One of Nashville's top venues for truly great entertainment, Bridgestone Arena has hosted over 13 million guests since it opened in 1996. It's one of America's top sports venues, the home of the Nashville Predators and offers some of today's best musical acts and shows. Previously known as the Nashville Arena, the Gaylord Entertainment Center and the Sommet Center, this venue changed its name to Bridgestone Arena in 2010 after forming a partnership between Bridgestone Americas Inc. and Predators and Powers Management. Today, you can find some of your favorite acts at the Bridgestone Arena like New Kids on the Block, Dave Matthews Band, Ariana Grande and Jeff Lynne's ELO in this spacious, modern arena. The best Bridgestone Arena tickets are available at StubHub.
What is the Bridgestone Arena's seating capacity?
The arena's seating capacity is 20,000 for concerts, 19,395 for basketball games and 17,113 for Nashville Predators NHL hockey games.
Is parking available at Bridgestone Arena?
There are many Bridgestone Arena parking options available. The arena offers parking for shows and games in the 6th Avenue parking garage. The garage is connected to the arena at the corner of 6th Avenue South and Demonbreun Street. The First Baptist Church of Nashville offers parking for shows and Predators games that can be bought in advance and they are adjacent to the arena at the corner of 6th Avenue and Demonbreun. The Fifth Avenue of the Arts Garage also offers parking for Predator games that you can buy in advance at their location at the corner of 5th Avenue and Church. There are other parking options available from the Music City Center and Nissan Stadium for even more convenience.
Does Bridgestone Arena have a camera policy?
Most Bridgestone Arena events permit non-flash, non-professional still photography, including digital, disposable or 35mm camera with no telephoto or interchangeable lenses. For some events, the individual artist may have requests of their own that might prohibit the use of what is customarily allowed. Please read event descriptions carefully. Recording devices like audio, cameras with interchangeable or telephoto lenses, GO Pro cameras, monopods, selfie sticks, tablet computers or video recording devices are strictly prohibited inside the Bridgestone Arena. Tablet computers are, however, allowed at Nashville Predators Games.
Is the venue a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Bridgestone Arena is an wheelchair-friendly venue. There are accessible entrances at the 5th Avenue Broadway entrance, Demonbreun entrance and at all entry points in the 6th Avenue Garage. Service animals are the only animals permitted into the arena to help guests with disabilities. There are accessible restrooms throughout the venue in accordance with the ADA.
What about other Bridgestone Arena disabled and special needs options?
Yes, in accordance with the ADA, there's accessible seating available at the Bridgestone Arena on a first-come-first-served basis and assisted listening devices are available on request from the AT&T Fan Info Center. A valid, government-issued photo ID is needed for holding when using assisted listening devices. Sign interpreters can be requested in advance.Back to Top
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