Since its grand opening in 1995, more than 20 million people have come to the FleetCenter to see the arena's famous tenants, the NHL's Boston Bruins and NBA's Boston Celtics, as well as world-renowned concerts and sporting events, family shows, wrestling, ice shows and so much more.
A variety of private events are also held at the FleetCenter each year including graduations, sales and marketing seminars, receptions, charity dinners, annual meetings and conventions. Our meeting space, restaurants and audio/video capabilities make the FleetCenter the perfect location for almost any gathering.
The state-of-the-art FleetCenter is a year-round, 19,600-seat arena, fully equipped with three private restaurants, 104 executive suites, 2,400 club seats, a multi-million dollar video scoreboard and our newest addition, complete 360° LED technology.
The arena's impressive facilities and Boston's appeal have helped the FleetCenter attract many national profile events, including the 1999 and 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball First and Second Rounds, the 2001 US Figure Skating Championships, the 1996 and 2000 US Gymnastics Trials, the 1998 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship, 1998 Wrestlemania and the 1996 NHL All-Star Game.
In 2004, the FleetCenter hosted the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship "Frozen Four" in March. In addition, the arena will enter the national political scene and host its largest event to date, the 2004 Democratic National Convention in July.
In 2003, the FleetCenter also boasted an astounding concert season, hosting 26 concerts during the year. The FleetCenter hosted such artists as The Eagles, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera, Alan Jackson, The Dixie Chicks, The Rolling Stones, and Tom Petty. The arena was also recognized by many industry publications as one of the top arenas in the country. Arena industry publication Venues Today ranked the FleetCenter as the No. 3 arena in the country for 2003.
At more than 200 public events annually, the FleetCenter hosts well over 3.5 million people each year!