The Payne Arena (formerly State Farm Arena) is located in Hidalgo, Texas, and is one of the top multi-purpose venues in the state. Since opening in October of 2003 the Payne Arena has hosted many of the best events that the state has seen. For this reason, the venue has garnered a very good reputation in a short amount of time.
Payne Arena has also hosted many great concerts. Some of the top past performers include Hilary Duff, Nelly, Duran Duran, Cher, KISS, Chicago, Aerosmith, and many more.
For sporting events the Payne Arena has a seating capacity of approximately 5,500. This number increases to 6,800 for concerts.