The Willmar Civic Center is one of the largest outstate facilities with a seating capacity of 2200 (hockey season) and 4000 people for dry floor shows. With a Full Concession Stand and 12 Locker Rooms, the Civic Center has two (2) regulation sheets of ice located in the Cardinal and Blue Line Arena. Recognized as a top-notch Curling Facility, the Willmar Civic Center is home to the Glacial Ridge Curling Club, Willmar Warhawks- NA3HL Junior Hockey Team, Willmar High School Boys and Girls Varsity Hockey Teams, Willmar Christian Hockey League, Willmar Rec, Youth and Adult Hockey, Diamond Edge Figure Skating Club and Open to Public Skating. The facility is also equipped with a Skate Sharpening Shop.
Numerous dry floor events, expos, concerts, and more take place inside the facility each year including; KWLM Spring Show, Rebel Camper Show, Quilt Show, Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club Gun Show, West Central Tribune Garage Sale, Shrine, and Jose Cole Circus, West Central Builders Show, Willmar Ag Show, and Ridgewater College Graduation.
Contact the Willmar Civic Center
Adult and Facilities Coordinator,
Email: Ryan Scheffler
Willmar Civic Center Location
The Willmar Civic Center and Blue Line Arena are located on the Northside of Willmar, just off the Highway 71 bypass on Civic Center Drive; 2707 Arena Drive.