Von Braun Center

Business Address:

700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, AL 35801

Categories: Art & Music Venues / Dance / Music / Theatre / Visual Arts

The Von Braun Center, named for rocket pioneer Dr. Wernher Von Braun, is located in the heart of historic downtown Huntsville, Alabama. This multi-purpose facility is equipped to accommodate major conferences, conventions, concerts, Broadway performances, ballets, symphonies, a full range of sporting events and so much more! Huntsville is a high-tech city with a history of Southern hospitality. The VBC is just a short drive from the International Airport and convenient to area hotels. The Von Braun Center is a turn-key facility with a team of experienced professionals ready to guarantee the success of your event.

Mission Statement

The Von Braun Center is a multipurpose facility with the primary objective of facilitating and promoting events and activities in addition to generating economic benefit and improving the quality of life for the Huntsville community and surrounding areas.


The Von Braun Center is governed by a seven-member Board of control appointed by the Mayor of Huntsville and the City Council.  The Von Braun Center is an anchor within its community.  Located in downtown Huntsville, the VBC offers a beautiful facility for local, regional, and national events.  The VBC provides multiple venues for the presentation of cultural, educational, entertainment, sporting and social events.  The VBC has a staff of proven professionals ready to contribute to the success of your event.


The VBC was built thanks to the foresight of local leaders and civic demand. The facility was built in 1975 and welcomed by the community. The demand for use continued, leading to three additions within a ten year period. Read more about the history of the Von Braun Center, here.