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Tickets to Wolstein Center events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, Wolstein Center shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $65, but can range all the way up to $1529. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a Wolstein Center event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next Wolstein Center event live!

About Wolstein Center

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Wolstein Center is an arena that first opened its doors in 1991. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Cleveland State University.


Wolstein Center Seating

Wolstein Center has a total capacity of 13,610. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as Henry J. Goodman Arena, it is an enclosed venue with a multi-surface playing surface.

Before the venue was named Wolstein Center, it was also known as CSU Convocation Center.


Teams and Events at Wolstein Center

Wolstein Center is the home to the Cleveland State Vikings (NCAA) and the Cleveland Charge (G League). The venue serves as the stage for basketball, concert, comedy and wrestling events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Wolstein Center

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Wolstein Center? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Wolstein Center

Security at Wolstein Center is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Wolstein Center has a strict bag policy.


Wolstein Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Approved bags for entry into the premises include the following categories: Clear Tote Bag, which must be made of plastic, vinyl, or PVC and should not exceed dimensions of 12″ x 6″ x 12″; Plastic Storage Bag, which should be clear, one (1) gallon in capacity, and re-sealable; and Small Clutch Purse, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap, not surpassing 4.5″ x 6.5″, and can be carried either independently or within an approved plastic bag. It is important to note that there is an exception for medical or childcare bags, and these exceptions will undergo clearance through a designated line at each entry point. Individuals failing to adhere to these bag regulations will be requested to leave the premises.


What to Bring to Wolstein Center

When you come to an event at Wolstein Center, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Wolstein Center Experience

Your experience at Wolstein Center extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Wolstein Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Wolstein Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Wolstein Center

Wolstein Center primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Wolstein Center accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Wolstein Center

Wolstein Center is located at 2000 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Wolstein Center Parking Details

Wolstein Center has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Wolstein Center visitors. They are 2020 Carnegie Ave Parking, 2027 Prospect Ave Parking, South Garage, 2239 E 14th St Parking and AVC Parking.


How Early Should I Get to Wolstein Center?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

If you plan on tailgating, we recommend getting to Wolstein Center even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!


Can You Tailgate at Wolstein Center?

Wolstein Center permits tailgating. However, the regulations concerning open flames, grills, and open containers can differ depending on local laws. Specific events may also have different rules, so reviewing the venue's particular guidelines is always wise when planning your tailgate. Remember that the goal is to create an enjoyable and safe environment for all event attendees.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Wolstein Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Prospect Ave, right outside the venue. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Wolstein Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at 1937 Prospect Av E.. This bus station is located 0.5 mi from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Wolstein Center

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Tower City Center Station.. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Wolstein Center Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Wolstein Center, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Wolstein Center

Wolstein Center is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Flannery's Pub, The Corner Alley, Pickwick & Frolic Restaurant and Club, Li Wah and San Souci.

The Wolstein Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been hosting events since opening in 1991. This venue is also known as The Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Convocation Center. With a modern look and feel coupled with a great location, the Wolstein Center has a lot to offer.

The Wolstein Center has an approximate seating capacity of 13,610. This is plenty big enough to host a wide variety of events ranging from live concerts to basketball games and much more.

From 1992 to 2005, this venue was also used by the Cleveland Force of the MISL for home games. Additionally, the venue can expand to 15,000 seats for live performances such as concerts and family shows.

The Wolstein Center has a lot to offer thanks to modern amenities, a perfect location, and a large seating capacity.


Facts about Wolstein Center - CSU Convocation Center

Capacity:

13,610


Past Names/Nicknames:

CSU Convocation Center


Date Opened:

November 1, 1991

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Brandon Lake Apr 19, 2024 From $65 304
Katt Williams Apr 26, 2024 From $141 440