Barton Coliseum

An iconic venue in the Heart of Little Rock for many generations, Barton Coliseum is a diverse building with capabilities to host a variety of events ranging from concerts, graduations, expos, trade shows, circus, monster truck, robotics competitions, horse shows, rodeos, livestock events and multiple sports including wrestling, basketball, volleyball, MMA, and boxing.

For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Will Hornburg
Director of Sales & Promotions
Phone: 501-372-8341

Building Layout

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  • Oval floorplan 120’x240’ (25,830 square feet)
  • 7,175 permanent seats (10,195 maximum capacity)
  • Drive-in Loading Doors (straight access to floor): 13’x18’ South Door, 11’x10’ North Door
  • 85’ from floor to rigging beams
  • House Sound, 6 spotlights, and Announcer’s Stand (above South Tunnel)
  • 400 amp, 3 phase 208/120 power available
  • House electrician on-site
  • Building Rental- $5000 for Non-Ticketed Events
  • Ticketed Events- 10% of gross after taxes, Minimum $7,500
  • Box Office- $2.00 facility fee per ticket sold/processed through Fairgrounds Box Office Move in/out days $500


  • Security Staffing- LRPD $50 per hour, ALSA Security $20 per hour (5 hour minimums)
  • Required from 1 hour before doors open until last person leaves the grounds. Numbers TBD on estimated attendance.
  • T-shirt Security, Ushers, Ticket Sellers & Ticket Takers- $12 an hour per person Medical/Ambulance- TBD by MEMS rate


  • Stagehands, rigging, sound and set up contracted directly by show. Rusty Hardy (501) 400-3178 Merchandise Sales- percentage to ALSA negotiable
  • All Tickets sold through E-Tix
  • No outside food or beverage allowed without approval of ALSA. Parking Fee handled by Venue- $10 per vehicle to ALSA Certificate of Insurance Required


  • Staging (simple staging only 24’ x 60’, does not have to be rented through us) – $1500 Bike Racks- $10 each
  • Spotlights- $100 each, up to 6
  • Forklift- $70 per hour, ALSA provides driver
  • Chairs- $1.00 each, 8’ rectangular Tables- $7.50 each, 6’ rounds (10 total) $12.50 each, set up included
  • Janitorial- $750 up to 3,000 attendance, $100 per 1,000 attendance after that