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NOW Arena - Chris Tomlin Seating Map

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NOW Arena - Endstage A-H, No I Seating Map

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NOW Arena - Generic Floor Seating Map

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Buy Tickets to the Next NOW Arena Event

Tickets to NOW Arena events are available now at Event Tickets Center! Oftentimes, NOW Arena shows are difficult to come by. But, Event Tickets Center has a variety of tickets available for the next several events at the venue. Prices start at $39, but can range all the way up to $588. So, you need to act fast before ticket prices rise. If you are on the fence about going to see a NOW Arena event, we have conveniently laid out some of the most important information about the venue. Check out insider information about parking, concessions, seating, rideshare, public transportation, bag policy, amenities, and more! Find the event you want to attend in the event list above, so you can purchase your tickets to go see your next NOW Arena event live!

About NOW Arena

Located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, NOW Arena is an arena that first opened its doors in 2006. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Village of Hoffman Estates.


NOW Arena Seating

NOW Arena has a total capacity of 10,543. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named NOW Arena, it was also known as Sears Centre and Sears Centre Arena.


Teams and Events at NOW Arena

NOW Arena is the home to the Windy City Bulls (NBAGL) . The venue serves as the stage for basketball, hockey, lacrosse, football and soccer events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into NOW Arena

Want to ensure a smooth entry to NOW Arena? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at NOW Arena

Security at NOW Arena is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that NOW Arena has a strict bag policy.


NOW Arena Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

NOW Arena enforces a clear bag policy for all events, allowing bags with a maximum size of 12"x6"x12". Exceptions to this rule include medical, family, or child care bags, as well as small clutches not exceeding 4.5"x 6.5".


What to Bring to NOW Arena

When you come to an event at NOW Arena, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is NOW Arena ADA Accessible?

NOW Arena is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, NOW Arena has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


NOW Arena Experience

Your experience at NOW Arena extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at NOW Arena

Plenty of concessions are available at NOW Arena. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to mixed drinks, beer, wine and liquor.


Payment Methods Accepted at NOW Arena

NOW Arena primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although NOW Arena accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


How to Get to NOW Arena

NOW Arena is located at 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 60192. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to NOW Arena?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.

If you plan on tailgating, we recommend getting to NOW Arena even earlier, so you can enjoy the full pregame experience!


Can You Tailgate at NOW Arena?

NOW Arena permits tailgating. However, the regulations concerning open flames, grills, and open containers can differ depending on local laws. Specific events may also have different rules, so reviewing the venue's particular guidelines is always wise when planning your tailgate. Remember that the goal is to create an enjoyable and safe environment for all event attendees.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At NOW Arena, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 2575 Pratum Avenue. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Train Stop to NOW Arena

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Elgin (109 W Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60123, USA). One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


NOW Arena Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from NOW Arena, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to NOW Arena

NOW Arena is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: The Saddle Room, Main Event Hoffman Estates, Hideaway Brew Garden and Club Hawthorne Hoffman Estates.

The NOW Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Hoffman Estates, IL, that opened its doors in 2006. It offers 11,000 permanent seats configured for basketball games and other events. The arena is ready to host your next event, whether it's a concert, sporting event, or family gathering. Hoffman Estates, IL, is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and offers a variety of activities for all. Outdoor recreationalists can enjoy the unique parks and trail system, which is ideal for biking and walking. Foodies can experience a range of tastes, from Schaumburg's Greek-Lebanese Restaurant to Butcher & The Burger for classic comfort food. The area also offers plenty of shopping, including movie theaters, Woodfield Mall, and South Park Mall. Get active at XSport Fitness gym or try something new at Noodles & Company cooking studio. For a peaceful experience, take a stroll through Arlington Green Park or enjoy some bird watching.

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
All Elite Wrestling Sep 1, 2024 From $317 4
Breakers Conference Oct 26, 2024 From $43 1,217
Chris Tomlin Nov 15, 2024 From $39 4,874