DCU Center

50 Foster Street


For over three decades, the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts has been recognized as the gathering place for people to experience the finest in entertainment, sporting events and public functions. Hailed as one of the most successful entertainment and convention facilities in the nation, the DCU Center opened its doors in September 1982 with the legendary Frank Sinatra Inaugural Concert. Since then, acts of all musical genres have found their way to the arena stage.

The arena features annual appearances of the top family shows including Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney On Ice and the Harlem Globetrotters. The DCU Center also plays host to a variety of sporting and entertainment events including NCAA Hockey, Holy Cross Basketball, Professional Bull Riders, MIAA High School Basketball Championships, Monster Trucks and more. In addition, the facility is proud home to the American Hockey League franchise, the Worcester Sharks. The Worcester Sharks are owned, operated and affiliated with the San Jose Sharks and host 38 regular season home games.

The facility expanded in 1997 with the opening of an attached state-of-the-art convention center that features panoramic views of downtown Worcester. The complex, described as an architectural gem, added 50,000 square feet of exhibit space, 11 meeting rooms, a 12,144 square foot ballroom (the largest in Central Massachusetts) and a state-of-the-art kitchen. The facility's 100,000-plus square feet of exhibit space is filled by consumer shows, trade shows, conventions, conferences, and other public and private functions year-round.


Morgan Varis

Friday, March 2, 2018
I have been to the DCU center for many different shows. My most recent visit was to see Cirque due Soleil Crystal. The show was wonderful and I was happy with pretty much my whole experience. The seating was perfect to see each part of the show. The sound and lighting were very well done, making the experience very enjoyable. I would highly recommend catching a show or concert here.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018
This is a really nice sports complex. Was here for a synchro ice skating competition. Parking was easy. Bathroom clean. Place is well maintained. Food selection is limited to the usual junk fare. Over priced.

veronica underwood

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Clean, great seating. Parking was easy & we got in and out of there with minimal issues. We saw Marvel Universe Live, which was awesome & the stadium experience added to the positives.

Tyler Riel

Monday, April 16, 2018
The renovations they have been doing lately are nice. They also have stepped up the beer game here which is always good if you are paying 10$ a beer... Street parking is a pain but the garage generally has plenty of spots. The railers and pirates games are always a good cheap night out.

Gando Diallo

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Been here twice, attending trade shows. Centrally located, with plenty of "paid" parking around and several hotels and restaurants within walking distance. It's the ideal venue for a trade show. I love being here.

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