Booking & Rentals

Located in the heart of downtown Allentown, PPL Center is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose venue with the ability to host almost any type of event. In addition to the 140+ events set to take place each year, PPL Center can accommodate corporate events, social fundraisers, youth sporting competitions and various types of event to meet your needs and exceed your expecations.

For more information about Booking and Rentals, contact Spectra Venue Management's Gunnar Fox, General Manager of PPL Center by phone at 610-224-4625.

Who manages the PPL Center?

PPL Center is managed by Spectra Venue Management. 

Where is the PPL Center located?

PPL Center located in Center City, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Allentown is one-hour from Philadelphia, 90 minutes from New York City and 3 hours from Washington, D.C.

Does the arena have 24/7 Security?

Yes, the arena & surrounding premises are monitored on a 24/7/365 basis. 

Are you a Union House?

Yes, we are an IATSE Local 200 venue. Contact Tyler Slanovec ( for more details.  

What ticket provider do you use?

PPL Center uses Paciolan ticketing software. PPL Center Box Office personnel will handle all ticketing operations.

Who handles merchandise sales?

Spectra Food Services & Hospitality handles all merchandise sales at the PPL Center. 

Can PPL Center assist with Group Sales & Marketing?

Yes, our in-house Group Sales & Marketing Departments can assist with promotion and sales of events, if requested. 

What is the capacity of PPL Center?

PPL Center capacities are as follows:

  • Center stage & in-the-round: 10,000
  • End-Stage: 8,750
  • 3/4 House: 6,500
  • Half-House: 4,000
  • Theater: 3,000

*These capacities are estimates based on previous events in these configurations. Exact show capacity will be based on the specific set up for the show, stage set up, sell line, scaling, etc.* 

How can I receive a copy of the PPL Center Tech Packet?

Email Tyler Slanovec at for more information.

Who handles your Catering and Food & Beverage?

Spectra Food Services & Hospitality provides all food & beverage services at PPL Center. 

What types of events has PPL Center hosted?

PPL Center, home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (American Hockey League), is the premiere entertainment destination in the Lehigh Valley and has hosted Elton John, The Eagles, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Carrie Underwood, Bon Jovi, James Taylor, Ozzy Osbourne, Jason Aldean, Chris Brown, Shania Twain, KISS, Marc Anthony, and many more. 

PPL Center has also hosted Disney on Ice, Cirque du Soleil, Monster Jam, NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championships, the Harlem Globetrotters, Premier Boxing Champions (PBC), the 2017 AHL All-Star Game, as well as annual banquets, receptions, and corporate events. 

Where is the nearest hotel?

The Renaissance Allentown Hotel is located on-site and is connected to PPL Center.