Germain Arena is the home of the Florida Everblades hockey team, the Florida Firecats football team and (previously) the Florida Flame basketball team, as well as being a venue for concerts and other entertainment events.
The Everblades play in the East Coast Hockey League, the Firecats play in the Arena Football League and the Flame compete in the National Basketball Association Development League.
In addition to hosting Florida Everblades hockey, Southwest Florida's premier entertainment venue offers a wide variety of choice entertainment. Since the arena opened in 1998, it has hosted NHL, NBA, USBL, and Arena football games. The arena is the current host to AF2's Florida Firecats. Germain Arena has also hosted more than 200 different entertainment events such as Stars on Ice, concerts including Elton John, Sting and Toby Keith, Disney On Ice, WWE wrestling, Boston Pops and Lord of the Dance. The arena also includes Breakaway Sports Pub, a restaurant overlooking the arena bowl, catering, meeting space, luxury suites, a pro shop and two adjacent recreational ice rinks. Germain Arena is a centrally located facility with a seating capacity of approximately 7,000 for most events. The facility is just minutes from Naples and Ft. Myers off of I-75 at Exit 123 in the growing Southwest Florida community of Estero.
GERMAIN ARENA STATS
- Year Built: 1998
- Square Feet: 171,000
- Seating capacity for hockey: 7,081
- Seating capacity for concerts: 8,500+
- # of Luxury Suites: 26
- # of ice sheets: 3
- Naming Rights: Germain Automotive Group
- # of acres for Germain site: 30
- Restaurant seating capacity: 220
- # of meeting rooms: 4
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