Versatile. Accommodating. Professional.

Reed Arena first opened its doors in 1998.  The arena was named after its primary donor Chester Reed, Texas A&M Class of 1947.  The building hosts many official functions for Texas A&M University.  With enough indoor seating capacity for over 12,800 guests, the arena makes an ideal location for the university’s graduation ceremonies, freshman convocation, and Aggie Muster ceremonies.

In its 14 years of operation, Reed Arena has hosted a wide variety of famous performers including Bill Cosby, Garth Brooks, The Dixie Chicks, Ludacris, Casting Crowns as well as the performers of World Wrestling Entertainment, Cirque du Soleil and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Reed Arena is able to provide group accommodations on many different levels.  Events can greatly vary in size from thousands of patrons or small meetings with as few as 15 participants.

Reed Arena Available Space

  • Reed Arena layout
  • The arena floor has 25,000 square feet of column-free space on the arena floor, which is large enough to accommodate 150 exhibit booths or an 1,800 seat banquet.
  • The second floor features four smaller (1,200 square feet) rooms, each of which can be divided into two rooms. The versatile second floor features public and service lobby areas and restrooms and can be used for meetings, luncheons and dinners.
  • The lower level has a 7,500 square feet multi-purpose room  and numerous types of dressing rooms.

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