The Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina, is the city's main outdoor event venue. Formerly known as the Raleigh Amphitheater due to its neighboring venue, the Raleigh Convention Center, the venue first opened in 2010. Since its opening, it has played host to a range of fantastic musicians. Some notable acts who have played at the Red Hat Amphitheater include Bryan Adams, RL Grime and Vampire Weekend. As the venue is right next to a performing arts center and a convention center, this outdoor space is entirely dedicated to concerts. If you want to attend Red Hat Amphitheater events, make sure you grab tickets online at StubHub.
How many seats are in the Red Hat Amphitheater?
The Red Hat Amphitheater can fit 5,990 attendees. This space is split into three parts. There are 1,800 fixed seats, which can be reserved by purchasing tickets early. There are 2,700 semi-permanent but movable seats that can be removed if more sitting and standing space is required. There's also lawn space for 1,000 more attendees if no more seats are available.
Is there parking available on-site at the Red Hat Amphitheater?
There is no on-site parking directly at the Red Hat Amphitheater or the Raleigh Convention Center, but there are multiple parking garages near the venue. The closest parking garages are within a few blocks of the amphitheater, easily within walking distance. These include the parking garages at Lenoir Street, South Street, Davie Street, Cabarrus Street and Salisbury Street. While these parking garages are not owned by the venue or by the city, there is plenty of parking inside to ensure you have parking for the event.
What food and beverage options are available?
There is a concession stand inside of the Red Hat Amphitheater. Here, you can find classic concert fares like nachos, hot dogs, pretzels and popcorn. There's also a delectable traditional barbecue sandwich available. You can find plenty of local and national draft beer on tap and in cans, including different options from New Belgium and Foothills Brewery. There's also an assortment of other non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks available.
When do doors open for Red Hat Amphitheater events?
The Red Hat Amphitheater generally opens its gates one hour before showtime, but this may change depending on the event. If doors open at a time outside of the normal one-hour window, your ticket will indicate when to be there.
Is the Red Hat Amphitheater accessible by public transport?
The Red Hat Amphitheater is easily accessible via Raleigh's free bus, the R-LINE. This bus stops directly at the venue at stop R12. You'll notice the Red Hat Amphitheater's box office and entrance gates to your left as you step off the bus.Back to Top
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