The Arena has witnessed the creation of the vibrant development of an entertainment destination along both sides of the Arkansas River that brings together the twin cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock. Situated in North Little Rock, the Arena first opened in October of 1999, as Alltel Arena and immediately became the focal point for sports and entertainment in Central Arkansas. It features a seating capacity of 18,000 and meeting and conference space of 28,000 square feet.
In addition to providing a venue for sports and concerts, the Arena provides space for meetings, banquets, conventions and exhibitions. It has 29 luxury suites with both long terms leases and per event rentals. The Verizon Arena offers full in-house catering with its outstanding chef and catering staff.