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Bridgestone Arena

Structural Information

  • Build Date: 1997
  • Built by HOK Sports Facilities Group of Kansas City, Mo, the same group that designed Jacksonville's Alltel Stadium, Miami's Joe Robbie Stadium, Charlotte's Ericsson Stadium, Baltimore's Camden Yards, and the Nashville LP Field.
  • The Arena design features a 22-story tower that houses in its base the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau visitors' center and a small theater.
  • Square footage totals more than one million.
  • The Arena brings the addition of 1,500 new parking spaces for the venue and neighboring facilities, bringing the total to 12,500 public parking spaces available within 1,500 feet of the facility.

Seating Capacity

  • Seating Capacity is approximately 20,000 for concerts, 18,500 for basketball and 17,500 for ice hockey.
  • 72 luxury suites are located in the Arena.
  • There are four levels of seating at the Arena. Disabled-accessible seating is available at every level.


Cost of Construction $155 million dollars.

Tour Information

Tours of The Bridgestone Arena are currently not available.

Contact Information

Fax: 615-770-2010


Photos of Bridgestone Arena

Bridgestone Arena Location Map

Contact the Sports Authority

730 2nd Avenue South
Suite 103
Nashville, TN 37210