the LaPorte civic auditorium
History and community brought together
Welcome to the Civic!
Standing tall within the Maple City of La Porte, Indiana, the Civic Auditorium is a monument to the a community. Given as a gift to the city in 1930, the Civic Auditorium offers a rich history of laughter, tears and celebrations.
Since its dedication in 1930, the Civic Auditorium has touched thousands of lives. The building has been the backdrop to larger community events such as the annual Healthcare Foundation of La Porte’s Holiday at the Pops Symphony Concert, the La Porte High School Prom and the La Pour Brew Fest. At the same time, couples have found the historic brick and limestone building to be the perfect setting for a charming, intimate wedding or reception.
Within the Civic, as it’s affectionately known in the community, the gymnasium boasts 45 foot high ceilings, a formal stage and more than 7,600 square feet of space that feature a magical atmosphere for weddings, dances, stage productions and more. An additional 10,500 square feet on the lower level offers individual meeting rooms and banquet space for smaller events. The versatility of the space can only be outmatched by the charm, elegance and richness of the building itself.