PPG Paints Arena (Formerly The Consol Energy Center) is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's world-class sports and entertainment venue. This incredible is where fans can enjoy live hockey with Pittsburgh Penguins tickets and the Arena Football League's Pittsburgh Power. In addition to hosting numerous professional sporting events, The PPG Paints Arena has also been used for major concerts, family shows, and more.
In 2010, the PPG Paints Arena opened its doors, changing the way that people view indoor arenas. For starters, it was the first venue to be gold-certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in both the NHL and AFL. PPG Paints Arena also won the extremely prestigious “Best New Major Concert Venue” in the Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. Among numerous other awards, it won “Best NHL Arena” in the Sports Business Journal reader poll. Few would argue that this arena is one of the finest of its type in the entire world.
One of the best aspects of this modern arena is how fan-friendly it is. With 19,758 seats, it was specifically designed to be as comfortable and enjoyable as possible for the guests, which is why there are so many unique features.It’s known for having the most comfortable seats in the entire NHL. The seats at this upscale arena are up to 24 inches wide, and there is far more legroom than most arenas allow. There are also many other luxury seating options, including club seats with better, unrivaled sightlines, and private suites for a truly elevated game experience.
Getting There and Getting In
Parking & Directions
PPG Paints Arena is located at 1001 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA. There are different routes available, depending on whether you are coming from the north, south, east, or west. The PPG Paints Arena's website has a handy feature that prompts you to type in your point of origin, allowing you to find the best possible route to the venue. There are 2,500 surface parking spots across the street from the venue, as well as 500 spaces in the garage. Rates vary, but spots tend to cost between $6.00 and $8.00.