Arēna Rīga

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Arena Riga
Arena Riga Logo.png
2013 Arena Riga - panoramio.jpg
Location Riga, Latvia
Coordinates 56°58′4.65″N 24°7′16.84″E / 56.9679583°N 24.1213444°E / 56.9679583; 24.1213444Coordinates: 56°58′4.65″N 24°7′16.84″E / 56.9679583°N 24.1213444°E / 56.9679583; 24.1213444
Capacity 14,500 (concerts)
11,200 (basketball)
10,300 (ice hockey)
Broke ground 17 June 2004
Built 1 February 2006
Opened 15 February 2006
Construction cost Ls 20 million
EUR € 28.5 million
Dinamo Riga (KHL) (2008–present)
HK Riga (MHL) (2010–present)
BC VEF Rīga (2009–present)
Barons LMT (BBL/LBL) (2006–2009)
ASK Riga (BBL/LBL) (2006–2009)
EuroBasket 2015

Arena Riga (Latvian: Arēna Rīga) is an indoor arena in Riga, Latvia. It is primarily used for ice hockey, basketball and concerts. Riga Arena holds a maximum of 14,500 and was completed in 2006. It was built to be used as one of the venues for the 2006 IIHF World Championship, the other being Skonto Arena.

It has been home to the Kontinental Hockey League club Dinamo Riga since 2008. During the years the Arena has also hosted many well-known artists from all over the world.

The arena hosted the 'D' group of Eurobasket 2015.

Notable events[edit]


Concerts in Arena Riga[edit]

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Preceded by
North Shore Events Centre
FIBA U-19 World Championship
Final Venue

Succeeded by