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PNC Arena is North Carolina’s premier sports and entertainment arena. Whether you want to see the NC State Wolfpack take on their ACC rivals, attend the hottest concert or check out the Carolina Hurricanes, there are plenty of events to captive every interest. The 700,000 square foot Raleigh venue accommodates thousands of guests each year and boasts key amenities including several concession stands. The PNC Arena is the perfect place to catch the biggest events in Raleigh.

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Home of the Carolina Hurricanes

Catch an NHL hockey game when you are in Raleigh! Since 1999, the PNC Arena has been the proud home of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes. NHL hockey fans from around the world travel to the area to watch their team challenge the Hurricanes. In 2006 the Carolina Hurricanes became Stanley Cup champions in an epic showdown with the Edmonton Oilers in the Game 7 of the finals.

Pro tip: Don’t forget your sweatshirt or jacket. The building is temperature controlled to maintain a 63 degrees Fahrenheit temperature.

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NC State Basketball

Home to the NC State Wolfpack, the PNC Arena welcomes students, alumni and fans to cheer on the home team. ACC basketball is a staple in North Carolina, and the Wolfpack have established a lasting legacy. Throughout the team’s history the organization has won two National Champions and made four Final Four appearances, and won several Conference Tournament Championships. North Carolina is famous for powerhouse college basketball programs and their epic rivalries. Fans will enjoy their visit to Raleigh to cheer on the Wolfpack as they take on rivals UNC and Duke.

Pro tip: Once the season schedule is announced, book your stay in one of our guest rooms, so you can enjoy a great weekend in Raleigh.

NC State Basketball Schedule

Raleigh Concerts and Events

The PNC Arena has hosted some of the biggest acts in music including, Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Elton John, Billy Joel, Justin Timberlake and many more. This year the arena will host Barnum & Bailey’s Circus, the Harlem Globetrotters, Garth Brooks, Winter Jam 2016, Pearl Jam, Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas, Maroon 5 are just the beginning of the great season of entertainment. Recent renovations provided attendees with comfortable seating and convenient amenities, making the PNC Arena the perfect place for locals and tourists alike to enjoy an unforgettable evening.

Pro tip: Check out the arena’s premium seating for ultimate concert or event experience!

PNC Arena Accommodations

Our hotel is four miles away from the PNC Arena, making it an excellent place to stay when you are in town for a game or event. Choose the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone for your trip to Raleigh and rest comfortably in our spacious suites.


  • Head northwest on Hillsborough St toward Hawthorne Road
  • At the traffic circle, take the second exit and stay on Hillsborough Street
  • Turn right onto Blue Ridge Road
  • Turn left onto Westchase Boulevard
  • Turn right toward Peter Karmanos Jr. Drive
  • Continue on Peter Karmanos Jr. Drive and the PNC Arena will be on your left
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