MGM Grand Garden Arena

The MGM Grand Garden Arena (originally known as the MGM Grand Garden Special Events Center) is a 17,000-seat multi-purpose arena located within the MGM Grand Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip.

MGM Grand Garden Arena
Concert bowl and seating c. 2008
Former namesMGM Grand Sports Center (planning/construction)
MGM Grand Garden Special Events Center (1993–95)
Address3799 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
LocationLas Vegas Strip
Public transitLas Vegas Monorail
at MGM Grand
OwnerMGM Resorts International
Capacity15,020 - permanent seating
17,000 - with bleachers[1]
Construction
Broke groundOctober 7, 1991; 30 years ago (1991-10-07)
OpenedDecember 18, 1993; 28 years ago (1993-12-18)
Renovated1997, 2000
Construction cost$28.4 million
ArchitectVeldon Simpson-Architect, Inc.
General contractorTaylor International Corporation
Tenants
Las Vegas Dustdevils (CISL) (1994)
Las Vegas Sting (AFL) (1994)
Frozen Fury (NHL) (1997–2015)
Website
www.mgmgrand.com/entertainment/grand-garden-arena.aspx

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