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Rocky Mount Event Center

The Rocky Mount Event Center is an indoor sports destination located in the heart of Downtown Rocky Mount that is unlike any sporting event center in eastern North Carolina. The Event Center is unique because it not only caters to sporting tournaments, but trade shows, competitions, and private events.

About

Rocky Mount Event Center

Rocky Mount Event Center (RMEC) is a premier venue in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, for hosting concerts, sporting events, conferences, weddings, and more. Our sensory-inclusive, multi-use facility opened its doors in October 2018 with a mission to make any special occasion an unforgettable experience. We offer 75,000 square feet of playing space with eight basketball or 16 volleyball courts, 4,000 master event seats, multiple large event spaces equipped to host weddings, banquets, concerts, or trade shows with up to 370 10×10 booths, meeting rooms, and Game Day Adventure & Arcade, along with onsite catering and concessions options to ensure the success of every occasion hosted with us.

At RMEC, we strive to be at the forefront of event excellence and redefine how we imagine entertainment­ across the state of North Carolina and beyond its borders. With the goal of providing memorable experiences to clients both near and far, our facility is easily accessible from I-95 and U.S. 64, less than an hour away from the Raleigh-Durham Airport.

Rocky Mount Event Center

Key Features

8 Basketball & 16 Volleyball Courts

15,000 SF Family Entertainment Center

Food Court and Concessions

Full Catering Kitchen

Flexible Meeting & Event Spaces

Premiere Locker & Steam Rooms

Observation Mezzanine

Meet the team

John Sparks

Vice President, Venue Management

David Joyner

General Manager

About

Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount, nestled just off I-95, is a charming locale in Eastern North Carolina that offers an array of exciting activities for visitors to enjoy.

An absolute gem in the Rocky Mount area is the sprawling 82-acre Rocky Mount Mills. This immaculately maintained site is not only a fantastic place to visit or stay, but it also presents an appealing option for permanent residence.

For enthusiasts of craft beer, the Mills campus doubles as a brewery incubator, ensuring a constant supply of new brews to sample. In addition to the breweries, Rocky Mount Mills boasts a variety of restaurants, access to the scenic Tar River, and cozy nooks where you can unwind with a cup of coffee and a good book at Books and Beans.

For nature lovers, Rocky Mount offers several engaging outdoor activities. Whether your preference lies in games, water sports, or hiking, there’s something for everyone. This includes Sunset Park which has a train, splash pad, carousel, skate park, playground, disc golf course, tennis courts, and more. For a nominal fee of $5 a day, you can enjoy all the amenities the park provides, or you can rent it for your next event.

Kayaking enthusiasts can take advantage of the Tar River Paddle Trail’s ten canoe and kayak access points. You can bring your own kayak or canoe or schedule a tubing or kayaking trip through Tar River Life.

For those seeking indoor activities, particularly on inclement days, The Imperial Centre is a must-visit. It houses a Community Theatre where you can either appreciate a performance or participate in one! And rhe on-site Cummins Planetarium showcases the latest full-dome video and laser light shows. Meanwhile, the Arts Center is filled with fascinating exhibits and workshops where you can create your own masterpiece.

At RMEC, we strive to be at the forefront of event excellence and redefine how we imagine entertainment­ across the state of North Carolina and beyond its borders. With the goal of providing memorable experiences to clients both near and far, our facility is easily accessible from I-95 and U.S. 64, less than an hour away from the Raleigh-Durham Airport.

Rocky Mount Event Center

285 NE Main St
Rocky Mount, NC 27801

252-972-1100

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