Etihad Stadium is a major venue for many international & national sporting and entertainment events in Melbourne; boasting seating capacity of more than 50,000 people.
Therefore, it’s no surprise that it’s one of the main sporting venues in the country.
Etihad Stadium Seating Plan, Map, Capacity & Parking
Etihad Stadium is located in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct and is just minutes away from the Melbourne CBD. Therefore, if you’re in the city, Etihad Stadium is easily accessible by car, tram, train or simply by walking.
Etihad Stadium’s special design and modern amenities make it both a unique and popular venue. In fact, it’s one of the few sporting venues in Australia that has retractable roof. The huge roof of the stadium just takes 8 minutes to fully open and close. Also, the stadium’s huge amphitheater style seating can be adapted to each event.
The ground is typically configured in an oval shape for AFL games, but can be made rectangle for soccer and rugby matches. Unquestionably, the venue’s one-of-a-kind setting offers something truly unique to Melbourne.
Etihad Stadium hosts an array of sporting and events all year-round. Some of the notable sporting events hosted here that included the AFL, ICC World XI Cricket series, International Rugby and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
In addition, many entertainment events and concerts are also held here. Some of the most popular concerts in the past have included the famous shows of Bon Jovi, Robbie Williams and ACDC. Those interested in watching a show can browse through the event calendar and book tickets online.
Those interested in watching a match or event here should consider pre-booking tickets. Alternatively, tickets for some sporting events can often be purchased at the gate.
Seating plans will vary based on the type and size of each event, but here is an example of a past event held at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.