Paul Brown Stadium has become one of the most beloved new football stadiums in the country. The idea to
build a new football stadium for the Cincinnati Bengals first arose in 1996 when a sales tax increase was proposed to the
voters of the city. It wasn't long before the Cincinnati residents voted to accept the tax increase and the new stadium. The
stadium opened in 2000, with a field full of Kentucky Bluegrass. After years of maintenance problems with the natural grass,
the county explored other options. The FieldTurf system was chosen for the field because it was looked and felt like the real
thing, but offered the stadium an almost maintenance-free turf they didn't have to continually re-stripe.
feature of the stadium that made it stand out from other sports venues at the time was its large LED video displays at each
endzone and more than 200-feet of ribbon display. This new technology allowed fans to see the action on the field from multiple
angles and from any seat in the stadium. Today, the stadium continues to move forward with the latest technology to make sure
their fans have the best experience possible.
Paul Brown Stadium is home to the Cincinnati
Bengals who have been a top-seeded team in the NFL for several years. Part of their success has come from playing in a state-of-the-art
facility. The stadium has been the site for several playoff games featuring the Bengals, and it continues to be a venue full
of excitement and non-stop sports action.
The stadium has not only been the site of numerous gridiron battles between
professional football teams, but it has also been the site of many other exciting events including college football matchups.
In 2002, the University of Cincinnati Bearcats and the Ohio State Buckeyes took to the field and played the first college
football game at the newly-built Paul Brown Stadium. The game drew a crowd of more than 66,000 fans.
And the stadium
isn't just about sports. It also hosts some of the most exciting concerts and live musical performances in the country. In
2012, the stadium hosted Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw when they performed for screaming fans during their "Brothers of the
This state-of-the-art stadium is located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. This picturesque
city, located near the bank of the Ohio River, is a thriving metropolitan area that relies heavily on the tourism and retail
industries. With a population that makes the city one of the largest in the country and the most populated in Ohio, Cincinnati
has a plethora of sports fans just waiting to watch their favorite team battle it out on the gridiron. The town has numerous
entertainment venues including annual music festivals that draw thousands of visitors to the city each year. Cincinnati was
once ranked the "Most Livable City" in the US and in 2013 Cincinnati was ranked the Smartest City in the US by the Movoto
Real Estate Blog.
When game time comes, you don't want to be stuck trying to find
a parking spot. Finding a suitable parking location for your car, SUV, truck or RV is crucial to an enjoyable experience at
the stadium. There are several options when it comes to parking near the stadium, all of which are within walking distance
of the park. And although you might have to pay a nominal parking fee, it is worth it. Set up your cooler and tailgate before
the game or head right into the stadium for a night of non-stop sports action.
And if you don't want to park near the
stadium, you can opt for a ride from one of the designated locations around Cincinnati and its surrounding areas that offers
round trip transportation to the stadium and back.
Seating is available all around the Bengals' home field, with a designated
side for Bengals' fans and for visitors. Each side of the field contains three sections of seating, and offers patrons great
sight lines and excellent sound. There is also premium club seating available for those who are willing to pay a little more.
When the stadium switched from natural grass to the FieldTurf system, installers had to create a system
of pipes, five miles long, to keep the field's rubber inlays heated. Paul Brown Stadium is one of only two stadiums in the
NFL to have this elaborate underground system.