The Seating Capacity At The Allstate Arena In Illinois

The Allstate Arena is one of the largest indoor entertainment venues in Chicago.

Chicago’s Allstate Arena was opened in 1980 and is operated by the Village of Rosemont. It is the home to various sports teams and hosts a range of shows and concerts.

Concerts and Events

The Allstate Arena has hosted concerts by Nickelback, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Metallica and Fleetwood Mac. It is also the venue for regular shows such as the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, WWE and Disney on Ice. The seating capacity is typically 18,500 for these events, in addition to 48 luxury boxes.


Chicago’s Allstate Arena is the home venue for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky franchise as well as the DePaul University men’s basketball team. Usually only the lower level is open for Sky games—a capacity of 7,000—but the upper section can be opened for playoff games. For DePaul home games, the arena has a capacity of 17,500.

Ice Hockey

The Allstate Arena has been home to the AHL’s Chicago Wolves since 1994. The Wolves are two-time winners of the Calder Cup and have a capacity of 16,692 for home games.

Arena Football

The Chicago Rush have used the Allstate Arena for their home matches for all but one season since 2001. The Rush won Arena Bowl XX in 2006, and they have a capacity of 16,143 for home games.