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Red Bull Arena - NJ - Harrison, NJ
Red Bull Arena is a state-of-the-art soccer-specific stadium that is located in Harrison, New Jersey. It is widely regarded as one of the finest venues of its kind, and it is currently the home field to Major League Soccer's NY Red Bulls. Since it first opened in 2010, this amazing stadium has hosted numerous professional soccer games, including the 2011 MLS All-Star Game. In 2011 Red Bull Arena hosted its first concert featuring the band Dispatch.
The translucent roof protects fans and players from the elements, while still allowing natural light to enter. The unique design adds a powerful yet elegant feel to the venue. Many soccer fans love visiting the Red Bull Arena simply because it is an all-around great place to see a game, with modern features and amenities, a great view of the pitch, and an enjoyable fan base.
Although the venue does feel intimate, the 25,000 seating capacity means there is plenty of room for everyone. There are also seats to fit anyone's budget. Whether you want an affordable seat where you can cheer on your team with like-minded fans, or you want to go all out and spring for one of the 30 Skyboxes or one of the 1,000 club seats, you will definitely have a blast. Premium seating options also have access to the private club areas. Regardless of which seating option you choose, there is no doubt that your night at the Red Bull Arena is going to be a night to remember.
Getting There and Getting In.
Parking & Directions
Red Bull Arena is located at 600 Cape May St, Harrison, NJ. The interstate is close so it is easily accessible by car. You may want to visit the stadium's official website for specific directions from your area. Depending on where you are traveling from, you may also want to consider taking the PATH train from the World Trade Center to the Harrison PATH station. This ride takes around 20 minutes and then you can easily walk to the stadium in 5. This may be a great way to save money on parking and avoid sitting in line. Keep in mind that the train does get very busy on game nights.
The official Red Bull Arena website has a detailed parking map that will show you exactly where you can park your vehicle. Keep in mind that there is almost definitely going to be a wait, as thousands of people attempt to enter and exit a relatively small area. Your best bet is to arrive at least an hour early, and either leave the game early or take your time leaving. Be sure to plan your trip in advance to avoid delays.