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Century Center Convention Center

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Address: 120 South Saint Joseph Street, South Bend, IN 46601
Phone Number: 15742359711
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Be sure to check out the new interactive River Lights on the Saint Joseph...
Be sure to check out the new interactive River Lights on the Saint Joseph River! We know every event is unique, that's why the Century Center Convention Center is designed to be as versatile as it is attractive. No matter what configuration your event requires, our 75,000 sq. ft. of flexible space can comfortably accommodate your needs, and will definitely ensure an exceptional experience.
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Online School ISTEP Testing Place

I've been to the convention center a number of times. The place is massive, well constructed, simple no nonsense decor, and the best feature by far is the huge window overlooking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2014
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Unfortunately, the art gallery didn't open until noon, and we were too early, but nevertheless we enjoyed the view and the walk out to the island in the St Joseph River to see the salmon run. There was a wedding reception being set up and it looked like a fabulous place to have an event.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Rather is large inside but there is "nothing" to make it "special" to see other than for specific events. Location is great by the east raCE BUT THEN WHAT ?

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

well let me tell you about this place this place is awesome I have come here a couple times specially for Shipshewana on the road the only inconvenient so I could see about it as that they really need another elevator for handicap other than that a great place to visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I've been to the convention center a number of times. The place is massive, well constructed, simple no nonsense decor, and the best feature by far is the huge window overlooking the river. Numerous rooms are available for whatever you might need, from receptions to work parties to whatever. We went because DD had ISTEP testing for her online school.... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Discovery Ballroom at the Century Center featured an outstanding facility for a 200+ guest event. Gorgeous appointments (lighting, standing bars, etc), excellent dance floor, and state-of-the-art sound and video systems helped make the event picture and sound perfect. Century Center support staff, and cooking star Chef Rory Bancroft made planning and executing the event a delight.

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South Bend, IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The building is deteriorating. The food served doesn't quite come up to average. I wouldn't waste my time as a tourist.

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The only convention center in the area that is not a hotel. You can rent a room for a special occasion. The downstairs has a great view of the river. In the summer, the outside area and the amphitheater are open for the visitors to stroll around and enjoy the "fresh"air and the mist from the river

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South Bend, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

It seems like there are more events at Century Center than there had been in the past. You can tell an attempt has been made to make the building welcoming despite the architecture and scale being of a more grand and slightly cold nature. Some of the details of the building are pretty amazing though, such as the view through... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

It a lovely view whether you have an event there or just want to walk out on the island and be surrounded by the river and the dam.

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

I've been to numerous events here. The place could use some renovations but it's the best convention center in the area without a doubt.

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