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Savannah Civic Center is a first-class multi-purpose facility that hosts over 500 annual offerings, including a wide spectrum of entertainment, sports, and cultural events. From large-scale concerts, conventions, exhibits, and trade shows to theater, ballet, comedy, and all types of music, the experienced Savannah Civic Center staff works hard to ensure events are a success. The wide variety of rooms and spaces make the Savannah Civic Center ideal for corporate and social events, regional galas, parties, wedding receptions, reunions, and other special gatherings.

Available spaces include:

  • The Martin Luther King Arena with seating arrangements ranging from 6,000 - 9,600

  • The Johnny Mercer Theatre which seats 2,524 and boasts one of the largest prosceniums in the Southeast

  • The Civic Center Grand Ballroom

  • East and West Promenades

  • Various meeting rooms in the building’s second floor wings, and the porch is available for seasonal outdoor events


Due to COVID-19, the Box Office is currently closed. If you need to speak with someone regarding tickets, please call 912.651.6550. Tickets can be purchased at

Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 912.651.6550


The Team

The Savannah Civic Center is owned by the City of Savannah and is managed by OVG Facilities.


OVG Facilities, a division of the Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and event programming company that operates and books arenas, theaters, convention centers, and amphitheaters throughout the U.S. delivering customized management plans for each of their venues.  OVG Facilities specializes in event programming, booking services and creating unique experiences that focus on providing premium content to enhance the guest’s experience.  

Founded in 2015 by Irving Azoff, Tim Leiweke, with the support of Silver Lake, OVG Facilities has one simple goal – to provide venues customized services that produce results.  Our services are unrivaled and designed to deliver unprecedented results.

Our approach to operating and booking venues is unapparelled.  Maintaining a focus on booking and creating premium content that promises to deliver a unique guest experience is what drives our team.  The depth of our resources, industry experience and relationship are unmatched throughout the industry.  Our team looks forward to capitalizing on our resources to help clients achieve their goals and obtain unapparelled results.

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