Bridgestone Arena - Luxury Suite Guide
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Opened: December 18, 1996
Seating Capacity: 17,113 for hockey games, 19,395 for basketball games, and up to 20,000 for concerts and family shows (depending on configuration). Bridgestone Arena features 70 luxury Nashville Predators suites and 1,100 Club Level seats.
Address: 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 USA
Telephone: (615) 770-2000
Suites & Arena Overview
Bridgestone Arena, formerly known as the Gaylord Entertainment Center or the Sommet Center, is located in Nashville, Tennessee. The arena is home to the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Of note, the arena features a 22-story tower that (in its base) houses the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitors’ Center, the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, an XM Radio studio/channel and a 70-seat theater.
The Bridgestone Arena is owned by the Sports Authority of Nashville and Davidson County and operated by the Powers Management Company.
Notable events to take place at the Bridgestone Arena include the U.S. National Figure Skating Championship (1997), the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (2000, 2003 and 2005), the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament (2001, 2006 and 2010), the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament (2002, 2004 and 2008) and the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Notable artists to take the Bridgestone Arena stage include Beyoncé, Garth Brooks, Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Billy Joel, Metallica, Pavarotti, Cher, Toby Keith, Simon & Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Alan Jackson, the Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney as well as Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.
Suite Seating Options
Total suites: 70
Individual suite capacity: 14-26
Total capacity of all suites: 1,168
Host to more than 100 events each year, Bridgestone Arena offers a multitude of entertainment options. Many VIP seating areas and private luxury boxes are available only through annual or multi-year leases; others can be booked on a per-event basis. Bridgestone Arena can accommodate groups and parties of various sizes. Nashville Predators suites for rent and for sale include:
- Upper Concourse Suites (seat 14 to 16 guests)
- Lower Concourse Suites (seat 14 to 16 guests)
- The Party Suite (seats up to 26 guests)
Bridgestone Arena features a variety of well-appointed suites located on two different levels. The venue also boasts a spacious party suite, which is typically better suited to large groups, available for a single game (as opposed to a full season lease) and sometimes include food and beverage in the cost. In addition to the listings publicly displayed on the SuiteHop Marketplace, we are often able to assist clients secure both private and party suites through our offline network.
Private Rentals & Suite Ticket Prices
Premium Nashville Predators suites typically rent for approximately $3,800 to $8,000 per day, depending on the size and location of the luxury box. The same suites for lower demand games and events may be reserved at a discount.
Individual suite tickets are comparably priced to seats in the Club sections or other desirable areas at Bridgestone Arena. Two VIP parking passes will be included with the rental of each Predators suite. Suite renters may also purchase tickets anywhere in the stadium and additional Standing Room Only (SRO) tickets to fill out the suite. Food and beverage is not typically included in the base rental price.
Annual Suite Leases
Full-season leases are available directly from the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena, ranging from $100,000 to $200,000 per year. Lease terms are offered in one, three, and five year commitments. Suite owners with annual leases are allowed to buy additional non-suite tickets and parking passes as needed. The cost of food and beverage may not be included in the lease of a Predators suite.
Renting a Bridgestone Arena Suite Through SuiteHop
Pricing on SuiteHop is market-based, with suite owners determining the price at which they choose to list. The list price is a reflection of availability, the popularity of the event, the exact location of the suite, whether or not catering and parking passes are included, and the suite owner’s choice of selling their suite in its entirety or by the individual seat, among other factors. Benefits of buying through SuiteHop may include...
- access to suites that are not otherwise available elsewhere, including when the event is sold out,
- ability to purchase individual tickets within suites,
- market-based pricing can be below box office pricing,
- transparent, real-time online pricing and ordering, and,
- availability of full event planning services including ticket distribution, RSVP/invitation management, celebrity appearances, branded promotional/gift items, dedicated in-suite concierge service, and more!
Renting a Bridgestone Arena Suite Through The Venue
Pricing through the box office is determined by team and/or venue management. Suite pricing is not typically published online and often requires offline contact with a sales representative. Large “Party Suites” sometimes sell individual tickets as part of a shared environment, while private suites usually require purchase of the entire space.Benefits of buying through the venue may include…
- full year and multi-year suite leases only available through venue,
- venue pricing that is sometimes below marketplace pricing, and,
- a direct relationship with the venue for access to future promotions.
Suite Amenities & Design Features
Bridgestone Arena suites are configured with extra wide, theater-style seats and bar stools. A wet bar, refrigerator, sofa, and ice maker come standard in all suites, as do multiple HD televisions and local internet access. Suites are climate-controlled, with great views of the game or concert action. Private restrooms are located inside all Nashville Predators suites; well-appointed restrooms are also located in common areas outside of the individual suites.
Suite Access & Additional Meeting Space
Bridgestone Arena includes a multi-use executive boardroom, conference rooms and press box for rent during non-event times. Non-event day access to the suite as well as conference center space is available, with pricing based on the particular day of use and specific needs of the suite holder (venue typically requires advanced notice). Suite owners, renters, and guests are invited to enter their suites through special VIP entrance up to ninety minutes before the event and stay up to sixty minutes following the event’s conclusion. On event days, those holding Nashville Predators suite tickets are also able to use Club areas throughout the arena.
The stadium’s press box features television booths, radio booths, multiple HDTV’s and a buffet area – ideal for Nashville Predators-themed business functions.
Catering & Concierge Services
Outside food or drink of any kind is prohibited at Bridgestone Arena events. Please see the Event Policies or Frequently Asked Questions page for complete details. Suite holders and guests have access to restaurants, bars, and concession stands throughout the stadium, as well as premium catering and in-suite concierge service (for an additional charge). Food and beverage service is provided by Levy Restaurants.
Levy’s upscale food offerings at Bridgestone Arena include bison burgers, hot chicken, wood-fired pizzas, BBQ, and whole smoked chicken. Concession stands located around the arena concourses also feature pulled pork sandwiches, Italian meatball grinders, and street-style tacos.
Bridgestone Arena Suite Parking
Bridgestone Arena offers on-site parking for Nashville Predators suite ticket holders in one of the two nearby parking garages – the Grand Avenue Garage or the Pinnacle at Symphony Garage. Valet service is not available at this time.
Each Bridgestone Arena suite is equipped with multiple HD televisions and local internet access.
Private restrooms are located inside all Nashville Predators suites; well-appointed restrooms are also located in common areas outside of the individual suites.
The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Museum, located on the main level of Bridgestone Arena, features 7,200 square feet of interactive games and displays. The museum boasts a virtual reality one-on-one basketball game, a strength training apparatus used by Olympic swimmers, college football and basketball exhibits, NASCAR video games, two 30-seat theaters.
The 225-seat DEX All-Inclusive Zone, located at the south end of Bridgestone Arena, overlooks the ice and features a club-level bar and grill with café-style seating.
The FSN Zone, located just off the main concourse of the arena, is a unique sports bar with tabletop seating and more than 20 flat-screen high-definition televisions.
Bridgestone Arena Suite Listings on SuiteHop
Bridgestone Arena on Wikipedia
Bridgestone Arena Official Website
Bridgestone Arena Official Luxury Seating Guide
Bridgestone Arena Seating Chart
Bridgestone Arena Event Policies
Bridgestone Arena Frequently Asked Questions
Nashville Predators Official Website