Get ready to experience the ultimate thrill at the John Paul Jones Arena which serves as a home for both men’s and women’s basketball. Here Central Virginia residents have the opportunity to witness collegiate basketball and other forms of entertainment. The arena has proudly welcomed some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Paul McCartney, Dave Matthews Band, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, The Police, and Taylor Swift. Additionally, the arena has been designed to give an enjoyable experience to all those attending events, as well as to the student-athletes who use it daily. Basketball enthusiasts can benefit from the arena’s spacious lobby with two large video displays, a center-hung scoreboard with four video screens, conveniently placed concession stands, advanced audio-visual system, and Team Shop. That’s not all, the arena also plays host to trade shows, fairs, the annual Martha’s Market and local high school graduations. Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience at the John Paul Jones Arena!