Hampton Coliseum

In the 7,000 to 12,999-seat category, the Hampton Coliseum is one of the three largest convention facilities in Virginia.  From the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baily Circus to an evening with James Taylor, the venue offers an impressive year-round entertainment roster and is the setting for the nationally renowned Hampton Jazz Festival, held each June.  A two-time recipient of Performance magazine's "Arena of the Year" award,  the Hampton Coliseum was recognized with a "Prime Site" award in 1994 by Agent and Manager FACILITIES magazine, ranking it with such award-winning entertainment venues as Madison Square Gardens, Meadowlands Arena and Radio City Music Hall.  Its spacious interior offers 84,827 square feet of unobstructed space that can be arranged to accommodate everything from a small meeting of 100 to a general session for 11.