Cape Cod Coliseum

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Cape Cod Coliseum
Front of the Cape Cod Coliseum.JPG
The outside of the former Cape Cod Coliseum, circa 2013
Location South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°41′23.89″N 70°11′46.40″W / 41.6899694°N 70.1962222°W / 41.6899694; -70.1962222Coordinates: 41°41′23.89″N 70°11′46.40″W / 41.6899694°N 70.1962222°W / 41.6899694; -70.1962222
Owner Cape Cod Corporation
Operator Titan Sports/WWWF
Surface Ice
Scoreboard Yes
Broke ground 1971
Built 1971-1972
Opened 1972
Closed 1984
Cape Cod Cubs
Cape Cod Freedoms
Cape Cod Buccaneers
Boston Lobsters

Cape Cod Coliseum was a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena located off of White's Path in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. In addition to sporting events, the coliseum hosted rock concerts. [1]


It was used by Vince McMahon for World Wrestling Entertainment, then known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It was home to both the Cape Cod Cubs/Cape Codders of the North American Hockey League (1973–1977), the Cape Cod Freedoms of the Northeastern Hockey League (1978–1979), and the Cape Cod Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast Hockey League (1981–82). It hosted an ESPN boxing show headlined by light middleweight contender Sean Mannion. In 1978, the Boston Lobsters played four of their 22 home matches at the Coliseum.


In 1984, the Coliseum was sold to Christmas Tree Shops and converted to a warehouse.[2] As of March 2007, it houses the wares of several businesses.


  1. ^ "Cape Cod Coliseum for Sale". Retrieved 11 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Cape Cod Coliseum to be Converted into Warehouse". Boston Globe. 17 May 1984. Retrieved 15 January 2013.