Welcome to the

La Crosse Center


The recently-renovated La Crosse Center puts your group in the middle of it all, along the banks of the Mississippi River. Host your conventions, meetings, trade shows, concerts, weddings and sporting events here, where hundreds of thousands of attendees are welcomed each year.

It’s Your Event… Let’s Make It Memorable.

Available Spaces

The La Crosse Center proudly features an Arena with 45-foot ceilings, 21,000 square feet of open floor space, and seats up to 6,500. The new ballroom has nearly 12,000 square feet plus as many as seven breakout rooms. Ultimately, the La Crosse center offers multiple ballrooms, breakout spaces, exhibit space, and a new rooftop terrace.

Conveniently Located

The La Crosse Center is conveniently located in the vibrant riverfront district within a short walking distance of numerous hotels, dining and attractions such as Riverside Park along the Mississippi River. There are over 1,600 hotel rooms and 50 downtown restaurants steps from this venue as well as ample parking in nearby parking ramps. Convenience and exceptional servicing make The La Crosse Center a premier facility in the Midwest.

Contact Us

Elizabeth Poh
Sales & Events Coordinator
(608) 615-0296

Walkable Lodging Options

Radisson Hotel

The Radisson Hotel is an award winning hotel located along the Mississippi River. Offering 163 luxurious rooms, elegant dining, professional meeting and convention services, there is a space suited for all. Features the “Three Rivers Lodge” restaurant, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness area, suites and airport shuttle service available.

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites

Holiday Inn and Suites is located in Historic Downtown La Crosse and is conveniently connected to the La Crosse Center via skywalk. The hotel is a quick 5 minute walk down to Riverside Park, home to views of the beautiful Mississippi River. They offer 114 custom decorated rooms featuring elegant suites. Holiday Inn and Suites is a full-service hotel and guests will enjoy the indoor pool, over-sized whirlpool, and 24-hour fitness center.

Home2 Suites

The new Home2 Suites Downtown La Crosse adds an inviting and savvy vibe to a rich historic downtown setting. Just steps from the La Crosse Center, the contemporary design elements were created for comfort and flexibility. The unique studios and one bedroom suites feature our signature “working wall” including movable furniture and fully stocked kitchen with a full refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher. Guests also wake to complimentary breakfast.

Courtyard by Marriott

Located on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, the Courtyard by Marriott is a stone’s throw away from wonderful downtown restaurants such as The Waterfront and Piggy’s, and is within walking distance from the La Crosse Center and numerous other eateries and bars. The property features a newly renovated patio with a fire pit and one of the best views of the river from the downtown area. Courtyard proudly brews Starbucks coffee 24/7 and the Bistro Restaurant & Bar are open in the morning and the evening.

Charmant Hotel

The Charmant Hotel marks the transformation of an 1898-built Candy Factory into a culturally relevant and locally inspired hub of activity for visitors and locals alike. The boutique property is the first independent luxury hotel in the area, and includes a restaurant with ample outdoor seating, a lounge and a rooftop bar, as well as functional event space.

GrandStay Hotel

The GrandStay Hotel & Suites in La Crosse is located in historic downtown and conveniently situated near the Mississippi River, International Friendship Gardens and walking trails. Our pet friendly hotel is perfect for a short visit or extended stay.

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites La Crosse Downtown features the brand’s new design and décor, which enhances the guest experience through flexible features and a warm welcoming environment. The hotel features an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast and wifi, a fitness center, business center, and Corner Market for guest convenience. Located in the heart of downtown La Crosse.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites La Crosse Downtown is a stylish new hotel off I-90 at the gateway to Historic Downtown restaurants, shops and nightlife, and the La Crosse Center. Hampton Inn Downtown is just 2 blocks from Riverside Park for festivals, riverboat tours and year-round events. Business travelers will enjoy proximity to the La Crosse Convention Center and La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE).