The Pistons were named after the team’s founder Fred Zollner, whose company manufactured pistons, primarily for cars, trucks, and trains. They moved to the Detroit area in 1957 when it became evident that Fort Wayne wasn’t a large enough city to support a professional sports team. Detroit was a logical move, demographically, and hadn’t had a professional basketball team in over 10 years and was the 5th largest city in the United States, at that time.
The Pistons played in Detroit until 1978, and then moved to Oakland County, an outskirt of Detroit, where they played until Little Caesars Arena opened its doors for the 2017 season.
Detroit is now one of the only cities in the US that has an NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB team playing in their downtown district. The Pistons have won 3 national championships, 7 conference titles, and 9 division titles. Their colors are royal blue, red, navy blue, white, and chrome.
How many suites for Pistons Games at Little Caesars Arena?
Little Caesars Arena has 60 total suites available for basketball games and special events. Each private suite can hold between 10-24 people, depending on the suite location and level. Loge box seating or Gondola Boxes are an ideal alternative for small groups, seating 4 - 12 guests.
What amenities can I expect in my suite?
One of the newest arenas in the NBA, attending a Pistons game in a private suite will impress your guests. All suites are designed with ample standing room and group seating. Large suites feature leather couches, a full service wet bar and a total of 5 high definition displays.
Why should I book my Detroit Pistons suite with SuiteHop?
SuiteHop is an online marketplace providing the most comprehensive details and availability for suite events at Little Caesars Arena. With real time pricing and a high attention to customer service, SuiteHop's suite experts will help you from booking your suite all the way through ordering catering for your event.
What should I do and where should I stay before my Pistons game?
The newest Detroit District is a booming 50 square block, chock full of historical landmarks and theaters built in turn of the century, bars and nightclubs, top notch casinos, as well as three professional sports arenas: Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers, MLB) Little Caesars Arena (Detroit Red Wings, NHL, and Detroit Pistons, NBA) and Ford Field (Detroit Lions, NFL).
Make sure you swing by the stunning art deco Fox Theater, which was built in 1928 and was named as a National Historic Monument for its architecture. From there, the Detroit Opera House (built in 1922) borders the rejuvenated Campus Martius area of The Detroit District. Campus Martius is a 1.2 acres park in the heart of The Detroit District that offers a large outdoor ice skating rink built to replicate Rockefeller Center’s in New York City. Cadillac Square Park is also nearby.
If you’re an avid Detroit sports fan, make sure you check out the Iron Fist Monument put up in 1986 as a monument to honor Joe Luis and the movement of who was then-considered to be America’s first African American sports hero during World War II. The president at the time, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, said, “Joe, we need muscles like yours to beat the Nazis.” This statue shows that raw power.
From there, take a leisurely stroll down Detroit’s Greektown area, where you can sample some amazing cuisine, as well as Detroit’s rich culture. Detroit is also home to many large casinos, including Dan Gilbert’s Greektown Casino. Other popular Detroit attractions include the Eastern Market, a large year round farmers market and street art center, or a trip to the Shinola factory headquarters or Carhartt historic factory store.
Nearby Hotels Include:
- MotorCity Hotel and Casino
- Crowne Plaza
- MGM Grand Casino and Hotel
- Atheneum Suite Hotel
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Greektown Casino and Hotel
- The Inn on Ferry Street
- The Inn at 97 Winder
When do Pistons suites open for access?
Little Caesars Arena suites open two hours before the start of the event.
How to do I get to Little Caesars Arena and where do I park?
Parking is available for purchase from your SuiteHop event expert. There are many parking options within a 10 min walk from the arena.
Little Caesars Arena is easily accessible via interstate 94 and 75, and also Detroit’s newest mode of public transportation, the Q Line. The QLINE is a 6.6-mile north-south loop that runs along Woodward Avenue from Congress Street in downtown Detroit to Grand Boulevard in New Center. It has a total of 12 stops. The closest stops to Little Caesars Arena is Sproat Street/Adelaide Street, and Montcalm Street.