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American Airlines Arena

American Airlines Arena

Basketball Stadium and Concert Hall
Downtown Miami, Miami
  • The concerts at American Airlines Arena is a can't miss
  • @Jorgecist
    "The wine at the Bacardi bar 118, expensive but bad."(8 Tips)
    Wecando P.
    "Off to see the Circus."(3 Tips)
    Gabriel N.
    "I like Miami Heat, but I live in Brasil, I can just watch on TV."(3 Tips)
    Gabriel H.
    "The hot dogs are just great!"(2 Tips)
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  • NBA
    NBAJune 6, 2013
    LeBron James joins Bill Russell as the only NBA players to win four MVP awards in a five-year span, after earning his 4th MVP trophy this season.
  • Jen m.
    Jen martinezMarch 8, 2015
    Great concerts and games we watched the heat game it was alot of fun they have drinks and snacks along with tons of gift stores!
  • Alexandra B.
    Alexandra BDecember 20, 2014
    If your in Miami, go and see a Miami Heat game at AA arena, it's amazing 😍 GREAT atmosphere, a lot of food choices! Best seats are from row 30 and down (my experience)
  • Hughes L.
    Hughes LongelinMarch 21, 2016
    Great For Concerts, shows, Games, but make sure you are in the lower seats or stay at home your 65" Flat Screen give you a better view.
  • Sergio M. 🇲🇽🇧🇷🇱🇷 R.
    Fantastic infrastructure for big events. The only problem is to leave the parking. The surrounding streets simply collapse!
  • John M.
    John MannSeptember 7, 2014
    Take the Miami Metrorail to the game. Seats are bright red/orange but rest of arena is dark. Sits right on Biscayne Bay. If you need help deciding which Seats to Buy for your next Heat game, check out Read more
  • Stephanie V.
    Stephanie Velez2 weeks ago
    From concerts, to raves, to the performing arts, I always find myself back at this place year after year. Funny enough, still haven't been here for a basketball game! 😝
  • Sweet B.
    Sweet BoyNovember 27, 2013
    We went to the game on Nov 9, the place was full, but very organized, secure and clean... Parkings availables... Good ambience...
  • AskMen
    AskMenNovember 4, 2010
    Carmen González returns with dishes such as a sport pepper-topped Biscayne Dog & chef Eric Chopin makes dishes such as pork shoulder burritos & pork belly braised in Asian broth. Read more
  • NBA
    NBAJune 6, 2013
    The Heat went 30-2 after the All-Star Game this regular season, the best record in NBA history post- All-Star break.
  • Crist J.
    Crist JarrettMarch 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    This place gets LOUD! Miami Heat fans get a bad rep because a few Stugotzes leave a game early. You want to really get crazy? Sit Uptown!
  • Fabiano W.
    Fabiano WaewellApril 11, 2015
    Great food options, nice employees willing to help if you got any questions. They solved our ticket issue very fast. Will come back for sure!
  • Brenda B.
    Brenda BorgesJuly 11, 2016
    Amazing place, expect a lot people specifically with popular artists. The food is crazy expensive in there too
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddDecember 8, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Only the best stadium in the Country. VIPseating is worth it to go downstairs and hang in bars adjacent to the locker rooms.
  • Alice V.
    Alice Villar 🌻❤ NYCDecember 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The Bacardi bar is awesome! Thank goodness for #Oakheart :) staff at the arena is friendly and most of them are efficient.
  • JamesBrownInMiami
    JamesBrownInMiamiJune 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    From Dwayne Wade and The Heat to Lady Ga Ga and Madonna. This arena has hosted more stars than the universe. Check out the various-not to be missed- activities that take place here each week.
  • Flory R.
    Flory RoaFebruary 28, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    DO NOT Leave the Arena BEFORE the Miami HEAT Games are Over!! C'mon Miami, show loyalty to the home team, if not, what's the point of going to the Heat games? Let the real fans sit in your seats!
  • Mertesacker
    MertesackerFebruary 23, 2016
    Great Show best NBA team and supporters are sooo cool.. Enterance and leaving are so easy...
  • Gregory B.
    Gregory BranchApril 29, 2016
    Beautiful arena, every seat is good. Staff was friendly and helpful.
  • JJ C.
    JJ CondorJune 19, 2013
    so many font runners, more than 80% of the people here just jumped on the bandwagon only cause the Heat are in the Finals hope they do win, but non front runner or just jumped on that bandwagon either
  • Paula F.
    Paula FreireJune 19, 2015
    Basket ball games are amazing! And it is a great place for concerts as well.
  • Zach H.
    Zach HedrickNovember 22, 2015
    Great place to catch a game, even from the nosebleeds! Go Heat!
    HISTORYApril 6, 2010
    The 1999 arena, sometimes called the "Triple A," is the home of the NBA's Miami Heat. This venue also hosted the MTV Video Music Awards in 2004 & 2005 & was the home of the WNBA's Miami Sol.
  • Victor R.
    Victor RodriguezDecember 1, 2014
    Great place to see some basketball & concerts. A lot of stuff to do around arena. A must if in downtown Miami. Let's GO HEAT!!
  • Jeanette R.
    Jeanette RoseJune 21, 2011
    I am a Miami Heat. I love this arena. The location, interactive stands, concessions and gift shops make it a complete event. Taxis are available after concerts/sporting events.
  • Jimmy Buffett World
    Jimmy Buffett WorldAugust 3, 2011
    In 2001, Jimmy Buffett was ejected from a Heat-Knicks game for cursing at a referee. Buffett remains a season ticket holder and can often be seen at games when he's not on tour.
  • 🇩🇪⚽Lilly ØstenMünchen 🇩🇪⚽⚾ 🏈 🏀🎾  🎿 🏂 🔴 💪🏄   .
    #NBA: "I'm here to win championships" #LeBronJames @MiamiHEAT #NBAFinals 🏀🔥🏀🔥🏀🔥🏀🔥🏀
  • Nancy O.
    Nancy OrtegaMarch 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Bongo's cafe outside during heat halftime is the best spot for less expensive, quick bites. :)
  • FSU Digital Arts
    FSU Digital ArtsNovember 30, 2011
    Great place for concerts & sporting events! Are you interested in film or digital animation, well follow me to learn more about the new FSU Animation & Digital Arts program =)
    USA TODAYNovember 22, 2010
    The American Airlines Arena has a theater-like feel, with great seating and good energy. It's an electric atmosphere. Read more
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    The two largest concert attendances at the Arena have been Britney Spears’ Circus Tour (18,644 tickets) and the cast of Mexican TV series “Two Faces of Love” (18,693 tickets).
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HernandezOctober 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for the unlimited refill! The hot dogs are just great!
  • Shannon W.
    Shannon WatsonOctober 6, 2013
    CAP2013 was amazing! God was surly in that place! I will never be the same!
  • Lester S.
    Lester ShieldsJune 4, 2013
    Bring a gas mask if you plan on walking through the 300 - 400 section. It gets smokey;-)
  • @Jorgecist
    @JorgecistJuly 31, 2016
    @laurapausini excelente. The wine at the Bacardi bar 118, expensive but bad. Jaja
  • Brisk
    BriskNovember 8, 2010
    "Trying to enjoy myself with Taz in Miami at the game,I just wish he knew how much it really weighed like Dwyane" - Drake "The Calm" Sourced from
  • Alan H.
    Alan HedrickDecember 21, 2015
    Worth going to see. Fun times Watching the Miami Heat.
  • Priscilla H.
    Priscilla HaisleyMarch 8, 2015
    Love it!! Awesome shows, basketball games and workshops.
  • Miami Spots
    Miami SpotsAugust 13, 2012
    This stylish arena is where most of Miamis' live performances happen. Over looking Miamis' water port. Dress up, even though its not Hollywood, the stars do come out. Home of the Miami Heat.
  • Nadia S.
    Nadia SwanJanuary 31
    Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets. Kayla and her Jazz combo at halftime 🎈Nose bleed section because of band. Last time on the floor with LeBron and Dwayne Wade.
  • Felipe C.
    Felipe CohenMay 13, 2016
    The beer is too expensive but the heat won, so who cares! Let's go heatttttt!!!
  • Alejandra
    AlejandraNovember 20, 2012
    I always park right across the street, it's convenient despite high prices. Let people leave the stadium before heading out the crowd isn't that bad
  • Claudia M.
    Claudia MittSeptember 7, 2016
    Wonderful ! I'm going to watch #maroon5 ar #americanairlinesarena #miami #florida is a amazing place!
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    The roof of the arena features a giant aircraft painted with the American Airlines logo. It is visible to airplanes taking off and landing at Miami International Airport.
  • Alex B.
    Alex BarretoDecember 26, 2015
    Went to see the Heat play the Raptors and the Raptors won!
  • Vander L.
    Vander LessaApril 11, 2015
    Very good place. The game was the best. Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heats
  • Jamie K.
    Jamie KeetonJanuary 16, 2013
    Cant believe that I am hearing little tidbits about @KingJames could leave #HeatLive. We need to let him know #HeatNation appreciate him.
  • jose g.
    jose gonzalezMarch 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    the pulled pork tacos are yummy and a great bang for your buck stadium-food wise
  • YoBlendz J.
    New YoBlendz Kiosk serving now on the Main Councourse by Section 112 and Section 415 !!!
  • JRA
    JRAFebruary 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Premio Lo Nuestro has always been held here at this arena for the last 26 years.
  • Jay M.
    Jay MastersJanuary 3
    Simply amazing to see a Heat game 👏✊🙏👌🏀
  • Mariela P.
    Mariela PinedaOctober 18, 2014
    Next to Bayside a bundle of shops to choose from.
  • Terrance B.
    Terrance BlackMarch 31, 2014
    Glam Bar Diva Teeth whitening results before and after. What do you think of her 1st time results? Teeth whitening results before and after. What do you think of her 1st time results? @glambardiva
  • Grant S.
    Grant SternOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Bongos on the East Plaza serves #305cafecito during @MiamiHeat games and your favorite pastelitos too!
  • Mike M.
    Mike MehalickDecember 10, 2012
    Earplugs may be required as One Direction storm Miami on Friday (12/14); not for their loud music, but their screaming fans.
  • .Alex
    .AlexFebruary 13, 2015
    easy to get around here, nice staff
  • Hazal C.
    Hazal CicconeOctober 29, 2016
    I cried the whole show so I don't remember anything about the arena 😬
    Upvoted 17 hours ago
  • @Dayngr
    @DayngrAugust 7, 2014
    Skip driving and take the metrorail. You can walk to the arena!
  • ESPN
    ESPNJanuary 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    You might think you’re in Miami-Dade County, but you’re actually in Dwyane-Wade County.
  • Aliette V.
    Aliette ValienteSeptember 17, 2014
    Arrive to your event early to get a parking spot in the garage for $20
  • Jo .
    Jo 😜October 14, 2012
    A little too far from center stage, but people watching made up for it. Ridiculous!!! Lol
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre ChumerNovember 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Check games schedule and buy in advance. Best seats, best prices.
  • Miami P.
    Miami ParkingJune 5, 2012
    Check out this list from Miami Parking Authority for Best Places to Park for all your AAA events! Read more
  • Gabriel N.
    Gabriel NascimentoDecember 11, 2010
    I like Miami Heat, but I live in Brasil, I can just watch on TV. But I already went to a MH game, many years before
  • Esther B.
    Esther BudeboMarch 3, 2012
    Michaeel Jacksson Inmortal Cirque du Soleil tour was. An experince AMAZING! Have you seen his childhood?
  • Danii C.
    Danii CantuOctober 28, 2013
    Incredible place you must visit it!!
  • HEAT A.
    HEAT AdminNovember 22, 2010
    Be sure to take advantage of the discounted food and beverage packages between 6:30pm to 7:15pm. Fuel up for less before the HEAT game!
  • Daniel ll
    Daniel llJanuary 22, 2015
    GO HEAT! Nice thing to do in Miami!
  • Mike O.
    Mike OhanyereApril 20, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Best arena for entertainment in South Florida
  • HEAT A.
    HEAT AdminNovember 22, 2010
    Be sure to take advantage of the discounted food and beverage packages between 6:30pm to 7:15pm. Fuel up for less before the game!
  • Mario G.
    Mario GhersiJanuary 28, 2016
    Use the back entrance if you already print your tickets.
  • Brian C.
    Brian ClancyOctober 28, 2014
    You can take the fire exit stairs to leave the venue quicker
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BFebruary 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    never park in arena park nearby and get out fast
  • HEAT A.
    HEAT AdminNovember 22, 2010
    Here early? Get close to the HEAT! Now’s your chance to be courtside to watch the HEAT warm-up. See your usher for details.
  • Alex L.
    Alex LancasterMarch 4, 2016
    Great priced tickets on stubhub 4 Heat games!!!, take an Uber to arena.
  • Hilal A.
    Hilal AyanlarNovember 15, 2014
    Been here,watched Miami heats!awesome!!
  • @Dayngr
    @DayngrAugust 7, 2014
    Always a great concert or show going on here. Check online.
  • Harold V.
    Harold VasquezApril 12, 2015
    The Stadium of Miami Heats NBA Team
  • Shawn E.
    Shawn EubanksJune 10, 2013
    Awesome Game!!! Go Heat!!!!
  • Wecando P.
    Wecando PrintJanuary 14, 2012
    Off to see the Circus. Sorry animal activists but the kids love the show!
  • YoBlendz J.
    YoBlendz JuiceblendzFebruary 17, 2012
    Looking for the delicious and healthy choice? Look for the YoBlendz Kiosk!
  • Natasha M.
    Natasha M.December 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    When you're heading to a HEAT Game make sure you head there early!
    @SOBESPOTS MIAMIJune 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't miss FREE Access Pass for Clash Of The DJ'S @Mansion @Cameo @Opium
  • Jeffrey S.
    Jeffrey SDecember 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Chicken Chop Chop's a winner! Outside section 120
  • Shelia G.
    Shelia GassonApril 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Let's go my Miami Heat!
  • Juan A.
    Juan AlvarezDecember 30, 2012
    always leave out the bongos side of the arena
  • Lisa J.
    Lisa JohnsonAugust 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    convienent cell phone charger located on the 2nd floor.
  • Ayla S.
    Ayla SmithMarch 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Let's go Heat ! Great arena..
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    On January 2, 2000, the Miami Heat played their first game in new stadium by defeating the Orlando Magic 111–103.
  • Roly C.
    Roly Campeon MundialJune 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    When attending a Miami Heat game, act like you've been there before...not like u just discovered ur first pubic hair SMH
  • Juan G.
    Juan GoicoMarch 10, 2011
    You must visit, the most exclusive salsa dancing in Bongos
  • Felix L.
    Felix LApril 10, 2016
    Great concert venue
  • Downtown M.
    Downtown MiamiApril 13, 2012
    Opened on December 31, 1999 and its construction cost was $213,000,000.
  • Soulmates A.
    Soulmates AODecember 29, 2012
    I;m there in spirit and giving them the cheers they need....
  • Conrad Hotels & Resorts
    Miami’s pride and joy; catch a home basketball game at the downtown arena. Read more
  • Audrey B.
    Audrey BRUISSONMarch 13, 2012
    Let's go Heat! Let's go heat! Amazing crowd during the games
  • Asher B.
    Asher BrownFebruary 10, 2016
    About to see the Miami Heat .VS. The Spurs Tonight!! Let's Go Baby!! 😀😀
  • Beverly H.
    Beverly HOctober 28, 2016
    Don't bother trying to buy a soda for your child at the bar. They obviously have soda, but you'll have to get that in a different line. Seriously???
  • Korkut Y.
    Marvelous place
  • Adajah C.
    Adajah CodioJanuary 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place to party on Friday night.
  • Guilherme 梅.
    Guilherme 梅田July 18, 2015
    Como todo estádio nos EUA, a estrutura é sensacional! As opções de comidas gordurosas são top e o pós show ou o pós jogo são tranquilos ( sem empurra-empurra). Estacionamento é caro!
  • Jéssica P.
    Jéssica PaesMarch 1, 2015
    Uma das arenas mais incríveis que existe! Enorme, muito linda, ótima organização!! Fomos ver miami heat e amamos, vale a pena!!
  • Wilson C.
    Wilson ChanApril 11, 2015
    Local de diversos eventos (esportivos e culturais). Arquibancada inferior removivel. Facil acesso e muito bem acessive internamente.
  • Joao S.
    Joao SchambeckFebruary 19
    Incrível! Espetacular infraestrutura e tudo muito bem organizado!
  • Aprendi
    AprendiAugust 24, 2012
    Alejandro, uno de nuestros viajeros, dice que este estadio sirve las mejores palomitas de maíz gourmet en Miami. Cuéntanos en Aprendí qué te pareció. Read more
  • Konstantin S.
    Отличная арена, хоть уже и довольно старенькая. Фаншоп работает ещё час после игры.
  • RMFY
    RMFYJune 5
    Lo mejor para ir a ver a los Miami heats
    Upvoted Jun 6
  • Can K.
    Can K'June 17, 2016
    Mabet. Geniş güzel bir stadyum. Servis hızlı. Çay yok:(
  • Oktay B.
    Gercekten cok rahat ve iyi şekilde tüm etkinlikler izlenebilir
  • Fer
    FerJuly 7, 2013
    La Casa de los Hits de Miamim espectacular!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Sigfredo R.
    Sigfredo RodriguezJune 19, 2013
    El american ea increible y los heats son los mejores!!! Go heats!!!
  • Ebert Mauricio De F.
    Ebert Mauricio De FreitasNovember 22, 2016
    Top estrutura maravilhosa
  • Cbl C.
    Cbl CblDecember 31, 2015
    Eine schöne Basketball-Arena direkt gegenüber von der Shopping-Mall.
  • Juliana B.
    Juliana BarbosaNovember 26, 2014
    Jogo incrível, emocionante até o final!!!
  • Fortunato P.
    Pensa num lugar lotado onde tudo funciona...limpo e organizado...achou!!!
  • Rafael O.
    Rafael OliveiraMarch 5, 2014
    Muito bom! Super organizado respeitam seu lugar!!!!
  • Paulo F.
    Paulo FedeleApril 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Sempre sensacional! Go Heat!
  • Paloma G.
    Paloma GaonaFebruary 28, 2016
    Increíble lugar, se ve espectacular de todos lados!!
  • Wilson C.
    Show! Vale a visita
  • Noel
    NoelJanuary 8, 2014
    La gran incognita: jugará Lebron esta noche?? #espregunta
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