Michigan Stadium History
Michigan Stadium, or the Big House as it's known to Wolverine fans, is one of the most
intimidating college football stadiums for opposing teams to play in. Built in 1927, the Big House holds over 100,000 rabid
college football fans on game day and you will want to get tickets early to assured of getting some of the best seats in the
house. The Wolverines play in the Big Ten, a conference traditionally offers up some of the best and most intense college
football rivalries in the country, including Michigan versus Ohio State, and you will want to be there to witness the excitement
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Michigan Stadium Events
Perennial contenders who always bring
in some of the top high school recruits in the country, Michigan football is annually one of the most exciting college football
teams to watch, especially when you are in the stands at Michigan Stadium. Football definitely lies at the heart of Michigan
Stadium but the venue also plays host to a variety of events around the year, including commencement ceremonies and even the
NHL Winter Classic, one of the most highly anticipated events in the NHL all season. No matter the event, Michigan Stadium
is constantly buzzing with excitement.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan is perhaps best known as
the home of the University of Michigan and while visitors would be remiss not to take a stroll through campus or attend a
Wolverines game in any sport, there is always plenty to do in the city. Visitors to Ann Arbor may want to visit the Gerald
R. Ford Presidential Library, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, the Ark, Michigan Theater, or any of the other cultural attractions.
Ann Arbor also has a strong musical tradition and was for a time home to such musical icons as Iggy Pop, the MC5, Bob Seger,
George Clinton, and more. There are also plenty of annual festivals to attend depending on the time of year you visit Ann
Arbor including the Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fairs.
Michigan Stadium Seating Layout
of Michigan's Michigan Stadium is located in Ann Arbor and has been a citywide attraction since 1927, when it was first constructed
as home of the Wolverines, replacing Ferry Field as the school's home venue. The Wolverines' stadium holds 109,901 at capacity,
and every game is a well-attended one at Michigan Stadium. Once you set foot into Michigan Stadium for a big time Wolverines
game you are sure to be caught up in the action and on your feet cheering on the home team before you know it. By the time
the game is over you will be anxiously anticipating the next time you can pay a visit to the Big House.
Stadium first opened in 1927, however despite the rough weather conditions that annually occur during college football season
no event had ever been delayed due to weather until September 9, 2006 when lightning struck near the stadium during the first
quarter of a Wolverines game against the Central Michigan Chippewas forcing the game to be delayed for an hour.