Denny Sanford Premier Center

Sioux Falls, SD - Arena

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The Denny Sanford Premier Center is an indoor arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Completed in 2014, the arena has a seating capacity of approximately 12,000 spectators and replaces the DakotaDome and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center as the largest indoor venue in South Dakota. The Sioux Falls Arena hosts smaller concerts and events, while the Denny Sanford Premier Center hosts large-scale concerts and sporting events.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Food Services & Hospitality


1201 Northwest Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Services Provided

  • Pre-Opening
  • Spectra Food Services & Hospitality

Venue Facts

  • The first concert, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas was held on September 24, 2014.
  • On October 3, 2014, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line performed with Tyler Farr.
  • Slipknot, along with guests Korn and opening band King 810, performed as part of the "Prepare for Hell" tour on November 9, 2014.
  • The Premier Center hosts the Summit League men's and women's basketball tournaments every year in March. The winners receive automatic berths in the NCAA Division I men's and women's tournaments.
  • The arena also hosts the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League and the Sioux Falls Storm of the Indoor Football League.
  • From 2015 to 2017, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Association hosted an annual Built Ford Tough Series event.
  • Since 2017 the PBR has hosted an Unleash the Beast Series event at the Premier Center, known as the First Premier Bank/Premier Bankcard Invitational.
  • Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood brought their three and half year world tour to the arena for nine sold-out concerts in September of 2017.
  • Shania Twain brought her Rock This Country Tour to the arena on September 23, 2015. She returned for her Shania Now Tour on May 16, 2018.
  • Eric Church and Dwight Yoakam performed at the venue on December 6, 2014 as part of The Outsiders World Tour. This event set a per cap record of $26.75 for a medium-size venue.