skip to main content

Lawlor Events Center

Lawlor Events Center

Lawlor Events Center, opened in 1983, is the largest arena in northern Nevada. Events held here include Wolf Pack men's and women's basketball; Winter Commencement; concerts by top rock, pop, country, rap, and gospel recording artists; community dances and social gatherings; other sporting events; presentations by public figures; and conventions. Capacity is 11,200. Named after Nevada's legendary coach and athletic director, Glenn "Jake" Lawlor, the Events Center was made possible by a grant approved by the Nevada State Legislature in 1979, with the grand opening held on Nov. 4, 1983. Originally built at a cost of $26 million, Lawlor Events Center has undergone periodic modifications and improvements.

Building Code: LEC Building Number: 104

Take the next step...