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Welcome to the brand new 172,000 sq.ft. new multi-purpose mid-sized arena located on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Campus. The Event Center is owned by the University and is operated by the Oak View Group. The Event Center seats over 4,654 for basketball games and other sporting events and over 5,500 for concert and shows depending on Arena configuration. The Arena can also hold over 70 rounds and 700 chairs for banquets.

The Event Center is located on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s campus in Baltimore, MD, and is home to the UMBC Retrievers Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and Women's Volleyball team.

We are partners with you and are committed to the success of your event. From the very first conversation through the end of your event, we will be with you every step of the way to ensure that we meet any and all of your needs. We thank you for your interest in the UMBC Event Center and we look forward to working with you.


The UMBC Event Center Retriever Room is the perfect venue for product launches, sales meetings, or just the place to add some enthusiasm to your tired, daily office routine. If you’re looking to host a private party, corporate function, celebration, or wanting meeting space, let our event management team talk you through the various options available in our non-traditional spaces!


The UMBC Event Center arena offers a variety of seating and set up options that can accommodate any event. Whether you are hosting a concert, wrestling match, cheering competition, or trade expo the UMBC Event Center offers up to 18,704 sq. ft. of event space and 5,112 seating capacity*.

*capacities may vary depending on event set up and needs


Our event management team can assist in designing and providing the production needed to create an unforgettable atmosphere for your event. Equipment and supplies are available either in-house or through third-party suppliers.

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We would be more than happy to assist you in making your next event a memorable one. Since each events needs and booking requirements vary, please fill out the following information so we can provide you with more event specific information.
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