Laredo is home to two large and popular performing arts venues, the Laredo Center of the Arts and the Laredo Entertainment Center, also known as the Laredo Arena.  The Laredo Center for the Arts hosts a number of art exhibits by local and visiting artists as well as education through the arts programs and performances.  Their website lists opportunities for local artists and encourages visitors to the area interested in local art and artists to stop by the center to see a play or art exhibit.  A full calendar of events is available on the website.

The Laredo Area is a large, state of the art venue which features touring rock concerts, musicals, sporting events and stage shows of all kinds.  Built in 2002, the Arena has seating for 10,000 people for most shows and attracts both national and local entertainers.  Ticket sales, a show calendar and directions are available at their website.  Arena screen savers and ecards are also available as well as t-shirts and caps.

Both facilities have on site parking.