BRITA-Arena

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The BRITA-Arena during the opening celebration

The BRITA-Arena is a football stadium in Wiesbaden, Germany. It is the home ground of 3rd Liga side SV Wehen Wiesbaden.

The stadium is named after its former main sponsor Brita, a German company specialised in producing water filters, and replaced the Stadion am Halberg in Taunusstein as SV Wehen's home ground. The stadium has a total capacity of 13,500 seats.

The BRITA-Arena opened on 11 October 2007 with a friendly match which SV Wehen lost 2-1 to Borussia Dortmund. The first competitive match in the stadium was played on 21 October 2007 between SV Wehen and 1. FSV Mainz 05, with Mainz celebrating a 3-1 victory.

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Coordinates: 50°4′16″N 8°15′24.1″E / 50.07111°N 8.256694°E / 50.07111; 8.256694