Silver Spurs Arena

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Silver Spurs Arena
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Silver Spurs Arena
Location Kissimmee, Florida
Coordinates 28°17′53.97″N 81°22′9.19″W / 28.2983250°N 81.3692194°W / 28.2983250; -81.3692194
Owner Osceola County
Operator SMG
Capacity 8,000 (Hockey)
3,670 (Theatre)
6,570 (Half-house concert)
8,253-11,403 (arena concert)
Opened September, 2003
Tenants
Silver Spurs Rodeo
Florida Seals (SPHL) (2005-2007)
Kissimmee Kreatures (NIFL) (2006)
Osceola Ghostriders (WIFL) (2007)

The current Silver Spurs Arena is an 8,000-seat (11,500 seat max capacity), 33,946 square foot multi-purpose arena, in Kissimmee, Florida. It was built in 2003. It replaced the original Silver Spurs grand stand. Both are home to the Silver Spurs Rodeo a semi-annual rodeo event. Concerts, family shows, school graduations, and sporting events are also held there. The arena, part of the Osceola Heritage Park entertainment complex, features 12 luxury suites, four locker rooms and additional amenities.

The arena was home to the Florida Seals of the Southern Professional Hockey League from October 2005 until January 4, 2007. During the 2005 season, it was home to the Kissimmee Kreatures of the National Indoor Football League. During 2006, the team was to be known as the Osceola Outlaws but then changed their name to Osceola Football as another team in the NIFL located in Billings, Montana held that nickname. For the 2007 season the team changed its nickname to Osceola Ghostriders and played in the World Indoor Football League.

Over 600,000 people annually attend a wide variety of our events such as concerts, festivals, amateur and professional sports, trade shows, conventions and much more. The arena has hosted Sugarland, Van Morrison, Alan Jackson, Pearl Jam, Hall & Oates, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toby keith, Def Leppard, Norah Jones, Amy Grant & Vince Gill, Jeff Dunham, Sesame Street Live, The Wiggles, Don King Productions World Championship Boxing, Silver Spurs Rodeo, World Extreme Fighting, gymnastics, basketball, cheerleading, Sysco Food Show, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, Former President Bill Clinton, and President Barack Obama.

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