The Richardson Ballroom is 35,000 square feet and fully carpeted with a ceiling height of 30 feet. The ballroom can be divided, as needed, into three separate rooms. Seating can be set for 3,500 people theater-style, 1,800 banquet-style or 1,748 classroom-style.
Richardson Ballroom Pre-Function
The Richardson Ballroom pre-function area adds 15,000 square feet of event space. This area serves as a separate entrance lobby for the ballroom and an area for meeting registration, receptions and other activities taking place in conjunction with events in the Richardson Ballroom.
Richardson Ballroom Terrace
A 17,800-square-foot Ballroom Terrace, located adjacent to the ballroom pre-function area, is available for outdoor receptions, social gatherings and an expansion area for pre-function activities related to the Richardson Ballroom.
The Crown Ballroom offers 40,000 square feet of contiguous space that is fully carpeted and features a tiered ceiling with heights of 24 feet at the perimeter and 29 feet in the center. The space, which cannot be divided, contains a built-in 30’ x 60’ x 32” stage that features stairway/wheelchair lift access on both sides, a backdrop curtain and a side speaker-ready area with a restroom. Through the use of an in-house preferred A/V provider, the event space features a permanent 40-foot-truss for stage lighting and ceiling-mounted (10,000 lumens) projectors with 15’ x 26.5’ screens on each side of the stage. Seating can be set for 4,200 theater-style, 2,400 banquet-style or 2,400 classroom-style.
Crown Ballroom Pre-Function
The Crown Ballroom pre-function area features 11,600 square feet of additional event space. This area serves as a separate entrance lobby for the Crown Ballroom and an area for events in conjunction with the Crown Ballroom or the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The space is accessible from the NASCAR Hall of Fame parking garage on South Brevard Street and the Caldwell Street entrance as well as an overstreet walkway from the Charlotte Convention Center.
More than 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space that can be configured into 37 meeting rooms of various capacities.