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Dorton Arena

  • 1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27607

Dorton Arena hosts a wide array of action-packed sporting events. Since it opened in 1952, Dorton Arena has been home to many sporting activities, both amateur and professional. Year-round amateur sporting events at Dorton Arena range from Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, boxing, youth wrestling, cheerleading, colorguard band, and karate/martial arts competitions to collegiate and And1 basketball. Dorton has been a hub of sports activity, including events such as the 1997 World Figure Skating Champions Tour and many professional sports.

Ideal venue for concerts, trade shows, athletic events, circuses, speakers, proms and other special events.

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Dorton Arena Meeting Facility
  • Largest Room: 25,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 0
  • Banquet Capacity: 0
  • Classroom Capacity: 0
  • Reception Capacity: 0

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Dorton Arena X       25000.00                     No  

Youth Choral Competition

  • October 13, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Middle and high school choruses from across North Carolina will be competing at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at th... View Details

Here As In Heaven: Raleigh with Elevation Church

  • October 14, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Elevation Church Praise Band will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fa... View Details

Delta Rae with Katelyn Read

  • October 15, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Delta Rae will be performing live with folk and blues singer Katelyn Read at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North ... View Details

Chris Lane with Kasey Tyndall

  • October 16, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Chris Lane will be performing live with Kasey Tyndall at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fair.... View Details

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

  • October 17, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will be performing live with Jim Quick & Coastline at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festiv... View Details

NC State Fair Folk Festival

  • October 18, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The North Carolina Fair Folk Festival, a folk music competition, will take place at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festi... View Details

The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra

  • October 18, 2016
  • Location: Dorton Arena
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina State Fa... View Details

Superchunk with Skylar Gudasz

  • October 19, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Indie rock group Superchunk will be performing live with Skylar Gudasz at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Car... View Details

A Night of Praise

  • October 20, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Unity Choir from Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Instrument of Praise Concert Chorale and the Salvation and Deliverance Church Choir wil... View Details

Corrosion of Conformity

  • October 21, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Hardcore punk and heavy metal band Corrosion of Conformity will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at t... View Details

Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute

  • October 22, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute, featuring live performances by the Johnny Folsom 4 and friends, will take place at Dorton Arena as part of th... View Details

An Evening with Maceo Parker

  • October 23, 2016
  • Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Funk and jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker will be performing live at Dorton Arena as part of the Homegrown Music Festival at the North Carolina St... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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