Thompson-Boling Arena

Region: Downtown
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-0953



Thompson-Boling Arena is home to both the U.T. men and Women's basketball teams. It is the second-largest campus basketball facility in the nation, seating 24,535. The arena was first used during the 1987-88 season. With both the Vols and Lady Vols basketball consistently in the top 25, Thompson-Boling Arena has received much attention as a premier college basketball facility. The arena is named after B. Ray Thompson and former U.T. president Dr. Edward J. Boling. The site is also used for other events such as concerts, conventions, and other sporting events such as NBA exhibition games.

  • Alcohol Allowed: Yes - rooms limited
  • AV Equipment Available:
  • Outside Caterer Allowed:
  • Parking: Downtown garages
  • Total Capacity: 225