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Bob Carpenter Center

Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
+1 302-831-4507
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Every seat is good, but maybe not comfortable

Small venue is great to see sporting events or concerts. Bench seating in cheaper seats not the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I attended several graduations, sports events and cheer leading competition over the last few years... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Eric M
Newark, Delaware
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Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
+1 302-831-4507
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small venue is great to see sporting events or concerts. Bench seating in cheaper seats not the most comfortable. BBQ food court and Club food has nice change of pace selection.

Thank schultz27
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I attended several graduations, sports events and cheer leading competition over the last few years at the Center. The Center is always clean spacious and easy to get around in. Seating is very good where your can sit anywhere and see what's going on. I...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can't get a bad seat in the house to watch a sporting event. I also enjoy the food that they have at the games too.

Thank Grandpa101
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We are very fortunate to have this place in our little town. From concerts, comedians, to WWF wrestling, we've been to a lot of events here over the years. And football, can't forget Blue Hens football, not a bad seat in the place, indoors or...More

Thank 85Harley
Reviewed 14 April 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.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 15 February 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
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 20 December 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
Reviewed 11 November 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
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9 April 2016|
Response from TMAIO | Reviewed this property |
I checked but there is nothing listed on that date. The last listed show is a Theresa Caputo show on Apr. 23. Here is the toll free number maybe that will help, 800-840-9227. The university of Delaware graduates on Sat. of... More