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Address: 432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
Phone Number: 859-233-4567
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Description: 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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UK Games are a must-see

I'm not a UK fan but if you can afford it, a UK basketball game is a must-see for a true sports fan. The fans can get a little complacent at times but overall they are pretty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I'm not a UK fan but if you can afford it, a UK basketball game is a must-see for a true sports fan. The fans can get a little complacent at times but overall they are pretty crazy about their Cats, lots of neat traditions and excitement always.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of the most Iconic basketball arenas in the US and of course the best team plays there, the UK Wildcats. In addition to being here this last spring I also attended the 100th game in the arena several years ago. Attending a game is definitely worth it because you see quality basketball, but the crowds are always big and... More 

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Hyden, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is where the Men's team of the University of Kentucky play their home games! This is an awesome venue for concerts and other large events. Near many first class restaurants in downtown area. Lots of stores and fast food in adjoining convention center. Great nearby upscale hotels.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I like Rupp - I've been going to Rupp Arena since it first opened. I've sat all over the arena for basketball games and concerts, hockey, arena football. I've decided that if I can't find/afford lower arena seats that I just won't go now. The upper arena, with its bench seats and sometimes far away views just aren't worth it.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This place just creates so much traffic and so many crazy drunks upset due to there team losing a stupid game, now if the game was to the death, then I would watch..

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I mean, it's home to the Kentucky Wildcats! Of course it's AWESOME! Truthfully, though, those seats for long legged people are a bit ridiculous! :)

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Sometimes irritating - always different events. Fun to live so close to the excitement except when someone is late and trying to park in my driveway! LOL

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My son and I spent a nice night watching a WWE event. The seating was comfortable. The view was awesome.

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Vanceburg, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I recently went to Rupp with a friend of mine for a concert. The show was wonderful. I loved how this place had things to do to kill time before the show. There is a little food court and shops. Our seats were easy to find and the staff was super friendly. Unfortunately, we had a group of VERY intoxicated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was in Lexington for the Alabama vs Kentucky softball series and decided to head into downtown to check out Rupp Arena. If you like basketball and are in the Lexington area, pay a visit to this iconic facility. It blends in nicely with the downtown Lexington area.

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Address: Address: 432 West Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507
Phone Number: 859-233-4567
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington

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