evansville convention & visitors bureau


Evansville Indiana – Your Sporting Event Destination – Located in southwestern Indiana along the Ohio River, Evansville offers big city amenities with small town friendliness. Evansville is an easy drive and centrally located between St. Louis, Nashville, Indianapolis and Louisville. As the regional metropolitan hub for over 350,000 people, you will enjoy affordable comfort with top-drawer facilities. Our team offers free sporting event planning materials and services. We are ready to host your next sporting event.

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Venue Information

Angel Mounds (cross country, archery)

Occupied by Native Americans more than 1,000 years ago, Angel Mounds provides a uniquely historic backdrop to competitive running. The fast/flat course, open layout and great sightlines are the main reasons events like the 2017 NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championship have chosen Angel Mounds.


Burdette Park BMX Track (BMX)

Unlike any other BMX track, Burdette s nearly 1,500 feet long with five straight and its famous S turn. It is known as one of the fastest downhill tracks around.


Deaconess Sports Park (baseball, softball)

All of the eight fields in the complex are lighted with shaded spectator seating and covered dugouts. Other comforts throughout the park include two playgrounds, two full-service concessions areas, two spray parks, a gift shop, a separate building for tournament directors and an umpire locker room. The amenities are in addition to a qualified, professional staff to manage and maintain the park to the highest standard.


Ford Center Arena (basketball, hockey, figure skating)

Located in the heart of downtown Evansville, the Ford Center is an 11,000 seat multi-purpose arena that serves as the region’s epicenter for sports and entertainment. The 290,000 Square foot arena opened in 2011.


Goebel Soccer Complex (field hockey, lacrosse, soccer)

Goebel Soccer Complex offers 10 Olympic-size fields. 6 of the fields are equipped with sports lighting and 2 of the fields are synthetic turf.


Old National Events Plaza Convention Center (cheer, cornhole, dance, martial arts)

With over 37,000 square feet of exhibit hall space, Old National Events Plaza is the ideal location for your event.


Contact Us

Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau
401 SE Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47713

Brooke Harmening
Sports and Convention Sales Executive