Located just northeast of downtown Cincinnati, the Cintas Center is one of the main athletic buildings for Xavier University. It is the home of the Xavier University Musketeers' basketball and volleyball teams. It has also hosted the state high school basketball tournament as well as NCAA Tournament games. In addition to sports, the Cintas Center is a performance venue that has hosted concerts from such musicians and comedians as Bob Dylan, Trey Anastasio, the Wiggles and Demetri Martin. In its history, the venue has also welcomed famous speakers from several different areas of expertise including Elie Wiesel, Jane Goodall and John Boehner. Whether it is basketball or a great performance, you will find the best Cintas Center tickets at StubHub.
What are the best Cintas Center seating options?
The best Cintas Center seating options depend on the event you are attending. For basketball games, the venue has a seating capacity of 10,250 seats in a standard arena arrangement. Sections 105-114 will give you a great courtside view. For events with a stage, the floor section is the most desirable area for patrons who want to have the best view of the performer. On the other hand, some patrons will prefer buying tickets for one of the 22 luxury boxes that surround the court. These seats come with ample space, wait service and access to the VIP bar.
Is there parking at the Cintas Center?
Guests attending Cintas Center events will find a large parking area outside the arena with space for 2,150 vehicles. Another 1,200 spots can be found around the Xavier University campus. Parking is free for non-basketball related events. With the popularity of the men's basketball team, however, a permit is required to park in the main lot for games.
Can I reach the Cintas Center by public transportation?
Xavier University can be reached by the buses of the Cincinnati transit system. You can take the Route 4, Route 51 or MetroPlus bus lines to the Dana Avenue and Ledgewood Drive bus stop. It is then a short walk to the arena.
Does the Cintas Center have wheelchair-friendly seating?
The Cintas Center has 104 wheelchair-accessible seats. Patrons in wheelchairs will want to head for Gate 8A or Gate 7 when they arrive to get to the wheelchair-seating area. In addition, all restrooms, water fountains and concession stands are accessible.
Are children welcome at Cintas Center events?
Children are welcome to all Cintas Center events unless otherwise posted. Children under 2 are free so long as they sit on an adult's lap.
What are the food and drink options available at the arena?
There are concession stands with hot food, drinks and snacks available throughout the arena. You'll find several more options for quick bites not far from the campus on Montgomery Road. A short drive to the Rookwood Commons shopping center will give you access to several chain restaurants.Back to Top