Acrisure Arena


Oak View Group


Construction Cost 

$160 million

Completion Date 

December 2022

Project Size 

220,000 SF
10,000 seats

Acrisure Arena


The Acrisure Arena is a 10,000-seat, multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue located in Coachella Valley, California. As the home of the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, the arena features a rustic façade that evokes the landscape of the Coachella Valley, and provides ample shade from the desert sun with an expansive canopy that wraps two sides of the arena. Conceived as both a concert venue and a rehearsal facility for world-class acts prior to national tours, the venue has the rigging capacity, talent accommodations and loading dock access to attract premier live music performances as well as host multiple athletic events. 

The Event Level and lower seating bowl are located 25 feet below grade, to maintain a manageable pedestrian scale for the facility and to preserve majestic mountain views so valued by the surrounding community. The 270-degree seating bowl with retractable seating at the stage end is designed strategically to maximize the number of seats for stage end shows and minimize obstructed view seats behind the stage. The bowl also provides a variety of premium amenities, including 20 suites, private clubs, 800 club seating and loge boxes. Rather than a center-hung scoreboard, the venue also features a 80’-0 x 20’-0” video board at the stage end to eliminate any interruptions to the continuous and highly-flexible 200,000 lbs capacity 
rigging grid. 

The Acrisure Arena features a training center that can also serve as a year-round community gathering space, and includes a full-size ice rink along with locker rooms and training areas.