Northeast Ohio is home to countless stadiums, arenas and versatile outdoor spaces.
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission works with various venues to host major sporting events. Explore some of our highlighted venues below.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is home to NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, AHL's Cleveland Monsters and the AFL's Cleveland Gladiators. With a seating capacity of 19,432, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse welcomes close to two-million guests a year. Located in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission works closely with Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to host many events, including NBA All-Star 2022 and the 2018 NCAA DI Wrestling Championships.
Home of the Cleveland Browns, this multi-purpose facility with a capacity of 67,895 hosts many events including concerts, international soccer games and college football games. Through renovation efforts including new video boards and an upgraded sound system, GCSC co-hosted the 2017/2019 Concacaf Gold Cup doubleheader in partnership with the Browns. Additionally, the stadium was utilized during the 2021 NFL Draft for the mega-event's fan fest.
Managed by ASM Global, this venue boasts 410,000 square feet of event space. Connected to the 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown and within walking distance of over 5,000 hotel rooms, this location is convenient for countless events, including our sports commission-hosted 2017 USA Fencing North American Cup.
A Downtown Cleveland landmark, this Auditorium was constructed in grand opera tradition and features a ticketing lobby, a 10,000-seat auditorium, 3,000-seat Cleveland Music Hall and 600-seat Little Theater in addition to multiple meeting rooms. We've hosted many events at this venue, including the 2018 NCAA DIII Wrestling Championships.
The Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center seats up to 15,000 people for special events. With an additional 40,000 square feet of storage, a 10,000 square-foot conference center and an annex area, this venue hosts a variety of events. The 2022 USA Boxing National Qualifer and the 2019 NCAA DII Wrestling Championships took place in its main bowl.
Progressive Field is an urban landmark offering a fan-friendly environment. Located in the heart of Cleveland, this venue seats 35,041, though additional fans can be accommodated through standing-room and temporary seating. Home of the Cleveland Guardians, this world-class facility hosted the 2019 MLB All-Star Weekend in conjunction with GCSC.
SPIRE features an indoor track, outdoor stadium, aquatics center, community fitness center, banquet facility and full-service food court. Its mission is to unlock the full potential of the human spirit through athletics, academics and service to others. GCSC hosts many events with SPIRE including 2022 NCAA DIII Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
This 147-acre park is located on Cleveland Metropark’s Lakefront Reservation. This park features 9,000 feet of shoreline, dog and swim beaches, boat ramps, a fishing pier, picnic areas and grills, pavilions and a brand-new Beach House. GCSC hosts many events at Edgewater Park including the 2018 & 2019 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships.
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