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Dean E. Smith Center

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My son and I traveled her for the first time to see our team visiting. Go early to avoid traffic... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Russell W
New Bern, North Carolina
Tradition to die for...

Very good seating and super exciting stadium especially playing arch rival Duke. If you are lucky... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
richard s
Bradenton, Florida
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

My son and I traveled her for the first time to see our team visiting. Go early to avoid traffic. If we go again, we'll plan on leaving an hour earlier that we did. Plenty of parking, but no numbers/colors to help you remember where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Russell W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Very good seating and super exciting stadium especially playing arch rival Duke. If you are lucky enough to have tickets go and enjoy!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richard s
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Parking was easy , we had to walk a distance up to the center. The grounds were so clean, employees helpful

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lisafromnc
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A spectacular arena with all the ghosts of previous champions. There are so many banners commemorating championships that I feared the roof would fall in. There is not a bad seat in the house- a true basketball arena.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 596thomaso
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Dean E. Smith is a beautiful and huge basketball stadium, that is also used for concerts and the graduation ceremony of the business school of University of North Carolina, Kenan Flagler. There are jerseys of many famous players that hang from the ceiling, chiefly o...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ronak S
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The massive Smith Center is a great place for an arena concert, although traffic and parking can be an issue so allow plenty of time. The sound is great!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I have lost count of how many unc games I have been to. I love the Dean E. Smith Center, The food selection is great, and there is also access to good bathrooms. The atmosphere is always good.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jacobyreviewsforyou
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best games i ever been. Amazing atmosphere. So much history inside this building. Wow! Bucket list place

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank samuel8248
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great atmosphere as every(and hot!). Food choice and way they served it was much improved. Though I agree we must limit what people bring in, my wife having to pour out the contents of her small clutch bag into a clear plastic bag seemed a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank EDDY-H
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I took my wife down for her christmas present. She had a great time. The atmosphere is great and the place a lot of basketball history. We watched Carolina play Clemson. Great game.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank barnett202
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Kaitlyn B
10 April 2017|
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Response from elandja | Reviewed this property |
Yes you just need to check hours and such before going. Make sure to take in the UNC Basketball Museum too.