Philips Arena opened in downtown Atlanta in 1999 and is considered one of the best dual-sport, multi-purpose facilities in the world where sports fans and music-lovers alike can enjoy major-league entertainment.
Home of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks and the WNBA's Atlanta Dream, Philips Arena brings the excitement of major league basketball Atlanta, and hosts close to 2 million fans and 200 events annually. Philips Arena was ranked the #1 concert and events venue in the United States by Pollstar magazine in July 2009, and is consistently ranked among the world's top arenas based on attendance.
Philips Arena hosts some of the top musical acts and performers in the world today. Entertainers who have appeared at Atlanta's Philips Arena include Billy Joel, Barbra Streisand, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Aerosmith, Kenny Chesney, Josh Groban, Elton John and the Rolling Stones. Atlanta, GA's Philips Arena also showcases the Harlem Globetrotters, Disney On Ice and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus every year.
In April 2009, Philips Arena became the first NBA or NHL arena in the world to achieve LEED for Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EB: O&M) certification as specified by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
The venue adjoins world news hub CNN Center and sits within yards of the Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Dome, and Centennial Olympic Park. The building is an official stop on the MARTA rail system, and its grand entrance celebrates the city, literally spelling "ATLANTA" in 55-foot high letters illuminated with fiber-optic lighting.
Seating capacity at Philips Arena ranges from 18,729 for basketball games to 21,000 for concerts. Premium seating at Atlanta's Philips Arena includes 1,866 club seats, 92 private suites and nine party/rental suites.
Philips Arena Events & Tickets
Tickets are available at the Philips Arena box office and through Ticketmaster. Parking may be purchased in advance through ticketmaster.com. Prices vary.
Group tickets may be available for selected events, such as Atlanta Hawks games. Party and hospitality suites may be rented per event at Atlanta, GA's Philips Arena.
Philips Arena Contact Information
1 Philips Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303
Box Office: (404) 878-3000
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