6051 North Thesta Ave
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 435-6593

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Fresno Convention Center

Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center

The Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center is the premier performing arts and convention center site in California's Central Valley. Located in Fresno's burgeoning downtown, these four venues are owned and subsidized by the City of Fresno and are professionally managed by industry leader SMG. Each year we host a wide variety of events including memorable concerts, beautiful weddings, large conventions, hit Broadway shows, professional sports, community events and much more. Our friendly and experienced staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service, which means whether you're planning an event or attending one, your experience with us will be a positive one!

SMG Company History

Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues . With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming; construction and design consulting; and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston's NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit .

Address: 848 M Street, 2nd Floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 445-8100

Event Parking Information:

Enter the O Street parking lot located at the corner of O Street and Ventura, or the O Street parking garage just north of the lot located at the corner of O Street and Inyo Street to park.

Event Parking Information:

The FCEC offers approximately 300 parking spaces in the flat lot off of O Street and Ventura, behind Selland Arena and next to the Cosmopolitan Tavern & Italian Grill. The FCEC parking cost is $10 per day, per vehicle.

Accessible Parking:

There are 10 accessible parking spaces in the O Street flat lot for our guests with disabilities. Vehicles legally using disabled license plates or window cards are permitted to park in these designated spaces. Accessible Parking fees are the same as listed above.

No free parking at any time.

No overnight trailers or campers are allowed.

For any questions, please call the FCEC Administrative Office at 1-559-445-8100 .

Additional Parking:

On-street, metered parking is available on M Street in front of Selland Arena and the Fresno Convention Center. On-street, metered parking is limited and cannot be purchased in advance.

An additional 1,000 parking spaces are available in the parking garage right next to the FCEC parking lot off of O Street and Inyo, behind Saroyan Theatre. The cost for the parking garage is $10 per day, per vehicle. The parking garage is not owned by the FCEC. However, parking permits will also be valid in the parking garage. Buses are permitted to park in the parking garage.

Parking is also available at the Double Tree by Hilton, located on M Street and Ventura. Parking arrangements must be made through the Double Tree by Hilton. For more information, please call 1-559-268-1000 .

We are proud to include Pardini's Catering & Banquets as our exclusive caterer. Since 1958, Pardini's has shown a commitment, above all else, to the quality of their food and the happiness of their customers. It is because they consistently deliver on those commitments that Pardini's has thrived for more than 50 years and become one of the top caterers in the Fresno area. Pardini's professionalism, experience and attention to detail is the reason we've chosen Pardini's as our partner and the reason we know your guests will be well served.

In addition to the wide range of traditional and delectable dishes, such as prime rib, chicken piccata, and Chilean sea bass, Pardini's also offers specialty and ethnic cuisine, such as East Indian menus – created by the premier East Indian catering companies in California.


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