The Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in downtown Utica is a top entertainment venue that hosts national and local sporting events, concerts and family shows. This venue even captured Hollywood's attention and was chosen as one of the filming locations for the hockey-themed movie Slap Shot starring Paul Newman. The Adirondack Bank Center is the home of the Utica College Pioneers and the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League. The facility has also hosted the Harlem Globetrotters and the Ice Capades. Famous bands and musicians like the Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Phish, Kenny Rogers and Godsmack have wowed audiences here. The best Adirondack Bank Center tickets are available at StubHub.
What is the Adirondack Bank Center's seating capacity?
There are 3,860 seats in the theater with a capacity of up to 5,700 for concerts.
Is there parking nearby?
The facility runs two parking lots during events. The VIP and handicap lot is adjacent to the facility on Auditorium Drive. There's a second large lot behind the building that's open to the public. These lots have limited parking available at every event for a small fee.
What food and drink options are available at the center?
There is a full-service restaurant and tavern located on the west end of the Adirondack Bank Center. Snacks, meals and beverages are also available from concession stands throughout the facility.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
The Utica Zoo, Children's Museum of History, Science and Technology, and the Munson Williams Procter Arts Institute are some popular attractions near the Adirondack Bank Center.
Is there wheelchair and companion seating available?
The center is prepared to accommodate varying needs for the disabled or handicapped. Limited handicapped tickets are available for all Adirondack Bank Center events. Call the main office before the event to specify any special needs you may have. Plus, both the Labatt Blue Ticket and Street Ponte entrances are wheelchair accessible. This facility also has an elevator accessible for all lower level handicapped needs.
Are cameras allowed?
Cameras with zoom lenses, tripods, video cameras and any type of audio recording device aren't allowed inside the Adirondack Bank Center. However, they may allow flash photography for certain events.
Can I bring my children here?
Kids under the age of three who sit on their parent's lap during Adirondack Bank Center games do not need a ticket to enter. Seating for children is on a case-by-case basis, so call before attending your event.Back to Top