Feb 20, 2024 - News

Wells Fargo Arena tests new look of $1.4 million outdoor lighting project

A photo of Wells Fargo Arena.

Wells Fargo Arena was blue last week for the state wrestling tournament. Photo: Jason Clayworth/Axios

Wells Fargo Arena is sporting some color as part of a new $1.4 million outdoor lighting project.

State of play: The lights are part of a larger $6 million roof replacement.

  • The building is more visible and the system can now change colors to compliment events at the 17,000-seat arena, general manager Chris Connolly tells Axios.

Yes, but: A testing phase is still underway.

  • A "Pink in the Rink" Iowa Wild event to raise awareness for breast cancer earlier this month resulted in lighting that appeared more purple than pink, Connolly says.
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