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Blackham Coliseum

Built in 1949, historic Blackham Coliseum is a 25,000 square foot multipurpose arena seating 5,500 for basketball and up to 9,800 for concerts. Additional features of the coliseum include two barns adding 46,500 square feet of space. Altogether, the three buildings can also be used for trade shows, rodeos, and conventions.

Interested in renting Blackham Coliseum? We make your job easy. Flexible layout, on-site catering with an alcohol license, and plenty of parking mean you can spend less time on logistics and more time promoting your event. Our current list of annual events includes:

  • Mid-Winter Fair and Rodeo
  • Mardi Gras, Science Fair
  • Annual Boilin’ Bash
  • UL Flower Show
  • Zydeco Extravaganza
  • Gulf Brew
  • Camp Revolution
  • Ragin Games, Alzheimer’s Walk
  • Bayou Roundup, Walk for Hope
  • Ducks Unlimited

Please contact us at auxiliary@louisiana.edu and our staff will be in touch with you to talk about how we can help make your event successful.