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Prairie Capital Convention Center

1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701
+1 217-788-8800
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Still rocking

Saw a concert here. Easy entrance and exit. Plenty of room for concessions and restrooms were easy... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Central Illinois
via mobile
Nice center for state competitions

I've been here twice for state competitions for my kids and both times was a good experience... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Joliet, Illinois
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  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
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“concert” (6 reviews)
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1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701
+1 217-788-8800
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Saw a concert here. Easy entrance and exit. Plenty of room for concessions and restrooms were easy to get to and clean. Nice sound. No security issues. All around good place for a show.

Thank TJ4traveling
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I've been here twice for state competitions for my kids and both times was a good experience. Clean bathrooms, nice seating, easy access and plenty of vendors for food if you wanted to grab a bite to eat.

Thank R98TCbrianf
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We came here for a High School State Wrestling Tournament. The employees were kind & helpful. The food was expensive (as to be expected) but good. My main complaint is the railings. There is big gaps between the horizontal poles; if a child or small...More

Thank shouldbeacritic
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Plenty of seating at the convention center to watch performances. Only negative I can state, is that they need hand railing for all the steps on the floor level seating, as I watched a friend's elderly parent tumble down the steps this weekend.

1  Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We attended a small cheerleading competition here. Parking was right across the street and only cost $5. The venue was clean, loud speakers were clear for speakers and music, bathrooms easy to find with plenty of stalls for girls (but some people had problems finding...More

Thank nagiffag
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This 3-block long site has been around for decades and houses some of our city's greatest pastimes, including sports venues. In my experience as an AmeriCorps Member, this is the second year in a row that we have had our Annual National Recognition Day, led...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 29 September 2016

They always seem to be very organized. The place is clean the people are friendly and helpful. Unfortunatly we didn't have much time, we were on our way out of town. We had met up with some friends there.

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice venue, meeting rooms close together from a central hallway but with plenty of space. Bathroom placement is obvious and close at hand. The parking garage is literally just out the door so very convenient. I was particularly impressed by the oversight of the IT...More

Thank Rbj2040
Reviewed 13 July 2016

After the renovation the PCCC looks nice. Generally an okay place to do something depending on what the event it. It has various levels of success depending on the type of event. Don't expect anything too impressive, but it's still an okay place to go.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We were there for the IL FFA state convention. They were very busy. It was OK. It was kind of hot and humid considering the number of people. The center knew what was going on and the weather outside. It was nice to go through...More

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