The Henrico Citizen

Henrico Sports and Event Center

  • This area eventually will house a large cafe. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • Spectators will be able to watch action below from second-level observation areas. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • The arena portion of the facility will have retractable seating for more than 4,000 people to host large events, such as championship games, concerts and high school graduations. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • A construction worker works on a steel beam at the Henrico Sports and Event Center Jan. 24, 2023. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • Henrico Sports and Entertainment Authority Executive Director Dennis Bickmeier displays a master plan for the Virginia Center site where the arena is lcoated to a group of Henrico Schools officials Jan. 24, 2023. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • Henrico Sports and Entertainment Authority Executive Director Dennis Bickmeier (second from left) and other SEA and Henrico Schools officials take a look at the arena portion of the Henrico County Sports and Event Center Jan. 24, 2023. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)

  • A group of Henrico County and Henrico Schools officials tour the Henrico County Sports and Event Center Jan. 24, 2023. (Tom Lappas/Henrico Citizen)