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Agganis Arena at Boston University


Agganis Arena at Boston University


Welcome to Agganis Arena at Boston University, the next generation in Boston sports and entertainment!

Located within Boston University's $225 million John Hancock Student Village—a 10-acre hub of activity designed to be the thriving center of student life and athletics—Agganis Arena is a state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and entertainment center. A 290,000-square-foot premier venue with 6,300 seats for hockey and ice shows, the Arena is expandable to over 7,200 seats for concerts, sporting events, and family shows.

In addition to exciting hockey action, Agganis Arena hosts Boston University events, concerts, family shows, sporting events, trade shows and conferences throughout the year. We look forward to welcoming you to a beautiful, clean, comfortable, safe, and exciting environment.

Our superb sight lines, inviting food and beverage selections, and first-class Guest Services will make your experience with Agganis Arena so memorable that you will want to come back again and again.


6,300 seats for hockey and ice shows, expandable to over 7,200 seats for concerts and stage events.
The Ticket Office features a fully integrated online ticketing system and has 7 ticket windows adjacent to the Southeast Arena main entrance and lobby.
Arena Lobby29 Loge Suites and Premium Seats with exclusive amenities.
The Francis D. Burke Club Room is 5,600-square-foot with flexible floor plan options that can accommodate up to 400 guests.
4,250-square-foot full service kitchen and 300-square-foot Club Room kitchen to support on-site catering and concessions.
6 concession stands on the Concourse with multiple specialty kiosk locations around the Concourse offering over 44 points-of-sale.
15 public restrooms with parity for men and women.
1,400 parking spaces located on-site and within easy walking distance to the Arena.
90' x 200' ice sheet with full ice-making capabilities, 2 Zambonis; dasher system provides an aluminum frame with seamless tempered glass incorporating Glass-Flex and Check-Flex technology. Retractable safety netting at goal ends.
17' x 24' 4-sided center-hung scoreboard with 7' x 13' video displays and integrated facia video ribbon.
Portable 112' x 60' wood basketball floor.
Multipurpose 90' x 200' portable insulating deck.
2 media/multipurpose catering rooms.
6 visiting locker/dressing rooms with toilets and showers.
2 officials/star dressing rooms with toilets and showers.
3 load-in/load-out doors: 2 docks with levelers and one drive-in ramp.
24-seat press box, 3 radio broadcast boxes, 2 coach's boxes, and 1 television broadcast box with multiple camera positions cabled throughout the facility.
Truss-level control room manages Arena sound system, house, sport, aisle and concourse lighting, scoreboard; control systems are also located on Arena event floor.
The Arena meets all Massachusetts State Accessibility and Federal ADA requirements, with at-grade entries, 44 wheelchair positions at the concourse level with 44 adjacent companion seats, 13 wheelchair positions at ice level with 13 adjacent companion seats, flexibility in all private suites to provide a wheelchair, accessible restrooms, assisted listening devices at grade entry, and 4 passenger elevators.


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