Greenville is served by an excellent interstate system, providing safe, convenient access to the city from all directions. In fact, three interstates and four US highways pass right through Greenville. The city is also accessible by rail, bus and air. The population of the Greenville Metropolitan Area is 772,973. Uncongested and virtually delay-free, the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport is just a 15-minute drive from downtown.
Furman University boasts a championship golf course, and Timmons Arena houses a new weight training and fitness center. With advance notice, these amenities may be available to VIP's performing at the arena.
Two-story windows and an elegant French Quarter stone floor make the arena's lobby an appealing area for receptions and special events.
Timmons Arena has over 33,500 square feet of Trade Show space. The arena floor, made of concrete, measures 23,890 sq. ft. with retractable seating in the closed position. The concourse provides an additional 9,680 sq. ft. The arena will easily accommodate 200 ten by ten booths for trade shows. Seating capacity is 5,000 for sporting events and 5,500 for concerts.The Timmons Arena Box Office is the official box office for Furman University athletic events. Information about upcoming events, ticket prices, event times and promotions for events at Timmons Arena, Paladin Stadium and McAlister Auditorium is available by calling (864) 294-FANS.
Timmons Arena has a permanent stage measuring 105' wide and 42' deep. In-house sound and lighting is available, rigging capacity is 50,000 lb. 1,200 amps of power is conveniently located directly off-stage.
Timmons Arena offers unlimited menu choices and serving options for in-house catering. Alcoholic beverages are available for private catered functions.
- Buffet & table services
- Personalized & special-order catering
- Sit-down dinners for up to 2,000 people
Located directly backstage to ensure privacy, Timmons Arena has three carpeted dressing rooms. Each dressing room is furnished with cable television, and individual bathroom and shower facilities.
Timmons Arena meets all ADA codes for handicap accessibility. Features include:
- Two wheelchair-accessible box office windows
- Chair lift accessibility to the stage and lower level.
- Handicap-accessible rest room facilities.
A production office equipped with multiple telephone lines and a fax line is located backstage directly across from the dressing rooms. To ease equipment transport, the office features double door and its own loading area.
Timmons Arena has four paved parking lots around the building for a total of 1,400 parking spaces. Disabled parking and VIP parking is available. (See parking lot area map.)
Timmons Arena has a 115' x 15' covered loading dock which includes an automatic dock leveler to ease loading and unloading trucks of all sizes. The dock can easily accommodate three semi-trucks simultaneously. Three sets of doors from the dock provide easy access to the facility's floor, stage, and production office. Door sizes include one 12' x 12' roll-up door, one 8' x 8' roll-up door and one set of 6' x 7' double doors.For more information on Timmons Arena, please contact Timmons Arena Management at (864) 294-FANS.
Event parking to accommodate five trucks and five buses is located behind the arena near the loading area. All event parking is separate from public lots.