Auburn Arena has grand opening on Friday

The grand opening of the Auburn Arena at Auburn University is Friday.

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the $86 million facility will be at 3 p.m. CDT. A fan fest in the Auburn Arena Plaza will be at 5 p.m. featuring live music and games. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. there will be an autograph session featuring coaches and players from the basketball teams, both men and women.

There will be a basketball game featuring Auburn students beginning at 6:30 p.m.