Save Mart Center is Central Cali's Hot Spot

Save Mart Center at Fresno State
Fresno, CA

Save Mart Center at Fresno State
Location 2650 East Shaw Ave
Fresno, California 93710
Broke ground May 2001
Opened 27 November 2003
Owner California State University, Fresno Association, Inc.
Operator SMG
Construction cost US$103,000,000
Architect Sink Combs Dethlefs
Fresno State Bulldogs (basketball)
Fresno Falcons (hockey)
16,182 (12,363 permanent, 40 luxury)
Basketball 15,544
Boxing 16,182
Concerts 16,182
Ice Events 14,224
Rodeo 12,368


Of the more notable artists performing at the Save Mart Center are Justin Timberlake, Metallica, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, Britney Spears, John Mayer, Prince, and The Rolling Stones. Madonna made her first appearance in Fresno on 5 June and 6 June 2006 becoming the first to give back-to-back performances at the venue. The Northside Christian Church has held Easter Sunday services featuring country singers Lee Greenwood in 2004, Randy Travis in 2005 and Christian recording artist Natalie Grant in 2006.