Burlington Memorial Auditorium, located on Front Street along the Mississippi River, was opened to the public in May of 1939. Built by the Works Progress Administration, and first used as a U.S. Naval Reserve Training Center and by the supply company of the 136th Medical Regiment of the Iowa National Guard, today The Auditorium is Burlington’s premiere entertainment venue!

The Burlington Memorial Auditorium is owned by The City of Burlington, IA and proudly managed by Burlington Riverfront Entertainment (BRE).

More than meets the eye…


Planning a concert?  Maybe a LARGE company gathering or conference?  The Memorial Auditorium arena is perfect for you!  Fixed arena seating surrounds a wide open arena floor.


Our newly remodeled banquet rooms are the perfect location for your wedding reception, corporate event, or school dance.

Upcoming Events at The Auditorium

02feb7:30 pmTango ArgentinaPresented by Burlington Civic Music

10mar7:00 pm9:00 pmBurlington SnowBull

11mar7:00 pm9:00 pmBurlington SnowBull

11mar9:00 pmSnowBull After PartyFeaturing- TBA

12mar11:00 am1:00 pmSnowBull Kid's DayPresented by- Fun City & Community Health Centers of Southeast Iowa

12mar7:00 pm9:00 pmBurlington SnowBull

12mar9:00 pmSnowBull After PartyFeaturing- TBA

24mar7:30 pmCatapult: Magic ShadowsPresented by Burlington Civic Music

29apr7:30 pm6 Appeal & George Maurer GroupPresented by Burlington Civic Music