Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena
This downtown complex includes a hotel, retail center and convention and meeting facilities, a 17,000 square-foot ballroom and an exhibition hall, as well as Rupp Arena, home court of the University of Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Team. Rupp Arena may be viewed from the 2nd floor offices year-round 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A variety of flexible meeting spaces are available at this state-of-the-art convention center accommodating up to 6,500 people for a general session or 4,000 people for a seated dinner. For even larger events, famous Rupp Arena can accommodate 23,000 total, 8,000 in chair-back seats.
- Operation Hours: Open year-round. 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday thru Friday. Arena viewing window is on level 2.
- Self-Guided Tours:
- Take a Virtual Tour: Xplorit
- Gift Shop:
- Price Range $-$$$$: Free
Info for Tour Leaders
- Group Rate:
- Max Breakout Rooms: 18
- Largest Banquet Capacity: 5000
- Largest general Session: 7000
- Total Sq Footage of largest room: 66000
- Total Sq Footage of Meeting Space: 40000
- Accessibility: Yes
- Accessibility Details: Wheelchair accessible seating for those who have limited mobility as well as those are a blind, deaf, visually impaired and hard of hearing. Service animals welcome. Assistance is available for any guests with accessible requirements who need access to the various levels in the arena. Guest Service staff is located adjacent each public elevator on the arena concourse and will gladly help or provide direction to anyone who requests assistance
- Handicapped Parking:
- Accessible Tours: N/A
- Accessible Transportation: N/A
- Accessible Restrooms: Yes
- Website Information: Link
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