Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre History
The Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre is a popular venue located in the Vancouver, British Columbia area that first opened in 2009 after a referendum to use city funding in Abbotsford to build three new projects to better the community. Since then the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre has been known as the home of the most exciting sporting and performing arts events in British Columbia. Whether it is a hockey game or a big time concert fans flock to Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre by the thousands to get in on all of the excitement. Tickets to all of the biggest events at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre sell out quickly so be sure to get yours from StubHub as soon as possible so you can have your pick from among the best seats in the house.
Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre Events
There is always something exciting going on at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre and the venue is best known these days as the home of all of the best concerts in the area. Musical acts like Alan Jackson, Casting Crowns, Brad Paisley, the Doobie Brothers, John Fogerty, and more have all hit the stage at this popular arena and other big acts are constantly being booked to perform. The Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre opened as home of the Abbotsford Heat who played home games in the AHL at the venue up through the 2014 season. Once the Heat moved on the arena announced that it would be home to its own hockey league which features several teams playing 20 games each in the arena. Whether sports or music is your thing you are sure to find something of interest at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre is located in Abbotsford British Columbia, just outside of Vancouver which is the eighth largest city in Canada which is annually ranked among the top five cities in the world as far as quality of life and livability. It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice and is preparing to host the 2015 Women's World Cup. Nearby Whistler is regarded as one of the best places in the world to ski or snowboard and definitely deserves a visit when you come to town. Vancouver also has a vibrant theater scene with companies like Arts Club Theatre Company on Granville Island and Bard on the Beach putting on high quality productions. Museums including the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Maritime Museum, the Vancouver Museum, and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre are also great ways to spend a day in Vancouver.
Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre Seating Layout
Hockey games at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre allow for up to 7,000 fans to enter the arena, while concerts have seating for up to 8,500. Whatever event you decide to attend at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre you are sure to have an unforgettable time at this state of the art venue.
In addition to all of the standard seating at Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, the venue also has 2 party suites, 20 private suites, 15 boxes, and 300 club seats.