One of Ostrava’s landmarks was completed and inaugurated in 1986. During its existence, it became an important sports and cultural center and a sought-after venue for national, European and world championships, concerts of the biggest musical stars, sports tournaments and other events. The arena has undergone several modernizations during its existence.
The hall is the home environment of the hockey team HC VÍTKOVICE RIDERA.
Since 2016, it has been called OSTRAVAR ARÉNA.
Currently, OSTRAVAR ARÉNA is one of the sports grounds belonging to VÍTKOVICE ARÉNA, a.s. With a capacity of up to 11,000 spectators, it is one of the largest multi-purpose halls in the Czech Republic, and thanks to modern technical equipment, the number of variants of its internal layout and the breadth of services provided, it can offer the perfect background for even the most demanding events.
Among the most important sporting events that the arena has hosted are the 2004 and 2015 Ice Hockey World Championships, the 2017 European Figure Skating Championships, the 1994 and 2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Davis Cup and Fed Cup matches, and the 2010 Women’s Basketball World Championship.
Among the cultural events, there were mainly concerts by foreign performers such as Sting, Bryan Adams, Peter Gabriel, Bobby McFerrin, José Carreras, José Cura, Joe Cocker, the group Roxette, Rammstein, Kiss, Scorpions, Deep Purple, Manowar, Judas Priest, Slayer , Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, Jethro Tull. Karel Gott, Lucie Bílá, the band Kabát, Chinaski, Kryštof, Buty, Elán, Paĺo Habera & Team, Richard Müller and many others. Performances of the musicals Hair, Children of Paradise, The Soap Prince, Angelica, the Disney On Ice show, Frosty, Cinderella on Ice, Snow White, Holiday On Ice, etc. took place here.
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Parking and transport
For parking, use the parking spaces in the Parking “A” and Parking “B” sections
Transportation by car
From the direction of the D1 highway, Havířov, Frýdek-Místek and Opava, it is best to use the route along Rudná Street, then along Závodní Street. Signs lead to the arena from all directions – SPORT ARENA. The parking lots at the OSTRAVAR ARENA are accessible from Závodní street.
Tram No. 3, 11, 19 – Sport Aréna stop (Ul. Závodní)
Tram No. 2, 7 – Sport Aréna stop (Ul. Závodní)
Tram No. 12 – Palkovského stop
Bus No. 31, 45, 61 – Mestský stadion stop
Entrance to the arena for spectators
Entry to the arena for spectators will only be possible through the entrance from Závodní street, where ticket offices will also be open.
The stands in the sectors marked with the letter “B” will be opened for spectators in the arena
All entrances to the OSTRAVAR ARENA are barrier-free, there is a barrier-free bathroom in the vestibule. Seats for the disabled are located on the ramp in front of grandstand B8 or individually according to the nature of the event and the configuration of the hall, the maximum number of seats is 17 + escort.
Prohibited items, visiting rules
- weapons of any kind
- glass or glass objects
- alcoholic beverages and drugs
- fireworks/rockets, flares, smoke bombs and other pyrotechnic items
- political and advertising materials
- unfolded objects such as a ladder, stool, chair, box or suitcase
- poles for flags or banners, including telescopic ones
- flags and banners larger than 5 x 3 m
- vuvuzelas and pressure horns
- laser pointer
- suitcases, large bags or backpacks larger than 30 x 30 cm
- cameras, video cameras and other devices for the purpose of professional sound or image recording