Cross Insurance Center - Arena

Bangor, ME - Arena

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The arena at the Cross Insurance Center is a great place to watch a concert, basketball game, live show, or a large trade show. Opened in 2013, the Cross Insurance Center features a large horse-shoe designed set-up that can accommodate various types of shows and events. The home of the University of Maine Basketball, the Maine Harvest Festival, and various other epic concerts, the Cross Insurance Center is the crown jewel for entertainment in the State of Maine.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Food Services & Hospitality
Venue Management


515 Main St
Bangor, ME 04401

Services Provided

  • Pre-Opening
  • Complete Venue Management Services
  • Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
  • Partnerships - Premium Seating Sales
  • Partnerships - Naming Rights
  • Partnerships - Sponsorship Sales

Venue Facts

  • 4,772 Seats
  • 480 Club Seats
  • 13 Suites (230 Seats)
  • 160 Standing Room Only (depending on setup)
  • Capacities - End Stage Concert w/ Reserved Floor: 6,178; End Stage Concert w/ GA Floor: 6,828; 360 Concert: 6,904; Three Quarter House: 4,516; Curtain/Theater: 2,568; Small House: 2,080; Basketball: 4,808

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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"The building acts as a showpiece for the community and from conventions to concerts, Spectra have kept the building busy. The City appreciates the partners and event promoters who work with us and the guests who visit the facility." -Cathy Conlow, City Manager, City of Bangor

"The Cross Insurance Center is a critical part of our branding strategy not just in Bangor, but across New England. The best in class guest experience only happens due to the professionalism and attention to detail provided by management and staff." -Jonathan Cross, Executive Vice President, Cross Insurance Agency


  • Home of the University of Maine basketball teams
  • Host of the Maine Harvest Festival

  • Site of the Northern Maine High School Basketball Tournament and State Championship Cheering & Basketball

Notable Events Include

  • Elton John

  • Ringo Starr

  • John Fogerty, among other Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famers since opening in 2013