BC Place Stadium is a versatile sports venue in Vancouver, British Columbia. The stadium was built in 1983 to host the Canadian Football League's BC Lions. The CFL's title game, the Grey Cup, has been played at the stadium nine times. In 2011, the Vancouver Whitecaps of Major League Soccer became the second Canadian club in MLS when they began play at BC Place Stadium. It is the only indoor venue in MLS. The stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympics as well as the National Hockey League's Winter Heritage Classic. The stadium has the world's largest cable-supported retractable roof so fans can enjoy the outdoors in good weather. Grab your BC Place Stadium tickets at StubHub today!
Can you use public transportation to reach BC Place Stadium?
Vancouver has an abundance of public transportation options that go to or near to BC Place Stadium. There are two different skytrain lines that have stops near BC Place Stadium. The YaletownÐRoundhouse station is an underground stop on the Canada Line to the west of the stadium. The Stadium-Chinatown stop is on the Expo Line to the east. If you're coming by bus, then you want to connect with #15 or #17 as they provide the closest drop-off to BC Place Stadium.
What is BC Place Stadium's seating capacity?
For CFL Football, BC Place Stadium can seat 54,500 spectators. For MLS Soccer, only seats in the lower bowl are sold to make for a more intimate experience. The upper seats are cordoned off using white sails. This reduces the capacity to slightly over 22,000. For major concerts, BC Place can seat approximately 60,000 spectators.
What is there to do near BC Place Stadium?
Inside the stadium, you can visit the BC Sports Hall of Fame to learn more about the sports history of British Columbia. The stadium is located near Vancouver's downtown core as well as parks and activities along False Creek. You can ride a horse-drawn carriage at Stanley Park or visit the H.R. Macmillan Space Center.
What is the parking like for BC Place Stadium events?
Since BC Place is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the stadium itself has four parking lots adjacent to the stadium. Spectators can park at any one of a number of public lots and garages in close proximity to the stadium. There are nearly 20 parking lots in the areas surrounding the stadium to provide fans with additional options.
What concessions are available at BC Place?
BC Place has over 40 different concessions that are available at the stadium. Offerings range from standard stadium foods such as hot dogs to more intricate options such as Asian steamed buns. Beast on Fire is a grill that has two different locations in the stadium, and it has options such as slow-roasted prime rib and a bacon-wrapped footlong hot dog. In addition to traditional options, there is also a selection of international food.Back to Top