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

15sep7:30 pmShaun Johnson Big band & Tonic Sol-Fa

09oct7:30 pmGentri: The Gentlemen Trio

16oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

17oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

23oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

24oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

30oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

31oct7:00 pmHaunted Auditorium

08feb7:30 pmWings Dublin Irish Dance

25mar7:30 pmCatapult: Magic Shadows

22apr7:30 pmFly Dance Company - The Gentlemen of Hip Hop

15may7:30 pmThe Texas Tenors: 10th Anniversary Tour