From the West:
Take I-10 East to I-610 toward Slidell, then exit at Franklin Ave. to Lake Pontchartrain. UNO Lakefront Arena is at the corner of Lake Pontchartrain and Franklin Ave.
From the East:
Take I-10 West to the Franklin Ave. exit, turning right (north). UNO Lakefront Arena is at the corner of Franklin Ave. and Lake Pontchartrain.
From the Westbank:
Cross the crescent city connection, then take I-10 toward Slidell. Take the Elysian Fields exit, turning left. Turn right onto Leon C Simon Blvd., the left on Franklin Ave. UNO Lakefront Arena is at the corner of Franklin Ave. and Lake Pontchartrain.
There's parking on site, and the cost varies by the event. You can look online to see about buying parking tickets in advance.
You can take taxis, or buses via the RTA Transit System:
UNO Lakefront Arena is located on 90-acre grounds on the East Campus of The University of New Orleans.
Backpacks and large purses or bags are not permitted.
Cameras are not allowed.
The age limit depends on the event. For family shows, kids age 1 and up usually need a ticket, and kids younger than that are free on a parent's lap. For concerts, everyone must have a ticket. For UNO athletic events, kids under 2 don't need a ticket if they're on a parent's lap, and ages 2-17 are considered youth.
You can buy any seat, and the venue will make sure to accommodate you when you arrive.
Here are a few things that aren't okay in the arena:
Smoking is not allowed.
The box office is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. On weekends when there's an event, it usually opens 2 hours before a show or 1 hour before a game. If tickets for a UNO event are going on sale at 10:00 a.m. on a Saturday, the box office is open from 10:00 a.m. - noon.
Will call tickets can be picked up for most events at the box office (on the ground level facing Franklin Ave.) during its normal hours. You'll need to bring photo ID, your confirmation number, and the credit card used for the purchase. For UNO basketball tickets, you can enter under Ramp 1.