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Bob Carpenter Center

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Address: Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
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+1 302-831-4507

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Awesome looking building!

I have been here several times over the past few years. From basketball games to graduations, every time I enter the building, everything is clean and orderly. Lots of room with... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2015
Newark, Delaware

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Bear, Delaware
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270 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great for sporting events, concerts, etc. Well organized and offers ample parking in regards to how many people it holds

Thank valeriecolleen
Pinetown, North Carolina
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The facility was clean and the staff was very nice. Bathrooms were clean. Parking was easy in and out.

Thank pinetown6
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Known as The Bob Center. Part of the University of Delaware complex for sporting events, graduations, celebrity events, trade shows as well as other functions are held there.. It is a very large well run nice facility. My husband and I had the honor of knowing Bob Carpenter who the facility is named after. He was a wonderful, kind and... More 

Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a great facility with all of the desired bells and whistles. Clean and modern with comfortable seating. Not a bad seat in the house.

Thank LeighKBP
Newark, Delaware
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2015

I have been here several times over the past few years. From basketball games to graduations, every time I enter the building, everything is clean and orderly. Lots of room with plenty of restrooms and seating, plus vending areas.

Thank Angree2
Milford, Delaware
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241 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2015

no matter where you sit you have a great view. The sound system is not too loud. Some sections have seats with seatbacks

Thank GaryG668
Delaware City, Delaware, United States
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2015

The atmosphere was outstanding, I mean it was a Graduation. There wasn't a bad seat in the house. The only 2 things that I didn't like were the temperature in the building. It was very warm. Also there was a medical emergency and there was no emergency personnel available.

Thank Peggy N Jerry B
Kissimmee, Florida
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206 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2014

There are plenty of restrooms and food vendors. It is very clean and the parking is convenient. Most of the staff are nice. They where all nice. I saw a few get a little gruff with other people. If you are in the stands you can exit out on the main floor towards the exit. Much easier than walking up... More 

Thank Pete B
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136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Went to the football fields to watch a game with our family. Very nice stadium. Staff was helpful, bathrooms were clean and the food was typical for the venue.

1 Thank TheYelllowDart
Perryville, Maryland
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339 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2014

Good venue. Good seats. Nice event. Ice cream is the best. Friendly staff gets you to your seats. Even the bathrooms were decent.

1 Thank mary532

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