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Address: Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
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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... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Lawrence, Kansas

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Lawrence, Kansas
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1,015 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 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.

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Bear, Delaware
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed February 14, 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
Glen Cove, New York
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

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

Thank Bill D
Newark, Delaware, United States
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

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

Thank Joseph C
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 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
Newark, Delaware
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 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
Elkton, Maryland
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 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
Oracle, Arizona
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 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 convenient; however, if you are going to a football game, be prepared to pay for... More 

Thank CherSteve
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

Thank Jacqueline L
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1,102 reviews
445 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,754 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 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 here when he decided to visit Delaware for the first time. Most recently, I saw... More 

Thank daisyferret1

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