Scandinavium is the second largest indoor arena in
Sweden and accommodates sporting events, concerts, shows,
exhibitions, trade fairs and corporate functions.
The arena was built in 1971 and receives over 700 000
visitors every year. The situation of Scandinavium is just in
the city of Göteborg, surrounded by hotels, shops and restaurants.
It’s impossible to list all the spectacular concerts and shows that
have been held at Scandinavium since opening in 1971. Among the
stars you recognize Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, The Rolling
Stones, Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Deep Purple, Santana, ABBA, Eric
Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Niel Young, U2, Depeche Mode, Prince,
Bryan Adams, Tina Turner, Back Street Boys, Sting, Sarah Brightman,
Britney Spears, AC/DC etc.
Scandinavium has been selected as a championship arena
approx. sixty times, hosting World Championships, European
Championships, World Cup Finals and Davis Cup Finals. In 2002 the
Ice Hockey World Championship was played at Scandinavium and in 2008
we welcome The World Figure Skating Championships.
The arena is the home of the annual Göteborg Horse Show,
first held in the spring of 1977. Since then, almost 1.9 miljon
visitors have seen the great stars competing in Göteborg, in
showjumping as well as in dressage.
Scandinavium has three public restaurants and bars, Arena
Restaurant & Bar, Brasserie Time Out and Pub Rinkside as well as a
daily open McDonald´s restaurant.
Scandinavium offer´s a box office were you can buy tickets to almost
every bigger event in Sweden.
CONTACT: +46 (0)31-368 45 00 (switchboard)
Audience capacity for sport: 12 000
Audience capacity for music: 14 000
(2 000 on arena floor)
Conference facilities: 20 – 2 000 delegates
VIP Gallery, VIP Lounge with 3 bars
Press Gallery: Places for disabled
Restaurant & Bar: 225 guests
Brasserie: 250-300 guests
- Ice hockey 1 800 sq m.
- Entire floor 4 100 sq m.
Public foyer: 3 000 sq m
TV facilities: Complete TV studio to
Unobstructed roof height: 14 m
Ice hockey sideboards made of tempered glass, designed for
switch to NHL rink dimensions.