The Ballroom

Designed to be the “grandest room”, the Ballroom is 10,412 square feet of open, elegant, column-free space. The richly carpeted space can be divided into four separate rooms, each featuring state-of-the-art audio/visual, dimming, and design lighting systems.

Upon arriving at the majestic ballroom another natural treasure is evident in the décor. The grand monarch butterfly with its intricate details and bold colors spill across the floor. From the luxurious carpet to the impressive chandelier, the Ballroom was designed to capture the elements of our surroundings by accentuating the regal monarch butterfly.

The crown jewel of the ballroom is its chandelier, a dazzling, sparkling array of crystals make up the body of this giant butterfly with wings outstretched across the ceiling encompassing the visitor with its breathtaking beauty.

Setup & Capacity

Over 4,000 square feet of pre-function space provide the setting for event registration, receptions, cocktail parties, and other traditional activities. In addition, the Ballroom offers its own private entrance to the McAllen Convention Center which is located on the west side of the venue.

Pre-function space: single-user foyer space will be assigned only when the entire Ballroom has been contracted.

Social Event (Banquet)

Six-foot round tables for ten, totaling up to 400 guests, 16 X 30 stage, 30 X 30 dance floor, 8 ft bridal head table, 8 ft gift table, two cake tables, one  guest book table.


Standard setup for 350 Attendees

General Session

Rate includes standard theater seating for 952 (with teal-colored banquet chairs). Additional equipment and services available at listed rates. (Capacity may vary with the specific setup needs of your program)

Convention Center Room Map

Room Divisible
Ballroom (A, B, C, D) 4 10,659
Ballroom A 3,150
Ballroom B 4,358
Ballroom C 1,603
Ballroom D 1,548
Ballroom A + B 7,508
Ballroom C + D 3,151
Ballroom B + C + D 7,509

Banquet Setup

Classroom Setup

Rates & Fees

Rates for the Ballroom are based on $0.35 per gross square foot per day.

Ballroom Rental Rates
Room Class I Class II Class III 90 Day 60 Day 30 Day, Half-Day, Move-in
Ballroom A $1,100.00 $880.00 $825.00 $770.00 $660.00 $550.00
Ballroom B $1,360.00 $1,088.00 $1,020.00 $952.00 $816.00 $680.00
Ballroom C  $660.00 $528.00 $495.00 $462.00 $396.00 $330.00
Ballroom D  $550.00 $440.00 $412.50 $385.00 $330.00 $275.00
Ballroom A+B  $2,590.00 $2,072.00 $1,942.50 $1,813.00 $1,554.00 $1,295
Ballroom C+D  $1,100.00 $880.00 $825.00 $770.00 $660.00 $550.00
Ballroom B+C+D  $2,470.00 $1,976.00 $1,852.50 $1,729.00 $1,482.00 $1,235.00
Ballroom A+B+C+D  $3,550.00 $2,840.00 $2,662.50 $2,485.00 $2,130.00 $1,775.00

Why Pay More?

The following amenities are included with room rental:

  • Tables**
  • Chairs**
  • Staging
  • Courtesy Phone*
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Event Service Support
  • Security for daytime events
  • Drop-down screen / projector *
  • FREE Parking
  • Digital posting of meeting agenda

* Equipment unavailable in Ballroom and/or Exhibit Hall.

**Not applicable to Consumer/Trade Shows 

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