Nothing beats the atmosphere of a packed Mt Smart Stadium, New Zealand’s premier outdoor concert and festival venue. Some of the world’s best entertainment acts have played here. Ed Sheeran and Adele recently attracted record crowds, joining a stellar line up of greats who have rocked our stage over the years including The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mack, Queen and U2, 

Mt Smart rises to every occasion. The main arena can accommodate 45,000 people, and it also boasts an international standard athletics facility, a range of multi-purpose function spaces and several community-focused areas that together cater for more than 500,000 visitors a year.

It is also a place many of our finest athletes call home. Athletics Auckland, Auckland Football Federation, and Oceania Football Confederation all have their base here, and it has been home to the Vodafone Warriors for over 20 years. 

Key statistics  

  • A 15-minute drive from Auckland Airport
  • Four flexible spaces with impressive views over the playing field
  • Home of the Vodafone Warriors 
  • A record 134,060 people saw Ed Sheeran perform here in March 2018

Excellent venue. All staff friendly and helpful, plentiful bathroom facilities, slick in and out of the stadium and excellent signage and organisation. Lots of food options, a lot of bars with ample space.

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