About Ford Park & Spectra
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.
Welcome the world of venue management
Spectra Venue Management is a world leader in our industry, consistently redefining the customer experience as one of the world’s largest and most respected private venue management companies. Providing comprehensive management, marketing, operations, and event booking services for more than 130 venues throughout the world, Spectra Venue Management delivers top-notch results for our clients through innovative solutions.
Spectra Venue Management has enjoyed a record growth rate in the venue management industry. We now manage over 130 venues, primarily in North America, but also in South Asia and the Middle East. The types of venues include the following:
- 52 arenas
- 34 convention and exhibition centers
- 8 stadiums
- 13 performing arts centers/theaters
- 31 specialized venues (ice venues, fairground/equestrian centers, amphitheater, retail and entertainment districts.