>Events Center Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Types of Events

  • Concerts
  • Trade Shows
  • Agricultural Events
  • Festivals
  • Banquets
  • Rodeos
  • Meetings
  • Circus
  • Dances
  • Family Reunions

Location Information

  • The Duplin Events Center is located at the county seat in Kenansville, North Carolina on NC Highway 11 across from James Sprunt Community College
  • The facility is almost 75,000 square feet with a concrete arena floor measuring 120' X 220', allowing for tremendous configuration flexibility. The floor can be covered with carpeting or dirt as needed.
  • Fixed seating for 1,875 available, with the possibility of expanding to over 4200, depending on type of event configuration
  • Great highway access provided by Interstate 40 and NC Highways 11, 24, 41, 50, 903
  • More than 1.2 million people are located within a one hour drive
  • Duplin County is located within 60 minutes of three major military bases and more than 8 colleges and universities

Selected Colleges and Universities Within 60 Minutes

James Sprunt Community College

Lenoir Community College

Coastal Carolina Community College

Cape Fear Community College

Sampson Community College

University of North Carolina - Wilmington

East Carolina University

Mount Olive College


Military Bases

Camp Lejune

Jacksonville, NC

40 min Population=73,000

Seymore Johnson AFB

Goldsboro, NC

40 min Population=38,000

New River Air Station

Jacksonville, NC

40 min Population=73,000












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