Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell

Lowell, MA - Arena

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The Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell is the Merrimack Valley's premiere entertainment venue. Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, the Tsongas Center has a long history of providing elite facilities for both professional and collegiate athletics, the biggest names in entertainment, a wide variety of conferences and conventions, and so much more! This easily accessible facility is one of the best reviewed mid-sized venues in all of New England and also serves as home for the UMass Lowell hockey and basketball programs.

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Venue Management


300 Martin Luther King Jr Way,
Lowell, MA 01852

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services

Venue Facts

  • 7,000 seat venue
  • 107 club seats in Align Credit Union Pavilion
  • 5 luxury suites including the Tsongas Center Corporate Suite
  • 2,900 square-foot Talon Club
  • 1,917 square-foot Club Room area
  • 17,000 square-foot arena floor space
  • Capacities: Half House Reserved Floor: 3,035; End-Stage Reserved Floor: 5,655; End Stage GA Floor: 6,615

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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Home of UMass Lowell Division-I hockey and basketball programs. Tsongas is home to the 2013, 2014, and 2017 Hockey East Champion UMass Lowell River Hawks, and the UMass Lowell Men's & Women's basketball programs.
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"Tsongas Center made an outstanding contribution to interscholastic basketball and the MIAA Basketball Committee is extremely grateful for your hospitality." - Peter Smith, Associate Director, Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

Notable Events

- UMass Lowell Convocation and Commencement ceremonies
- Regularly host family events including Harlem Globetrotters, Disney Live, and Paw Patrol Live
- UMass Lowell Chancellor Speaker series that has included Oprah, Meryl Streep, and Stephen King
- Notable recent concerts and events include Old Dominion, Bob Dylan, Chris Young/Kane Brown, Halestorm, Bring Me The Horizon, Meek Mill, Chris Tomlin, and Trevor Noah
- 8-10 high school graduations annually from surrounding communities
- Home to select rounds of the MIAA basketball and hockey state tournaments