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Address: Route 4 & 896, Newark, DE
Phone Number: 3028314507
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Nice Venue

I have been here in the Past at home Shows, a circus, and concert. It holds lots of people and is a great Venue

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
TCboater
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Elkton, Maryland

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Newark, Delaware
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to several shows here from Globetrotters to Sesame Street Live. It's convenient, small enough that it doesn't take forever to get in and out, yet big enough that there are good crowds.

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Elkton, Maryland
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here in the Past at home Shows, a circus, and concert. It holds lots of people and is a great Venue

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Newark, Delaware
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have gone to the "Bob" for many events related to University of Delaware sports teams. All seats have a great view. We have the opportunity to see the 87'ers play as well. The are multiple events that are held throughout the year. Parking is convenient; however, if you are going to a football game, be prepared to pay for... More 

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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This venue offers a variety of sporting events, craft fairs, and more. Keep an eye for local events happening.

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Delaware
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1,099 reviews
445 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,656 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Bob Carpenter Center is one of the few venues we have in Delaware where we can go see a concert or live show. I have been here 3 times now. I saw Cats at the Bob several years ago. I also saw Elton John here when he decided to visit Delaware for the first time. Most recently, I saw... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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271 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great for sporting events, concerts, etc. Well organized and offers ample parking in regards to how many people it holds

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Pinetown, North Carolina
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The facility was clean and the staff was very nice. Bathrooms were clean. Parking was easy in and out.

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DELAWARE
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Known as The Bob Center. Part of the University of Delaware complex for sporting events, graduations, celebrity events, trade shows as well as other functions are held there.. It is a very large well run nice facility. My husband and I had the honor of knowing Bob Carpenter who the facility is named after. He was a wonderful, kind and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a great facility with all of the desired bells and whistles. Clean and modern with comfortable seating. Not a bad seat in the house.

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Newark, Delaware
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

I have been here several times over the past few years. From basketball games to graduations, every time I enter the building, everything is clean and orderly. Lots of room with plenty of restrooms and seating, plus vending areas.

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