Bemidji's Regional Event Center

Northern Minnesota's Premier Venue

The Sanford Center, opened October 2010, the Sanford Center is a 185,000 sq. ft. facility and is the hub of social, cultural and recreational events in north-central Minnesota. It serves the broader regional community, and is anticipated to have an estimated $13 million annual impact on the economy of north-central Minnesota.

Mission Statement:  

"The Sanford Center will enhance the quality of life in Northern Minnesota by providing a gathering place for cultural, recreational, educational and entertainment events.  We will create outstanding guest experiences while remaining fiscally responsible and contributing to the economic development of the City and region."