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Bob Carpenter Center

Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
+1 302-831-4507
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Part of U of D

The Bob Carpenter Center is a multi-use facility for sporting events, conventions and other events... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Lawrence, Kansas
Saw Barry Manilow here and Ringo Star Very nice theatre

Saw 2 concerts there Seating was good for both Barry Manilow and Ringo Starr At the time I had come... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Bear, Delaware
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Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
+1 302-831-4507
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Bob Carpenter Center is a multi-use facility for sporting events, conventions and other events. It is an integral part of the University of Delaware campus and also recognizes a man who did much for the university during his life.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Saw 2 concerts there Seating was good for both Barry Manilow and Ringo Starr At the time I had come from S. Philadelphia now I live in Bear De so am close for more concerts

Thank donnadee752
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great place to watch meet, Seats a little rough. Parking was easy and the pool did not get overly hot.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Basketball games are awesome. Good seats everywhere and decent food. This is a great stadium and well thought out.

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It's an arena....not much to say. Food is expensive, as you would expect. Seats are uncomfortable, as you would expect. Staff was friendly. Parking, if crowded, can put you a bit far away. Bathrooms seemed clean enough, but they didn't keep up with replacement towels.

Thank Travelertoplaces
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We've been to several shows here from Globetrotters to Sesame Street Live. It's convenient, small enough that it doesn't take forever to get in and out, yet big enough that there are good crowds.

Thank loveturkes12
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here in the Past at home Shows, a circus, and concert. It holds lots of people and is a great Venue

Thank TCboater
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have gone to the "Bob" for many events related to University of Delaware sports teams. All seats have a great view. We have the opportunity to see the 87'ers play as well. The are multiple events that are held throughout the year. Parking is...More

Thank CherSteve
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This venue offers a variety of sporting events, craft fairs, and more. Keep an eye for local events happening.

Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Bob Carpenter Center is one of the few venues we have in Delaware where we can go see a concert or live show. I have been here 3 times now. I saw Cats at the Bob several years ago. I also saw Elton John...More

Thank daisyferret1
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What is going on on May 1, 2016?
8 April 2016|
Response from TMAIO | Reviewed this property |
I checked but there is nothing listed on that date. The last listed show is a Theresa Caputo show on Apr. 23. Here is the toll free number maybe that will help, 800-840-9227. The university of Delaware graduates on Sat. of... More