The Arena at The Dow Event Center
Located at the west end of The Dow Event Center, The 25,000 sq. ft. Wendler Arena can hold up to 7,600 people. The layout of the Arena can be changed and altered to host most any kind of event. The Arena has hosted events like WWE Wrestling, The Harlem Globe Trotters, PBR and Monster Jam. It has also accommodated many national performing artists such Bob Seger, Brad Paisley, Nelly, Martina McBride, Kid Rock, Carrie Underwood and many more, as well as, family shows like Sesame Street Live, the Shrine Circus and Disney on Ice!
The Arena underwent extensive renovations during 2001-2003.
- Restored Seating
- New retractable Executive seating
- Improved electrical service
- Improved HVAC
- New hockey dashers and ice equipment
- Two new Zambonis
- New 4-Sided video scoreboard installed
- New signage
- New concessions stands on South concourse
- New handicapped accessible seating on the
- New hockey locker room/training facility