Credit Union Centre History
Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Sakatchewan has been one of the premiere event centers
in the area since it first opened its doors in 1988. The venue has hosted countless notable events during its nearly thirty
years of operation but perhaps none bigger than the concert celebrating Saskatchewan's Centennial which was attended by Queen
Elizabeth II, the Queen of Canada, and other notable dignitaries. Plenty of other big concerts and sports events have been
held at Credit Union Centre and the venue remains one of the most popular destinations in all of Saskatchewan. If you are
looking to attend a top notch event get your tickets for Credit Union Center from StubHub today.
Many of the biggest acts in the world of popular music have hit the stage at Credit Union Centre including
Michael Jackson, Garth Brooks, Black Sabbath, Kings of Leon, Cher, the Steve Miller Band, and others. The arena has also hosted
home games of the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League as well as the World Junior Hockey Championships. Billy Graham
has held events at the center and it has also held Cirque du Soleil performances and Stars on Ice exhibitions. A legendary
WWF event in which Bret the Hitman Hart took down Rick Flair for the WWF Championship also took place at Credit Union Centre.
Whatever sort of entertainment you are looking for can surely be found at Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
As the largest city in Saskatchewan, Saskatoon is simply loaded with things to do whether
you are a visitor or a local. There are several venues, clubs, and pubs in the Saskatoon area in which you can take in an
excellent musical performance but if you are looking for some high art take a trip to Mendel Art Gallery which boasts a permanent
gallery of more than 5,000 pieces. Historic places include the Forestry Farm Park and Zoo and the Aboriginal archaeological
site Wanuskewin Heritage Park. There are plenty of great ways to spend your time during a visit to Saskatoon.
Union Centre Seating Layout
During hockey games Credit Union Centre there is room for more than 14,000 guests while
concerts hold 12,000 visitors. Wherever you find yourself in the arena for an event you are guaranteed to have a great seat
which offers incredible sight lines and acoustics. There are few places in all of North America that offer the concert going
or sports watching experience that Credit Union Centre does so be sure to get your tickets for this stellar venue from StubHub
The 2010 World Juniors round robin game between the United States and Canada held on New
Year's Eve in 2009 had the largest attendance for a hockey game at Credit Union Centre with 15,171 fans. The largest attendance
for a concert was for a Garth Brooks performance on August 14, 1996 with 14,605 Garth Brooks fans making their way to the
arena. The first event held at Credit Union Centre, which was then known as Saskatoon Place, was a 4-3 Saskatoon Blades win
over the Brandon Wheat Kings.