The story of Forest Hills Stadium is told through classic tennis matches and extraordinary musical concerts. Crowded on warm, breezy nights in the heart of Queens, millions have walked through those turnstiles and witnessed history. Rising from farmland in 1923, Forest Hills has become an entertainment icon few other landmarks can match in terms of drama and entertainment. The site was the first in the nation to host both the US Open and Davis Cup Championships. The first home for the US Open from 1968-1978, Forest Hills launched the sport of tennis as a major American pastime. Crowds flocked to Queens to see the best tennis players in the world, no doubt cheering on their homegrown American made stars. The musical entertainment over the years is a venerable list of the legends of the business. No matter the musical genre, the best and brightest stars have graced the famous stage in Queens. Name the star and he or she performed at Forest Hills. From Barbara Streisand and Barry Manilow to The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan and The Who. Music boomed from the 60s into the 90s in Forest Hills before the site fell quiet for nearly two decades. A sweeping revitalization was completed and the music returned in 2013. Today the venue continues to attract top-notch entertainment. The Forest Hills tickets for you are available at StubHub.
What is Forest Hills Stadium seating capacity?
The open-air outdoor stadium has a capacity of 14,000.
Is Forest Hills Stadium accessible by public transportation?
The Long Island Rail Road stop is a short stroll to the venue and just a pleasant 14-minute ride from Penn Station. The E, F, M and R Subway Lines also stop very close to the stadium.
Is there on-site parking?
There is no on-site parking at the stadium. Considering the venue's location within a residential area, there is no street parking and public transportation is the best way to go.
What are the food and drink options?
Forest Hills Stadium events have a huge selection of options, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and kid-friendly. Alcohol is also available. While food from the outside is not allowed, you can bring in one sealed bottle of water.
Are there other entertainment and food options nearby?
Forest Hills Stadium is located within a quaint residential neighborhood. However, a short walk away will find a plethora of restaurants to choose from including award-winning New York Style Pizza, Seafood, top-notch ice cream, and a world-famous huge New York City pretzel. Numerous other drinking and kid-friendly establishments are also just a quick hop away so everybody in your party will be happy.
Is Forest Hills a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Yes, people with disabilities are welcome at all shows. To purchase a wheelchair or limited mobility ticket for an event, just click to get tickets and choose the accessible seating ticket type.Back to Top