Vsu Multi-Purpose Center

Petersburg, VA - Arena

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The VSU Multi-Purpose Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue located on the campus of Virginia State University. The arena is able to seat more than 6,000 guests, making it the largest events venue located south of Richmond in the state of Virginia. The amenities-packed arena serves as a full entertainment facility hosting athletic events, commencements, live concerts, family shows, trade shows, and more.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Venue Management


20809 2nd Ave
Petersburg, VA 23803

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services
  • Partnerships - Premium Seating Sales
  • Partnerships - Naming Rights
  • Partnerships - Sponsorship Sales

Venue Capacities

  • End Stage Capacity: 5,238
  • Half House Capacity: 2,785
  • 6 Luxury Suites
  • Club Seating (Orange and Blue Club)

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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Home of Virginia State University Men's and Women's Basketball and Women's Volleyball
Virginia State University Athletics Website

"I cannot tell you how many great compliments I got on the venue, food, customer service, everything! You and your team are excellent and I will recommend you to others! Thank you all so much!" - Beth Groff, Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative

Notable Events

  • Host of Fort Lee First Sustainment Ball

  • Host of NCAA DII Easter Regionals

  • Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year