Opened in 1996, Bridgestone Arena is the home to the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League, and plays host to many more events in the world of sports and entertainment as well. During their time at the venue, the Predators have galvanized the fans at Bridgestone Arena to turn hockey in Nashville, Tennessee into a can't miss event.
Hockey in Nashville has grown substantially during the time that Predators have inhabited the Bridgestone Arena, with the city continuing to reel in big events to the venue thanks to their massive support of the team. Bridgestone Arena was chosen to host the 2016 NHL All-Star Game thanks to that support, with big crowds attending each event of the All-Star festivities.
Bridgestone Arena has also been the host of some high-quality hockey as well, with the Predators reaching the Stanley Cup Final in 2017. Bridgestone Arena was the host of three games in that series, which saw the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Predators in a six game series. Despite the loss, the fans at Bridgestone Arena were unwavering in their support, as they have quickly gained recognition as one of the best fan bases in hockey.
Bridgestone Arena also frequently serves as the host venue for the SEC men's basketball tournament, with top teams like Kentucky and Florida getting together to determine which team is the best in the Southeastern Conference, with legendary head coaches such as John Calipari leading their teams into those intense battles.
Outside of the hockey world, Bridgestone Arena has hosted a number of high-profile events in the music and entertainment world. Being located in Nashville, it is no surprise that country music holds a special place in the history of the arena, with the CMA and CMT awards both being held there frequently throughout their history.
Frequently Asked Questions About Bridgestone Arena Events and Tickets
What events are at Bridgestone Arena?
Bridgestone Arena is primarily used as the home of NHL's Nashville Predators. However, Bridgestone Arena does host a number of concerts and other events. See full Bridgestone Arena schedule above.
How much are tickets at Bridgestone Arena?
Bridgestone Arena ticket prices on the secondary market can vary depending on a number of factors. Typically, Bridgestone Arena tickets can be found for as low as $25.00, with an average price of $271.00 but can vary depending on the event.
What is Bridgestone Arena's address?
Bridgestone Arena is located at 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
What city is Bridgestone Arena in?
Bridgestone Arena is located in Nashville
What is the capacity of Bridgestone Arena?
Bridgestone Arena has a capacity of roughly 17113, though it will depend somewhat on the event type.
When was Bridgestone Arena opened?
Bridgestone Arena was opened in 1996
Can you purchase tickets at the Bridgestone Arena box office?
No, you can't purchase tickets at the box office.
What is the phone number for Bridgestone Arena?
Bridgestone Arena's phone number is 615-770-2040
Does Bridgestone Arena offer concessions for sale?
Yes, you can purchase concessions at Bridgestone Arena. Please visit the official site for more details.
Where can I find details on will call?
You can find details about will call on the Bridgestone Arena's official site.
When do gates open?
It depends on the event but gates at Bridgestone Arena will typically open 1 hour(s) before the event.
Are bags allowed at Bridgestone Arena?
Yes, bags are allowed at Bridgestone Arena, but there are exceptions and we strongly recommend visiting the official Bridgestone Arena site for the latest details.
Are laptops allowed at Bridgestone Arena?
No, laptops are not allowed at Bridgestone Arena but we urge you to visit the official Bridgestone Arena site for the latest details.
Are cameras allowed at Bridgestone Arena?
Cameras are allowed at Bridgestone Arena but professional cameras are not permitted, please visit the venue's oficial site for full details on their camera policy.
Can I bring outside food to Bridgestone Arena?
No, outside food is not allowed at Bridgestone Arena but we recommend visiting the venue's official site for more details.
Are outside drinks allowed at Bridgestone Arena?
No, outside drinks are not allowed at Bridgestone Arena but we recommend visiting the venue's official site for more details.
Are animals allowed at Bridgestone Arena?
Only service animals are allowed at Bridgestone Arena
At what age do you need a ticket to enter Bridgestone Arena?
Bridgestone Arena requires a ticket for any child who is 2 or above. Please visit the official site for more details.
Does Bridgestone Arena offer sign language services?
Yes, Bridgestone Arena offers sign language services for most events. Please contact the venue at to check whether they will be offered for your event.
Does Bridgestone Arena offer assisted listening devices?
Yes, Bridgestone Arena offers assisted listening devices (ALDs).
Does Bridgestone Arena have parking?
Yes, Bridgestone Arena has parking. You can purchase parking on the venue's official site.
How much does parking at Bridgestone Arena cost?
The cheapest parking near Bridgestone Arena is usually at least $10