American Airlines Arena - Miami, FL

Home of the NBA’s Miami Heat, American Airlines Arena is a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Miami on the waterfront of Biscayne Bay. It opened in 1999 with Gloria Estefan performing live as its inaugural guest. Two days later, the Miami Heat played its first game in the arena, defeating the Orlando Magic. Aside from basketball games, the arena plays host to more than 80 events annually including national conferences, wrestling matches, family shows, sporting events and live music concerts. Famous musicians that have performed in the arena include Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, One Direction, Adele and Katy Perry, just to name a few.

As one of the largest arenas in Florida, American Airlines Arena can accommodate nearly 20,000 fans. The Waterfront Theater, also located within the arena, can serve up to 5,800 people. The arena is known for its $5 million scoreboard that hangs in its center, views of the city’s skyline and bay from all concourses, stylish exterior lighting, and state-of-art facilities. It has dozens of general concessions and portable carts offering a wide variety of food choices. There are 1,147 on-site parking spaces available, and thousands more parking options within a 15-minute walk. Visitors can take the MetroRail, MetroMover and MetroBus, all of which have stops that are just a short walk from the entrance. There are a number of hotels within a one-mile radius of the arena.

With the city of Miami at the arena’s doorstep, visitors will find no shortage of things to do before or after an event. Some of the city’s top attractions include the Wynwood Arts District, Bayside Market Place, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Little Havana, Freedom Tower, Calle Ocho, Deerling Estate and the Port of Miami. At the end of the day, enjoy the best Latin music scene in the country, put on your dancing shoes, party with the locals, and revel in the city’s dynamic and vibrant nightlife.

Who is playing at American Airlines Arena this weekend?

Scroll through upcoming basketball games and concerts at American Airlines Arena to find out who will be playing near you this weekend in Miami.

Who is playing at American Airlines Arena tonight?

You can shop last minute tickets for games and concerts happening at American Airlines Arena tonight or scroll to view the full schedule.

What time do doors open at American Airlines Arena?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at American Airlines Arena. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.

What time do games end at American Airlines Arena?

Every NBA game and concert at AA Arena will typically end at a different time. Set times and ending times for American Airlines Arena are usually not established.

Who plays at American Airlines Arena?

The Miami Heat are the home team at the American Airlines Arena.
Sun
Feb 23, 2020
3:30 PM
Miami HEAT: Dwyane Wade/ESPN Documentary Screening
Miami, FL
Wed
Feb 26, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Miami, FL
Fri
Feb 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks
Miami, FL
Sat
Feb 29, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 1, 2020
8:00 PM
Eros Ramazzotti
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 2, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 4, 2020
7:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 9, 2020
7:30 PM
Billie Eilish
Miami, FL
Tue
Mar 10, 2020
8:00 PM
Aventura
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 11, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets
Miami, FL
Thu
Mar 12, 2020
8:00 PM
Aventura
Miami, FL
Fri
Mar 13, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 14, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls
Miami, FL
Thu
Mar 19, 2020
7:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Fri
Mar 20, 2020
7:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
11:00 AM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
3:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
7:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 22, 2020
1:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 22, 2020
5:00 PM
Disney On Ice: Dream Big
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 23, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Miami, FL
Tue
Mar 24, 2020
7:30 PM
Cher
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 25, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 29, 2020
8:00 PM
Ricardo Montaner & Noel Schajris
Miami, FL
Sat
Apr 4, 2020
8:00 PM
Fonseca & Andres Cepeda
Miami, FL
Tue
Apr 7, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers
Miami, FL
Thu
Apr 9, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons
Miami, FL
Sat
Apr 11, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics
Miami, FL
Tue
Apr 14, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors
Miami, FL
Fri
Apr 17, 2020
8:00 PM
Soda Stereo
Miami, FL
Sat
Apr 18, 2020
8:00 PM
MiamiBash: Maluma, Karol G, Natti Natasha & Arcangel
Miami, FL
Sun
Apr 19, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference First Round: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Mon
Apr 20, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference First Round: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Sat
Apr 25, 2020
8:00 PM
Ana Gabriel
Miami, FL
Sun
Apr 26, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference First Round: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
Apr 30, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference First Round: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Sat
May 2, 2020
8:00 PM
The Millennium Tour: Omarion, Bow Wow, Pretty Ricky, Ying Yang Twins, Soulja Boy & Ashanti
Miami, FL
Tue
May 5, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
May 7, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Fri
May 8, 2020
8:00 PM
Prince Royce
Miami, FL
Sat
May 9, 2020
7:30 PM
LIT AF Tour: Martin Lawrence, DeRay Davis, Earthquake & Donnell Rawlings
Miami, FL
Tue
May 12, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Sun
May 17, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Tue
May 19, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
May 21, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Sat
May 23, 2020
7:00 PM
JoJo Siwa
Miami, FL
Thu
May 28, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Sat
May 30, 2020
8:00 PM
Elton John
Miami, FL
Sun
May 31, 2020
5:00 PM
Dude Perfect
Miami, FL
Mon
Jun 1, 2020
TBD
NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
Jun 4, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Fri
Jun 5, 2020
8:00 PM
CNCO
Miami, FL
Sun
Jun 7, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
Jun 11, 2020
8:00 PM
Tame Impala
Miami, FL
Sun
Jun 14, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Thu
Jun 18, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Miami Heat vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Miami, FL
Wed
Jun 24, 2020
8:00 PM
Janet Jackson
Miami, FL
Fri
Jun 26, 2020
8:00 PM
Alejandro Fernandez
Miami, FL
Sat
Jul 18, 2020
7:45 PM
The Weeknd & Sabrina Claudio
Miami, FL
Tue
Jul 21, 2020
7:00 PM
Justin Bieber
Miami, FL
Sat
Aug 8, 2020
TBD
Big3 Basketball
Miami, FL
Sat
Aug 15, 2020
8:00 PM
Roger Waters
Miami, FL
Sat
Sep 26, 2020
7:00 PM
Camila Cabello
Miami, FL
Useful Event Info
Venue Address:
601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL
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History & Traditions:
Capacity:
20,000
Past Names/Nicknames:
None
Date/Year Built/Opened:
Dec. 31, 1999