A-Z Guide

Welcome to the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, owned and operated by Wake Forest University. We are dedicated to providing the highest  quality entertainment and services to the community and the ultimate guest experience for every patron.

The following information is provided to assist guests as they prepare for any event at LJVM Coliseum.

ADA Accommodations

We are committed to serving the needs of all guests. Please find a comprehensive list of our accommodations and services here.


Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum
2825 University Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27105
(336) 758-2410


Animals or pets of any kind are prohibited at LJVM Coliseum with the exception of leashed and/or harnessed service animals for guests with disabilities and/or special needs. If you intend to bring a service animal into the building, please contact the Guest Services Manager at (336) 758-2410 prior to your arrival.


An ATM is located on the main concourse near Section 121.

Baby Changing Stations

Baby changing stations are located in all restrooms in LJVM Coliseum.

Box Office

Advance ticketing services are available at the Wake Forest Ticket Office at Bridger Field House Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The LJVM Coliseum Box Office does not provide advance ticketing services as hours vary by event. For more information, call (336) 758-3322.


Commercial or professional flash photography is not permitted. All audio/visual equipment is prohibited unless given formal authorization by LJVM Coliseum staff.

Specifically, the use of the following equipment is not permitted:

  • Cameras with a lens greater than 6″ in length, professional cameras of any type, telephoto, zoom or detachable lenses.

For events such as graduations, recitals or children’s performances, please contact the Guest Services Manager at (336) 758-2410 for special arrangements. (camera policies may vary on an event by event basis)

Child Admission Policy

The admission policy for children varies by event.

For Wake Forest Basketball games, children over the age of one (1) require a ticket. For special events, please call the Wake Forest Ticket Office at 1-888-758-DEAC or (336) 758-3322 with any questions.

Clear Bag Policy

For a complete description and list of the Clear Bag Policy for Wake Forest Basketball games, please click here.


LJVM Coliseum offers a wide variety of food and beverage options to enhance guest experience. No outside food or beverage is permitted in LJVM Coliseum and is subject to confiscation. More information about concessions and catering at LJVM Coliseum can be found here.

Contact Us

LJVM Coliseum Guest Services welcomes all feedback, questions, and concerns from our guests. To contact us via e-mail, click here.

Entry Inspections

All guests are subject to security screenings before entering the venue. These screens may include, but are not limited to, metal detection, visual inspection, and bag checks. Guests with prohibited items will be permitted to return these items to their vehicles. Items left at any entrance and/or exit of LJVM Coliseum will be discarded by facility personnel.

First Aid

Should you encounter an emergency, please notify one of our staff members so we can assist you promptly.

Group Sales Discounts

Select events at the LJVM Coliseum offer group discounts. For information on group sales for Wake Forest Men’s Basketball games, please contact Jon Hoban at (336) 758-4030.

For information on group discounts for other events, please call (336) 373-7433.

Hotels & Dining

For hotel, restaurant, travel/transportation, or other local information, please contact the The Winston-Salem Convention & Visitors Bureau at (336) 728-4200 or email info@visitwinstonsalem.com. Additional information on hotels and dining can be found here.

Laptop Computers

Laptops or any type of full personal computers are not permitted inside LJVM Coliseum. E-readers and iPads are considered a mobile device and are permissible.

Locked Keys in Car

Should this issue occur prior to or following an event, please notify the nearest parking attendant. If there is no parking assistance, please call Wake Forest Campus Police at (336) 758-5591.

Lost & Found

Items found on the LJVM Coliseum premises during an event may be turned into the nearest staff or security member. All items will be retained for 60 days by administrative staff. Unclaimed items are donated to local charities.

Please call (336) 758-2410 during normal business hours to check for lost items.

Lost Child Services: The Deacon Detector Program

The Deacon Detector program is a free service offered to guests at select LJVM Coliseum events that help separated children return to their families.

No Re-Entry

LJVM Coliseum maintains a “no re-entry” policy during events. Select consumer shows and day-long sporting events permit re-entry with a hand stamp or alternate method of tracking.

Player/Guest Pass Gate

For Wake Forest University Athletic events, player and guest tickets are available at a special entrance located in the LJVM Coliseum lobby. Please be prepared to show ID to receive player/guest tickets.

Prohibited Items

Please see our Admission Policy page for detailed information on prohibited items.


LJVM Coliseum is a proud participant in the City of Winston-Salem’s recycling program. Recycling bins are located throughout the venue. Guests are encouraged to deposit all plastic bottles, newspapers, and cans in the designated bins.

Reselling of Tickets

The re-sale of tickets on Wake Forest University properties is not permitted. Winston-Salem police and contracted security officers strictly enforce this policy on behalf of LJVM Coliseum and Wake Forest University Athletics.


LJVM Coliseum is a smoke-free facility. Tobacco products, e-cigarettes, and vaporizers are not to be used inside the facility. Designated smoking patios are available outside Section 110-112 and Section 114-116.

Social Networking

Stay tuned to @LJVMColiseum on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for event announcements, updates, & media!


Guests are permitted to engage in tailgating activities in the LJVM Coliseum parking lot. Rules and guidelines can be found here.

Telephone/Fax Numbers

Please find our detailed contact information here.


To purchase advanced tickets for LJVM Coliseum events, there are four options:

Be Aware of Ticket Reseller Websites – Ticketmaster.com and WakeForestSports.com are the only authentic and official ticketing services for events at Wake Forest University and its facilities. Tickets purchased from alternative sources may be not authentic, over-priced, invalid, and/or not eligible for facility assistance. Wake Forest Athletics is not responsible for tickets purchased from third party vendors.

Will Call

Will Call is available at LJVM Coliseum prior to every ticketed event. Hours will vary for this service. Guests who have ordered tickets online may pick up their tickets with a government issued ID and the credit card used to pay for the tickets. Ticket holder name must match these forms of identification.