The KFC Yum! Center is one of the most popular attractions in downtown Louisville, and it’s easy to see why. This outstanding multi-purpose arena is not only home to several University of Louisville sports programs, it is also a frequent spot for major concerts and other high profile events. The arena regularly hosts top talents from Beyoncé and Taylor Swift to Journey, James Taylor and Luke Bryan. The arena has a 22,090-seating capacity and a variety of bars, dining areas and concessions.
We’ve highlighted a few of the popular activities and events you can catch at the KFC Yum! Center below:
University of Louisville Sports: The University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams as well as the women’s volleyball program host their hometown games here.
Concerts: Whether your musical tastes learn towards Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, or Bruce Springsteen, chances are they’re going to play at the arena. Check the events calendar to see when your favorite artist is coming to town.
Thunder Viewing Show – Enjoy a dinner and dessert buffet, music by a D.J. and a panoramic view of the largest annual fireworks event in Louisville.
Disney of Ice – This family-friendly event features all your favorite Disney characters, upbeat music and an intricate storyline that weaves in numerous Disney classics.
WWE Smackdown Live – Catch your favorite WWE superstars as they wrestle for the number one spot.
NCAA Games – The arena also hosts numerous NCAA regional tournaments and competitions. Check the NCAA website periodically to get more information about upcoming games and events.
Elevate your KFC Yum! experience by staying at Louisville Marriott Downtown hotel. We’re one of the top-rated hotels near the KFC Yum! Center, and ideally located just two blocks away from all the action. You’ll also enjoy luxurious guest rooms and suites with plush beds and 42” HD TVs, and upscale hotel amenities like our fitness center, heated indoor pool, and 24-hour room service.
Speaking of dining, meet up before the concert at the BLU Italian Grille for memorable fine dining experience, or pre-game at Champion’s Bar & Grill, featuring classic American cuisine and 34 HD TVs of live sports. Whether you are attending a big-name concert, University of Louisville sports game, or family-friendly event at the KFC Yum! Center, you’ll enjoy the perfect combination of comfort, location, and genuine service at Louisville Marriott Downtown.