About the Mayo Civic Center
Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Rochester! Mayo Civic Center is Southern Minnesota's premier destination for local, regional, national and international conventions, entertainment, social and sporting opportunities. Mayo Civic Center focuses on providing an exceptional experience by delivering world-class service and high-quality, versatile facilities. Designed as a dual-venue complex to provide much needed entertainment for the citizens of a growing community, the Mayo Civic Center first opened its doors in 1938.