About Ford Park & Oak View Group
Ford Park is the premiere sports, entertainment, and convention destination of Southeast Texas! Conveniently located in Beaumont, Texas on Interstate Highway 10 between Houston and Lake Charles, our versatile event center features five world-class facilities on 221 acres.
Ford Fields opened in 2002 and has 12 championship-caliber youth baseball/softball fields, a centralized gate, covered stands, concessions, restrooms, and 1,000 space parking lot. Tournaments are hosted most weekends during the season.
Ford Pavilion opened in Spring 2003 with Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban and continues to host some of the biggest names in music. The 14,000-seat Ford Pavilion has first-class amenities, ample parking, restrooms, food and beverage plazas and lots of space to enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars.
Ford Arena, Ford Exhibit Hall and Ford Midway opened in the Fall of 2003, with Ford Arena selling out its inaugural event. The 8,500 seat multi-purpose Ford Arena hosts concerts, rodeos, circuses, motor sports and many other special events. There’s always something going on at Ford Arena! Ford Exhibit Hall has 48,000 square feet of exhibit space and is attached to the Arena, offering a combined 83,000 square feet of space. The Exhibit Hall includes 8 individual meeting rooms, an 11,000 square foot lobby or pre-function space, concession stands and restrooms. Ford Midway is home to the YMBL-sponsored South Texas State Fair, which draws an attendance of over 400,000 each year. With 9 acres of paved midway, there is plenty of room for festivals, fairs, and rodeos. Structures in Ford Midway include a 45,000 square foot practice arena, over 25,000 square feet of covered barn space and a dedicated parking area.
About Oak View Group
Welcome the world of venue management
OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.