American Airlines Center - Dallas, TX

Opened in 2001, the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas is home to the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and the NHL's Dallas Stars. Since its opening, the arena has hosted hundreds of events including sporting events, conventions, circuses, rodeos, WWE wrestling matches, Disney on Ice shows and live music concerts. Its stage has been graced by world-famous bands and musicians including Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Madonna, Katy Perry, Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, Billy Joel and Elton John. In 2015, American Airlines Center: Dallas was named the fifth busiest arena in the U.S. and 10th busiest in the world by Billboard Magazine.

The 840,000-square-foot venue can accommodate 20,000 concertgoers, 19,200 basketball aficionados, and 18,000 hockey fans. The arena boasts state-of-the-art facilities including 1,080 HD video scoreboards with eight sides and four video displays, a one-of-a-kind retractable seating system that allows the floor to change over in two hours, and an audio system with surround sound capabilities. The arena has five multi-level concourses, a number of meeting rooms, several food concessions and bars, and fan shops. There are 5,000 parking spaces located within two blocks of the arena. If you want to learn more about the teams and the history of the arena, tours are available by appointment.

It's good to know the policies of American Airlines Center so you can enjoy an event without any problems. If you have plans to watch a Mavericks or a Dallas Star games, most of the doors open 90 minutes prior to the game. Doors typically open about an hour before concerts and events, unless specified otherwise. Outside food and drinks are not allowed. Bags must not exceed 14"x14"x6”. Non-professional, non-flash still photography is permitted at most events, although cameras of any type may be prohibited by the request of the artist or team. iPads, video cameras, audio recording devices, monopods, tripods, selfie sticks, and cameras with telephoto or interchangeable lenses are prohibited inside the arena.

Who is playing at American Airlines Center this weekend?

Scroll through upcoming NHL/NBA games and concerts at American Airlines Center to find out who will be playing near you this weekend in Dallas.

Who is playing at American Airlines Center tonight?

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

What time do doors open at American Airlines Center?

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

What time do games end at American Airlines Center?

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

Who plays at American Airlines Center?

The NBA's Dallas Mavericks and the NHL's Dallas Stars are the home teams at the American Airlines Center.
Sun
Feb 23, 2020
2:00 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Chicago Blackhawks
Dallas, TX
Mon
Feb 24, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Dallas, TX
Fri
Feb 28, 2020
9:00 PM
Marc Anthony
Dallas, TX
Sat
Feb 29, 2020
8:00 PM
The Eagles
Dallas, TX
Sun
Mar 1, 2020
8:00 PM
The Eagles
Dallas, TX
Tue
Mar 3, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Edmonton Oilers
Dallas, TX
Wed
Mar 4, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans
Dallas, TX
Thu
Mar 5, 2020
7:30 PM
Lauren Daigle & Johnnyswim
Dallas, TX
Fri
Mar 6, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Dallas, TX
Sat
Mar 7, 2020
1:00 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Nashville Predators
Dallas, TX
Sun
Mar 8, 2020
6:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Indiana Pacers
Dallas, TX
Tue
Mar 10, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. New York Rangers
Dallas, TX
Wed
Mar 11, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Denver Nuggets
Dallas, TX
Thu
Mar 12, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Florida Panthers
Dallas, TX
Sat
Mar 14, 2020
1:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns
Dallas, TX
Sat
Mar 14, 2020
7:00 PM
Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks
Dallas, TX
Tue
Mar 17, 2020
7:30 PM
The Eagles
Dallas, TX
Fri
Mar 20, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Philadelphia Flyers
Dallas, TX
Sat
Mar 21, 2020
7:00 PM
Dan And Shay
Dallas, TX
Sun
Mar 22, 2020
6:00 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Winnipeg Jets
Dallas, TX
Mon
Mar 23, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets
Dallas, TX
Tue
Mar 24, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Los Angeles Kings
Dallas, TX
Thu
Mar 26, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz
Dallas, TX
Fri
Mar 27, 2020
7:30 PM
Sturgill Simpson & Tyler Childers
Dallas, TX
Sat
Mar 28, 2020
7:00 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
Dallas, TX
Sun
Mar 29, 2020
2:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Dallas, TX
Mon
Mar 30, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Stars vs. Vancouver Canucks
Dallas, TX
Thu
Apr 2, 2020
7:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Fri
Apr 3, 2020
7:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sat
Apr 4, 2020
11:30 AM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sat
Apr 4, 2020
3:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sat
Apr 4, 2020
7:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sun
Apr 5, 2020
10:30 AM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sun
Apr 5, 2020
2:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Sun
Apr 5, 2020
6:30 PM
Disney On Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Dallas, TX
Tue
Apr 7, 2020
7:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets
Dallas, TX
Wed
Apr 8, 2020
TBD
NHL Western Conference First Round: Dallas Stars vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Fri
Apr 10, 2020
TBD
NHL Western Conference First Round: Dallas Stars vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Sat
Apr 11, 2020
2:00 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons
Dallas, TX
Wed
Apr 15, 2020
6:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Dallas, TX
Thu
Apr 16, 2020
TBD
NHL Western Conference First Round: Dallas Stars vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Fri
Apr 17, 2020
8:00 PM
Aventura
Dallas, TX
Sat
Apr 18, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference First Round: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Mon
Apr 20, 2020
TBD
NHL Western Conference First Round: Dallas Stars vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Tue
Apr 21, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference First Round: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Sun
Apr 26, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference First Round: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Mon
Apr 27, 2020
7:30 PM
The Who
Dallas, TX
Fri
May 1, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference First Round: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Tue
May 5, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
May 7, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Tue
May 12, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Sun
May 17, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Semifinals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Tue
May 19, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
May 21, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
May 28, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Tue
Jun 2, 2020
TBD
NBA Western Conference Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
Jun 4, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Sun
Jun 7, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Sun
Jun 14, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
Jun 18, 2020
TBD
NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary)
Dallas, TX
Thu
Jun 25, 2020
7:30 PM
Bon Jovi & Bryan Adams
Dallas, TX
Fri
Jun 26, 2020
8:00 PM
Elton John
Dallas, TX
Sat
Jun 27, 2020
8:00 PM
Elton John
Dallas, TX
Fri
Jul 24, 2020
8:00 PM
Tame Impala
Dallas, TX
Sat
Jul 25, 2020
7:00 PM
The Weeknd, Sabrina Claudio & Don Toliver
Dallas, TX
Mon
Aug 3, 2020
8:00 PM
Janet Jackson
Dallas, TX
Thu
Aug 6, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Fri
Aug 7, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Sat
Aug 8, 2020
11:00 AM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Sat
Aug 8, 2020
3:00 PM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Sat
Aug 8, 2020
7:00 PM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Sun
Aug 9, 2020
11:30 AM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Sun
Aug 9, 2020
3:30 PM
Jurassic World
Dallas, TX
Thu
Aug 13, 2020
8:00 PM
Harry Styles & Jenny Lewis
Dallas, TX
Fri
Sep 25, 2020
7:00 PM
Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde & Ray Fulcher
Dallas, TX
Wed
Sep 30, 2020
8:00 PM
My Chemical Romance
Dallas, TX
Sat
Oct 3, 2020
8:00 PM
Roger Waters
Dallas, TX
Useful Event Info
Venue Address:
2500 Victory Ave, Dallas, TX
Related Links:
History & Traditions:
Capacity:
19,200 Concert

19,200 Basketball

18,000 Hockey

Past Names/Nicknames:
None
Date/Year Built/Opened:
July 17, 2001