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Wings Event Center Tickets and Seating Charts - Kalamazoo, MI

Wings Event Center Seating Charts

Wings Event Center - Endstage 3 Seating Map

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Wings Event Center - Half House Endstage Seating Map

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About Wings Event Center

Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Wings Event Center is an arena that first opened its doors in 1974. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Stadium Management Company/Greenleaf Hospitality.


Wings Event Center Seating

Wings Event Center has a total capacity of 8,023. However, this figure can vary for events with unique venue configurations.

Before the venue was named Wings Event Center, it was also known as Wings Stadium.


Teams and Events at Wings Event Center

Wings Event Center is the home to the Kalamazoo Wings (ECHL). The venue serves as the stage for basketball, concert, comedy, children / family and hockey events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Wings Event Center

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


Security at Wings Event Center

Security at Wings Event Center 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 Wings Event Center has a strict bag policy.


Wings Event Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Wings Event Center has implemented a clear bag policy to enhance safety and streamline the entry process for fans. Encouraged Bag Types include clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC bags within dimensions of 12" x 14" x 6"; one-gallon clear zip-seal bags (Ziploc bags or similar); small clutch bags not exceeding 4.5" x 6.5". Each individual can bring one large clear bag alongside a small clutch, the latter not exceeding 4.5" by 6.5". This small clutch provides privacy for personal items and can be easily examined. Items such as keys, wallets, phones, and other small belongings in pockets or clutch bags are unrestricted. The clear bag and clutch may be utilized for carrying these items, with exceptions made for medical necessities or a diaper bag (when accompanied by a small child) following a thorough inspection by security at the entrance. Items deemed prohibited must be returned to your vehicle or discarded before entering Wings Event Center. Prohibited bags/items include, but are not limited to:

  • Clutch bags larger than a hand, purses, and briefcases.
  • Duffle bags, backpacks, cinch bags, and mesh bags.
  • Fanny packs that are not clear or exceed size limits.
  • Tinted or patterned plastic bags.
  • Firearms, pepper spray.
  • Mechanical air horns, laser light pointers.
Please be aware that relinquished prohibited items will not be returned to you.


What to Bring to Wings Event Center

When you come to an event at Wings Event Center, 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.


Wings Event Center Experience

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


Food and Beverage at Wings Event Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Wings Event Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, mixed drinks, liquor and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Wings Event Center

Wings Event Center 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 Wings Event Center 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.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Wings Event Center

Wings Event Center is located at 3600 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49001. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Wings Event Center Parking Details

Wings Event Center has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Wings Event Center visitors. They are Lexington park, AZO - Short Term and MDOT Public Carpool Parking.


How Early Should I Get to Wings Event Center?

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.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Wings Event Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at 3600 Vanrick Drive, at the venue's main entrance. 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 Bus Stop to Wings Event Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Vanrick & Wings Stadium. This bus station is located 230 ft from the venue.


Wings Event Center Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Wings Event Center, 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 Wings Event Center

Wings Event Center 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: Godfather's Pizza, Nob Hill Bar & Grill, Michelle's, Potter's Restaurant & Lounge and Jimmy John's.

Wings Event Center, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a multipurpose arena with a seating capacity of 5,113 people. It has been an integral part of the event scene since 1974 and spans over 17,000 square feet. Amenities include free Wi-Fi access in convention spaces and more than 1,000 parking spots onsite. The venue specializes in hosting a variety of events, from meetings and trade shows to large concerts and sporting events. It is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and incredible production capabilities. Kalamazoo also has plenty to offer for visitors. It boasts a thriving music scene, including outdoor concerts at Bronson Park in the summer. The Kalamazoo River Valley Trail is a 20-mile non-motorized path perfect for biking, running, and rollerblading. Local cuisine includes food trucks for tacos and gourmet donuts, with cider from St. Julian Winery. Westnedge Avenue offers nightlife, while there are plenty of shopping outlets, from malls to boutiques, art galleries, and art festivals year-round. Cultural attractions include Cultural Exchange Factory, Resident Culture Art & Brewery, as well as interactive museums such as Discovery Village and Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum. The Wings Event Center is an invaluable cultural asset for Kalamazoo and all of Michigan. With a capacity for upwards of 8,000 spectators, it is the perfect venue for any show - from live music to sports to entertainment - and offers a memorable experience.

FAQs about Wings Event Center

Year Opened

1974


Who plays at the Wings Event Center?

The Kalamazoo Wings hockey team are the home team.

Facts about Wings Event Center

Capacity

5,113

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
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