Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Clovis Civic Center located?

In the heart of Clovis, NM. Only 8 miles from the Texas border. Click here for more information, a map or directions.

Where do I park?

We have ample parking in our newly paved lots, located outside the main and West entrances. Parking is always FREE!

How can I contact the Clovis Civic Center?

For event bookings call our Event Sales Manager at (575) 935-5009. Or call out main line at (575) 935-5000. Click here for a staff directory.

What kind of meeting and banquet space do you have available?

We have a Full Ballroom, the expansive Pioneer and Esperanza meeting rooms, as well as our beautiful patio. Click here for more information and to see our floor plans.

How do I book a room or space for an event?

For event bookings, call our Event Sales Manager at (575) 935-5009, or click here to fill out a request for proposal. Once you have decided to go with our venue for your event, our Event Sales Manager will send you a rental agreement and our policy document for your review and signature. We require a deposit and signatures on the rental agreement and our policy document in order to make your room reservation.

How much does it cost to have my event at the Clovis Civic Center?

We customize our packages to meet you goals and dreams for an amazing event with an affordable budget! Fill out our request for proposal or call our Sales Manager at (575) 935-5009 to create your event estimate

How much is the deposit, and is it refundable?

The initial payment of $500.00 of the SECURITY DEPOSIT is hereinafter referred to as “FIRST DEPOSIT.. The payment of the remaining balance of the SECURITY DEPOSIT is hereinafter referred to as “SECOND DEPOSIT.” FIRST DEPOSIT due upon signing of rental agreement. SECOND DEPOSIT due upon receipt of Invoice or at conclusion of event.

As per our Policy Document:

"In the event of cancellation for any reason, the Clovis Civic Center will retain the entire deposit amount.

Any cancellation received more than 30 days prior to the scheduled event will result in a fee equal to 25% of the estimated food and beverage charges plus any base rental fees as outlined in the License Agreement.

Any cancellation received less than 30 days prior to the scheduled event will result in a fee equal to 50% of the estimated food and beverage charges plus any base rental fees as outlined in the License Agreement.

Any Cancellation received within 5 days of the scheduled event will result in a fee equal to 100% of the charges on the food and beverage work orders or License agreement, whichever amount is greater."

Is catering available?

Yes! Our renowned Chef Stephen Reshetar will provide you with awesome menu options to satisfy your every desire! Check out our menu by clicking here.

Can you accomodate special dietary needs?

Yes we can accommodate special requests as needed such as Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free or Allergies. Please inform your Event Manager of any food allergies or special needs ahead of time. See our menu options.

What are your event deadlines?

Clovis Civic Center Requirement:

Menu Selection - 30 days out

Liquor or Beverage Orders -30 days out

Preliminary Guarantees -30 days out

Tax Exempt Form (if applicable) -30 days out

Certificate of Insurance (client providing) -30 days out

Audio Visual Arrangements -10 days out

Dietary Considerations (allergies, gluten free, vegan, etc.) -10 days out

Final Guarantees -10 days out

Final Cancellation Date -30 days out

Do you have WiFi?

YES! Free Wi-Fi provided through Plateau On-The-Go

Some of my exhibitors would like to provide attendees with samples of food, soda and wine. Is this allowed?

As per our Food & Beverage policy:

"The Clovis Civic Center exhibitors may distribute Food & Beverage Samples in authorized space and must not be in competition with products manufactured or sold by the company exhibiting.

Free samples are limited to 2 ounces of non-alcoholic beverages and 2 ounces of a food sample. Exact descriptions of sample and portion size must be submitted to The Clovis Civic Center’s Office for written approval 14 days prior to the opening of the event.

The distribution of alcohol and or beverage samples requires special considerations and must have written approval of the General Manager. Free alcohol samples are limited to one ounce of wine or malt and .5 ounces of liquor or spirits. All beverages to be served as free samples must be delivered to The Clovis Civic Center via a reputable alcohol distributor that must provide a “zero” invoice for all sample product.

Any exhibitors giving away and/or selling food in their booth must have a permit and all appropriate fees on file with the City of Clovis Department of Health."

What hotels or motels are convenient to the convention center?

The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce has an excellent list of accomodations in the area. Click here to see the list.  And remember to ask for the Civic Center rate!

Can you recommend some good restaurants in the area?

Best food in the city is right here at the Clovis Civic Center with our renowned chef Stephen Reshetar! But if you come in early for your event, or stay later, you may want to check out this list of local eateries from the Clovis/Curry County Chamber.

What can I do in my free time in the area?

The Clovis/Curry County Chamber has a great website with information about things to do in the local area. Click here to get the weather and information about things to do in Clovis.

What jobs are currently available at the Clovis Civic Center?

We are always taking applications for smiling, hard working, enthusiastic, outgoing candidates. Coming to work for us part time/seasonally is a great add-on to your full time job or school schedule. Click here for more information about our current positions.