The ExploreAsheville.com Arena is Western North Carolina’s largest arena, with the seating capacity of up to 7,200. The ExploreAsheville.com Arena consists of 29,532 sq. ft on the arena floor with an additional 12,670 sq. ft of concourse space. The Arena is the perfect space for concerts, sporting events, and trade shows of any style or size, and annually hosts events such as: the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament, the WNC Home Garden & Green Living Show, and the Craft Fair of The Southern Highlands.
$3500.00 base rental fee vs. 10% of Net Gross Ticket Receipts. Net Gross is actual gross less 7% North Carolina Sales Tax and a 2% City Surcharge. Tickets must be sold by the U.S. Cellular Center Box Office.
All Other Events:
$3500.00 base rental fee per day where no admission is charged. Additional time after midnight $50.00 per hour.
Non-Permitted Outside Food & Beverage:
$1200.00 fee. To be charged if and only if renting client allows unapproved outside food and/or beverages to enter the facility.
*Note: Prices listed do not include requisite facility operating and staffing expenses.