The home ground of Manchester City Football Club, this impressive venue was originally erected as a location for the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Since then it?s become a hub of sporting success, especially as the centrepiece of SportCity. Its size has also seen the stadium become a prime location for some of Manchester's biggest music events, having seen action from the likes of Take That, Coldplay and Foo Fighters.
Etihad Stadium Seating Plan
The stadium can currently contain anywhere from 47,805 ? 60,000 people dependent upon the event, with current expansion projects planned to increase the seating capacity to 61,000. Above the North, West and South stands attendees will also be able to find 70 executive boxes. Two of the stadium's six themed restaurants also provide views of the pitch so you don't have to go hungry whilst watching the game. Check out the Etihad Stadium Seating Plan above to get a better idea of where you'll be sat during your event.
Things to see and do near Etihad Stadium
The sporting venue is situated at the heart of Manchester's SportCity, an impressive complex of sporting venues that was originally built to host the 2002 Commonwealth Games and provides plenty of fascinating sites from sporting history for guests to explore. The whole compound is located just on the outskirts of the city itself and is very accessible to all the top hangouts in the city centre thanks to its own dedicated stop ? Etihad Campus ? on the Metrolink, with a total journey time of about 10 minutes.
Similar Manchester Venues
Whilst in Manchester why not check out other events happening nearby? The O2 Apollo Manchester is constantly filled with the most hotly tipped new acts in music while the Phones4U Arena is the place to go for the biggest names in music and comedy.