Carrier Dome is home to the University of Syracuse Orange football team, the Syracuse Orange basketball team, and the university's lacrosse team and offers one of the best atmospheres in all of college football that proves to be an intimidating location for any football team that takes the field. Opened in 1980, Carrier Dome holds over 49,000 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. Syracuse football traditionally fields an excellent quad featuring future NFL players that is always more than ready to take on the in conference powerhouses they are sure to face each season.
Not only is Syracuse football popular, but their basketball team is nearly always a contender for conference and even national championships. Carrier Dome holds over 35,000 dedicated college basketball fans eager to root on the Orange. Seemingly every year another Orange player moves on to be a high draft pick in the NBA and you have the chance to see them playing while they are still amateurs. No matter whether you're looking for Syracuse Orange football, basketball, or lacrosse tickets to upcoming events at Carrier Dome, tickets will be on sale from StubHub to gain access to the excitement. Carrier Dome is clearly the place to be for Syracuse fans no matter which sport you prefer.
When visiting New York it is easy to get caught up spending all of your time in New York City, but a trip to the state is never complete without venturing into other parts, especially Syracuse. Not only is there top tier college sports going on at the campus of Syracuse University throughout the school year, but the city is littered with culture and entertainment options to keep visitors busy for days. The Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music, The Society for New Music, and The Syracuse Opera Company all offer world class concerts for the residents of Syracuse and are well worth checking out. Depending on when you are visiting Syracuse you might be able to check out some of their famous annual festivals including the Polish Festival, CNY Jazz Arts Foundation's Jazz in the Square Festival, or the M&T Syracuse Jazz Festival all of which will provide days of entertainment and family fun.
This historic venue was designed not only with aesthetics in mind, but also for functionality, making sure that fans are able to get the most out of their visit to the Carrier Dome. There is not a single bad seat in the house whichever event you choose to attend. Sports are not the only thing happening at the Carrier Dome, as the venue offers concerts from some of the biggest musical acts in the world throughout the year. Any event you choose to attend at Carrier Dome is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
The NCAA attendance record for a basketball game was set at the Carrier Dome in February of 2013 when the Syracuse Orange played the Georgetown Hoyas for the final time in the regular season as Big East rivals and 35,012 fans were on hand.