Since its establishment in 1999, the American Airlines Arena has been one of the upfront versatile venues for hosting world class events in South Florida. Located in Downtown Miami on the waterfront of Biscayne Bay, this Arena is the proud home of renowned NBA champions, the Miami HEAT. Its strategic location between the skyline of the city and the glamorous beaches makes it a must visit place for South Florida lovers!
American Airlines Arena boasts state-of-the-art sports facilities that make it a favorite entertainment hotspot. The 19,600-seat Arena is built with premier electronic media signage, HD and Sound and lighting both on the inside and outside. This makes it the number one sports and entertainment destination in South Florida. No doubt, it is one of the nation’s top ten venues in terms of annual ticket sales. Previously, it has hosted championship boxing, NCCA college basketball, tennis and gymnastics. In addition, it’s also known for holding family shows like The Wiggles, Yo Gabba Gabba, Barnum and Bailey Circus, Harlem Globetrotters and Disney on Ice.
This venue is also ideal for private events like galas, charity dinners, corporate basketball tournaments and corporate annual meetings. In addition, the space is suitable for product launches, film location shoots among other private events. As such, it is always full of heart throbbing activities; you’ll always find something for yourself. The Arena features an ultra-exclusive entertainment joint: Dewar’s Club House. It is the perfect spot for entertainment and fun in South Florida. On many occasions, American Airlines Arena has played host to renowned artists including U2, Madonna, Jay Z, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Marc Anthony and even Justin Bieber. Visiting this place can also secure you a chance of gracing live TV events which have in the past been held here. TV events like the prestigious Latin Grammy Awards and MTV Video Music awards have previously been staged at the Arena. A visit to the Arena will always leave you with smiles on your face; a trial will surely confirm this.
**The AmericanAirlines Arena offers a variety of dining options in and around the Arena and there is plenty of parking. Parking within a short walk will cost approximately $25. The best deal is available by parking within the medians of Biscayne Blvd. These lots are operated by the Miami Parking Authority and cost $10. Events are held year round.**