Opened in 1959, the Greensboro Coliseum Complex (GCC) is a sports and entertainment complex. The University of North Carolina Greensboro's Spartans men's basketball team calls the venue home, as do the Carolina Cobras of the National Arena League. Other franchises associated with this complex include the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL and the West Coast Conference men's NCAA basketball tournament. The complex derives its name from the oldest venue, the Greensboro Coliseum. Musical and entertainment events here showcase artists of all genres, from Carrie Underwood to Bobby Brown. There are also fairs and festivals, sports club meetings and dinners, awards shows, seminars and trade shows. StubHub is your source of the best Greensboro Coliseum Complex tickets.
Why do some sources say the GCC total seating capacity is 22,000?
These sources refer to the GCC and the Greensboro Coliseum interchangeably. However, the Greensboro Coliseum is one of several venues that make up the complex. The other venues in the complex include The Terrace (800 seats), Greensboro Aquatic Center (2,500 seats), the Special Events Center (East Wing, 5,100 seats), The Fieldhouse (2,118 seats) and the White Oak Amphitheatre (7,061 seats). These venues constitute an additional 17,000 seats, but they are used for specific event types.
Can you park on the campus for Greensboro Coliseum Complex events?
Yes, there is on-site parking on the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The Coliseum and other venues have their own dedicated parking lots.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Greensboro Coliseum Complex boasts its own on-site concessions. The menus are typical of large sports arenas and franchise venues. Entrees include burgers, cheesesteaks, dogs, burritos and sandwiches. There are plenty of sides, such as fries and nachos, as well as beverages (including alcoholic) and desserts. There are also area restaurants ranging from casual to formal, serving all types of contemporary American food as well as options from around the world.
Is the Greensboro Coliseum Complex a wheelchair-friendly facility?
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex has handicap parking, elevators, accessible seating and visually impaired seating. All common patron areas adhere to ADA standards, including concessions stands, restrooms and portable ramps. There are also special Greensboro Coliseum Complex tickets for the hearing impaired and those with mobility restrictions. The Coliseum hosts special ADA helplines, and the Guest Services Manager who provides targeted assistance for patrons with disabilities is accessible via the GCC website.
Does the Greensboro Coliseum Complex welcome children?
Children of all ages are welcome. Depending on the event, children under a certain age are permitted to attend for free. For example, some of the regional basketball tournaments are free for children who are eight years old and under. You can also bring supplies required to care for small children, such as diaper bags.Back to Top
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