J.S. Dorton Arena


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J.S. Dorton Arena

1025 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
United States
On the campus of the NC State Fairgrounds, the J.S. Dorton Arena was built to serve agriculture, industry, commerce and the general welfare of North Carolina. Built in 1952, the building was officially named the State Fair Arena. However, it was commonly referred to by fairgoers as the livestock pavilion or "Cow Palace". Today it is a show place for a variety of sporting and entertainment Events including championship Boxing. Today it is a show place for a variety of sporting and entertainment Events including championship Boxing.