Truist Arena at NKU (Formerly BB&T Arena)


Truist Arena at NKU is greater Cincinnati's entertainment destination and features first class concerts, family shows and a wide variety of sporting events all combined with unmatched customer service before, during, and after each event. The 10,000 seat, state-of-the-art arena is easily accessible from any point in the Tri-State with ample parking that can host a wide variety of entertainment events year round. The Bank of Kentucky Center is located on the campus of Northern Kentucky University and is the new home to NKU's Men's and Women's Basketball Teams.

Truist Arena at NKU is managed by SMG, the world leader in facility management, marketing and development. SMG combines recognized industry leadership and management expertise with more than 28 years of experience in successful facility management to provide the finest services, the greatest entertainment and the most positive customer experience for the buildings we manage across the United States and around the world.


Current Ticket Discount:

Truist Arena at NKU will be offering free and discounted tickets for upcoming events. Please see event pages for upcoming event information. Discount applies to all active Armed Forces, Guard/Reserves and their immediate families. Must present picture military ID to redeem discount tickets.


Web Page: Truist Arena at NKU


Handicap Accessibility: Yes (By arrangement, please see each event for more details)


Box Office Phone Number:



Box Office Hours

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm. Hours are subject to change for event sales.
E-mail Address: [email protected]


Physical Location:

500 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099


Additional Miscellaneous Information:

Parking provided at Truist Arena's surface lot and at two parking garages, one of which connects directly to the Center. Parking is $5.00 for all non-NKU Basketball events and $2.00 for NKU Basketball games. Parking will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis.