As Europe's largest indoor stadium, the Manchester Arena, is the place to see some of the biggest acts in entertainment, music and the arts. Located in the center of Manchester, with a maximum seating capacity of 21,000 guests, Manchester Arena offers events that suit just about any individual or group looking for a fun, out of the ordinary event. This American-style sports arena, was originally constructed to host the 2000 Olympics, but in the modern era has become one of the primary venues particularly to see the most popular musical acts and marque international sporting events. The arena has the highest seating capacity of any indoor venue in the United Kingdom, and the second largest in the European Union.
A spectacular space, featuring legendary acts
Formerly the MEN Arena, Manchester Arena has been the chosen venue for some of the most popular international acts of all time including U2, The Rolling Stones, Lucianno Pavarotti, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Bouble, Manchester natives band Take That, and many, more.
Something for everyone year-round
The Manchester Arena keeps a jam-packed events calendar throughout the entire year, spanning a host of entertainment genres including TV shows, comic acts, musicals, professional ice-skating and more. The Manchester Arena is a nice, modern arena with plenty of staff and security on hand. The arena is connected to the Manchester Victoria train station, and very easy to access via public transportation. Entertainment events at the Manchester Arena provide guests with the opportunity to purchase souvenirs reflecting their favorite acts including: t-shirts, badges, hoodies, and more - keeping memories of amazing performances close to their hearts. The arena hosts the perfect acoustics for grand concerts and promises to be a great venue for all to enjoy. Manchester's Victoria Station provides the easiest access to Manchester Arena from both the airport and the city center.