New Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena Expansion Plan Revealed

Home to the University of Kentucky’s famed Wildcats basketball team, Rupp Arena is due for a reinvention after 40 years of use. The expansion plan for Lexington Convention Center and the adjacent Rupp Arena will add a total of 756,593 square feet of new exhibition, ballroom and meeting space, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader. In addition to meeting current entertainment market demands, the redesigned complex will better integrate with downtown Lexington. The project is expected to be completed at the end of 2020.