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Rupp Arena

432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
+1 859-233-4567
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Great night at Rupp Arena

We recently attended the TSO concert at Rupp Arena. We had great seats and found them quickly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, Michigan
Best venue for seeing live events

I had the pleasure of seeing both the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and the Harvard vs UK basketball... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sports and entertainment center seats 23,600 spectators and serves as home to the University of Kentucky Men's Basketball team.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
+1 859-233-4567
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently attended the TSO concert at Rupp Arena. We had great seats and found them quickly and easily. My daughter is using a walker and the arena had special entrances for handicapped patrons. It was easy to get in and thru the ‘wanding’ And...More

Thank Luckylouie2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of seeing both the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and the Harvard vs UK basketball game at Rupp. Security screening was quick and efficient for both events and the friendly and courteous ushers were helpful in directing guests to their seats. Rupp is conveniently...More

Thank robertcA996LP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a huge fan of the UK basketball team and even have season tickets. Rupp Arena has been the location of all the home games for many years . The food is great and the seating is great no matter where you sit to...More

Thank sarahgK1771WS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you are here for an event such as University of Kentucky basketball, or a concert, you are not missing anything. The very few stores are a little overpriced, and a basic small food court. Cosi does have some good food, but that's about all...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great game at the best place to watch college basketball. New scoreboard and sound system free wifi and updates.

Thank caw300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked thru the mall area Attached to the arena. Small shops and food establishments. Lots of open space and great view of triangle park.

Thank weekendwonder1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was our first time in Rupp Arena. Security was great and efficient, the game was great as well as the concessions. Really enjoyed it!

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Best place to watch a Basketball Ball Game EVER!! Go Big Blue. The seats sound and food are great!! Plenty of bathrooms always a must. Convenient to shopping, hotels and food and beverages.

Thank Jodi K
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Was in town with my wife and was staying at the Hyatt and what do know, there was a blue white scrimmage Friday night. $5 general admission was well worth it. By far the nicest arena I’ve ever been in. The fans are fanatical to...More

Thank Tradhunter
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience being in Rupp for BBM. Center scoreboard and ribbon scoreboards are top notch. The benches in upper arena are less than ideal but it makes it possible to seat 23500+. Can't wait to attend 1st game this season.

Thank Douglas H
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19 April 2017|
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Response from smithfamily2002 | Reviewed this property |
I have only had to pay for parking if there for an event, and then it was an attendant when pulling into the parking area not leaving. I think 20-25 is the most I have ever had to pay to park in the Rupp lots.
Martha N
4 January 2017|
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Response from neafus | Reviewed this property |
Additional note on virtual tour online. I just took a quick look and this virtual tour was posted BEFORE the renovations. You can tell by the fact that the sound system known as Big Bertha is still up and the HVAC tubes in... More
Fran S
1 July 2016|
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Response from Lester B | Reviewed this property |
Go to sportshopdirect and go to the ncaa teams and put in Kentucky Wildcats and the sign is on there.