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Prairie Capital Convention Center

Address: 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701
Phone Number: 217/788-8800
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Ranked #22 of 33 Attractions in Springfield
Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I understand the place was remodeled recently and it sure shows. I've been in high end restaurants with bathrooms less attractive than the ones in this convention center. very friendly staff and ample affordable parking. a very nice space for a show.

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East Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We enjoyed the the convention center for this event. The complex is huge and you don't feel boxed in. We like the theater type seats and they are plentiful with several levels and sections to choose from. We were not assigned seats for this event and we were able to move for better video and pictures depending on the wrestling... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

It had been a very long time since I had attended a venue at PCCC. The set up for the concert was great. The staff was helpful to help us find our seats. Great facility and great concert!!

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Clinton, IL
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136 reviews 136 reviews
42 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

First time to attend a concert at the Praire Capital Convention Center. It is a small venue. Our original seats where behind a curtain. The staff seated us very close to the stage, which really made our night. Thought the downtown area of Springfield was very nice, all decorated for the season. The wife and I enjoyed the evening.

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Nice location-they hosted the memorial sefvice here and it was quite nice

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Springfield, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

The title says it all. Go to Peoria for the real thing!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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732 reviews 732 reviews
373 attraction reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Over the years I have visited this facility twice to give professional talks, and have found it acceptable as a convention center. However, there is no other reason to visit it even if it appears on the Springfield list of things to see. You can buy food here, but you are better off visiting the fast food places in the... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Attended a convention here. Parking was great, inexpensive and close. Food was ok. Not alot else going on if Congress is not in session

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Lincoln, Illinois
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170 reviews 170 reviews
75 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Parking and traffic is good, great seating. pick youe event and go. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential libary is across the street.

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Springfield, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

My wife and I recently attended a performance of Quidam, Cirque du Soleil at the Prairie Capital Covention Center in Springfield, IL. The show was incredible! Excellent for couples and even for older children -- perhaps a bit scary for younger children. The venue was very good -- comfortable with refreshments that were surprisingly not overpriced.

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