KFC Yum Center

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Taxi to The KFC Yum Center located at One Arena Plaza Louisville Ky, built primarily for the University Of Louisville men’s basketball team opened as a multipurpose basketball arena October 10th, 2010

Built in the heart of downtown Louisville on a one and a half acre landscaped plaza, The Yum Center consists of over 721,000 square feet with 22,000 arena style seats filling 7 levels has 72 suites and 62 premium boxes. The Louisville Yum! Center also offers 33,926 square feet of meeting space in four rooms, Legends Room, Presidents Room, Hickman / Camp Room and The Spirit Room.

The 7 level arena boasts a state of the art event floor, lobby/plaza & main concourse, suite mezzanine, suite level upper concourse and catwalk level. There are six restaurant and lounges at Yum!, Burnetts V. Lounge, Evan Williams Bourbon Bar, Kentucky Ale Taproom, Woodford Reserve Club, Premium Box Lounge and Terrace Club Lounge. You can also enjoy the fares made available by Yum! Brands, who by the way paid 13.5 million dollars for naming rights, operates 7 concession stands including, KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut!

Construction started on the Louisville Kentucky KFC Yum! Center May 3rd 2007 and the arena opened Oct.10th 2010 and is the 5th largest college basketball arena in the nation and the 1st new sports and entertainment venue built in Louisville in 54 Years!

The record attendance for the Yum! Center is 22,803 (Uof L vs. U of K Dec. 31st, 2010) although The University of Louisville men’s basketball team are the main tenants of the arena, the U of L women’s volleyball program began part time use of the facility in 2011. The Arena has also become the main entertainment venue for concert goers and has hosted some of the worlds greatest performers, such as;

The inaugural concert featuring The Eagles

Lady Gaga

The Red Hot Chili Peppers

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Justin Bieber

and even Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

These are impressive shows that have already been in The Yum! center but the great city of Louisville is not stopping there. The arena was home to 2nd and 3rd round NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the collegiate gymnastics championships and is currently hosting the NCAA indoor track and field championships, WOW!

Upcoming events include;

Bruce Springsteen

The Dave Mathews Band

The Who

Disney on Ice

For more info and to order tickets visit: www.kfcyumcenter.com

When you’re planning to attend a concert at The Yum Center make sure to allow plenty of time to visit beautiful downtown Louisville, whether you go before an event or after, there is plenty to see and enjoy! With many great restaurants on Main Street such as Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse, The Troll Under The Bridge Pub, O’Sheas and Impellizzeri’s Pizza and Italian Eatery.

Just a few short blocks away from The Yum! Center you’ll find 4th Street Live!, one of the regions fastest growing and most popular entertainment districts. At 4th Street Live! you can enjoy the traditional food court along with an array of restaurants and bars serving up great food and live entertainment.

Some of these great establishments include;

The Hard Rock Cafe

Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge

Sully’s Restaurant & Saloon

RI RA Irish Pub And Restaurant

Mozzaria Italian Eatery & Birreria

Howl At The Moon

For a complete list of restaurants and bars, events and menus check out the official site at www.4thstlive.com

Hotels Near The KFC Yum! Center
If you’re coming in from out of town or live in the Metropolitan Louisville area and want to stay the night in downtown Louisville after a night at the Yum! Center, there are over 4,200 hotel rooms within walking distance of the arena. Louisville Hotels are second to none! With world renowned hotels such as;

The Brown Hotel

The Galt House Hotel

The 21c Museum Hotel

Your stay will be one to remember!

So if you need a Louisville taxi to the Yum Center or need to catch a cab home, call Paul’s Taxi Service, you can rest assured that your taxi cab will be on time, clean and your cab driver will be courteous and friendly! Paul has been providing quality taxicab service for over 13 years and strides to give the best customer service available!

So call Paul now!

812-697-5296

Taxi Cab To The Yum Center