for arenas across the county. Contact for more information on hosting a private event.

For a complete listing of upcoming events at the Smoothie King Center, please visit

The Smoothie King Center is managed by ASM Global, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development.

As New Orleans businesses continue to reopen in the safest way possible, ASM Global, which manages the Smoothie King Center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome,  has begun deploying VenueShield, a comprehensive and industry-leading reopening program that provides the highest levels of safety, security and consumer confidence, in alignment with approvals from local government officials and health care experts. 

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"VenueShield will provide the most advanced hygienic safeguards that serve ASM Global’s clients, guests, staff, teams, talent and all other visitors. Protocols will vary based on the type of facility and will be further customized for each unique location. All policies will be aligned with – and informed by – public health authorities, medical and industry experts."

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Venue Specs
  • # of Meeting Rooms: 6
  • Total SQFT: 21250
  • Facility Buyout: Yes
  • Max Banquet: 1000
  • Max Classroom: 1300
  • Max Reception: 2000
  • Max Theatre: 1580
  • Private Rooms: Yes
Meeting Spaces
Room Name SQ. FT. Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
Main Floor Flexible Seating configurations 21250
North Club 6478
South Club 12442
Courtside Club (Interior only) 4724
Hub Club 5868
Distance From Key Locations
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