PNC Arena, which opened in October 1999 and still sparkles like new, is home to the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes and the N.C. State men's basketball team. The 19,700-seat venue, located in west Raleigh, has hosted an impressive array of major sports, concert tours and events. With 700,000 square feet of space, PNC Arena welcomes over 1.5 million guests and plays host to more than 150 events on an annual basis. NCAA Basketball tournaments, Stanley Cup Finals, the NHL All Star Game, concerts, family shows, conventions and more. Amenities include over 8,000 designated parking spaces, 18 permanent concession stands, over 50 portable concession stands, 37 public restrooms, as well as escalators and elevators throughout the building. Equipped with three concourses, 66 luxury suites, 2,000 Club Seats and a spacious 9,100-square-foot restaurant on the Club Level, PNC Arena is well-equipped to handle events of all types. Full catering service, operated entirely onsite by VAB Catering, is also available for private functions.