Room Capacity

With its innovative design and versatile floor plan, the Huron Event Center can serve large numbers of people with no trouble at all. And with open construction in rooms like the Dakota Grand Ballroom, it is possible to have a number of meetings at once. Meeting room capacities vary depending upon seating requirements and other service needs. All banquet capacities are calculated on oval table seating 10. Reception capabilities may vary depending on need and location.

Dakota Grand Ballroom


The Dakota Grand Ballroom offers a beautiful setting for any wedding reception which means you need look no further for the perfect place to celebrate your special day. This ballroom is also the ideal setting for conventions and meetings, with its versatile design the room may be divided into eight individual rooms. Capacity varies depending on which style you select to use. 

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Room Name Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Banquet Auditorium Classroom Reception
Dakota Grand Ballroom 75' x 109' 8,175 14' 750 1,200 1,000 1,500
Dakota A 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200
Dakota B 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200
Dakota C 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200
Dakota D 26' x 37' 960 14' 75 125 100 150
Dakota E 26' x 37' 960 14' 75 125 100 150
Dakota F 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200
Dakota G 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200
Dakota H 28' x 37' 1,036 14' 100 150 125 200

Prairie Grand Ballroom


The Prairie Grand Ballroom is the perfect choice for weddings, smaller receptions, meetings or gatherings. Capacity varies depending on which style you select to use. This room can be divided into three separate rooms to accommodate separate meetings.

Prairie Ballroom Meeting Rooom
Room Name Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Banquet Auditorium Classroom Reception
Prairie Grand Ballroom 75' x 50' 3,750 12' 300 400 250 600
Prairie A 25' x 50' 1,250 12' 100 130 80 200
Prairie B 25' x 50' 1,250 12' 100 130 80 200
Prairie C 25' x 50' 1,250 12' 100 130 80 200

Salons 1 and 2


The Event Center has two salons available. Capacity varies depending on which style you select to use. This room can be utilized as one room or divided into two separate rooms. Both rooms have TV monitors and AV equipment.

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Room Name Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Banquet Auditorium Classroom Reception
Salons 1 and 2 Combined 50' x 25' 1,250 9' 100 150 80 200
Salon 1 25' x 25' 625 9' 50 75 40 100
Salon 2 25' x 25' 625 9' 50 75 40 100

Symposium Theater


The Symposium Theater is the perfect place to hold lectures and meetings. The Symposium Room will accommodate 48 people with flip up desks for note-taking and has state-ot-the-art AV equipment.
Symposium Room
Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Auditorium Classroom
29' x 25' 725 12' 48 48

Board Room


The Board Room is the perfect room to host your next board meeting. This room has a larger boardroom table with plush chairs to accommodate meetings up to twelve people.
Boardroom
Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Auditorium Banquet
25' x 20' 500 9' 30 20

Pre-Function Area


The pre-function area of the Huron Event Center connects together the Crossroads Hotel and the Huron Arena providing 8,900 square feet of space. This area is great for trade shows, exhibition space or receptions.
HEC hallway
Square Feet Ceiling Height Reception
8,900 9' 600

Arena Exhibit Hall


The Huron Arena is located in the heart of Huron connected to the Huron Event Center & Crossroads Hotel. The arena hosts many events including concerts, trade shows, the shrine circus and athletic games. With 15,000 square feet, the arena can accommodate up to 7,000 people. Located at 150 5th Street SW. To contact the Arena Office, please call 605-353-6970.

Room Length x Width Square Feet Ceiling Height Banquet Style Auditorium Classroom Reception
Exhibit Hall 108' x 138' 14,000 60' 1,300 6,500 N/A 3,000
Conference A 39' x 15' 585 8' 50 75 40 100
Conference B 57' x 34' 1,940 18' 150 190 120 200