Cleveland’s premier sports and entertainment venue has been renamed ‘Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse’ as the venue continues its massive renovation and transformation.
The former Quicken Loans Arena is one of the busiest venues in the world and home to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, additional signature sporting events, concerts, and family entertainment shows.
The Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse hosts over 200 events, attracting over two million visitors annually.
In addition, the downtown Cleveland sports and entertainment facility has been named the host venue of the 2022 NBA All-Star game weekend, when the NBA will be celebrating its 75th anniversary, and will host the Women’s Final Four in 2024.
Quicken Loans founder and chairman Dan Gilbert said:
Since 1994, Cleveland has shared countless unforgettable moments at this arena. From hosting world-class music acts to multiple NBA Finals games, the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse has been the epicenter of entertainment in Cleveland for decades.
Today marks the beginning of the next chapter in the evolution of this incredible facility, as not just one of the world’s premier sports and entertainment venues, but a hub of technology that is leading the charge in innovation, efficiency and fan experience.
The arena will be completing a $185 million renovation that will increase the total square footage of the venue from 95,380ft2 to 152, 970ft2.
A new glass façade featuring 1,475 glass pieces and atrium will add 42,530ft2 of new public space to create a dramatic exterior presence. Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse will have eight new public destination hospitality spaces and feature the latest in cutting-edge technology that will re-define the fan experience.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will close in mid-May to complete the renovation in time for the grand-opening on September 30 with six-time Grammy Award winning and Ohio natives, the Black Keys in concert.
The show will kick-off a full slate of sports and entertainment for 2019-20 that includes the celebration of the Cavaliers 50th season, along with top-notch entertainment acts Jurassic World Live (Oct. 3-6), Carrie Underwood (Oct. 16), Celine Dion (Oct. 18), Elton John (Nov. 11), andLuke Combs (Nov. 16).