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PNC Arena, Raleigh

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Arena / Stadium · Tourist Spot
Home to the Carolina Hurricanes and the North Carolina State University Wolfpack, PNC Arena is a venue for both ice hockey and basketball. It seats up to 19,722 people for basketball events and 18,680 for ice hockey. Numerous concerts and family shows also take place at this 65,000 sq m (700,000 sq ft) arena; notable performers include Cher, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion, Elton John, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake, as well as Sesame Street Live and Disney on Ice. Throughout the building, you will find 68 concession stands and 37 restrooms. Make your Raleigh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • My wife and I went to PNC last week to see Guns N' Roses in concert. It was a blast! I was very upset before going to this concert because they wanted guests to wear masks. There is no mask mandate...  more »
  • We decided to stop by the arena on our road trip up north, and really liked the location, about 20 minutes from the city, and only 10 minutes from the airport.  more »
  • This place is very neatly laid out, lots of food options at substantial markups, lots of restrooms, for our event they had converted most of them to women's bathrooms so I had to search for the mysterious Male bathroom. Most of the seats in the arena have really good views. I was really happy even sitting as far back as I did for the concert. Overall great experience just cant get on board with paying 10 dollars for waters for my kids. Back street boys DNA concert 2019.
  • Huge arena! Great location for concerts and sports. The staff were able to get people in and out efficiently before and after the concert I attended. Parking can be costly depending on the event, so check in advance. Otherwise a nice venue. I'm sure I'll be back for other events.

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