The First Direct Arena is the new major entertainment venue located in the lively city centre of Leeds. The state-of-the-art venue offers live music, entertainment shows, sporting events and comedy acts. First Direct Arena is operated By SMG Europe. SMG Europe deliver venue management, development and marketing worldwide. The Arena has an exclusive theatre style arrangement which can accommodate up to 13,000 people.
Previously, at the Stadium Business Awards, The First Direct Arena was newly voted the Best New Venue in the World 2014. Since opening in 2013, First Direct Arena has played host to some amazing artists such as; Lionel Richie, Pharrell Williams, Sir Elton John, Bette Midler, Mumford and Sons, Sports Personality of the Year, Championship Boxing, Le Tour De France Grand Depart and The MOBO Awards plus other artists.
The First Direct Arena has several amenities to make your visit to the venue that extra special. The fd Bar has being fully refurbished and is open from 5.30pm on event dates. Free entry is permitted to all ticket holders. Official Merchandise can also be bought from the Arena.
If you are visiting the Arena to see some of the headlines acts such as; Wet Wet Wet, Four Tops and Temptations or Ellie Goulding, we can help you.
Hotel Near First Direct Arena
Travelling to and from the arena, the nearest bus stops to the arena are located on Woodhouse Lane, Claypit Lane and Wade Lane. The First Direct Arena is just over 1 mile from Clayton Hotel Leeds and easily walkable.
The First Direct Arena is located at Arena Way, Leeds, LS2 8BY.LESS INFORMATION