Convention Center

A special message on the enhanced cleaning and readiness program at the Phoenix Convention Center and downtown.

2021 Festival

The Phoenix Convention Center, expanded in 2008, offers more than 900,000 square feet of meeting and event space and more than two million in total square footage, making it one of the top 20 convention venues in the United States.  The Volleyball Festival moved to Phoenix and its Convention Center in 2009 and can have up to 106 courts in one facility.


  • No folding / lawn chairs are allowed into the convention center
  • Court areas have chairs and bleachers available for seating throughout the playing areas.


Food and drink for individual consumption by the athletes are allowed into the playing area of the Convention Center. All other food and drink must be consumed outside the playing halls in designated food gardens. Coolers, cases of drinks, etc. are not permitted.  For 2021, the Convention Center will not allow coolers to be kept on Patio 3 on the 3rd Street side of the North Building.  


PHX Kitchens Downtown Food Hall, the Phoenix Convention Center’s state-of-the-art food court, provides an array of dining options. The food hall offers a comfortable setting, free wi-fi, and the perfect place to relax in between the action. The food court is in the North Building and has a variety of great tasting dining options with the Tenders Love and Chicken, PHX Coffee Company, Crave Box, Downtown PHX Cafe and Lounge, Urban Wok, John Dough Pizza Co. and Hecho en Arizona Mexican Kitchen.