Rupp Arena

Basketball, Music Venue
430 W Vine St.
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 233-4567

Tips

  • Rupp Arena hosted one of the great upsets in NCAA Tournament history when 8th seeded Villanova became the lowest seeded team to cut down the nets in 1985.
  • Winningest team in CBB history, most tourney appearances and Big Blue Nation consistently ranks first in home game attendance. Well done, Cats.
  • The home of the Men's Basketball team located downtown on West High Street, a few blocks from campus.
  • If you're sitting in the bleachers, please wear deodorant!
  • Go see the highest paid basketball team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats!
  • GOOO CATTSSS!!! #win
  • Standing in line at the big concession stand by section 15 and the line is too long? Turn around & go up the stairs behind you. There's another stand upstairs that is usually much less busy.
  • The home of the Men's Basketball team located downtown on West High Street, a few blocks from campus.
  • Almost goes without saying - attend a UK Men's Basketball home game!
  • Best college basketball environment in the nation, hands down!
  • C A T S CATS! CATS! CATS!
  • A Must See For Basketball Fans
  • Can't wait for basketball season!
  • Free ENES!
  • Stop, look around, take it all in...you are in the Basketball Capital Of The World...Go Big Blue ... We are College Basketball!
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  • UK basketball is the greatest!!
  • Home to the 2012 Men's NCAA National Championship Basketball team.
  • Go VOLS!!!
  • Rupp Arena has a Facebook fan page and an account on Twitter, @rupp_arena. Check it out, it's very active with contests and feedback.

Nearby places

369 W Vine St (Hilton Lexington/Downtown)
410 W Vine Street, Suite 139 (South Broadway)
325 West Main Street