Whether you prefer music, sports or both, you'll find the entertainment you're looking for at Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota. The arena serves as the home ice for the Fargo Force, a junior hockey team in the United States Hockey League. In addition, the arena regularly hosts concerts and other performances. Famous musicians who have played at Scheels Arena include Nelly, Alan Jackson and Styx. The venue first opened as the Urban Plains Center in 2008 and changed its name to Scheels Arena a few years later. This versatile facility served as the temporary home of North Dakota State University's Bison basketball team for a few years. More recently, the venue has hosted the musical stylings of performers like the Moody Blues and Foreigner. Reserve your Scheels Arena tickets at StubHub.
What is the Scheels Arena seating capacity?
Scheels Arena holds about 6,000 people during concerts. For sporting events, the seating capacity ranges between 5,000 and 6,000 fans. Most seats are in the bowl area, but the venue also has suites, and floor seating is available for some events.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Concessions are available throughout the arena. Beer is sold at multiple stands. High Point Bar and Grill, Coldstone Club Row and Bud Light Ice Bar also sell hard liquor drinks. Food selections may include nachos, burgers, pretzel bites and boneless or traditional wings.
Is Scheels Arena accessible by public transportation?
The Fargo-Moorhead MATBUS has a route that goes by the venue. Take the No. 24 line to the Scheels Arena stop, which is along 31st Avenue South between Seter Parkway and 51st Street South.
Is there on-site parking?
There is a parking lot across from Scheels Arena. A flat fee usually applies, while the rate varies based on the event.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Fargo is also home to the Fargodome, another arena-style venue. The Fargodome is where the North Dakota State University's Bison football team plays. In addition, this venue hosts a variety of concerts and other performances in the arena. The Gate City Bank Theatre, where you can see a theatrical production such as Chicago, is part of the Fargodome as well.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Most Scheels Arena events are open to guests of all ages. Patrons with children can use the family restroom that is located near guest services.
Is Scheels Arena a wheelchair-friendly facility?
A limited number of accessible seats are available at Scheels Arena. These seats are located on Platforms 1, 2 and 3, which are near Sections 101, 102 and 116. Wheelchair-accessible parking is available near the building.Back to Top