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.
Sat
Apr 25, 2020
8:00 PM
Ana Gabriel
Miami, FL
Tue
Feb 11, 2020
8:00 PM
Andrea Bocelli
Miami, FL
Sat
Dec 21, 2019
8:00 PM
Anuel AA
Miami, FL
Wed
Nov 27, 2019
8:00 PM
Ariana Grande
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 9, 2020
7:30 PM
Billie Eilish
Miami, FL
Sat
Sep 26, 2020
7:00 PM
Camila Cabello
Miami, FL
Fri
Jan 17, 2020
7:30 PM
Celine Dion
Miami, FL
Sat
Jan 18, 2020
7:30 PM
Celine Dion
Miami, FL
Tue
Mar 24, 2020
7:30 PM
Cher
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
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
May 30, 2020
8:00 PM
Elton John
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 1, 2020
8:00 PM
Eros Ramazzotti
Miami, FL
Sat
May 23, 2020
7:00 PM
JoJo Siwa
Miami, FL
Thu
Jan 9, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Fri
Jan 10, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sat
Jan 11, 2020
11:00 AM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sat
Jan 11, 2020
3:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sat
Jan 11, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sun
Jan 12, 2020
1:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sun
Jan 12, 2020
5:00 PM
Jurassic World
Miami, FL
Sat
May 9, 2020
7:30 PM
LIT AF Tour: Martin Lawrence
Miami, FL
Sat
Nov 23, 2019
8:00 PM
Marc Anthony
Miami, FL
Fri
Nov 22, 2019
8:00 PM
Marc Anthony
Miami, FL
Tue
Dec 10, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks
Miami, FL
Tue
Jan 28, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics
Miami, FL
Sat
Apr 11, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics
Miami, FL
Sat
Feb 29, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets
Miami, FL
Mon
Nov 25, 2019
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 11, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 14, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls
Miami, FL
Sun
Dec 8, 2019
6:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls
Miami, FL
Sat
Feb 22, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami, FL
Fri
Feb 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 25, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets
Miami, FL
Thu
Apr 9, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Detroit Pistons
Miami, FL
Fri
Nov 29, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Golden State Warriors
Miami, FL
Fri
Dec 27, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers
Miami, FL
Tue
Apr 7, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers
Miami, FL
Fri
Jan 24, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Clippers
Miami, FL
Fri
Dec 13, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 2, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Miami, FL
Wed
Feb 26, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Miami, FL
Fri
Mar 13, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks
Miami, FL
Fri
Dec 20, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks
Miami, FL
Mon
Mar 23, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Miami, FL
Wed
Mar 4, 2020
7:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic
Miami, FL
Mon
Jan 27, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic
Miami, FL
Mon
Feb 3, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Miami, FL
Sat
Dec 28, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers
Miami, FL
Sat
Mar 28, 2020
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns
Miami, FL
Sun
Jan 5, 2020
6:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Miami, FL
Mon
Jan 20, 2020
5:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings
Miami, FL
Wed
Jan 15, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs
Miami, FL
Tue
Apr 14, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors
Miami, FL
Thu
Jan 2, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors
Miami, FL
Mon
Dec 23, 2019
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz
Miami, FL
Wed
Jan 22, 2020
7:30 PM
Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards
Miami, FL
Fri
Dec 6, 2019
8:00 PM
Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards
Miami, FL
Fri
May 8, 2020
8:00 PM
Prince Royce
Miami, FL
Sun
Mar 29, 2020
8:00 PM
Ricardo Montaner & Noel Schajris
Miami, FL
Sat
Dec 7, 2019
8:00 PM
Uforia Amor A La Musica: Ricky Martin, Luis Fonsi, Pitbull & Jerry Rivera
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