Bridgestone Arena

Hockey Arena, Stadium, and Music Venue
  • Grey C.
    "Great place to catch a Preds game or a concert!"(5 Tips)
    Rebeka W.
    "LET'S GO PREDS!"(2 Tips)
    Lindsey W.
    "Check out the food network booth for some amazing eats!"(2 Tips)
    "Make sure you're ready to be LOUD if seated here!"(3 Tips)
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  • B R.
    B Ram1 week ago
    Been here 5+ times
    Son played hockey on Preds ice...way cool 🏒🥅
  • Ricky V.
    Ricky VernonOctober 14
    Great sound!!!!
  • John C.
    John CodyJuly 14
    Preds, Concerts, shows what's not to like?
  • Alan T.
    Love the predators!
  • Mandy H.
    Had a great time at game 3 of the finals!! Let's Go Preds!!!
  • Alan T.
    Have had season tickets to the predators game for years.
  • Serhii L.
    Nice place to watch football even though Titans is not the best team ever
  • Rodney R.
    Good seating. Nice layout.
  • Barry J.
    Barry JoverMarch 17
    Things are pretty expensive in there, but overall had a great time
  • Tyler Y.
    Tyler YoungFebruary 13
    First class everything for a concert.
  • Σam B.
    Σam BeldingJanuary 27
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything, great friendly staff, great events
  • Justin E.
    Justin EllisJanuary 27
    Great hockey...smashville.
  • Amol U.
    Amol UtrankarJanuary 25
    Apparently, domestics are 50% off on Thursdays!
  • Lisa E.
    Lisa Eder KumpDecember 23, 2016
    Concerts and sport events
  • Kenneth P.
    Kenneth PontNovember 10, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Food choices are much improved this year, Gourmet hamburgers, build your own tacos (Chipotle like, you tell them what to add or not), and my bratwurst!
  • Tracie S.
    Tracie SimerJuly 15, 2016
    Easy in and out with huge crowds. Plenty of bathrooms. Good concessions. Wish the seats had more leg room.
  • Steve B.
    Steve BrooksJune 27, 2016
    Overpriced concessions and not a great view of concert despite being in 200's.
  • Erin O.
    Erin O'DonovanMay 6, 2016
    Thursday's beers are half off through the second period
  • Ken G.
    Ken GrossApril 13, 2016
    Great venue and location. Easy to get to and get back out. Overall a wonderful event
  • Amelia A.
    Amelia AndertonJanuary 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Always arrive early!
  • Tori B.
    Tori BurnsDecember 20, 2015
    Even the upper level seats aren't bad for Preds games
  • Barry B.
    Barry BloomDecember 14, 2015
    Love Smashville. Love those Preds.
  • Brad F.
    Brad FNovember 22, 2015
    Love Watching hockey games here
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa ScottOctober 8, 2015
    Best place for a concert
  • Lorri P.
    Lorri PyleSeptember 25, 2015
    Predators rock!
  • Sherie S.
    Sherie SwerdlowSeptember 18, 2015
    Great venue. Nashville fans sure know how to party down.
  • Greg B.
    Greg BreoAugust 8, 2015
    Ufc fight night
  • Richard S.
    Richard SalazarJuly 20, 2015
    It gets cold so bring a light jacket.
  • Haylee W.
    Haylee WileyJuly 9, 2015
    I just saw Imagine Dragons (one of my favorite bands) here last night! It was so great. Everyone who worked there was friendly. The arena is wonderful, for concerts or games!
  • Kristy S.
    Kristy SherrodMay 5, 2015
    Great place!
  • Colin L.
    Colin LordFebruary 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Predators customer service is always great and super helpful!
  • Sean J.
    Sean JacksonJanuary 24, 2015
    The locals are really good fans and they are nice to visiting fans
  • Ken R.
    Ken RhodesJanuary 9, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Everything, now with wi-fi!
  • Scott L.
    Scott LowtherJanuary 8, 2015
    Great arena. Very well kept. Did hurt that Predators won.
  • Tammy H.
    Tammy HaynesJanuary 3, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Monster Jam!!!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan ScherffJanuary 3, 2015
    A GREAT place to catch a hockey game. Close reasonable parking within walking distance we parked for $10. Sat in the 3rd deck but the seats were great. The atmosphere was good.
  • Marcia M.
    Marcia MillarDecember 9, 2014
    If you're getting concessions, Pam is the jam.
  • Cathy M.
    Cathy MDecember 8, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Okay place for hockey. Terrible seats if you sit in the 300s for anything. DEX section is nice.
  • John M.
    John MannSeptember 2, 2014
    Easily accessible arena in the heart of downtown Nashville. The rowdiest arena in the NHL some say. If you need help deciding which Seats to Purchase for your next Nashville Predators game, check out Read more
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SmithAugust 8, 2014
    Miley Cyrus!
  • John S.
    John SeeverAugust 2, 2014
    Wonderful and amazing so far. Bridgestone personal are very friendly and knowledgable.
  • Barb J.
    Barb JonesApril 11, 2014
    Women's Final Four was the event and it was great. Nice stadium and good seats (a little small for my wide butt but good view).
  • JRA
    JRAApril 9, 2014
    On April 9th 2014, UConn defeats Notre Dame 79 - 58, to win the 2014 NCAAW National Championship. Congratulations Huskies! on your 9th title & 2nd in a row for the women.
  • Amy B.
    Amy BourkeMarch 10, 2014
    Great arena!! Had a blast watching my Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators!!!
  • Tom J.
    Tom JonesMarch 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Free tires with every ticket!!
  • Brilliant Solutions
    Brilliant SolutionsFebruary 27, 2014
    Hockey on the ice is something everyone should experience at least once!
  • Dean G.
    Dean GardnerFebruary 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to bring the family for some good hockey.
  • Walt
    WaltJanuary 19, 2014
    Great game!
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KnappJanuary 12, 2014
    Third floor has air hockey. Great way to pass time between periods.
  • Grady M.
    Grady McgillJanuary 10, 2014
    Awesome place, great experience and staff, shame on the managment for not letting fans and kids not be able to high 5 the players unless they had tickets to that area, lets go preds
  • Mary W.
    Mary WelchJanuary 10, 2014
    Arena won't like kids high five players. Other arenas care more for kids and hockey traditions. Shameful
  • James H.
    James HendricksonDecember 24, 2013
    Come down here where you can see great game and awesome concerts...
  • Derek (Magnum) L.
    Derek (Magnum) LaFranceOctober 20, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The mirrorball is Awesome
  • Willy H.
    Willy HrachovinaSeptember 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you ever get the chance to see Taylor Swift here never pass up the opportunity. The crowds are always super excited and she never fails to bring in awesome special guests!
  • Chad
    ChadSeptember 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite big arenas to see a show. Each time I've been there for whatever band it always is a good time!
  • Scot R.
    Scot ReutzelAugust 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    If you're a Predators fan check out the cool fan made shirts at
  • Neville S.
    Neville ShendeJuly 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    If you are an Adult who plays hockey, you must sign up for The Breakfast Club hockey during the week. Best scrimmage hockey this side of any organized recreational hockey league!
  • Greer H.
    Greer HardimonJune 5, 2013
    I know nothing about country music, but I'm here.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BrownMay 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are a Preds fan sit in 303
  • Jeannie S.
    Jeannie SmithMay 4, 2013
    The new credit card check in works well.
  • Alistair
    AlistairApril 15, 2013
    Best fans in the league you say... So how come there are front row seats available.. #awkward
  • Matt H.
    Matt HawkMarch 16, 2013
    Men's bathroom is disgusting!!!
  • Noel W.
    Noel WalshMarch 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't go to the waffle stand
  • City Saver
    City SaverMarch 8, 2013
    Use your Nashville City Saver coupons to receive a free Predators goal zone/lower bowl ticket when a second is purchased, a free hot dog/soda with any regular prices ticket or 10% off at the pro shop
  • Teshawn E.
    Teshawn EdmondsFebruary 23, 2013
    Smash dem plenty! Come on, you Predators!
  • Neville S.
    Neville ShendeFebruary 21, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    The Breakfast Club hockey at 6:30am is the best way to start the day ever
  • Chris
    ChrisFebruary 13, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Eat before you come to your event.
  • Ken R.
    Ken RhodesFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Top-rated Pollstar facility. Excellent concessions, dedicated staff.
  • City Saver
    City SaverFebruary 4, 2013
    Use your Nashville City Saver coupon book to find several money-saving offers.
  • Michael F.
    Michael FlowersJanuary 19, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    If you are bringing young kids to a concert, don't buy floor tickets. Floor chairs are not stable enough to stand's a safety hazard.
  • Kristin B.
    Kristin BeachJanuary 17, 2013
    Glad Preds made a deal so I can use my City Saver coupon for a free ticket!
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony GeoDecember 23, 2012
    The cheap seats are better than the Yum Center's in Louisville, KY!
  • Chadd Z.
    Chadd ZartmanNovember 16, 2012
    Dress warm! Might be the coldest arena in the NHL.
  • Bethany M.
    Bethany MoreheadOctober 16, 2012
    WWE Raw Live events are amazing!
  • Jazzmin W.
    Jazzmin WilsonOctober 10, 2012
    Great place to see Disney on Ice. As an adult. With no kids. XD
  • Jenny W.
    Jenny WedinAugust 23, 2012
    GO WINGS!!!!!!!!
  • Grey C.
    Grey CothamJuly 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Great place to catch a Preds game or a concert! Not a bad seat in the house! If you have never been to a Preds game, make sure to go! They're so much fun, and you will get addicted! Go Preds! :)
  • Chad
    ChadJuly 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to see a concert! There is not a bad seat in the house.
  • Jaymz B.
    Jaymz BanksJune 3, 2012
    I work on the change over crew... if ya spot me, say hi!
  • Katie D.
    Katie DJune 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Justin Bieber's favorite venue.
  • Carey H.
    Carey HookMay 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the food network booth. Best meatball sub in the building
  • Jody M.
    Jody MarkleMay 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Act like you've got common sense are the opponent's fans. It'll piss them off more than insulting them. Plus, we've already got their money.
  • Academy of Country Music
    Check out this ACM Award winner for Venue of the Year! (2009[Sommet Center], 2011)
  • Jimmy H.
    Jimmy HarperMarch 30, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Sit close.
  • Tammy F.
    Tammy FreeMarch 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    What can I saw, I love my Predators!
  • ESPN
    ESPNMarch 8, 2012
    In the year 2000, this arena was “Upset Central,” as it saw Kenyon Martin’s No. 2 Cincinnati and Michael Redd’s No. 3 Ohio State both lose during the second round of the tourney.
  • BigBen P.
    BigBen PredsMarch 7, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle
  • Mandy G.
    Mandy GodseyFebruary 28, 2012
    Just trip the opposing teams fans down the stairs lol
  • Jamie L.
    Jamie LethiecqFebruary 26, 2012
    $1 beers at the Patron Platinum club on the second floor after the game. It's also where the live radio shoe is done with an occasional player turning out for a talk.
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChmielFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Grab a beer out front and bring it inside saving of 20% off the over priced beer and dogs.
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChmielFebruary 24, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Stop by Rippy's 1st & have a pregame cocktail.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithFebruary 2, 2012
    Call the visiting goalie a sieve!
  • Chris A.
    Chris AJanuary 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    thursday is college night
  • Genesis Career C.
    Genesis Career CollegeJanuary 10, 2012
    Go Preds!!
  • Vivek S.
    Vivek SurtiJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheer on the Predators!! Now you can even get a Yazoo beer there!
  • Kimberly P.
    Kimberly ProvoDecember 29, 2011
    Colder weather baby :)
  • Wendy M.
    Wendy MondayDecember 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Celebrating it's 15th birthday this year (2011).
  • Cheryl N.
    Cheryl NorrisDecember 19, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Make sure you come to a hockey game here, the preds fans are the loudest and best in the league! I guarantee you will have a great time at the game!
  • Kristopher M.
    Kristopher MartelDecember 18, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Best section in the entire arena. Don't be fooled by imitators. Best view, best fans!
  • Casey W.
    Casey WilsonDecember 13, 2011
    For those fans 21&up: After the Predators game, you can show your ticket at Bootleggers Inn (broadway&2nd) and receive a free adult beverage after your purchase of 1 adult beverage!
  • April M.
    April MorrisDecember 7, 2011
    Do not wear TOMS lol. It's extra cold in here!!!
  • Lipman Brothers
    Lipman BrothersNovember 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Yay for craft beer @ Bridgestone!
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WhiteNovember 8, 2011
    Get cold and check out the ice
  • Hannah M.
    Hannah MillsNovember 2, 2011
    get the super nachos with everything!!
  • Jeff K.
    Jeff KleoudisOctober 26, 2011
    Preds Nice!!!!!
  • Christopher G.
    Christopher GriffithsOctober 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Put peanuts in your beer it makes it better
  • Holly T.
    Holly TaylorOctober 22, 2011
    Wear some warm duds! The zamboni makes great ice fir ice bags :)
  • Morgan M.
    Morgan MaytonOctober 17, 2011
    Parking 30 bucks!!! Really?
  • Emil P.
    Emil PughOctober 2, 2011
    There isn't a bad seat in the house.
  • Joe S.
    Joe StewartOctober 2, 2011
    Enjoy the stir fry at the club level. It's Delicious!
  • Toni R.
    Toni ReaderSeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't use the washrooms. Both mens and womens are filthy. What's up people? Is that how you guys live?
  • 1075 The River
    1075 The RiverSeptember 20, 2011
    If you're heading to a concert or game make sure you look for us on the plaza first for your shot to win prizes, ticket upgrades, and more!
  • BigBen P.
    BigBen PredsSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Look for me around the arena at Preds games. I will be the painted guy on the megatron!
  • tara w.
    tara weselyAugust 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't bother attending a concert if you're in the 300s, you can't hear it at all. Poor sound.
  • Breanna
    BreannaAugust 7, 2011
    Section 114 is amazing here for concerts. You have a perfect angle to take pictures and get the artist to read your signs (if you make any)
  • Blake D.
    Blake DarrellJuly 21, 2011
    If you can get in, the Patron Club is really nice.
  • J.J. B.
    J.J. BrentJuly 3, 2011
    After the concert, head down to Wanna B's at 3rd & Broadway to sing karaoke in Nashville's coolest crooning spot.
  • Rebeka W.
    Rebeka WrightJune 2, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
  • Rick N.
    Rick NeighborsApril 25, 2011
    Even in the nose bleed section u still have a great view of the action
  • Tiffany W.
    Tiffany W.March 30, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    $2 Tuesday! Come get cheap nachos & hot dogs!
  • Karisa
    KarisaMarch 18, 2011
    College Night is Thursday night home games. You can get $10 and $25 tickets w/student I.D. at the box office.
  • andrea
    andreaMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Learn the cheers
  • Buddy Y.
    Buddy YeltonMarch 13, 2011
    Don't pull Gnash's tail.
  • Sheena
    SheenaFebruary 15, 2011
    there is no bad place to sit. you have a good view from everywhere!
  • Aaron O.
    Aaron OaksFebruary 8, 2011
    Section 303 is definitely the roudiest!
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SFebruary 2, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Go Preds!
  • Nicole K.
    Nicole KendallDecember 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you check out the venue layout for the event being hosted...especially for Preds, WWE matches, and concerts.
  • Manda P.
    Manda PatrickDecember 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Cheer loud and proud
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChmielDecember 1, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    bring cash for parking the hilton run $20 during games.
  • Michael F.
    Michael FlowersNovember 30, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    During hockey games, when intermission starts and you need to go to the restroom, search out a family one...lines are usually shorter.
  • Angela M.
    Angela MyattNovember 28, 2010
    Go Preds!
  • Lindsey W.
    Lindsey WoodyNovember 17, 2010
    Check out the food network booth for some amazing eats!
  • Nashville Predators
    Nashville PredatorsNovember 5, 2010
    If you're a college student, come to Smashville on a Thursday night to get tickets as low as $10 with your college ID. It's College Night, presented by Best Buy!
  • Nashville Predators
    Nashville PredatorsNovember 2, 2010
    Make sure you visit for a Preds game! Watch some great hockey with the best fans in the NHL.
  • Miguel O.
    Miguel OrtizOctober 24, 2010
    OMG WWE Monday Night Raw was Aw3som3 here!! If you ever want to come see some entertainment and there is NO predators game...then come see RAW, You'll get ur money's worth.
  • Hadley M.
    Hadley MackinOctober 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    GO PREDS!!!!!
  • NHL
    NHLOctober 5, 2010
    Survival Tip: Section 303 is a group known as "The Cellblock". They refer to themselves as "the loudest section of the loudest arena in the NHL." Make sure you're ready to be LOUD if seated here!
  • Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneresSeptember 8, 2010
    CMA’s were taped here the past two years and Ellen sent me to cover the red carpet! I’ve got to tell you, country music stars are as nice as they seem! –Jeannie Read more
  • Brian C.
    Brian CopelandJuly 18, 2010
    Built in 1996, the arena cost $144M and has hosted over 12 million visitors. It's been named Nashville Arena, Gaylord Entertainment Center (GEC) and Sommet Center.
  • Megan M
    Megan MApril 29, 2010
    To watch the Nashville Predators play of course! The fans are loud and outrageous and the games are so much fun to watch! Go Preds!
  • cam c.
    cam corneliusMarch 21, 2010
    Smashville does it right! Go Preds!
  • Garrett B.
    Garrett BartleyMarch 7, 2010
    Go Preds!
  • Jim H.
    Jim HennesseyJanuary 8, 2010
    Nashville is a Hockey Tonk Town Read more
  • Debbi T.
    Debbi TannockNovember 21, 2009
    Go to see the Preds play but remember to bring cash if you want a snack. Most of the kiosks do not accept cards.
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