For Memorial Building Arena and Reservations, Contact: (218) 362-5951
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For Parks and Recreation Office, Contact: (218) 362-5940
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Located: Memorial Building & Arena; 400 East 23rd Street; Hibbing, MN 55746
Centrally located to Minnesota's Iron Range communities, this multiple-use facility annually hosts:
- Multi-Purpose Arena 5,460 capacity
- MHSL sporting events
- USFSA sanctioned figure skating competitions
- Concerts and music festivals
- Banquets, receptions, celebrations and special events
- Business, industry, trade fairs and car shows
- Hibbing Youth Hockey tournaments
- Shrine Circus
The arena permanently seats 3,460 plus floor surface concert seating capacity of an additional 1,000 and standing room for 1,000 more bring the total arena occupancy level to 5,460. The facility is wheelchair accessible throughout.
A world-class hockey rink is housed at the Memorial Building Arena, as is a second rink dedicated to the Hibbing Curling Club. A basketball floor converts the rink for multi-recreational activities. Dressing rooms, seven athletic team locker rooms with showers are available for competitive events.
Sound, lighting, and convenient media centers are built into the facility. Arena concert seating is available. Dry floor use measures 20,000 square feet and is available for trade show exhibit space. Over-sized access vehicle doors facilitate setting up and breaking down large events.
The arena schedule is subject to change. For last minute changes, scheduling and rental information call (218) 362-5951 or Email.
Theater-style seating accommodates 260 people. A film projection system, stage - including curtains, lighting, staging, and storage accessibility are all available.
Banquet & Kitchen Facilities
Lower-Level Dining Room is available with complete kitchen facilities for preparation and serving banquet-style meetings. Catering is provided by customer.
Meeting and Breakout Rooms
Smaller groups may select from the Canteen or Labor Quarters.
Hibbing Curling Club
The Hibbing Curling Club is adjacent to the Arena facility and houses seven rinks, clubroom lounge, bar, concessions, and men's and women's locker rooms. The clubroom can be utilized for hospitality functions in conjunction with events held within the facility.
The Hibbing Curling Club was formed in 1942 and has 7 sheets of ice and over 500 members and is located in the Hibbing Memorial Building Arena. The club holds the largest bonspiel in the nation each year – the Last Chance Bonspiel – with 128 teams on 13 sheets under one roof. Members are able to curl every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. depending on the league schedule. The club has leagues for seniors, juniors, instructional, men, women, and mixed. 10-12 annual events are held each season. For more information: Hibbing Curling Club, P.O. Box 357, Hibbing, MN 55746 or call 218-262-2841.
The Hibbing Seniors' Center includes a kitchen facility, lounge area and meeting room. Ethnic groups and veterans organizations meet regularly.
Hibbing Memorial Building Economic Impact Study
This study was conducted by the Blandin Community Leadership Hibbing/Chisholm Cohort.