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Guide To BankAtlantic Center

October 6, 2010 12:31 PM

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BankAtlantic_Center

The BankAtlantic Center hosts more than 100 major entertainment events each year and is home to South Florida’s professional hockey team, the Florida Panthers. The massive arena encompasses an area of 72,000 Sq. Ft, making it the second largest  in the nation, second only to Chicago’s United Center.

Since doors opened back in 1998, the Center has hosted such stars as Madonna, the Eagles, Cher, Barbra Streisand, the Rolling Stones, and President Bill Clinton. The multi-purpose center has also been home to Championship Boxing, Symphony Performances, and a Monster Truck Rally.

BankAtlantic Center

1 Panther Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323-5315
(954) 835-8000
www.bankatlanticcenter.com

Getting There

The BankAtlantic Center is located right off of the Sawgrass Expressway in the city of Sunrise. You can easily see the facility from the highway because of it’s enormous size.

Driving Directions
From Miami-Dade County:
SR-826 or Turnpike Extension NORTH
I-75 NORTH
Sawgrass Expwy/SR-869 NORTH
Exit to the right at Pat Salerno Dr.
Drive into BankAtlantic Center, GATE 1 or GATE 2

From Fort Lauderdale:
I-595 WEST
Exit 1 (136th Ave.)
NORTH on 136th Ave.
136th Ave. turns into Panther Parkway
Stay left, Enter through GATE 7

From The Keys:
US-1 NORTH
Turnpike Extension NORTH
I-75 NORTH
Sawgrass Expwy/SR-869 NORTH
Exit to the right at Pat Salerno Dr.
Drive into BankAtlantic Center, GATE 1 or GATE 2

Parking
With over 7,000 spaces, there is plenty of parking available at the BankAtlantic Center. For general parking you’ll want to enter through Gates 1, 2, 3, & 7. The price of parking is included in your ticket price for Florida Panthers hockey games, but for all other non-hockey events, you will have to pay to park. The price of parking varies per event.

Click Here For a Parking Map

Tickets

Whether you are trying to score seats at a Panthers game, or see your favorite artist live in concert, the BankAtlantic Center offers several options for ticket buying.

Click Here To Order Online

Or call Ticketmaster to purchase your tickets over the telephone: (800) 745-3000

You can also get tickets at the The BankAtlantic Center Box Office. Hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to – 6 p.m. and event days.

Shows and Seating

The BankAtlantic Center has a jam-packed lineup for 2011, including Lady Gaga, Jay Z, Linkin Park, and the college Orange Bowl Basketball Classic.

Click Here for a Calendar of Upcoming Events and Concerts

The Center can comfortably seat over 27,000 concert fans and 19,000 hockey fans. Premium seating in ultra-luxurious suites and box seats are also available.

Click Here for a Seating Chart

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