Civic Center

Canton Civic CenterThe Civic Center is available to rent for special events during the month. Some of the events held during recent years have been RV rallies, weddings, school banquets, quilt show, gun shows, Western Swing Valentine Party and East Texas Baptist Camp Meet.

Download a PDF of the civic center layout.

Additional information is available by calling 903-567-6556 or at

Some of the amenities available are:

  • 30,000 square feet of open space
  • 156 marked booth spaces on floor
  • 1,800 auditorium capacity
  • 1,500 banquet capacity
  • Zoned air conditioning and heating
  • Electrical outlets in floor between every other marked booth space
  • PA system
  • Two oversized loading bays, plus 3’ loading dock
  • Four public entrances under lighted archways
  • Concession kitchen and contract caterer
  • In-stock tables (200 8-ft and 80 6-ft) and chairs (780) included in rental
  • Full stage 48x36’ available

Also on the First Monday Park:

  • RV park with water/electricity/sewer/cable TV for 220 units plus 100 acres with water/electricity/cable TV hookups
  • Four covered pavilions
  • Outdoor bandstand
  • Park tram and golf carts
  • Public restrooms with hot water showers