The multi-purpose Arena is a circular and indoor public assembly and entertainment performance facility with unobstructed sight lines suitable for concerts, sporting events, large meetings, conventions, consumer shows, family shows and other specialty events. The upper level has permanent upholstered theater chairs. The lower level has portable padded seats and seating risers that can be reconfigured or removed to accommodate the needs of a variety of events.
Recent events include performances by Elton John, James Taylor, Lady Antebellum, Allan Jackson, Journey and Santana, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, ‘N Sync, Lee Ann Rimes and Jimmy Buffett, as well as family entertainment such as Disney on Ice, Sesame Street, college basketball and volleyball, international gymnastics and martial arts exhibitions, the Harlem Globetrotters and Cirque Du Soleil. The seating capacity varies with each event set-up: stage shows with seating in the round can accommodate up to 8,800 patrons and court side events can seat 7,700 persons.
Arena advantages include ample on-site parking, professional front-of-house staff and catering capabilities. The spacious concourses feature full service food and beverage stands, novelties concessions stands and multiple restroom facilities.