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Rupp Arena

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Address: 432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
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Sports and entertainment center seats 23,600 spectators and serves as home...

Sports and entertainment center seats 23,600 spectators and serves as home to the University of Kentucky Men's Basketball team.

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Go see the Kentucky Wildcats play or a concert.

This is one place you have to visit, go see the Kentucky Wildcats play, so much legacy took place in this building, downtown Lexington is a fun place to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one place you have to visit, go see the Kentucky Wildcats play, so much legacy took place in this building, downtown Lexington is a fun place to visit.

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rupp Arena is Awesome. Great place to cheer for the . For the Best Basketball team Ever! It is fills with alot of Great memories. Good place for Garden Home show!.

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Oran, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first Kentucky game was against Kansas, UK lost but it was still a great experience. The staff were great and the process to get in the arena was easy and smooth. I like that you can get in the arena through the Lexington Center, with many games taking place when it is cold it is nice not to have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What else can you say about Rupp other than it is an amazing place to experience a game. The environment is awesome and there is plenty to do around the mall before game time. Great place and can't wait to return!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A sporting event palace every basketball fan should come experience. Kentucky brings enthusiaistic fans and the player introductions are professional.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to RUPP Arena to see a UK basketball game and I must say it was impressive. First, the arena is part of a "mall" of sorts so there are places to eat and drink before or after the game -- as well as shop. This arena has lots of seats -- we were fortunate enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have never been, you need to go!!!..it's a once in a lifetime experience, this was my first time and it did not disappoint!...the atmosphere was electric, it was an awesome game!..everyone very friendly and devoted to the Wildcats!!..,I will be back!!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended my first game this year and was impressed by the new video scoreboard over the counter. It definitely improves the viewing experience and combined with the new scoreboards around the arena, makes Rupp more up to date, like an NBA arena. Can't beat watching the cats at Rupp!

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Thank Nathan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We lucked out and sat in season ticket holder section . The play was fast paced , fun and outstanding! UK band is great ! Student spirit was present and Coach Calipari is passionate about his coaching. the sound system is great and big screens offer a up close experience . Super fun!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The new scoreboard and renovations really make it look more up to date. Helps the fame atmosphere so much!! Now if the old blue hairs in the lower arena would cheer for the team instead of showing there outfits we would be much better crowd!!

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